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Motorola Solutions announced today that it has executed a definitive agreement with Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) under which the company will acquire Plant Holdings, Inc., which holds the Airbus DS Communications business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Airbus DS Communications is a leading provider in North…

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Japan’s NTT Communications on Thursday launched international data network services in India after acquiring the VNO-ILD network licence in March. However, the company does not have any plans of obtaining MVNO licence in the near future. NTT has also planned an investment of $160 million for its data center expansion…

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Arqiva, the UK’s leading communications infrastructure and media services company, and Eutelsat Communications  today announced an agreement that strengthens their relationship at the premium 28° East video neighbourhood. The multi-year, multi-transponder agreement covering high-power transponders at 28° East reinforces Arqiva’s competitive position as a leading service provider for DTH services…

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Alaska Communications has upgraded its terrestrial and AKORN submarine networks with Ciena to improve internet access and provide secure, reliable connectivity. The network upgrades will also support demand for mobile broadband services, serve as a cloud enablement platform for Alaska businesses, and allow Alaska Communications to continue offering reliable Unlimited…

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Prince William County, strategically located in the world’s densest cluster of data centers, today announced it has surpassed 3.5 million square feet of data center space. Collectively, the data center industry has yielded 31 economic development projects to date, that injected $6.2 billion in capital investment and 912 highly-skilled jobs…

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The French group’s TV arm has proposed a joint venture with Telecom Italia to buy content rights. Building a media network that is able to compete with U.S. giants may trim Vivendi’s conglomerate discount. Vincent Bolloré will have to find more synergies to close the gap further. - Vivendi's pay-TV…

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CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the availability of CenturyLink® Managed Hybrid SD-WAN solutions, comprehensive WAN packages that leverage software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) technology to integrate and optimize traffic flow across both broadband internet connections and private MPLS networks. These solutions utilize application-aware routing to automatically identify the best end-to-end path based…

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Global leader in next generation networking solutions Zyxel has unveiled the easy-to-use Zyxel Personal Cloud, a new cloud storage solution capable of up to 32TB of data storage accessible from anywhere with mobile gadgets. Zyxel's solution is also the industry first to allow personal cloud space powered by one device…

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Vantage Point Solutions, a leading broadband and telecommunications engineering and consulting company based in Mitchell, South Dakota, was approved last week for a $1.35 million Revolving Economic Development and Initiative Fund loan by the Board of Economic Development. The approved funding will help finance construction expenses of the company’s 25,000…

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Internet of Things pioneer Echelon Corporation today announced that the company's new Neuron 6050 multi-protocol system on a chip is being used by who Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH to create a new transceiver that leverages Wirepas Connectivity RF-mesh wireless technology for the first time. The Neuron 6050 IP Processor incorporates communication and…