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Huawei hits a 100G century

Huawei hits a 100G century

July 26, 2013 at 7:22 pm 0 comments

Huawei today announced that Huawei’s 100G networks, which span a total of 160,000 kilometers (four times the circumference of the Earth), are serving 100 customers across the globe. Huawei’s innovative 100G technology and services have garnered global recognition and ushered in the new era of optical 100G. By building informationRead More

Apple Q3 revenue at $35.3 bn, achieves flat growth

Apple Q3 revenue at $35.3 bn, achieves flat growth

July 25, 2013 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

Apple has posted quarterly revenue of $35.3 billion achieving a flat growth. The company posted quarterly revenue net profit of $6.9 billion, or $7.47 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $35 billion and net profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter.Read More

Huawei H1 sales reaches CNY 113.8 bn, up 10.8%

Huawei H1 sales reaches CNY 113.8 bn, up 10.8%

July 25, 2013 at 6:43 pm 0 comments

Huawei has generated revenues of CNY 113.8 billion, an increase of 10.8 percent over the same period in 2012 as per its its unaudited financial results for the first half of 2013. Based on this robust growth and other positive business indicators, Huawei expects to generate a net profit marginRead More

Airtel’s India-Bangladesh submarine cable goes live

Airtel’s India-Bangladesh submarine cable goes live

July 25, 2013 at 8:01 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecom service provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today said that its high capacity terrestrial optical fiber link between India and Bangladesh has gone live. The link, which extends from Bongaon in West Bengal (India) to the Petrapole – Benapole border,Read More

OnMobile partners with MTN for RBT

OnMobile partners with MTN for RBT

July 25, 2013 at 7:56 am 0 comments

OnMobile Global, a global leader in telecom value-added services (VAS) today announced that it has won a deal with MTN Group as preferred CRBT partner across 22 countries. As part of this engagement, OnMobile will start deploying RBT services for MTN subscribers over the next quarter and will replace theRead More

MTS Launches EV-DO Rev B in Rajasthan circle

MTS Launches EV-DO Rev B in Rajasthan circle

July 25, 2013 at 7:51 am 0 comments

Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL) that provides telecom services under MTS brand launched the advanced CDMA EV-DO Rev B Phase II network in Rajasthan circle. MTS has launched services in Bhiwadi, Jodhpur, Kota and Udaipur. MTS is also credited to be the first telecom operator in the world to launch theRead More

Cisco to acquire Sourcefire for $2.7 bn

Cisco to acquire Sourcefire for $2.7 bn

July 24, 2013 at 8:34 am 0 comments

Cisco and Sourcefire today announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire Sourcefire, a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions for $2.7 bn. Cisco and Sourcefire will combine their world-class products, technologies and research teams to provide continuous and pervasive advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum  – before, duringRead More

WickedLeak launches Wammy Passion Z+ smartphone

WickedLeak launches Wammy Passion Z+ smartphone

July 24, 2013 at 8:29 am 0 comments

WickedLeak, the leading growing company in the market of Smartphones has introduced a new Smartphone called as Wammy Passion Z+ for Rs 15,990. The Wammy Passion Z+ runs on Google’s Android Jellybean 4.2 Operating System and is a smartphone with inimitable features at an affordable price. It boasts a 5Read More

Swisscom CEO Carsten Schloter found dead

Swisscom CEO Carsten Schloter found dead

July 24, 2013 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Carsten Schloter, CEO of Swisscom, Switzerland’s biggest telecoms group has been found dead at his flat. Local police suspect a case of suicide and investigation is under way to find out the exact circumstances of his death. “…no further details are being disclosed out of consideration for the family,” SwisscomRead More

Telenor India Q2 revenue reaches Rs 696 crore, down 27 percent

Telenor India Q2 revenue reaches Rs 696 crore, down 27 percent

July 24, 2013 at 1:46 am 0 comments

Telenor India reported Q2 revenues of Rs 696 crore, down by 27 percent Y-o-Y. On the other hand, revenues in six circles increased by 7 percent compared to second quarter last year despite negative development in Maharashtra following closure of neighbouring Mumbai circle earlier this year. The company’s number ofRead More