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John Dahlquist, vice president, marketing, Aurora Networks

Aurora Networks renews agreement with Videotron for network upgrades to Fiber Deep

Telecom Lead America: Aurora Networks has renewed its agreement with Videotron for next phase of network upgrades to Fiber Deep. Videotron will utilize Aurora Networks’...
Cenk Kivilcim, CSO of Alcatel-Lucent in Turkey

Turk Telekom starts deploying Alcatel-Lucent’s VDSL2 technology for improving broadband

Telecom Lead Turkey: Turk Telekom has started deploying Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 technology. The Turkish telecom service provider will offer broadband services including HD television broadcasts and...
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Arthur Mutual Telephone selects ADTRAN to power FTTH network

Telecom Lead America: Arthur Mutual Telephone Company, a telephone company serving rural northwest Ohio, has selected ADTRAN to power its next-generation Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) network. After...
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TRAI to impose stringent penalties on broadband providers violating QoS norms

Telecom Lead India: TRAI has invited stakeholder comments on draft amendment to Quality of Service of Broadband Service Regulations, 2006 on Financial Disincentives. Telecom Regulatory Authority...
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13 states and 3 UTs sign pact for laying digital highways paving for Bharat...

Telecom Lead India: 13 states and 3 Union territories (UTs) have signed pact for laying digital highways. This will pave way for India’s UPA government...
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BSNL to deploy 108 WiMax towers in J&K for Rs 12.8 crore

Telecom Lead India: BSNL is planning to deploy 108 WiMax towers in Jammu & Kashmir during 2012-13. The project cost is Rs 12.8 crore. The...

Sachin Pilot to launch nationwide rural outreach program through CSC in J&K

Telecom Lead India: Telecommunications minister Sachin Pilot will launch nationwide rural outreach program through Common Services Centers (CSC) in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). The campaign...

Qtel extends contract with Huawei to deploy phase II of FTTH broadband project

Telecom Lead Middle East: Qtel has extended its contract with Huawei to deploy phase II of the fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband network infrastructure project. Qtel, leading...

UTStarcom Holdings signs broadband project with Chunghwa Telecom

Telecom Lead Asia: UTStarcom Holdings has signed up with Chunghwa Telecom for broadband expansion. As part of the Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) and Optical Cross-Connect...
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Indian broadband internet speed reaches 7.3Mbps against Hong Kong’s 49.2Mbps

Telecom Lead India: The peak internet speed in India stood at 7.3Mbps, up 33 percent year over year. India lags behind global leader Hong...

ITU launches initiatives to support sustainable development by harnessing mobile broadband

Telecom Lead Middle East: ITU has launched two new initiatives aimed at achieving sustainable development by harnessing smart information and communication technologies (ICT), in...

Numéricable selects Calix E7-2 ESAP for broad broadband business services rollout

Telecom Lead Europe: Calix announced that Belgian service provider Numéricable has selected the Calix E7-2 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP) and gigabit passive optical network (GPON) technology to upgrade...

ZTE completes the first phase of broadband project with TIM Brasil in Sao Paulo

Telecom Lead Brazil: ZTE has completed the first phase of a broadband project with TIM Brasil in Sao Paulo. The Chinese telecom equipment maker said...

Revenue relief for Internet players: TDSAT rejects DoT’s move for 8% licence fee

Telecom Lead India: TDSAT has quashed the decision of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to impose 8 percent license fee on pure Internet services...

Intelsat signs deals with NURTS and Bulgarian Telecom for transponder services

Telecom Lead Europe: Satellite services provider Intelsat has signed agreements with NURTS and Bulgarian Telecom for Intelsat transponder services to enable digital terrestrial television...

Wipro Technologies to assist American cable operators to expand their broadband services

Telecom Lead America: Wipro Technologies is set to assist American cable operators to expand their broadband services. As claimed by Wipro Technologies, its prepaid broadband...

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