Bell to divest 50% stake in wireless retailer GLENTEL to Rogers

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Canadian telecom operator Bell will divest 50 percent stake in wireless retailer GLENTEL to rival Rogers Communications. With this, GLENTEL will become a 50:50 joint venture between Bell and Rogers which earlier threatened to block Bell’s ambitious plan to buy 100 percent stake in GLENTEL ...

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Airtel takes on OTT with higher VoIP call charges


Indian telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has increased VoIP call charges to 4 paise / 10 KB for 3G service to take on OTT players. For comparison, Bharti Airtel charges 0.25 paise per 10 KB for traditional 3G data. The development will impact the thriving business of over-the-top (OTT) ...

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ACME bags $2.8 million telecom deal from Power Grid

ACME on Wednesday said it bagged orders from the state-owned Power Grid Corporation India (PGCIL) worth $2.87 million. As per the one-year telecom deal, ACME will do the planning, designing, engineering and manufacturing and supplying of the telecom passive infrastructure. This apart, ACME will ...

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Dish explains how Comcast-Time Warner merger impacts users


DISH Network in a recent letter to telecom regulator FCC said the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable will negatively impact cable and broadband users. “More than 54 percent of the country’s high-speed broadband connections would be controlled by the combined company, ...

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Vodafone achieves over 50,000 retail outlets in Delhi


Telecom service provider Vodafone today said it has more than 50,000 multi brand outlets covered through 108 distribution touch points in Delhi. With over 9,300 stores in India, Vodafone has one of the largest exclusive retail footprints in the country. Vodafone has more than 95 lakh ...

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