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Zayo Group Holdings Inc announced that it has completed a coherent wavelength route from Marseille to Strasbourg via Milan. The route, which also provides connectivity to Paris, Frankfurt, London and Amsterdam, leverages Zayo’s European fiber network acquired from Viatel. Initial customers include an India-based carrier, which selected Zayo for a…

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Deutsche Telekom pledged its business divisions spanning Germany, Europe and the United States would all show growth from next year and said it would tie dividends to rising bottom-line profits in future. Europe’s largest telecoms firm announced the shift on Thursday ahead of a two-day investor conference, where it wants…

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Ethiopia’s state-run telecoms monopoly has agreed to allow some local firms to provide internet services through its infrastructure, a move seen as spurring competition and expanding the data market, officials said. Ethio Telecom has more than 16 million subscribers of internet services in the country of over 100 million people.…

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China’s ZTE Corp is estimating losses of at least 20 billion yuan ($3.1 billion) due to Washington’s ban on U.S. firms supplying the telecommunications firm, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed sources. The report also said ZTE is hopeful that the United States and China will be able to soon…

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Britain said it was unlikely to refer Comcast’s (CMCSA.O) bid for Sky (SKYB.L) for a lengthy investigation after an initial review found that the $30 billion offer did not raise public concerns about media ownership. Media minister Matt Hancock said however that he would give interested parties until 1700 local…

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Cash-strapped telecom firm MTNL is investing Rs 190 crore to upgrade its services and may also be allocated 4G spectrum to help stay relevant in the highly competitive market, telecom minister Manoj Sinha has said.  The department of telecom (DoT) is "seriously considering" to allot 4G spectrum to state-run Mahanagar…

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Ericsson, Russian telco MTS and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), together with Qualcomm, have jointly deployed Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in Ufa City, Russia. The Swedish telecom gear maker said that this was the first commercial LAA rollout in the region and is part of the agreement entered…

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Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp d/b/a Hammer Communications and 1stPoint Communications announced today the launch of their Mobile Network Services Provider program. Hammer will assist wireless Internet service providers and cable operators in second and third tier markets increasing their subscriber base quickly. Using patented AIR technology, Hammer can provide…

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Deutsche Telekom on Thursday urged Germany to auction frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services on reasonable terms to ensure that there is enough money left over to invest in infrastructure. “We can only spend each euro once - either on spectrum or network build-out. My suggestion would be on buildout,” CEO…

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FOX Sports, in cooperation with the Fox Innovation Lab and partners Ericsson, Intel and AT&T, will use 5G technology to stream 4K video over 5G for potential broadcast nationwide at this year’s 118th U.S. Open Championship on June 14-17 The 5G wireless technology will transmit 4K HDR images from two…