Dish Network brings back Charles W Ergen as CEO

Dish Network today said its co-founder and chairman Charles W Ergen will be the new CEO. The appointment follows the retirement of Joseph P Clayton from the position of president and chief executive officer. Ergen has previously served as Dish ...

Ciena names Marcus Starke as CMO

Telecom network vendor Ciena has appointed Marcus Starke as senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO) to look after global marketing and communications activities. See live coverage of Mobile World Congress 2015 He most recently ...

ADTRAN extends TL 9000 certification to Hyderabad, India

Telecom network vendor ADTRAN today announced its multi-site TL 9000 certification to include its engineering facility in Hyderabad, India. ADTRAN leverages design and testing from the facility and promote collaboration across its global ...

AT&T expands GigaPower Internet to Kansas City

American wireless operator AT&T announced the launch of U-verse with AT&T GigaPower in parts of Kansas City, Mo., parts of Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Kan. AT&T is also planning plans to expand the service ...

SoftBank, Akamai invest in Saguna Networks

Saguna Networks today said it received funding from SoftBank Ventures Korea and Akamai Technologies. Saguna, a Mobile Edge Computing provider for increasing the speed of mobile broadband, will use the funding to expand its presence in North ...

Alcatel-Lucent powers Vodacom to build GPON solution

Telecom network vendor Alcatel-Lucent will support Vodacom to build a gigabit passive optical networking (GPON) solution to expand its customer base in enterprise and residential markets in South Africa. Vodacom aims to reach about 150,000 homes ...