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SK Telecom launches two pilot projects on Smart Class in Bangkok

SK Telecom on Thursday said it launched two pilot projects on Smart Class at Darakam Elementary School and Patumkongka Middle School in Bangkok, Thailand. The...

Phones with 450 Mbps mobile internet speed to reach 64 mn in 2019

The number of smartphones with Category 9 or Category 10 LTE modems, which enable mobile broadband speeds in the downlink of up to 450...
Residential gateways going up and broadband routers going down in North America

Home networking devices to surge 18% to $13.4 bn in 2014

Home networking devices are expected to increase 18 percent to $13.4 billion in 2014, Infonetics Research. 802.11ac to make up 42 percent of all Wi-Fi-enabled...
GSMA senior director Hermen Schepers and senior spectrum advisor Veena Rawat

GSMA urges India support at WRC-15 for new 4 spectrum frequency ranges

Telecom industry body GSMA today urged India to allocate four spectrum frequency ranges -- Sub-700MHz UHF (470–694/8MHz), L-Band (1300–1518MHz), 2.7–2.9GHz and C-Band (3.4–4.2GHz) for...
Mobile-broadband

GSMA wants India to release more spectrum for auction

Telecom industry body GSMA has sent a letter to India’s Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urging the ministry to release more spectrum during the...

BT in driver’s seat as Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica to exit

UK telecom market will see fresh round of consolidation soon if BT Group’s preliminary talks to buy EE from Deutsche Telekom and Orange or...
LTE-Ericsson

 Airtel deploys 4G/LTE network in Seychelles with Ericsson

Airtel has selected Ericsson to deliver 4G/LTE network in Seychelles. The Seychelles network is Airtel's first commercial LTE network in Africa. The new 800 MHz network...
Latin America telecom

Telecoms in Latin America to invest $193 bn for Capex in 7 years

Telecom operators in Latin America will invest $193 billion towards Capex (capital spending) over the next seven-year period (2014 to 2020), said GSMA. The main...

Mobile broadband modem shipments to dip 24% in 2014

Mobile broadband modems and hotspot router shipments will decline 24 percent in 2014 against 17 percent dip in 2013 to nearly 87 million units,...

Airtel offers 4G services below 3G rates to counter Reliance Jio

Indian telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has started offering 4G LTE tariffs below the 3G rates for high consumption users. The strategy of Airtel is...
Telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Indian telecoms deployed small number of green projects: Prasad

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the private sector telecom companies have executed only a small number, around 3,400, of Renewable Energy...
Small Cell

Small cell backhaul equipment market to reach $5 bn in 2019

The small cell backhaul equipment market will cross $5 billion revenue in 2019, said ABI Research. Telecom network vendors such as Alcatel-Lucent, NEC, Ericsson, DragonWave, Ceragon, Aviat,...
Nimbuzz Holaa team with Nigel Eastwood and Vikas Saxena

Nimbuzz Holaa! platform shows caller’s location

Nimbuzz has launched Holaa!, a new call management platform, featuring caller’s name, photo and location during an incoming call. The New Call Telecom Group company...

Telecoms to step up IT investments next year

Global telecom service providers will spend on IT in 2015 to enable new mobile services, launch in new markets, lower cost and reduce churn...
Broadband user

UAE leads the global FTTH market, Qatar next

UAE is leading the global FTTH market, said FTTH MENA Panorama study. UAE has the highest FTTH penetration rate with 67.7 percent in the region, as well...
Huawei at MWC 2014

Huawei NFV lab in China, Germany and USA to help telecoms

Telecom network vendor Huawei on Monday announced the construction of its Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Open Lab to mobile operators and partners. The NFV Open...

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