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Expedient, a cloud computing and data center infrastructure as a service provider, initiated a $4.5 million expansion and upgrade of its data center in Carmel, Indiana. According to company officials, this is Expedient's third expansion and upgrade of the Indianapolis data center since September 2013, and reflects continued customer demand…

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Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, today announced an expansion in Hong Kong with the opening of its fifth International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center, known as HK5. Built in close proximity to financial data center hubs and subsea landing stations, the new US$32 million facility is…

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The race to acquire the 20,000 towers owned by Vodafone India and Idea Cellular is intensifying. Boston-based American Tower Corp. (ATC), Canadian alternative asset management fund Brookfield and local infrastructure fund IDFC Project Equity Infra have each submitted bids in the $1.1-1.2 billion range for the towers, with a decision…

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Syntel Telecom, the telecommunication unit of Arvind Ltd, has agreed to buy enterprise unified communications provider Enkay Technologies as the 80 year-old textiles and fabrics major is diversifying and strengthening its telecommunication and engineering segment. Arvind has signed a definitive agreement to buy Enkay, which is the market leader in…

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Oman Telecommunications Co. (Omantel) is to buy almost 10 percent of Zain Group for $846.1 million, the Omani firm said in a statement on Thursday. The share purchase, subject to regulatory approval, was announced days before Oman is to shortlist qualified applicants for a third mobile license which Zain has…

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Consolidated Smart Systems, one of the largest private broadband providers in California, has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for a dark fiber solution to enhance and expand their broadband service capabilities to multiple dwelling unit (MDU) communities in Southern California. The deal will expand Zayo’s existing fiber footprint in the…

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Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, said on Wednesday it would push ahead with the development of a nationwide high-speed fibre optic network to make it more of an integrated multi-service telecoms group. Partner's revenue and profit has plunged in the wake of a 2012 reform that opened…

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Cox Communications today announced that it has finalized its acquisition of Blueprint RF, a leading managed network solutions provider serving major hotel brands and hotel properties across the United States.   The acquisition of Blueprint RF, based in Norcross, Ga., immediately expands Cox Business' ability to provide an array of…

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Chinese smartphone brand Voto Mobiles will launch three smartphones under the sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone segment to enter the highly competitive handset market in India. It is aiming to clock Rs 700 crore revenues and sell a million smartphone units in India by the end of the ongoing financial year, a…

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365 Data Centers, a leading provider of reliable and secure data center services across the United States, announced today that Comcast Business has established a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in its Nashville facility.  The new network access point will provide customers of 365 Data Centers with connectivity to Comcast's network, along…