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India’s wireline subscriber base slips to 26.15 million

August 9, 2015
India’s wireline subscriber base slips to 26.15 million

Landline telephone connections in the country have fallen by over 15 per cent in the last two- and-a-half years to 26.15 million at the end of June this year, Parliament was informed. The number of landline phone connections declined to 26.15 million at the end of June, 2015 from 30.79 million as on December 31, […]

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China’s Huawei gets security clearance to manufacture telecom equipments in India

July 19, 2015
China’s Huawei gets security clearance to manufacture telecom equipments in India

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co has won security clearance to manufacture telecoms equipment in India, paving the way for it to become the first major Chinese brand to supply locally made products for one of the world`s biggest markets for mobile phones.

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Net Neutrality panel report will be made public soon

June 8, 2015
Net Neutrality panel report will be made public soon

The telecom department panel that was set up to look into the Net neutrality issue has submitted its report to Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and the report will be made public in a few days. “Yes, they (the panel) have submitted the report to me. In few days time, the report will be put […]

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Tata Communications and China Telecom Global team up to deliver a new era of media and entertainment

June 8, 2015
Tata Communications and China Telecom Global team up to deliver a new era of media and entertainment

Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications announces its brand new video network partnership with China Telecom Global to enable and manage media content for customers in China and globally. This partnership leverages China Telecom Global’s regional expertise and leadership and Tata Communications’ Global Video Network to ensure a compelling service […]

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UIH Announces its Launch of Cloud NextGen

June 8, 2015
UIH Announces its Launch of Cloud NextGen

UIH Group is turning a new page in the broadband industry. Through collaboration with its strategic partners, the conglomerate now offers the Cloud NextGen. Unveiled at the “UIH, We serve you more” event, this innovation promises to give organizational customers great value for money, IT security plus a lower cost. All these benefits respond well […]

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MEF stretches Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to 100G

June 8, 2015
MEF stretches Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to 100G

A Significant Opportunity for Higher Bandwidth and Network Capacity to Economically Meet the Demand for Dynamic Services The MEF has announced that it has extended its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification Program to include network equipment used for delivering E-Line and E-Access services up to 100 Gigabits per second. The new 100G certification opens the way […]

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4G is going to do what voice did to the Indian telecom industry

May 24, 2015
4G is going to do what voice did to the Indian telecom industry

Aircel, the fifth largest telecom operator in India, said that 4G will be the major trigger for innovation in India. In an interaction with ET’s Danish Khan, Sameer Dave, Chief Technology Officer of Aircel talks about the Indian 4G market and the company’s 3G and 4G offerings. He also highlighted the need for collaboration between […]

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CloudEthernet Forum announces CloudE 1.0 framework

April 30, 2015
CloudEthernet Forum announces CloudE 1.0 framework

James Walker, President, CloudEthernet Forum (CEF) announced that the CEF is starting the vital work on defining the CloudE 1.0 standards. “What are the basic standards that need to be met for a workable Cloud Ethernet service?” asked Walker. “A car is not a car without certain basic components – wheels, engine, steering etc – […]

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Infinera named fastest-growing optical company in North America and EMEA combined

April 30, 2015
Infinera named fastest-growing optical company in North America and EMEA combined

Infinera Corp of Sunnyvale, CA, USA, a vertically integrated manufacturer of digital optical network systems incorporating its own indium phosphide-based photonic integrated circuits (PICs), says that market research and consulting firm Infonetics Research (recently acquired by IHS Inc) has ranked it as the “fastest-growing optical company in the West”, recognizing Infinera’s combined success in Europe, […]

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