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Ethiopia’s state-run Ethio Telecom plans to install a 4G network in the capital and other regions and to upgrade other network services, it said on Friday, as the government prepares to open up the sector to private foreign investment. In July, Ethiopia announced it would award two telecoms licenses to…

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Telecom gear maker Ericsson will increase production and invest further in its Tczew plant in Poland in preparation for the ramp up of next generation 5G mobile network across Europe, it said in a statement. The firm’s head of Europe and Latin America, Arun Bansal, is scheduled to meet Poland’s…

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Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Wednesday it was “very actively” interested in building the first undersea fiber-optic cable between South America and Asia. David Dou Yong, Huawei’s chief executive in Chile, told Reuters the company was eagerly following the public tender process initiated by Chile in July and would…

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Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom will team up to tap rising demand for mobile technology at industrial sites in Germany, as communications providers seek local uses for 5G with national deployment still years away. Next generation 5G technology, which can provide data speeds at least 20 times faster than 4G, will…

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Maroc Telecom (IAM.CS), Morocco’s largest telecoms operator, said on Monday it had signed a deal worth 10 billion dirhams ($1 billion) with the Moroccan government to develop telecoms infrastructure over the next three years. The deal, covering high-speed mobile broadband in addition to fixed lines, is the sixth of its…

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China Telecom said on Thursday it is ready to build a 5G mobile network with its rivals in order to reduce costs, a proposal that is likely to cut multi-billion dollar equipment orders for vendors such as Huawei Technologies. China’s big three state telcos are racing to roll out 5G…

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Austria’s plan to provide 60 million euros ($66.5 million) for the rollout of ultra-fast broadband internet services in remote rural areas of the Carinthia region has won approval from the European Union. The move is part of an Austrian government plans to have a 100 Mbit per second broadband network…

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The United States will extend a reprieve that permits China’s Huawei Technologies to buy components from U.S. companies to supply existing customers, the Commerce Department said on Monday, but it also moved to add more than 40 of Huawei’s units to its economic blacklist. The extension, dated Thursday and first…

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Swedish telecoms operator Telia has offered concessions to try to address EU antitrust concerns over its $957 million bid for Bonnier Broadcasting, the European Commission said on Tuesday. Telia put in its proposals on Monday, a filing on the EU competition watchdog’s website showed. The Commission, which did not provide…

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Momentum Telecom, a premier provider of cloud voice, network services and unified communications solutions, today announced that it has completed its transaction to acquire DCT Telecom Group. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, DCT is a provider of leading-edge cloud voice and network solutions. "We're happy to welcome DCT into the Momentum…