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China will invest an estimated 140 billion yuan ($22 billion) by 2020 to expand broadband Internet to remote and underserved parts of the country, the government said Wednesday. The State Council, China's cabinet, said more than 30 million households will gain improved Internet service as part of the plan, which…

Monday, Nov 09, 2015
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Globe Telecom Inc. plans to spend between $200 million and $300 million over the next two years to modernize its fixed-line infrastructure, including that of Bayan Telecommunications Inc. “We do have a certain amount of fixed-line. Their [BayanTel] fixed-line cabinets are old. So, we have to fix that because they…

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Telecom network operator VimpelCom has made an investment of $457 million in networks during the September quarter in 2015. Netherlands based VimpelCom said its Capex (capital spending) fell 39 percent in the third quarter of 2015. The reduction in Capex was mainly due to the depreciation of the RUB, EUR…

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The latest in Liquid Telecom’s quest for a share of the African TV market is that the company has invested in a South African VOD and linear free-to-air startup called Hola Media. Liquid is a 20% shareholder in the new company. Hola Media is currently seeking a free-to-air broadcasting licence…

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VSN has unveiled its VSNONE TV system, a channel-in-a-box technology that combines traditional playout and master control system. This system unifies graphics, servers and switchers, routing, audio, and channel branding in a software application that operates on an IT hardware structure. VSNONE TV servers offer control over the automation process,…

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Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the broadcast, sports, entertainment and law enforcement markets, will be featuring its GL Fixed Link System, Newscaster DR3 diversity receiver and CRx6 IP diversity receiver at CCW 2015 (Booth 824).   “We are excited to have a range…

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a draft decision on regulating a 'Superfast Broadband Access Service', with the ACCC set to compel the operators of 25Mbps+ services to open their networks to competitors. The ACCC today released its draft decision on declaring an SBAS, which would make the…

Thursday, Nov 05, 2015
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In a bid to revamp mobile connectivity in Uttarakhand, telecom operator BSNL will install as many as 250 new mobile towers in Dehradun, Haridwar and some parts of Nainital. BSNL had already installed 249 new equipment, falling short of only 40 to meet its target 289 installations. Speaking with TOI,…

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Virgin Media Business is to double the maximum speed it offers to customers from 152Mbps to 300Mbps starting next year. The company, which is also upgrading consumer connections to 200Mbps and is looking to create its own nationwide Wi-Fi network, claims the new top speeds are “four times” that of…

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Telecoms giant BT has driven £84m into the Norfolk economy in the past year, according to a new report underscoring the company’s value to the eastern region. The independent study found the business’ financial impact – measured as Gross Value Added (GVA) – reached £2.3bn in the East of England,…