CityFiber broadband investment UK

Broadband download speed dips 2% in UK during Covid-19

Broadband download and upload speeds fell by 2 percent and 1 percent respectively, in the UK, during the Covid-19 lockdown – despite rising demand...
Optical fiber investment

Arc selected by Emergent as consultant for Orient Express submarine cable system

Arc has been appointed by Emergent Telecommunications (Emergent) as the lead consultant for the Orient Express submarine cable system. Arc, a joint venture between du and Batelco,...
Altice Mobile

Altice USA lowers capital expenditure for 2020

Altice USA said its capital expenditures will be less than $1.3 billion in 2020 as against the earlier target of $1.3-$1.4 billion. Capex of $299 million in...
Comcast has launched Xfinity xFi

Comcast added 477,000 broadband users in first quarter

Comcast has added 477,000 broadband subscribers during the first quarter of 2020. Revenue from the broadband business rose 9.3 percent to $5 billion. Comcast lost...
DISH Network retail store

Dish taps Mavenir to build 5G network that will be live in 2023

Dish Network, which aims to build a 5G network by 2023, said it is working with software company Mavenir to build its next-generation wireless...
Comcast Center in Philadelphia

Comcast to buy video-on-demand service Vudu from Walmart

Fandango Media, a movie ticketing service owned by cable company Comcast, has agreed to acquire Walmart Inc’s video-on-demand service, Vudu. The terms or value of...
ILD traffic minutes in 2019

India increases international termination charges

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has increased International Termination Charges (ITC) to 35-65 paisa per minute from the current 30 paisa per minute. TRAI...
Coronavirus China

How Indian ISP OIL managed network and business during coronavirus

Yugal Kishore Sharma, CEO of ONEOTT iNTERTAINMENT, has revealed how the Internet Service Provider has prepared its network and business teams to manage the...

Dish cut jobs amid re-evaluation of business

Dish Network has cut jobs and is re-evaluating its business model in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters reported. The satellite TV provider did...
Airtel business customers

Airtel Xstream offers kids content for free to Thanks customers

Bharti Airtel said that it is offering kids content library on Airtel Xstream for free to all Airtel Thanks customers. Airtel Xstream, a video network,...
BT CEO Philip Jansen on Huawei

BT hikes salary to non-managerial staff in the UK

BT announced an annual pay increase of 1.5 percent effective from 1 July 2020 to its team members (non-managerial staff) in the UK. BT Group...
Coronavirus China

FCC, FTC name three VoIP cos that support Covid-19 robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have revealed that three voice over internet providers (VoIP) may lose access to...
Jio for VoLTE service

Jio offers 100 minutes of calls and 100 SMS free

Reliance Jio Infocomm announced it is offering 100 minutes of calls and 100 SMS free till April 17 for all its users across the...
CityFiber broadband investment UK

Telecoms remove data caps on fixed broadband in UK

Britain’s big telecoms providers have agreed to remove all data caps on fixed-line broadband services during the coronavirus crisis, the government said on Sunday. The...
OIL CEO Yugal Sharma

ONE GigaFiber doubles Internet speed in Mumbai

ONEOTT iNTERTAINMENT (OIL), India’s fastest growing ISP, is offering double speed and unlimited GBs to ONE GigaFiber subscribers on their existing plans for an...
Coronavirus China

ITU changes dates of several telecom events

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has decided to postpone the dates for the upcoming World Information Society (WSIS) Forum, as well as the AI for...



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