Nepal earthquake: Sprint offers free calls and messages

To support earthquake victims in Nepal, American wireless major Sprint has offered free calls and text messages to its customers to Nepal – between April 25 and May 16, 2015. All postpaid and prepaid customers of Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin ...

Tele2 AB CTIO Joachim Horn steps down

Tele2 AB today said its CTIO Joachim Horn has decided to resign from the telecom service provider – after joining in 2011. Joachim will take up a new position at a telecom company in Asia. Niklas Sonkin, executive vice president Central Europe ...

KPN Hotspots taps Proxim for Tsunami 820

KPN Hotspots has expanded its relationship with Proxim Wireless for deploying Tsunami 820 point to multipoint products. In the last eight years, KPN has deployed Proxim ORiNOCO access points in locations including hotel chains such as Van Der ...

MACOM and KAIAM to demonstrate 400G

MACOM and Kaiam have collaborated to demonstrate 400G capability. Kaiam 400G over single mode fiber will MACOM’s MAOM-002304 Quad Directly Modulated Laser (DML) Driver and M37049 Quad CDR. Company officials said that Kaiam’s module is compatible ...

UTStarcom appoints Aanand Bankar as GM – Sales

Telecom infrastructure vendor UTStarcom has appointed Aanand Bankar as general manager – Sales, Mumbai to look after its business in the west region. The company is expanding its footprints in India and hiring industry experts across ...

Elitecore announces 18 new Wi-Fi deals

Elitecore Technologies, a provider of Wi-Fi Service Management Platform, announced 18 new Wi-Fi deals. Catch the live action at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2015) The Ahmadabad, India-based Elitecore did not reveal the name of Wi-Fi clients. These ...

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 ...