NEWS

For our visitors who seek the latest industry news and updates to keep up with the goings-on of the business on a global scale, this portal grants a dynamic and diverse feed of news items contemporaneous with the current affairs of the Broadcast Industry.

news

Eutelsat Communications confirms the successful launch of EUTELSAT 7C. The satellite was lifted into space from Kourou, French Guiana by an Ariane 5 rocket at 23h43 CET (21h43 UTC). Manufactured by Maxar Technologies, EUTELSAT 7C is a 3.4 tonne high-power broadcast satellite which will serve markets across Africa, Europe, the…

news

Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is in talks to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp for at least $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Dish could announce a deal as soon as this week for assets including wireless…

news

At AT&T, we've invested more than $525 million in our Arizona wireless and wired networks during 2016-2018. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. We've also improved critical services that support Public Safety and first responders using the FirstNet communications platform. AT&T's wireless network…

news

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America’s largest economy. Brazilian units of Telefonica SA, Telecom Italia SpA and Oi SA have been rushing to expand their fiber-to-home (FTTH) broadband service in…

news

Ethiopia could require as much as $2.2 billion to modernise its creaking, overburdened telecoms sector, a senior government official told Reuters on Wednesday. “The need for (telecoms) infrastructure investment is huge,” State Minister of Finance Eyob Tekalign Tolina said in an interview. “We have said clearly that public investment has…

news

Chinese telecom giant Huawei said it has obtained 46 commercial 5G contracts so far in 30 countries and shipped more than one lakh 5G stations globally, emerging as a top player in the race for setting up the super-fast telecommunications system despite the US ban on use of its 5G…

news

UK mobile operator Three on Monday said it would launch its first new-generation 5G broadband service in London in August and would roll out mobile and broadband across 25 towns and cities before the end of the year. Three, which is owned by Hutchison, said it would start its 5G…

news

China's Huawei, considered a security threat in the US, on Wednesday signed a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year, The agreement was signed on the sidelines of a meeting between Chinese leader Xi Jinping & Russian President Vladimir…

news

Teramount, the enabler of scalable optical connectivity, and Hisense Broadband Multimedia Technology, a leader in optical modules, signed yesterday a collaboration agreement at a ceremony held in Tel Aviv as part of a visit to Israel of a delegation from the city of Qingdao. The agreement was signed between Dr.…

news

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to sell its undersea telecom cable business, showed a buyer’s filing on Monday, in its first major asset sale since the United States ratcheted up accusations of the Chinese firm being a vehicle for espionage. Hengtong Optic-Electric Co Ltd, an optical telecommunication network products company…