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Cable broadband network market revenue up 8% in Q3 2014 to $445 mn

The global cable broadband market revenue for CCAP, CMTS, edge QAM, and CMC equipment rose 8 percent in Q3 2014 to $445 million sequentially,...

TRAI reiterates its recommendations for spectrum auction

Indian telecom regulator TRAI said there will be no change in the recommended reserve prices for spectrum in the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands...
Umniah Mobile Jordan

Batelco may sell telecom biz in Jordan

Batelco (Bahrain Telecommunications) is planning to sell Umniah Mobile, its telecom service business, in Jordan. Last month, Batelco said Umniah continues to demonstrate a significant...

Ericsson joins hands with IBM to research 5G antenna designs

Telecom network vendor Ericsson has joined hands with IBM to research phased-array antenna designs for 5G network. Ericsson expects that its research with IBM on...
India telecom tower

Bharti Airtel sells 4,800 mobile sites in Nigeria to American Tower

Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has sold more than 4,800 mobile sites in Nigeria to American Tower. The company did not share financial details. Airtel will be...

Mobile broadband 6 times affordable in developed countries: ITU

ITU today said mobile broadband is six times more affordable in developed countries than in the developing world. The report said developing countries have witnessed...
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Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm achieve 450 Mbps speed on commercial E2E LTE solution

Telecom network vendor Ericsson today said it achieved 450 Mbps speed on commercial E2E LTE solution in association with Telstra and Qualcomm. “Our customers are...
Reliance CEO Gurdeep Singh

Reliance Com offers Rs 5-10 loan to pre-paid GSM users to go mobile

Indian telecom service provider Reliance Communications announced a new plan to offer loan of Rs 5 or Rs 10, which can be used when the balance dips below Rs 10, to pre-paid GSM customers. Reliance Communications in a statement on Monday said that...

Axiata Q3 Capex up 38% to $292 mn, revenue dips 2% to $1.4 bn

Telecom service provider Axiata Group today said its Capex (capital spending) in Q3 2014 rose 38.3 percent to $292 million or RM 975 million. Axiata’s...
Globe Telecom president and CEO Ernest Cu

Globe Telecom CEO Ernest Cu: plans expansion in ASEAN region

Globe Telecom President & CEO Ernest Cu said the Philippine mobile operator provider is planning to expand its operations in the ASEAN region. Myanmar is...
Mobily CEO Khalid al-Kaf

Mobily suspends CEO Khalid al-Kaf due to accounting errors

Telecom service provider Mobily has suspended its chief executive officer Khalid al-Kaf on account of accounting errors. Kaf was the Gulf's longest-serving CEO in the...
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Reduction in energy transmission may help reduce impact of mobiles

With the health and safety aspects of using mobile phones and the radiation from its towers being a cause of concern for many, experts...

Huawei in small cell deployment deal with JCDecaux

Telecom network vendor Huawei recently tied up with outdoor advertising company JCDecaux to drive crowd-sourcing small cell deployment. By integrating JCDecaux's site resources and expertise...
India telecom tower

American Tower acquires 6,480 towers from Telecom Italia for $1.2 bn

American Tower has acquired 6,480 telecom towers in Brazil from TIM Celular, a subsidiary of Telecom Italia, for $1.2 billion. Following the completion of the...
AT&T and T-Mobile 4G war

AT&T to pay $52 mn to settle electronic waste dumping case with California

American wireless carrier AT&T will pay $52 million to settle the electronic waste dumping case with California. The hazardous wastes consisted primarily of discarded electronic...
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Telecom Italia may sell mobile towers in Brazil to American Tower for $1.1 bn

Telecommunication service provider Telecom Italia is likely to sell the mobile phone towers of its Brazilian unit to American Tower for $1.1 billion, said...

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