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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/23/2018
Shares in BT received a boost during Friday morning trading in London after UK regulatory authority Ofcom agreed to raise the proposed cap on its wholesale broadband ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/22/2018
Fiber management and distribution provider Clearfield this week signaled the next phase of its corporate development by acquiring the powered cabinet portfolio from ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/22/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica profit up by a third, extends wholesale FTTH deal with Orange; more 5G action; Nokia memo confirms healthcare U-turn.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/22/2018
Deutsche Telekom will loosen the purse strings and invest €12.5 billion (US$15.4 billion) in capital expenditure this year, up from €12.1 billion ($14.9 billion) in ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/21/2018
Orange CEO Stephane Richard has told analysts that he will not initiate any takeover activity in France after failing to acquire rival Bouygues Telecom in 2016, as ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/21/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre connects the Granite City; wireless wonders lined up for MWC; Telefónica Deutschland sees losses widen in Q4.
By Light Reading, 2/20/2018
Ain't no sunshine when he's gone, so Ray's back with Scott to talk about full-on fiber and Nokia's tactical withdrawal from the digital health market.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 2/16/2018
After ramping up its capital spending by 20% in 2017, Liberty Global plans to boost its capex again this year as it sprints to upgrade both its cable HFC networks ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia cuts jobs in Finland; Three Ireland earmarks funds for 5G; Deutsche Telekom extends edge computing R&D.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/15/2018
VALENCIA -- FTTH Conference 2018 -- As you'd expect at an event organized by an industry body that lives and breathes to promote fiber-to-the-home/building (FTTH/B), ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/15/2018
Automation of "products, processes and systems" is at the core of CenturyLink's future as it focuses on better customer experience and advanced network products, the ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media stands out for Liberty Global; Sigfox accentuates the positive; fiber's socio-economic benefits.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia addresses virtualization risks; ARM targets machine learning; UK soccer rights auction suffers deflation.
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