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Enjoy America’s Birthday, Happy 4th of July

Here’s a Yankee Doodle, Doodle

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East Africa: Empowering Telecom Service Providers in Rural Areas

Tanzania is a vast country, endowed with numerous sights that can easily take your breath away. One person put it in a very simple way, that for one to really understand the size of Tanzania, it simply means that you can easily take Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi and put them together, and you still remain […]

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India will be the fastest growing optical networking market in the world in 5 years

Tejas Networks, home-grown telecom hardware company backed by Gururaj ‘Desh’ Deshpande, is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) this year. Sanjay Nayak, co-founder, managing director and chief executive, tells Bibhu Ranjan Mishra the rolling out of fourth-generation technology (4G/LTE) and increase in consumption of data are expected to drive the revenue of telecom equipment suppliers. Edited excerpts: […]

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Why Comcast Might Get Into the Wireless Business

For the last 25 years or so, Comcast  has been expressing interest in the wireless space. Recently, the cable giant activated its mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) agreement with Verizon and announced that it would participate in the Federal Communications Commission’s upcoming incentive spectrum auction. The prospects for Comcast entering the wireless market have never been better. But it’s important […]

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The long-delayed National Broadband Plan

IT’S NOT OFTEN of late that news emerges from the National Broadband Plan camp without the word ‘delay’ somehow connected. However the talking point was a different one this week, as it was revealed the new communications minister, Denis Naughten, had committed to revise the universal service obligation to effectively make broadband speeds of 30Mbps a given right for anyone […]

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Windstream expands metro fiber network in Nashville

Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a major expansion of its advanced metro fiber network in the Nashville area. Windstream’s expansion will provide the area’s growing business community with world-class fiber and fixed-wireless infrastructure that connects even more local data centers and commercial buildings with Windstream’s high-speed, highly available nationwide fiber network. […]

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SolarCity’s Gigafactory

                A $750 million solar facility in Buffalo will produce a gigawatt of high-efficiency solar panels per year and make the technology far more attractive to homeowners. Availability: next year by Richard Martin In an industrial park near the shore of Lake Erie, hard by the Buffalo River, the […]

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Germany Runs Up Against the Limits of Renewables

At one point this month renewable energy sources briefly supplied close to 90 percent of the power on Germany’s electric grid. But that doesn’t mean the world’s fourth-largest economy is close to being run on zero-carbon electricity. In fact, Germany is giving the rest of the world a lesson in just how much can go […]

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