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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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.

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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…

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Hammer and Wikibuli Brings Broadband to Dominica 24

Hammer and Wikibuli Brings Broadband to Dominica

Hammer Fiber Optics Holdings Corp and Wikibuli had reached to an agreement that would provide broadband serrvice in Dominica. Both companies through a press release announced that the transaction between them had closed as planned on 1 January, 2019.

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T-Mobile Serves Fiber Broadband to Dr Clown Foundation

Poland’s T-Mobile says Dr Clown Foundation has become its first commercial client for the fiber optic broadband service. As T-Mobile has been implementing its strategy to transform from mobile to convergence operator to a fiber-optic internet service provider in Poland.

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Enel Open Fiber Granted Fund for Italian Fiber Broadband Network Deployment

Reuters report from MILAN that Italy’s Fiber optic broadband network provider, Open Fiber has secured enough funds from different sources required to speed up its network rollout throughout the country. Enel in a statement said that the banks, state lender CDP and the European Investment Bank had signed off on a 3.5 billion euro project finance package to help fund the ultrafast broadband network it is rolling out across the country.

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CRTC Declares Broadband Internet a Basic Telecommunication Necessity

Canada’s communication regulator CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) declares that the broadband access internet service is a basic telecom service for all citizens. CRTC…

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Connect Broadband Partners with Huawei for Fiber Project

India based broadband services provider Connect Broadband has partnered with Huawei to create Fiber Connected Smart homes. Under this partnership program, renowned builders and architects…

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Videotron adds Ciena packet-optical transport systems to fiber-optic network

Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) says it has supplied its 6500 Packet-Optical Platform to Canadian service provider Videotron. The packet-optic transport systems will enable the Quebec-based…

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Minister Inaugurates Fiber Optic Stations in Lebanon

Lebanese Telecom Minister Boutros Harb said his government intends to deploy fiber optic networks throughout the country while inaugurating two fiber optic stations in Rabieh…

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OBC Targets 2020 for Full Broadband Connectivity

Oman Broadband Company (OBC) the special purpose vehicle dedicated to the deployment of broadband in the Sultanate of Oman for a full coverage of broadband…

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Dominican Republic Frames New Broadband Policy

The President of the Dominican Republic and candidate for reelection for the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), has launched the “Digital Republic” programme for 2016-2020, with…

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FCC Proposes Stringent Privacy Rules

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States has proposed strict broadband privacy and data security rules. Once approved and adopted, these rules could…

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Alcatel-Lucent Introduces New G.fast Residential Gateway

Alcatel Lucent introduces G.fast networking device with which broadband speeds similar to the one offered by optical fibers are possible. The advantage of the new…

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Germany Gets Grant for High Speed Broadband Network Expansion

High speed broadband network projects will soon change the telecom landscape of German cities and villages as the country receives a grant of 3 billion…

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IDA Seeks Closer Ties with Oman Companies

During the COMEX, the Middle East’s leading ICT trade fair, Singapore’s IDA (Infocomm Development Authority) brought representatives from five technology companies from Singapore to COMEX…

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More broadband upgrades coming to the Coromandel 27

More broadband upgrades coming to the Coromandel

Broadband speeds are picking up across the Coromandel and are poised to get even better as our Council works with the Government, Chorus, and Vodafone…

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Sri Lanka and Bhutan Surpass India in Broadband Penetration

India’s telecommunication regulator, TRAI reveals that the largest South Asian country, India is behind its neighbors, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan in terms of broadband penetration….

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Biznet to Invest in High Speed Broadband Services

Indonesian telecommunications and multimedia company Biznet Networks plans to spend $70 million to build Biznet WiFi, a service that provides fast Internet access at up…

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