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Telecom operators have added over 2,000 mobile towers in Delhi in the last three months to check the menace of call drops. According to an official in Department of Telecom (DoT), as many as 2,092 mobile sites (2G and 3G) have been added in Delhi service area in the past…

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Contract electronics maker Foxconn plans to build a new processing base in northwest China's Gansu province, indicating the tech giant's further expansion on the inland market. Foxconn Technology Group, the main supplier to tech giant Apple, inked a cooperation deal with Gansu Radio and Television Network Co Ltd, agreeing to…

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The Liquid Telecom Group, outlined the company's expansion of its fibre network in South Africa and announced that CrashPlan, its backup and restore service, is now available to businesses across Africa. Liquid Telecom will be investing around R 250 million (US $ 17.5 million) in laying new fibre in South…

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State officials have signed off on a $30 million tax incentive package so e-commerce giant eBay will expand data center operations in Northern and Southern Nevada. The board of the Governor's Office of Economic Development also voted Thursday to approve the incentives for eight other companies, including Premium Waters, with…

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FairPoint Communications, Inc., a leading provider of advanced communications technology in northern New England, today announced that up to 1 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) fiber Internet service is coming to Portsmouth, N.H. and certain surrounding communities.* This is the first time FairPoint has delivered gigabit Internet service to residential customers anywhere in…

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Expedient Data Centers, a leading provider of colocation, cloud computing, managed hosting and internet related connectivity services, has announced the completion and opening of the first phase of a new 60,000 sq. ft. data center in Dublin, Ohio. The addition of the new Dublin data center facility, comes on the…

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Private telecom service provider, Vodafone, today launched its 3G services in Assam and Northeast circles. The company had invested around Rs 500 crore in recent months to prepare itself to roll out 3G services in the two circles. The company had acquired 3G spectrum for the in March 2015 at…

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UK fiber broadband service provider Gigaclear announced this week it will offer 5 Gbps internet service beginning next year. These are speeds that have only been available to large enterprises and research institutes. With this service, the time to download a 1,500MB standard definition video would drop from about 8…

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A partnership deal between CAT Telecom and its concession holder Total Access Communication to develop 4G service on the state agency's idle 20MHz of bandwidth on the 1800MHz spectrum could be finalised within the next two weeks, CAT's acting president, Colonel Sanphachai Huvanandana, said yesterday. Talks on securing such a…

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Vodafone Egypt, will invest LE6 billion ($766.2 million) over the next two years in the local market, raising its total investment above LE10 billion (roughly $1.2 billion) by 2017, Khaled Hegazy, the company's legal director, was quoted by official news agency MENA on Tuesday. Egypt's leading mobile operator won a…