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SCTE announces SCTE India for training wireline and broadband engineers

Telecom Lead @ Convergence India 2013:  SCTE (the Society for Broadband Professionals, formed in 1945) announced the formation of SCTE India. The new initiative is...

Global STB revenue reaches $3.7 billion in Q3 of 2012

Telecom Lead Asia: Growth in global set-top box (STB) revenue was flat in third quarter of 2012 at $3.7 billion. Cisco is leading the cable...

TeliaSonera exits NextGenTel by selling to Telio for SEK 700 million

Telecom Lead Europe: TeliaSonera has sold NextGenTel, its Norwegian subsidiary, to Telio for around SEK 700 million. Following the acquisition, Telio will become the number...

Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade MAYA-1 submarine cable system covering 4,400 km distance

Telecom Lead America: Alcatel-Lucent will upgrade the MAYA-1 submarine cable system – which spans 4,400km distance in a collapsed ring from Hollywood, Florida, US,...

Orange and members of ACE consortium complete laying 12,000 km of optical fiber

Telecom Lead Africa: France Telecom-Orange and other members of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) consortium have completed laying 12,000 km of optical fiber. The...

Indosat taps Alcatel-Lucent to strengthen 3G mobile broadband network

Telecom Lead Asia: Indosat has selected Alcatel-Lucent to strengthen its mobile broadband network. Indosat is planning to launch 3G mobile broadband services and introduce future...
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Satellite broadband Internet access users to cross 5.2 million in 10 years

Telecom Lead Asia: Satellite broadband Internet access subscribers will cross 5.2 million globally in 10 years. Enterprise VSAT installed base will reach nearly 2.9 million...

Tunisiana signs 4-year contract with Alcatel-Lucent to build a wireline broadband network

Telecom Lead Asia: Mobile operator Tunisiana has signed a 4-year contract with Alcatel-Lucent to build a wireline broadband access network. The broadband network will bring...

City of Richardson deploys wireless municipal network using Alvarion solution in 4.9 GHz frequency

Telecom Lead America: The City of Richardson, Texas has deployed wireless municipal network using Alvarion Smart City solution in the 4.9 GHz licensed public...

Hughes to connect 27,000 off-site PSU Bank ATMs for Rs 200 crore

Telecom Lead India: Various public sector banks have tapped Hughes Communications India to connect 27,000 off-site ATMs with a broadband satellite network over the...

Smart Manila deploys Nokia Siemens’ WB-AMR functionality to offer HD voice services

Telecom Lead Asia: Smart Communications Manila has deployed Nokia Siemens Networks’ Wide Band Adaptive Multi-Rate (WB-AMR) functionality to offer HD voice services to subscribers. The company has...

After spending $10 billion, Rogers signs SamKnows to conduct broadband internet speed test

Telecom Lead America: Rogers Communications has signed an agreement with SamKnows to conduct broadband internet speed test, based on customer data collected in the...

Hughes and Jupiter power Frontier’s satellite broadband services in rural markets of Washington

Telecom Lead America: Hughes EchoStar XVII Satellite and Jupiter are powering Frontier Communications’ satellite broadband services in rural markets of northwest Washington state. This satellite-based...

Ericsson, Fiberhome, Huawei and NEC post Q3 growth in optical networking market that dips...

Telecom Lead Asia: Ericsson, Fiberhome, Huawei and NEC posted both sequential and year-over-year revenue growth in Q3 in global optical networking (ON) equipment market...

Colt Technology uses Infinera DTN platform to offer 100 Gigabit Ethernet services

Telecom Lead America: Colt Technology Services is using Infinera DTN platform over Colt's long distance network to offer 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) services to...

ZTE powers Hutchison 3G Austria’s national roaming with 9000 MOCNcells

Telecom Lead Asia: ZTE is powering Hutchison 3G (H3G) Austria’s national roaming (NR) based on MOCN (Multi-Operator Core Network) architecture. Covering two thirds of the...

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