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VoIP co magicJack to pay $5 mn penalty to FCC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a $5 million settlement with voice over Internet provider (VoIP) magicJack regarding its failure to report its interstate...
Forecast on fixed communications services revenue in China

Fixed telecom revenue in China to reach $83.2 bn: GlobalData

The fixed communications services revenue in China is forecast to increase at a CAGR of 1.7 percent from $76.4 billion in 2019 to $83.2...
DISH Network retail store

Dish names Dave Mayo to head mobile network development

Dish Network announced its senior leadership team to strengthen the cable company’s mobile phone business. Dish Network has hired Dave Mayo as EVP, Network Development. Dish...
NBN Broadband

NBN connects 7 million broadband consumers in Australia

NBN revealed that more than seven million Australian consumers are now connected to the NBN after the activation of 455,000 new services in the...
Italy Open Fiber project

Nokia fiber solutions to power Openreach’s broadband

Nokia today announced that Openreach will deploy its fiber solutions to meet its target of bringing ultra-fast and reliable broadband access to 20 million...
Optical fiber investment

Sunrise and Salt set up FTTH venture to boost broadband biz

Sunrise and Salt announced to create a fiber to the home (FTTH) venture for rolling out fast broadband connectivity services across Switzerland. Sunrise and Salt...
Swisscom vs Sunrise

Sunrise seeks $360 mn from Swisscom for market abuse in ADSL

Sunrise said it will be suing rival telecoms Swisscom for market abuse in ADSL business -- claiming damages of CHF 350 million or $360...
2Africa subsea cable

Alcatel Submarine Networks wins 2Africa subsea cable contract

2Africa, a subsea cable to serve the African continent and Middle East, has selected Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to build the cable. The partners of...
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...

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