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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) on Thursday said it expects a stronger half-year on demand for 5G telecoms gear as well as new tech like Internet of Things (IoT), after booking a profit fall in the second quarter. The world's largest contract chipmaker also said demand from smartphone makers…

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Italy's largest phone company, Telecom Italia, is considering a plan to sell assets worth around 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion), including a stake in its separately listed INWIT towers unit, La Repubblica daily said on Wednesday. Telecom Italia (TIM), which controls 60% of INWIT, agreed with Vodafone in February to…

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Infortrend® Technology, Inc. announces that a national TV station in Japan uses Infortrend's storage solution to address the increasing demands of its broadcasting workload. The modernization of their storage system allows further enhancements of them such as higher performance and capacity, flexibility in access management, and remote backup functionality. This…

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Amino Communications, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired the privately-held Amsterdam headquartered 24i, an industry leading provider of online video solutions and services. “The fast-growing 24i is a great strategic acquisition for us, moving us closer to a decisive market leadership position.…

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Kuwait is to issue a virtual telecom operator licence, effectively creating a fourth player in a market serving roughly four million people. Virtual network operators do not own the networks they use to provide communications services but instead lease capacity from conventional operators, usually paying them a percentage of their…

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Proximus and Orange Belgium said on Thursday they had agreed to create a joint venture to build a shared mobile access network to speed up the roll-out of 5G in Belgium. The operators said the network will improve coverage, with the combined number of mobile sites expected to be about…

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Telecom operators intend to install over 57,500 towers for mobile connectivity in rural areas during the current financial year, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. "There is plan to install 57,559 towers for mobile services in the rural areas during the financial year 2019-20 by telecom service providers," Communications Minister Ravi…

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Huawei aims to spend 3 billion zlotys ($793 million) in Poland in the next five years, although whether the Chinese firm has a role in the 5G rollout may affect the scale of investment, an official at the group’s Polish unit said. The United States has raised concerns about the…

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Italy’s biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year. The former monopoly unveiled its 5G mobile services plan on Friday. It is also negotiating with rival…

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Deutsche Telekom stole a march on its competitors by announcing a limited rollout of 5G services in its German home market on Wednesday, targeting early adopters in cities with the high-speed mobile technology. Existing 5G trials will be opened up to public use in the German capital Berlin and in…