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BBF Releases Standards for Modularization of DBA

BBF (Broadband Forum), a non-profit industry organization composed of the industry’s leading broadband operators, vendors, and thought leaders, has released new standards for the modularization of the Dynamic Bandwidth Assignment (DBA) function. The standards initiated by NTT (Japan) and CHT (Taiwan) represents a significant advance in the Quality of Service (QoS) of optical access systems and a milestone for 5G…

Deutsche Telekom Speedbox

Deutsche Telekom Offers Speedbox Broadband

Germany’s premier telecommunications service provider, Deutsche Telekom (Telekom) has started offering high-speed hotspot called ‘Speedbox’ to its customers. The attractive part of the offer is the ‘Seamless connectivity with Mobility’. Customers can carry this Speedbox wherever they go and use it to connect to the internet whenever they wish at a more economical and cost-effective way. The Speedbox offers 100…

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PLDT Collaborates with Google to Kill Wi-Fi Deadspots

Philippine’s incumbent telecommnication service provider PLDT collaborates with Google Wi-Fi f to offer its subscribers a new package of Wi-Fi services at home. PLDT and Google introduced new PLDT Home Google Wifi Plans, that will provide Wi-Fi in every room and every device. PLDT brand this service as Unli Fibr. The prices start at Php2,299 per month. The new Plans…

Ooredoo Surprises its Internet Subscribers in Oman 6

Ooredoo Surprises its Internet Subscribers in Oman

Qatar based Ooredoo, which operates in many countries comes with an exciting offer to its existing internet subscribers in the Sultanate of Oman. Starting the new year with a bang, Ooredoo has added 50% extra data quota to its existing Fast Home Internet plans for the same price as the current 12 and 24-month contracts. New customers can also now…

Taiwan 5G Alliance-CHT Pilot Team Signs MoU with Korea 5G Forum 10

Taiwan 5G Alliance-CHT Pilot Team Signs MoU with Korea 5G Forum

The “Taiwan 5G Alliance – CHT Pilot Team” has signed a MoU with Korea 5G Forum to leverage each other’s strengths and Promote 5G Ecosystem. The CHT Pilot team is organized by CHT under the supervision of the Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs. The MoU with Korea 5G Forum will establish a strategic partnership for 5G development and deployment. The…

CHT Selects Comtrend Adapters 14

CHT Selects Comtrend Adapters

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan has selected Comtrend for the supply of its Ethernet over Coax Adapter, GCA-6000 and Ethernet over Powerline Adapter, PG-9173. Both adapter solutions from Comtrend are powered by MaxLiner’s 88LX3142 and 88LX2718 G.hn technology. Comtrend adapters based on MaxLinear’s G.hn home-networking solutions would deliver gigabit-class service to their FTTx subscribers in Taiwan. Taiwanese telecom service provider, Chunghwa…

TIME Selects Quantenna’s WiFi Chipset 18

TIME Selects Quantenna’s WiFi Chipset

California based WiFi solution provider, Quantenna’s Spartan architecture will provide high-capacity mesh Wi-Fi to TIME’s customers in Malaysia. The Malaysian telecommunication service provider TIME has selected Quantenna Communications’ QV860 chipset to power up the dual-band dual concurrent mesh extender, the WiFi Booster.

BCN Partners with Google Station in Nigeria 20

BCN Partners with Google Station in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Backbone Connectivity Network (BCN) had started the Google Station Initiative at Wuse Market, Abuja, aimed at providing free public Wi-Fi service. The decision to bring Google Station to Nigeria was taken when the BCN’s Vice President visited the Google office at the Silicon Valley in October last year. In order to support the wifi spots, a strong backbone network…