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Swedish telecoms operator Telia has offered concessions to try to address EU antitrust concerns over its $957 million bid for Bonnier Broadcasting, the European Commission said on Tuesday. Telia put in its proposals on Monday, a filing on the EU competition watchdog’s website showed. The Commission, which did not provide…

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Momentum Telecom, a premier provider of cloud voice, network services and unified communications solutions, today announced that it has completed its transaction to acquire DCT Telecom Group. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, DCT is a provider of leading-edge cloud voice and network solutions. "We're happy to welcome DCT into the Momentum…

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InSite Wireless Group, LLC (InSite), one of the country’s largest private operators of wireless communications infrastructure, today announces the acquisition of majority interest in Agile Networks, a leading provider of telecommunications solutions based in Canton, Ohio. Pursuant to the purchase agreement, InSite, headquartered in Alexandria, Va., will become the single…

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Australia’s Macquarie Group said it would invest up to 30 million pounds ($36.4 million) in British rural broadband business Voneus, its second investment in the country’s telecoms sector after it agreed to buy KCOM last month. Voneus, which was established in 2015, uses fixed wireless access technology, which provides speeds…

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DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. or “DZS”, a global leader in fiber access transformation for enterprise and service provider networks, announced that it has been selected by KT (formerly Korea Telecom), a leading South Korean telecommunications operator, to supply carrier-grade ultra-low latency switches to be deployed in KT’s roll out of…

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The global telecoms industry on Tuesday demanded access to the high-capacity spectrum it says it needs to support data-intensive 5G services, accusing the space lobby of hogging frequencies in a way that could stunt the technology. The call by the GSMA, which represents 750 operators and another 350 firms in…

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Strategic Wireless Infrastructure Funds Management, LLC. (“Strategic Wireless”) announced that it has acquired a portfolio of cell towers located in various counties throughout Iowa. Several of the telecom industry’s leading wireless carriers serve as anchor tenants on the towers and are joined by a host of other organizations. The towers…

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The Canadian government said on Wednesday it is investing C$85 million ($64.70 million) in an Ottawa-based satellite company as part of an effort to narrow the broadband internet gap in rural and remote communities. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said the funding would be used by Telesat…

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As customer demand for extreme high-capacity, low-latency data transport continues to grow, CenturyLink, Inc. is utilizing its global multi-conduit infrastructure to expand the company's intercity network by 4.7 million miles of fiber, making it the largest ultra-low-loss fiber network in North America. "Our newly built intercity fiber network, created with…

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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…