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Main One begins building phase 2 of its submarine cable network

With phase one of its submarine cable system set to go into operation in July, Main One is getting ready to launch phase 2 in Ghana and Nigeria with an extension to South Africa by the end of 2011.

MSOs lining up in support of Comcast's narrowcasting 'God Box' proposition

Comcast is getting engineering support from its MSO brethren for a Converged Multiservice Access Platform (CMAP) a dense network device--also known as a God Box--that would combine edge QAM and CMTS

Can ZTE catch up to its wireless ambitions?

I spent last week traveling through China on a media tour sponsored by ZTE. Just like China itself, I think ZTE is a rising power that wants to take a more prominent role on the world stage. The

China Telecom to make big FTTH push

China Telecom is going to go full guns with FTTH by installing a network that can handle 18 million lines this year with 100 Mbps capabilities in major cities. Before the end of 2010, China Telecom

News In Brief: Alcatel-Lucent, Telefonica; Safaricom, Intel, GBI

Mediterranean Shipping Company has renewed a business VPN contract with Alcatel-Lucent, signing up to use the firm’s MPLS-based network for a further five years.

ASSIA boosts its U.S. DSL market share

ASSIA, a provider of software tools that provide Dynamic Spectrum Management (DSM) of DSL networks, has found a sizeable niche serving the U.S. DSL service provider market that wants to make more out

ZTE keeps focus on R&D, LTE deployments

SHENZHEN, China--While acknowledging ZTE's relatively small presence in developed markets, company executives expressed confidence that the firm's approach to the global wireless infrastructure

BT takes its wholesale VoIP service on a global tour

BT (NYSE: BT) is giving wireline and wireless service providers that require global VoIP connectivity a new option by providing global connectivity to its IP Exchange platform, a service that allows

News In Brief: Apple, HP, Intec, Microsoft, Telefonica

Speculation is mounting that Apple will unveil its next iPhone on J

Alca-Lu banks on surging mobile internet for recovery

Alcatel-Lucent CEO, Ben Verwaayen, believes that the eventual success of his struggling company will be driven by operators expanding their mobile internet capabilities. He claimed at last week's