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Virgin Media reports database breach

Virgin Media, owned by Liberty Global, has reported a breach that allowed unauthorized access to the cable company’s database that contained personal information of...
EchoStar Hughes

AGR issue: Hughes faces exit over $84 mn dues

US satellite broadband provider Hughes Network Systems may have to shut its Indian operations due to unpaid levies owed to the government, which could...
CityFiber broadband investment UK

Fixed broadband speed drops to 38.84 Mbps in January: Ookla

India’s performance in download speeds on fixed broadband has decreased to 38.84 Mbps in January 2020 from 40.11 Mbps in December 2019, according to...
wi-fi-investment

Google to close down free Wi-Fi Station program

Google on Monday announced it is gradually winding down its free public Wi-Fi Station program currently available at over 400 railway stations in India. Google...
Dollar2

Non-telecom firms take DoT to TDSAT against dues

Oil India, GAIL India, Power Grid and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals, non-telecom firms, are likely to move the Telecom Disputes Settlement and...
MTS Inessa Galaktionova

MTS to buy broadband operator Zelenaya Tochka

MTS has agreed to acquire 51 percent stake in Zelenaya Tochka Group, a provider of broadband and digital TV services in a number of...
wi-fi-investment

Wifi Dabba to expand Internet coverage in Bangalore in 2020

Wifi Dabba, a low-cost Internet service provider, said it will deploy 100 supernodes, an innovative technology, across Bangalore in 2020. The YCombinator backed Wifi Dabba...
Mobile complaints list Ofcom

Vodafone tops in complaints list in UK: Ofcom

Ofcom has published the latest report on the complaints it received about the major home phone, broadband, mobile and pay-TV operators in the UK. The...
Comcast investment

Capex of Comcast rose 1.8 percent to $10 bn in 2019

Comcast Corporation reported that its revenue rose 2 percent to $28.4 billion in Q4 and 15.3 percent to $109 billion in 2019. Adjusted EBITDA increased 3 percent to $8.4 billion...
CityFiber broadband investment UK

TalkTalk sells fiber network to CityFibre for $260 mn

TalkTalk has agreed to sell its fiber network, which initially built ultra-fast connections in the northern city of York, to Goldman Sachs-backed CityFibre for...
CityFiber broadband investment UK

Australia: fixed broadband accounts for 88% of data download

Australians are spending less time talking on their phones and downloading more data, according to ACCC’s Communications Market Report for 2018-19. The use of video...
Angola Cables and Nokia

Angola Cables trials Nokia’s PSE-3 chipset for optical connection

Telecom equipment maker Nokia announced that Angola Cables is trialling Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3) chipset for the first direct optical connection between...
wi-fi-investment

Ofcom proposal aims to release 500 MHz spectrum for Wi-Fi

Ofcom has released a proposal to ensure the availability of 500 MHz of additional spectrum for Wi-Fi in the 6 GHz frequency band. These airwaves...
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

FCC reveals rules for $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai presented rules to launch the new $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. The rules, which will be voted...
Optical fiber investment

Ofcom reveals 4-point plan to boost investment in fibre network

Ofcom today revealed a four-point plan to support investment in fibre networks across the United Kingdom. The UK Government is planning to invest £5 billion...
Reliance Jio Digital Life

Reliance Jio adds 0.79 mn fixed broadband users in Oct

Reliance Jio Infocomm has reached broadband subscriber base of 0.79 million in October, 2019, the latest TRAI report shows. The latest statistics report available from...

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