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Telefonica Secures Funds for its FTTH Projects

FTTH is the Greenest Network in the Market and Telefonica’s investors show confidence in its continuing FTTH projects. The first of its kind in the telecom industry, Telefonica issues a green-bond amounting to euro 1billion for a term of five years. The transaction came after the presentation of Telefonica’s sustainable financing framework to the telecom market. The final book stood…

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Telefonica Sells its Guatemala and El Salvador Units to America Movil

Central American subsidiary unit of Telefonica, Telefonica Centroamerica Inversioines has entered into an agreement with America Movil for the sale of the former’s entire shares of Telefonica Guatemala and 99.3% shares of Telefonica El Salvador. The estimated transaction amount in total is US$925 million. Parent Group Telefonica has major shares in Telefonica Centroamérica Inversiones, S.L., which is 60% (directly and…

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O2 and Vodafone Partners to Strengthen 5G Services

UK’s telecommunication service providers Vodafone and O2 (Telefonica UK) have revealed their plans for more deeper levels of collaboration to share 5G services apart from network sharing. Their subscribers in the UK will be beneficiaries of the partnership. Both companies have agreed on non-binding heads of terms and intent to extend current network sharing agreement to include 5G at joint…

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Windstream’s Core Network Connects to Telxius Network

Windstream and Telxius join together to provide a high-speed international connection over fiber optic cables to Windstream wholesale customers. Windstream ‘s Core Network will be connected to two submarine fiber optic cable systems of Telxius, MAREA and BRUSA at Virginia beach Cable Landing Station. Windstream Windstream is a Wholesale provider of advanced network communications and Telxius is the telecommunications infrastructure…

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Prysmian Romania Plant Receives JAC Certification

Prysmian Group’s cable plant in Slatina, Romania has received certification from JAC (Joint Audit Cooperation)for its sustainability performance. A press release at the manufacturer’s site says that the award confirms its commitment to promoting Corporate Social Responsibilities. The award ceremony was held in Shenzhen, along with the 8th JAC Forum. JAC is an international association made up of the main…

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OTE Agrees to Sell Telekom Albania Hellenic

Telecommunications Organisation S.A. popularly known by its Greek initials OTE has entered into an agreement with Albania Telecom Invest to sell its whole shares in Telekom Albania Sh.A. (Telekom Albania). The share value is estimated at €50m. Deutsche Telekom is the largest shareholder of OTE. Albania Telecom Invest AD is a Bulgarian company controlled by two major shareholders; Mr. Spas…