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Snow Disrupts BSNL Services in Kashmir

Telephone services in many parts of the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir in India has been disrupted by the snow. Local media reports that the service provider BSNL’s fiber optic cables are broken near Jawahar tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. BSNL, the state owned telecommunication service provider of India said the signal on their mobile phones was completely lost…

Tender for Red Troncal Will be Relaunched in February 3

Tender for Red Troncal Will be Relaunched in February

Telecomm to Relaunch Fiber Network Tender in February 2019. Mexican telecommunications provider, Telecomm will relaunch the country’s ambitious but delayed tendering process to deploy fiber-optic networks nationwide. Mexico’s National fiber-optic project known as “Red Troncal” was planned for last year October, but due to delayed process, postponed to relaunch in early 2019. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the…

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Azer Telecom to Build Backbone Network for Railways

Azer Telecom signs an agreement with Azerbaijan Railways to construct the backbone fiber optic network along the rail network. Railway department will utilize this network for automation and modernization of signaling and monitoring of railway networks throughout the country. AzerTelecom is the subsidiary of the country’s first mobile operator, Bakcell. Azer Telecom was established in 2008 to focus on the…

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Telekom Upgrades Broadband Speeds in 227 Municipalities

In an attempt to reduce the digital divide between cities and villages, German Telecommunication service provider Deutsche Telekom has upgraded the broadband speeds in 227 villages all over the country. Increased speeds of up to 100Mbps could be accessible by 241,000 households. Deutsche Telekom makes use of its fiber-optic network to deliver broadband services to its subscribers. Telekom offers broadband…

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Openreach Selects Edinburgh for its FTTP Deployment

Scotland’s hilly capital, Edinburgh would be the first city to get wired with Fibre-to-the-Premise network by Openreach. UK’s fibre broadband provider, Openreach in a press release revealed its plan to select Edinburgh for the first place for its FTTP investment. When the Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), Oliver Mundell visited the deployment sites of Openreach, the company officials revealed their…

Tejas Networks Plans 5G Laboratory in Kerala 13

Tejas Networks Plans 5G Laboratory in Kerala

Indian telecommunication equipment supplier, Tejas Networks plans to establish a 5G lab in the Southern State of Kerala. Recently, the manufacturer is setting up a Center of Excellence (CoE) for next-generation telecom technologies in Kerala. The CoE is being set up in partnership with the state government in the new Integrated Startup Complex in Kochi.

MSP Oliver Mundell Visits Openreach Sites in Dumfriesshire and Galloway 15

MSP Oliver Mundell Visits Openreach Sites in Dumfriesshire and Galloway

The Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), Oliver Gordon Watson Mundell representing Dumfriesshire made a visit to the local telephone exchange and fiber street cabinets to know more about Openreach’s fibre deployment and fault rectification methods. The MSP went out in the field with Openreach engineers to see the progress that’s been made with fibre broadband and customer service in Dumfries…

BT Offers Complete Wi-Fi to Fibre Broadband Subscribers 19

BT Offers Complete Wi-Fi to Fibre Broadband Subscribers

British Telecom (BT) announced the extension of its popular Complete Wi-Fi package to its new Superfast and Ultrafast Fibre broadband customers. In a smart move to attract new fibre broadband customers, BT offers Complete Wi-Fi -that guarantees a strong wi-fi signal in every room of their home to the fibre broadband customers. Complete Wi-Fi guarantees customers wall-to-wall coverage and provides…