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Italian telecoms operator Tiscali plans to invest up to 400 million euros ($457 million) to move most of its clients onto its own infrastructure from Telecom Italia's to cut costs and boost profitability, its chief executive said on Thursday. Tiscali services around 90 percent of its more than 700,000 clients…

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Nokia on Thursday said that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Comptel Corporation which is a Finland-based telecommunications software company. The acquisition which was announced on February 9, 2017 will help build Nokia a standalone software business and expand its software portfolio. Comptel will add capabilities to Nokia’s portfolio…

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To meet the growing demand for IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, networking and security major Cisco on Tuesday launched a new model of its IoT connectivity platform -- the Jasper Control Center -- offering better analytics and greater security features. The new Control Center 7.0 addresses the flexibility needs of…

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Reliance Communications’ subsidiary Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) on Wednesday partnered with data center provider Sovereign Business Integration Group to offer enterprises global connectivity. The connectivity will be provided via a direct interconnection between Sovereign’s Tier III standard data center facility in North London and the GCX Global Network. With the…

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India's latest communication satellite GSAT-17 was today successfully launched by a heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana. Configured around I-3K extended bus, GSAT-17 with a lift-off mass of about 3,477 kg carries payloads in Normal C- band, Extended C-band and S-band to provide…

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Ceragon Networks Ltd., the 1 wireless backhaul specialist, today announced that, during Q2, it has received orders totaling more than $7 million for its IP-20 Platform and related services from a tier 1 mobile operator in the Southern Cone of South America. After a major 4G network rollout in 2015…

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Vodafone UK selected Swedish telecom equipment company, Ericsson, to improve its quality of radio signals and capacity and also to increase user data rates using Massive MIMO and Carrier aggregation technology. Besides helping Vodafone to upgrade its 4G networks in London and Southern England, Ericsson will also lay the ground…

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South African telecommunications firm Blue Label Telecoms said on Tuesday it would buy a mobile device supplier for 1.9 billion rand ($148 million) to expand its existing business in that field. Blue Label, the largest distributor of pre-paid voice and data airtime in South Africa, said it would buy shares…

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U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp is in talks with Charter Communications Inc and Comcast Corp about a partnership to boost the two U.S. cable companies' wireless offerings, according to sources familiar with the matter. Sprint, controlled by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, has entered into a two-month period of exclusive negotiations…

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Italy's Open Fiber is close to agreeing a deal with ACEA to use the utility's infrastructure for the roll-out of ultrafast broadband in Rome, two sources close to the matter said on Monday. Open Fiber, the broadband unit owned by power utility Enel and state lender CDP, has been seeking…