telecommunications services

Latin American firm gains control of Dutch telecom

June 29th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Latin American wireless giant America Movil has gained effective control over KPN after increasing its stake in the Dutch telecom to 27.7 percent.This latest move ... Read more...

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Carlos Slim’s firm to acquire US company

May 11th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Regional wireless giant America Movil, controlled by Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim, said Thursday it has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in US wireless ... Read more...

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Etisalat connects UAE to South Sudan

April 27th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 26 (IANS/WAM) Etisalat, a telecommunications services provider based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has now enabled Emirati customers to make calls to South Sudan, which became ... Read more...

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Russia puts US satellite in orbit

March 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Proton-M carrier rocket successfully put a US telecom satellite into orbit Monday, space officials said.The Intelsat-22 separated from Proton's Briz-M booster "normally", a spokesperson ... Read more...

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Russia launches US satellite

March 26th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS) A Russian rocket carrying a US telecommunications satellite blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan Sunday.The Proton-M rocket carrying Intelsat-22 lifted off at 4.10 ... Read more...

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Russia to launch US satellite

March 25th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian rocket will carry a US telecommunication satellite into space Sunday.A Proton-M rocket carrying Intelsat-22 will lift off at 4.12 p.m. from Baikonur space ... Read more...

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Ukraine to launch telecom satellite

January 28th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Jan 28 (IANS) Ukraine plans to launch its first telecommunications satellite in 2013, an official said."The satellite will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2013," head of the ... Read more...

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Draft National Telecom Policy hints at a progressive policy: KPMG

November 18th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The draft National Telecom Policy (NTP) hints at a progressive policy that can propel the Indian telecom sector to new heights of growth, audit ... Read more...

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UAE-based Etisalat denies involvement in Indian 2G scam

February 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Feb 10(ANI): United Arab Emirates-based telecommunications services provider, Etisalat, has denied that its involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation scam in India.It comes after Shahid Usman Balwa, Vice-Chairman of Etisalat ... Read more...

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PM flags off MNP service, says telecom sector one of India’s success stories

January 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, who formally launched the nation-wide rollout of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service here on Thursday said telecom sector is one ... Read more...

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UAE envoy meets Sibal to discuss telecom issues

January 11th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Mohammed Sultan Al Owais, ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to India, met Communications Minister Kapil Sibal here Tuesday and discussed issues related to the telecom ... Read more...

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Russia launches European telecom satellite

December 27th, 2010 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Proton-M delivery vehicle lifted off early Monday from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, carrying with it European telecommunications satellite Ka-Sat."The launch was carried out at ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel, IBM strike technology operations deal in Africa

September 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept. 18 (ANI): U.S.-based International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has entered into an agreement to manage telecommunications-services provider Bharti Airtel Ltd.'s technology operations in 16 African countries, the companies said Friday. ... Read more...

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Federal Communications Commission investigates Google Voice calling restrictions

October 10th, 2009 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has opened an investigation into alleged Google Voice calling restrictions, the agency said on Friday. Google immediately replied on ... Read more...

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Essar, Dhabi Group eye partnership in Africa telecom venture

July 19th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 19 (IANS) India's Essar Group is exploring possibilities for investing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Dhabi Group's telecom business in Africa, the WAM news agency reported Sunday. Dhabi Group ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Yangon to share submarine cable for IT connectivity

June 21st, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 21 (IANS) Bangladesh and Myanmar could share each other's under sea cable system, used for running the internet, whenever their own cable connectivity breaks down, according to a proposal put ... Read more...

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RCom shareholders okay demerger of optic fibre business

May 26th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Reliance Communications (RCom), India's second largest telecom operator, Tuesday said it has received approval from its shareholders for the demerger of its optic fibre division and subsequent merger ... Read more...

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US asks India to clarify FDI cap for internet services

April 9th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 9 (IANS) The United States has asked India to address its concerns about the process for modifying foreign direct investment (FDI) requirements for internet service, access to submarine ... Read more...

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Specially designed jammers can allow mobile use on flights

October 15th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 15 (ANI): The Government agency that controls telecommunication in Australia has proposed allowing air passengers to use mobiles on aeroplanes. The proposal from the Australian Communications and Media Authority ... Read more...

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Time Warner to spin off cable TV busines

May 22nd, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 21 (DPA) Time Warner, the world's largest media company, is to spin off its lucrative Time Warner Cable unit in a $10.9-billion deal. As part of the separation, Time Warner ... Read more...

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UAE telecom operator sets up software unit in India

March 5th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 5 (IANS) United Arab Emirates' leading telecom services provider Etisalat has entered the software solutions and mobile applications market in India. The company has set up a new subsidiary in ... Read more...

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Tata Communications to expand network services to China

February 26th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Telecom firm Tata Communications Ltd (TCL) said Tuesday that it has formed a partnership for network services with a Chinese company to offer increased connectivity to its Indian ... Read more...

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