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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

Syniverse implements Direct Operator Billing for KPN

Syniverse implements Direct Operator Billing for KPN

August 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

Syniverse has implemented Direct Operator Billing on Google Play for KPN Group, a telecommunications and information technology service provider. Syniverse Direct Operator Billing solution has allowed KPN Group to roll out a simple and secure payment option to customers with Android phones while opening a new revenue stream from mobileRead More

Cyber security courses introduced in UG and PG

Cyber security courses introduced in UG and PG

August 16, 2013 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

The cyber and information security courses have started in 34 institutions at 15 states and one union territory. The University Grant Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have asked universities and technical institutions to introduce cyber security and information security as a subject at theRead More

Ericsson appoints Mats Norin as head of Modems

Ericsson appoints Mats Norin as head of Modems

August 16, 2013 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

Ericsson today announced the appointment of Mats Norin as vice president and head of Modems. In this new role, effective August 2, 2013, Norin will also take a seat on Ericsson’s global leadership team, reporting to chairman of business unit modems and head of group function strategy, Douglas Gilstrap. BusinessRead More

BICS launches SMART Webvision tool

BICS launches SMART Webvision tool

August 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

BICS, the strategic international wholesale partner to over 400 mobile operators worldwide has launched SMART Webvision, a solution for the monitoring, tracking,  tracing and reporting of roaming traffic on SS7 Signalling. In addition the solution will support LTE Diameter, LTE Data and GPRS roaming exchange network (GRX) technologies. The SMARTRead More