Anritsu MD8475A certified by Chinese telecom for roaming tests

Anritsu MD8475A Signalling Tester

Wireless test solutions vendor Anritsu said a Chinese mobile carrier has certified its MD8475A Signalling Tester as a base station simulator for global roaming tests. Anritsu in a statement said that the MD8475A base station simulator supports LTE LTE-Advanced UE, especially smartphone and ...

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Reliance Communications invests Rs 505 crore on Capex in Q4

Reliance Communications

Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Communications today said it invested Rs 505 crore towards Capex (capital spending) during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. Reliance Communications said its data customer base rose 26.2 percent to 33.7 million including 17.4 million 3G customers in Q4. Data ...

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COAI elects Idea CEO as chairman and Airtel India CEO as VC


Telecom industry association COAI today announced the election of Himanshu Kapania, managing director of Idea Cellular, as the chairman and Gopal Vittal, joint managing director and CEO of Airtel India and South Asia, as the vice chairman. Both Himanshu Kapania and Gopal Vittal were elected for ...

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Vodafone sells its 4% stake in Bharti Airtel for $200 mn

Vodafone India hikes stake

British telecom major Vodafone has sold its 4.2 percent stake in Bharti Airtel to Bharti Enterprises (Holding) for $200 million. Vodafone said in a statement that its decision to offload its stake in the largest telecom operator in India, in terms of subscribers base, follows the new unified ...

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Avago’s $37 bn Broadcom deal to put pressure on Qualcomm


Avago Technologies is set to buy chip maker Broadcom in a $37 billion deal to create the world’s No. 3 chipmaker by revenue. The combined company will have annual revenue of $15 billion, behind Intel and Qualcomm, and ahead of Texas Instruments. Avago, based in both Singapore and San ...

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