Batelco Selects Ericsson for 5G

Bahrain’s incumbent telecommunication service provider Batelco (Bahrain Telecommunication Company BSC) has selected Ericsson for commercial deployment of 5G services in the country. Ericsson will deploy 5G in phases in key locations in Bahrain. 5G services will enhance the digital lives of people across Bahrain. Early benefits of 5G will be in mobile broadband coverage that the Batelco provides to its…

Liquid Kenya Deploys Nokia OTN-DWDM Solutions

Liquid Telecom Kenya will upgrade its optical networks in the East African countries and has selected Nokia. The operator had signed a two-year partnership agreement to upgrade its optical fiber cable networks to support Nokia’s OTN/DWDM technology targeting an initial capacity enhancement of 500G. Liquid Telecom Kenya, which is part of the pan-African telecommunication service provider Liquid Telecom has a…

KSITIL Selects BEL for K-FON Project

KSITIL (Kerala State IT Infrastructure Limited) has selected a consortium led by Navratna PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for implementing the Kerala Fiber Optic Network (K-FON) in the state. The project worth around US$142 million will deploy optical fiber cable networks throughout India’s Southern State of Kerala. K-FON will provide connectivity to all the government and educational institutions in Kerala….

Champlain Broadband Acquires Burlington Telecom

Champlain Broadband, a subsidiary of Schurz Communications has completed the transaction processes to acquire Burlington Telecom. The city Burlington authorities had cleared the approval documents that made the acquisition legal and complete. Champlain Broadband will now own and operate the telecommunication systems of Burlington Telecom. The deal was worth $30.8 million that the Blue Water Holdings made with the Burlington…