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R&M Expands the US Operations by Acquiring Optimum

Switzerland-based fiber optic and data cabling solutions provider R&M has expanded its operations in the United States by acquiring Maryland’s Optimum Fiberoptics Inc. The acquisition makes R&M’s logistic channels more powerful and effective to respond to its customer requirements quickly. The Swiss maker R&M caters to the fiber optic network, data cabling market. It is a popular brand in Middle…

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MTN and Huawei Form Strategic Partnership

While facing politically motivated allegations in the United States, the Chinese telecommunication solution giant Huawei says it has signed a joint business innovation MoU with MTN. Huawei will develop innovative solutions for MTN’s business operations across Africa and Middle East Asia. MTN is a South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company, operating in many African, European and Asian countries. With the…

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Airtel Invites Vodafone for a Joint Fiber Company

In a major strategic move that would redefine the Indian telecommunication market, the Chairman of Bharti Airtel has invited Vodafone Idea to set up a joint fiber optic company to deploy and manage fiber networks in the country. It is estimated that a joint fiber company and common network inventory can save both companies a substantial 25 percent fiber builds….

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TE and Vodafone Egypt Partner for Network Sharing

TE (Telecom Egypt) and Vodafone Egypt have reached to an agreement on telecommunication infrastructure sharing. The telecom companies have signed a two ten-year transmission and infrastructure agreements with a total value of US$620 million. The transmission agreement covers the current networks of Vodafone in Egypt and the investments they will make in the future for domestic transmission services for both…

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China Approves BT for Domestic IP-VPN and Internet Service

In a landmark achievement for the British Telecom (BT), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in China has approved its applications for a nationwide domestic IP-VPN license and internet service provider license. BT is the first international telecommunication provider to get the licenses in China to provide IP-VPN and Internet services. What BT Can do? The two licenses…

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Leoni-Hengtong JV to Start Single-Mode Fiber Production in Germany

Germany’s Leoni and China-based Hengtong groups have signed a Joint-Venture agreement for mass-production of single-mode optical fibers in Jena, Germany. Leoni’s subsidiary j-Fiber has production facilities in Jena for optical fibers that are used for telecommunication and special applications. The JV will utilize this plant to start production and serve the cable makers not only in Europe but to the…