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AT&T 4G to cover 270 mn people and 400 markets by 2013

AT&T 4G to cover 270 mn people and 400 markets by 2013

August 22, 2013 at 5:12 am 0 comments

AT&T 4G LTE plans to cover more than 270 million people and 400 markets by end of 2013. The company plans to rollout 4G LTE in at least 50 additional markets by the end of this year, bringing more customers. AT&T 4G LTE currently covers more than 225 million peopleRead More

ZTE forecast net profit of RMB 500 – 750 mn

ZTE forecast net profit of RMB 500 – 750 mn

August 22, 2013 at 5:01 am 0 comments

ZTE has forecasted that the company will post net profit of between RMB 500 – 750 million in the first nine months of 2013, rebounding from a loss in the same period a year earlier. The turnaround in ZTE’s financial performance was achieved on the back of improved gross profitRead More

Real Future partners with Ericsson

August 21, 2013 at 10:29 am 0 comments

To prepare for the growing number of smartphone users, Real Future, a subsidiary of True Corporation under the True Mobile Group has chosen Ericsson as a key supplier to expand its mobile broadband network in Thailand. This expansion will allow the True Mobile Group to offer their 21.5 million subscribersRead More

GSAT-14 will affect tele-education and tele-medicine

GSAT-14 will affect tele-education and tele-medicine

August 21, 2013 at 10:08 am 0 comments

The delay in launch of GSAT-14 due to leak in the UH25 fuel system of the liquid second stage during the pre-launch pressurisation phase on the vehicle will affect tele-education and tele-medicine sectors. Both tele-education and tele-medicine needs a big boost in India due to lack of quality teachers andRead More

Indian operators deploying 100G

Indian operators deploying 100G

August 18, 2013 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

Indian operators are deploying 100G in a big way as all operators are gearing towards creating broadband infrastructure. With 3G services picking up and operators planning 4G deployment in FY 2013-14, the operators have no other option but to deploy 100G to take care of future data explosion. Relaince JioRead More

China plans nationwide broadband by 2020

China plans nationwide broadband by 2020

August 18, 2013 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

China is planning to complete nationwide broadband coverage of both urban and rural areas by 2020 according to State Council, China’s cabinet. The state council has elevated national broadband development as a national strategy and has announced an implementation timetable for the next eight years. The strategy will be carriedRead More

Sprint deploys longest 100G circuit

Sprint deploys longest 100G circuit

August 17, 2013 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Sprint has deployed one of the longest 100 Gbps circuits in the United States with a live transmission that required no signal regeneration over a distance of 2,100 km. The trials validate Sprint’s leadership in deploying new network technologies designed to meet exponential growth in demand for data by SprintRead More

Shentel launches 100G network

Shentel launches 100G network

August 17, 2013 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, a leading regional US telecommunications service provider has launched 100G network. The operator has launched Cisco’s Coherent DWDM technology to support 100 Gbps speeds to its subscribers throughout Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. The Cisco ASR 9000 Series router will provide resilient high-speed IP services. Shentel, theRead More

Subex Q1 revenue at Rs 77.76 crore, down 5 percent

Subex Q1 revenue at Rs 77.76 crore, down 5 percent

August 16, 2013 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

Subex, a leading global provider of Business Support Systems (BSS) for communications service providers has announced its Q1 revenue of Rs 77.76 crore, down by 5 percent over corresponding quarter last fiscal. Profit after Tax (PAT) for the quarter at Rs 7.42 crore, up by 246 percent from loss afterRead More

Cisco India revenue grows 19 percent in Q4

Cisco India revenue grows 19 percent in Q4

August 16, 2013 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

Cisco has declared its fourth quarter results and its India revenue has grown by 19 percent vis-a-vis same quarter in the last fiscal. Cisco India was the highest growth region for Cisco thanks to cable TV digitization, Wi-Fi routers and service provider deals. The India division has done well inRead More