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4G rollout to drive major boom for Indian tower firms
25 Aug 2016

The expansion of 3G and onset of 4G technologies is set to increase telecom tower industry tenancy ratios to 2.9 times by March 2020, up from 1.95 times as of March 2015, according to a joint study by ASSOCHAM and KPMG.

Infinera upgrades MENA subsea cable network
17 Aug 2016

Infinera has successfully deployed its DTN-X XTC series to upgrade the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) submarine cable system's subsea network to provide differentiated wholesale international capacity.

Executives quit Türk Telekom after failed coup attempt
16 Aug 2016

Two senior executives have left Türk Telekom after being swept up in the mass arrests authorised by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan after he overcame the attempted coup on 15 July. Others are reported to have been sacked.

Telstra launches PoPs in London and Chicago
15 Aug 2016

Telstra has today announced further investment plans to expand its global network, including the deployment of points of presence (PoPs) in London and Chicago.

MTN says no increase in subscriber numbers in six months
05 Aug 2016

MTN has recorded no overall increase in subscribers in the past six months, according to the company’s half-year results. The group, which operates in 22 countries in Africa and the Middle East, had 233 million customers at the start and end of the period.

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