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Powerline goes commercial in Asia: Singapore Power is offering high-speed data over electricity lines, threatening the republic’s broadband duopoly – News Analysis – SP Telecommunications

Powerline goes commercial in Asia: Singapore Power is offering high-speed data over electricity lines, threatening the republic’s broadband duopoly – News Analysis – SP Telecommunications – Brief Article John C. Tanner SP Telecommunications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of power company Singapore Power, has launched Asia’s first commercial trial of powerline (PLC) technology, which offers broadband connectivity […]

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Enhanced switch – Premiere: latest products and services – network switch supports newer standards

Enhanced switch – Premiere: latest products and services – network switch supports newer standards – Brief Article Fiona Chau Billing solutions provider Apex Voice Communications has launched version 3.1.1 of its enhanced switch, a platform for core transport and enhanced switching services as well as service-ready solutions. A detailed graphical monitoring interface provides detailed viewing […]

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Seoul: SK Global, the trading arm of the SK Group, agrees to buy the leased line business of Korean broadband ISP Thrunet – Asian telecoms this month – Brief Article

Seoul: SK Global, the trading arm of the SK Group, agrees to buy the leased line business of Korean broadband ISP Thrunet – Asian telecoms this month – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Seoul: SK Global, the trading arm of the SK Group, agrees to buy the leased line business of Korean broadband ISP […]

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OSS growth – Insight: one month’s telecom research – open source software

OSS growth – Insight: one month’s telecom research – open source software – Brief Article The worldwide OSS market will grow at 7% CAGR over in 2003-07 to $40.5 billion, but commercial software spending will grow at an even faster pace of 11% CAGR, says RHK. Customers will increasingly opt for off-the-shelf OSS products rather […]

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IP-VPN is not yet the biggest item in the Asia’s data services market, but it’s certainly the hottest

Wary MNCs make leap of faith to IP-VPN: IP-VPN is not yet the biggest item in the Asia’s data services market, but it’s certainly the hottest Robert Clark Asian regional data services revenues grew a measly 5% last year, according to IDC. By contrast, the IP-VPN business, although worth only 11% of the market, grew […]

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China Mobile shuts SMS transaction platform

China Mobile shuts SMS transaction platform – News Analysis Kaiser Kuo New regulations handed down by China Mobile have suspended the use of SMS to bill for Internet content and services such as email boxes, game subscriptions, software, video and music downloads. Payment through SMS, in which pass codes for Internet content and services are […]

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Federal prosecutors decide not to file criminal charges against bankrupt telecoms carrier Global Crossing or its former executives, including former chairman and CEO Gary Winnick, for accounting fraud or destruction of documents due to lack of evidence, according to the Los Angeles Times – movements

Federal prosecutors decide not to file criminal charges against bankrupt telecoms carrier Global Crossing or its former executives, including former chairman and CEO Gary Winnick, for accounting fraud or destruction of documents due to lack of evidence, according to the Los Angeles Times – movements – Brief Article Federal prosecutors decide not to file criminal […]

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Asian telcos feel investor chill: Chunghwa Telecom’s repeated failure to attract a bidder—despite its underlying strength—highlights the poor climate for regional telco stocks – New Analysis – Brief Article

Asian telcos feel investor chill: Chunghwa Telecom’s repeated failure to attract a bidder—despite its underlying strength—highlights the poor climate for regional telco stocks – New Analysis – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Robert K. Carter Telstra and China Telecom beware. The investment outlook is tough for telco privatizations, even with carriers as financially strong […]

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Huawei Technologies and ZTE get up to $1.1b in financing from the Export-Import Bank of China – Shenzhen – Huawei Technologies Company Ltd

Huawei Technologies and ZTE get up to $1.1b in financing from the Export-Import Bank of China – Shenzhen – Huawei Technologies Company Ltd – Brief Article Huawei Technologies and ZTE get up to $1.1b in financing from the Export-import Bank of China. The funding commitment is part of the country’s drive to boost exports by […]

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IP/MPLS for carrier class networking – Premiere – Alcatel

IP/MPLS for carrier class networking – Premiere – Alcatel – Brief Article Fiona Chau Alcatel’s new 7770 optical broadband exchange (OBX) is an IP/MPLS solution which the company says delivers guaranteed reliability and helps improve scalability and the economics of IP networking. Based on the Alcatel Carrier Environment Internet System (ACEIS), the solution is designed […]