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Now, engineering students in Uttar Pradesh will get hands-on training on optical fibre cable. Thanks to telecom service provider Reliance Jio, which has set up a fiber optic and networking laboratory at Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) to train students, and will also give jobs to them post…

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Verizon has selected Ericsson to provide networking equipment for their commercial 5G launch. Verizon will deploy the pre-standard 5G commercial radio network and the 5G Core network in select markets in second half of 2018. The companies are demonstrating continued industry leadership by accelerating the path to 5G. Verizon and…

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Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has been given green clearance to set up a mobile manufacturing unit in Greater Noida at a cost of Rs 2,200 crore, a senior government official said. The Union Environment Ministry has granted the environment clearance to its Indian subsidiary Oppo Mobiles India Pvt Ltd for…

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Today the Hawai'i Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs' (DCCA) Cable Television Division (CATV) announced the conditional approval of the transfer of control of Hawaiian Telcom's cable franchise to Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB). This development is an important step in the process of satisfying the closing conditions of Cincinnati…

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The trial to determine if the U.S. Department of Justice can stop AT&T Inc's $85 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc will begin on March 19 with no decision expected before the companies' April 22 deadline to complete the deal, a federal judge said on Thursday. Time Warner…

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French telecoms operator Orange plans to add customers and boost profit margins through to 2020 by investing on its networks rather than buying foreign rivals or media content, it said on Thursday. The announcement confirms the strategic plan presented two years ago by chief executive Stephane Richard, hours before a…

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Global chip-maker Qualcomm has launched the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform - the next generation flagship mobile technology. The announcement came at the annual Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii late on Tuesday where Qualcomm made several announcements aimed to deliver significant advancements and innovation in mobile and PC technologies. The 845…

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Server Farm Realty, LLC (Serverfarm), one of the nation's most innovative, privately owned data center developers and operators, today announced it has acquired the 305 Satellite Blvd data center complex in Suwanee, Georgia. The acquisition is Serverfarm's first in Georgia and adds to its growing data center portfolio of more…

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Telecom Italia (TIM), whose top shareholder is France's Vivendi, said on Tuesday it would look into whether a separation of its fixed line network was needed to address competition concerns from Italian authorities. Italy's biggest phone group will also pursue talks with Mediaset on a new content deal, a move…

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Apple Inc succeeded on Tuesday in preventing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc from registering its “Mi Pad” tablet computer as an EU trademark because the name was too similar to Apple’s “iPad”. The European Union’s secondhighest court, the General Court, ruled that Mi Pad should not be registered as a…