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VoLTE subscriptions to hit 3bn by 2021
09 Mar 2017

The number of subscribers using voice over LTE (VoLTE) is set to rise from 488 million last year to over three billion in 2021, according to figures from Juniper Research.

Telenor sells Indian operations to Bharti Airtel
07 Mar 2017

Bharti Airtel is to buy Telenor India from its Norwegian owner for an undisclosed price, giving the combined company a total of 311 million subscribers in the country. Airtel is already the largest operator in India.

25% of UK businesses unaware of ISDN switch off
14 Feb 2017

One quarter of UK businesses are unaware of the upcoming switch off of ISDN, according to a survey by TalkTalk Business, but 96% of those who have switched hosted voice or SIP trunking have seen savings.

Uganda Telecom, Airtel resolve interconnection dispute
06 Feb 2017

Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) and Airtel have resolved an interconnection agreement over accumulated debts, which would have seen customers from either company unable to make calls to one another from 3 February.

FCC votes to expand New York broadband deployment
27 Jan 2017

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has taken its first action under new chairman Ajit Pai, by voting to provide up to $170 million to expand broadband deployment in under-served rural areas of New York State.

Sprint enhances Ethernet access coverage
06 Jan 2017

Sprint has added Ethernet over copper and DOCSIS technologies to its Ethernet access coverage and increased its US IP/MPLS nodes by more than 50%.