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Telecoms asked to block Facebook / WhatsApp in case of misuse

India has asked its telecom operators to find ways of blocking applications such as Facebook and messaging app WhatsApp in the case of misuse,...
Corning fiber

Open Fiber signs $4 bn funding for broadband network in Italy

Open Fiber said banks, state lender CDP and the European Investment Bank have signed a 3.5 billion euro or $4.05 billion project finance package...
Gigabit deployment trends

Gigabit internet deployments surge 38% since May 2017

The volume of gigabit internet deployments has increased by 38 percent since May 2017, according to a report. Gigabit internet is available to 301 million...
BT home phone in UK

Ofcom to assist 30 million plus telecom users with new rule

Ofcom has proposed new rules to assist customers of landline, broadband, TV and mobile services from over-charging. The new guidelines will ask UK-based telecom operators...
Deutsche Telekom network Europe

Deutsche Telekom offers 250 Mbit/s broadband to 6 mn homes

Deutsche Telekom today said it plans to provide broadband services with up to 250 megabits per second (Mbit/s) to six million households from August...
BT broadband for homes

UK targets $6.6 billion investment in fiber broadband

UK announced a number of action plans as part of the proposed investment of $6.6 billion for bringing fiber broadband to its remote regions...
KT 10 GiGA WiFi in Korea

KT offers the world’s fastest mobile Internet in Seoul

KT Corp. said it is offering its 10 GiGA WiFi service, the world’s fastest mobile Internet, at three coffee shops of Starbucks in Seoul. KT’s...
TRAI chairman

Why TRAI recommendations on data privacy will create big impact

Indian telecom regulator TRAI has released its recommendations on privacy, security and ownership of the data in the telecom sector on 16 July 2018. TRAI...
Jio for VoLTE service

Will Reliance Jio’s fiber broadband force new business models?

Reliance Jio’s fiber broadband will force BSNL, Airtel, Atria Convergence, MTNL, Spectra, Hathway Cable, DEN Networks and Siti Networks to come out with innovative...
OTE CEO Michael Tsamaz

OTE starts FTTH investment in Greece

OTE Group, a telecom operator in Greece, announced Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Internet plans. The coverage of FTTH, which provides a direct fiber optic connection to the...
Broadband technology forecast

Reliance Jio’s fiber broadband looks for lucrative connections

Mukesh Ambani, the richest Indian behind the success of Reliance Jio Infocomm, is taking a cautious approach in the fiber driven broadband business. Despite media...
Deutsche Telekom network Europe

Deutsche Telekom expands FTTH broadband in Bavaria

Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hottges today made several announcements for the telecom market in Bavaria, Germany. First, Deutsche Telekom is doubling the speed of the...
Safaricom buys Essar Telecom Kenya

Operators to use balloons for Internet coverage in Kenya

Kenya’s ICT minister Joe Mucheru said the African nation will use Alphabet’s balloons to beam high-speed Internet as part of the strategy to connect...
Mobile broadband penetration India 2018

Strategies for better Wi-Fi investment and broadband revenue

Leading technology research firm Analysys Mason has identified the growth potential of Wi-Fi market in India and suggested measures to grow investment and revenue...
Deutsche Telekom network Europe

Deutsche Telekom to invest 1.1 billion euros in Stuttgart region

Deutsche Telekom announced it will be investing up to 1.1 billion euros to build broadband network in the Stuttgart region. Deutsche Telekom said its fiber-optic...
net neutrality campaign

Net Neutrality: Vodafone and Three face probe in UK

Ofcom has revealed that it decided to open investigations into Hutchison 3G (Three) and Vodafone to assess whether these two UK-based mobile operators breached Net Neutrality...

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