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Speedcast International Limited, the world’s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, today announced that the company has been selected by UK-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to provide end-to-end communication services for voice and data on board its fleet. Speedcast will leverage satellite very…

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Ceragon Networks Ltd. ,  wireless backhaul specialist, today announced that its FibeAir IP-20 Platform was selected by a Southeast Asia wireless service provider to expand and modernize its nationwide 450MHz low-band high coverage CDMA network to a 4G-LTE network. In order to meet the operator's required capacity over large distances,…

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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…