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Fiber and cable networks power 77% of fixed broadband market

Fiber and cable networks are dominating the broadband market, servicing 77 percent of fixed subscriptions, Point Topic said. Full-fiber, fiber-fed copper or cable connect more...
BT free WiFi in London

BT promises 100Mbps speed guarantee under Plus plan

BT, a telecom operator in the U.K., has explained the benefits of BT Plus, a converged fibre and 4G plan, for its customers. First, BT’s...
Comcast has launched Xfinity xFi

Comcast announces the national availability of xFi Pods

Comcast announced the national availability of xFi Pods, giving a new option for home WiFi needs of Xfinity Internet customers. The small pods plug into any...
BT 4G Assure for SMEs

BT brings 4G Assure broadband for SMEs

BT has launched 4G Assure, a business broadband service which switches automatically to 4G, targeting the SMEs market. UK-based SMEs can use BT’s 4G Assure...
net neutrality campaign

Senate approves bill to retain net neutrality against FCC decision

The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday in favor of keeping open-internet rules in a bid to overturn the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to...
Wireless sensor network

India increase network budget for defence services

India Government has given its approval for enhancing the budget by Rs 11,330 crore for Network for Spectrum (NFS) project for laying of alternate...
Reliance Jio plans fiber broadband network in 900 towns

Charter business unit to make $1 bn investment in fiber network

Spectrum Enterprise, a part of Charter Communications, will invest more than $1 billion in 2018 in new fiber infrastructure as part of the strategy to...
Protest against new net neutrality

US Senate votes Wednesday on effort to reinstate net neutrality rules

The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to reverse a decision by the Trump administration to roll back Obama-era “net neutrality” rules,...
Vodafone LTE network

Vodafone inks $21.8 bn deal to buy select biz from Liberty Global

Vodafone, as part of its cable and broadband strategy, announced its $21.8 billion deal with Liberty Global to buy operations in Germany, the Czech...
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BT plans to cut 6,000 jobs to save £500 million

UK’s telecom operator BT is set to reveal plans to cut up to 6,000 jobs as part of the strategy to save £500 million...
Rural connectivity in UK

UK broadband and mobile service: who’s meeting customer demands

Telecom regulator Ofcom revealed satisfaction level of customers from their broadband and mobile phone service providers in the U.K. Broadband Eight in ten broadband customers (80 percent)...
Airtel Africa network and revenue

Airtel launches carrier digital platform for global carriers

Bharti Airtel announced the launch of carrier digital platform to enable global carriers to do wholesale voice business with Airtel at the click of a button. The digital platform will offer paperless sign-up, quick...
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Fibre broadband gets a boost in draft telecom policy

India government’s draft national digital communications policy 2018 released on Tuesday indicates that fibre will drive the country’s broadband investment and coverage to the...
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India releases draft telecom policy 2018 for comments

The India government has released the draft national digital communications policy 2018 on Tuesday. The government is looking for comments on NTP 2018 from telecom...
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India approves phones and Internet on flights

India’s Telecom Commission today approved a proposal for allowing mobile phone calls and Internet services in domestic and international flights in India, with certain...
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India to release draft National Telecom Policy 2018 next month

The India government is likely to release the draft of the new national telecom policy (NTP 2018) on May 1 to seek public...

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