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Common Networks US funding

ISP Common Networks secures $25 mn in financing

Common Networks, a wireless internet service provider in the US, has secured $25 million in Series B financing. Common Networks will use the proceeds from the latest...
KT wins project in Philippines

KT signs $47 mn deal to join Philippines’s $1.8 bn broadband project

KT, a telecom operator in South Korea, signed a 53 billion won or $47 million optical fiber network contract with the Philippines’s Converge ICT Solutions, a leading ISP. The contract...
Jio Giga Fiber India

Reliance JioGigaFiber: What broadband customers want?

Reliance Jio, which disrupted Indian telecom market with free voice services to promote 4G, today began registration for optical fibre based fixed-line broadband service. Download...
ACT Fibernet in Chennai customers

ACT Fibernet launches Gigabit Internet in Chennai with new rates

Atria Convergence Technologies has expanded the 1Gbps wired broadband internet service to Chennai targeting both home and business customers. The expansion to Chennai comes at...
BT call centers UK

BT to add 1,000 customer service jobs in UK

Telecom operator BT said it would add more than 1,000 customer service jobs in UK as part of the company’s strategy to provide the...
Ericsson mobile phone user

Telecoms asked to block Facebook / WhatsApp in case of misuse

India has asked its telecom operators to find ways of blocking applications such as Facebook and messaging app WhatsApp in the case of misuse,...
Corning fiber

Open Fiber signs $4 bn funding for broadband network in Italy

Open Fiber said banks, state lender CDP and the European Investment Bank have signed a 3.5 billion euro or $4.05 billion project finance package...
Gigabit deployment trends

Gigabit internet deployments surge 38% since May 2017

The volume of gigabit internet deployments has increased by 38 percent since May 2017, according to a report. Gigabit internet is available to 301 million...
BT home phone in UK

Ofcom to assist 30 million plus telecom users with new rule

Ofcom has proposed new rules to assist customers of landline, broadband, TV and mobile services from over-charging. The new guidelines will ask UK-based telecom operators...
Deutsche Telekom network Europe

Deutsche Telekom offers 250 Mbit/s broadband to 6 mn homes

Deutsche Telekom today said it plans to provide broadband services with up to 250 megabits per second (Mbit/s) to six million households from August...
BT broadband for homes

UK targets $6.6 billion investment in fiber broadband

UK announced a number of action plans as part of the proposed investment of $6.6 billion for bringing fiber broadband to its remote regions...
KT 10 GiGA WiFi in Korea

KT offers the world’s fastest mobile Internet in Seoul

KT Corp. said it is offering its 10 GiGA WiFi service, the world’s fastest mobile Internet, at three coffee shops of Starbucks in Seoul. KT’s...
TRAI chairman

Why TRAI recommendations on data privacy will create big impact

Indian telecom regulator TRAI has released its recommendations on privacy, security and ownership of the data in the telecom sector on 16 July 2018. TRAI...
Jio for VoLTE service

Will Reliance Jio’s fiber broadband force new business models?

Reliance Jio’s fiber broadband will force BSNL, Airtel, Atria Convergence, MTNL, Spectra, Hathway Cable, DEN Networks and Siti Networks to come out with innovative...
OTE CEO Michael Tsamaz

OTE starts FTTH investment in Greece

OTE Group, a telecom operator in Greece, announced Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Internet plans. The coverage of FTTH, which provides a direct fiber optic connection to the...
Broadband technology forecast

Reliance Jio’s fiber broadband looks for lucrative connections

Mukesh Ambani, the richest Indian behind the success of Reliance Jio Infocomm, is taking a cautious approach in the fiber driven broadband business. Despite media...

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