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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...
AT&T campaign

AT&T Fiber investment reaches 71 metros

US wireless operator AT&T today said the company’s AT&T Fiber has reached 71 metros nationwide by bringing ultra-fast internet service in South Bend, Ind. “We’ve invested in...
EE home broadband

EE aims more revenue from new Fibre Max broadband plans

BT owned EE has introduced Fibre Max 1 and Fibre Max 2 broadband services to enhance revenue from its home broadband customers in the UK. EE’s strategy...
Protest against new net neutrality

Cyber-security dangers of repealing Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is the principle that governments have put in place directing Internet Service Providers (ISP) to treat all internet traffic the same. The...
BT home phone in UK

DoT makes changes to India’s internet telephony guidelines

Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in a note dated June 19, 2018 made some changes to India’s internet telephony guidelines. DoT said access service providers can...
Global Cloud Xchange CEO Bill Barney

GCX completes data center for Eagle Subsea Network

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), has revealed and the completion of India data center for Eagle Subsea Network and...
Comcast investment

Comcast offers $65 bn bid for Rupert Murdoch’s Fox beating Disney

Comcast announced a $65 billion offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox from media mogul Rupert Murdoch and family beating an offer from Walt Disney...
airtel-broadband-and-technology

Airtel to set up broadband centres using BharatNet infrastructure

Bharti Airtel said it will be piloting Broadband Experience Centres utilizing BharatNet infrastructure. Airtel said its Broadband Experience Centres will come up in three villages...
Vodafone mobile Internet rate

New Internet rule enables ISPs to make more revenue in US

Millions of U.S. broadband customers have started facing the latest internet experience from Monday because Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have new powers to block,...
Chart on fixed broadband plans

Fixed broadband prices and bundle strategy

Telecom operators are pushing customers towards taking up bundled fixed broadband services due to increased revenues for multiple services, and improved customer retention /...
Telecom towers in rural locations

TRAI recommendations on emergency communication networks

Indian telecom regulator TRAI announced recommendations on next generation public protection and disaster relief (PPDR) communication networks. TRAI said Indian PPDR agencies currently rely on...
broadband-in-uk-and-technology

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...

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