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A unit of South Korea's Samsung Electronics won Vietnamese government approval on Tuesday to raise its investment in an electronics plant to $2 billion, part of a wave of projects in Vietnam by global consumer goods giants. A Ho Chi Minh City government official said the Vietnamese government had given…

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Vodafone India is said to be in early talks with Tikona Digital Networks for buying its 4G spectrum as the country's no. 2 mobile phone operator tries to expand its high-speed broadband footprint ahead of Reliance Jio Infocomm's commercial launch, and to take on rivals Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular.…

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Community leaders in Rivers State have been urged to help halt the attacks on telecom facilities in their areas. Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umaru Danbatta,  who made the appeal at the NCC’s day at the Port Harcourt International Trade Fair, said that  part of the challenges…

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In May of last year TDS Telecom became the latest company to throw its hat into the 1 Gbps broadband ring, offering 1 Gbps speeds for $100 a month to residents of Hollis, New Hampshire and London, New Hampshire. The company then expanded the one gigabit effort further into portions…

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GLOBE Telecom, Inc. and its subsidiary G-Xchange, Inc. (GXI) signed a strategic partnership with Asiasoft Corporation Public Co. Ltd., allowing the local telco to provide mobile payment services to the regional online entertainment provider. “The partnership allows GCash, the mobile wallet of GXI, to be used as a payment method…

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Signs deal with Telecom Italia SpA for distribution of 39 films via such channels as Electronic Sell Through, Video on Demand and Subscription Video-on-demand Signs deal with Radiotelevisione Svizzera Italiana (RSI) for granting of Free TV rights on 12 films Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage.   reuters.com

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Mukesh Ambani launched his 4G telecom services on Sunday evening, restricting it only to Reliance employees for now, as the company gears up to shake up the telecom industry with a commercial launch around March next year. For Ambani, this is the second calling in the telecom business after his…

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A total of 29,000 new telecom towers were installed by private telecom operators across the country after government took strong exception to the problem of call drops, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. Following a directive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Telecom Ministry told the private telecom operators…

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Reliance Communications on Tuesday said it had entered into a 90-day non-binding exclusivity period with Maxis Communications Berhad and Sindya Securities and Investments, shareholders of Aircel, to consider potential combination of their Indian wireless business. This comes a month after Reliance Communications’ announcement of a similar deal with MTS, the…

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The Italian phone company says it will appeal to Lazio administrative court against a fine communicated by Italy's competition authority * Italy's competition authority has said earlier on Wednesday Telecom Italia and other six companies would have to pay a 28 million euro fine for alleged anticompetitive attitude Further company…