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Welcome to Art Telecom. Information about telecommunications in Senegal. Various broadband initiatives have been launched and the number of African countries offering commercial ADSL reached 21 in 2005. Wireless access technologies are increasingly being used as a substitute for poor or non-existing fixed-line infrastructures.


Financial Express

Telecom operators may raise tariff as spectrum auction likely to increase debt ...
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Mobile phone service companies in the country have warned that they will be forced to increase telecom tariffs after the upcoming spectrum auctions, which is expected to push up their debt burden to about Rs 3,00,000 crore under the current ...
Department of Telecom invites bids for e-auction agencyTimes of India

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Private equity firms size up offers for Portugal Telecom
Financial Times
People familiar with the situation said the chances of Oi selling Portugal Telecom had increased following the resignation this month of Zeinal Bava, the Portuguese chief executive of the Brazilian group. He was previously head of Portugal Telecom.
PE groups Apax, Bain consider bid for Portugal Telecom - FTReuters
P-E firms reportedly weighing bids for Portugal TelecomSeeking Alpha (registration)

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China Telecom, Unicom to build content delivery firm: Chinese paper
(Reuters) - China Telecom Corp Ltd and China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd could soon jointly invest in a new content delivery network (CDN) company that would speed up Chinese users' Internet access, a Chinese paper reported on Friday. The proposed firm ...

Rival telecom operators block SMSes from Loop Mobile over unpaid ...
Economic Times
The initial memorandum of understanding was signed in February, followed by a definitive deal in June and the plan was to close it by end-October, but the pact has failed to get any clearance yet from the regulatory authority as well as the telecom ...


China Telecom, Unicom to build content delivery firm
(L-R) Chua Taik Him, assistant managing director, EDB, Li Ming Lin, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of the People's Republic of China, Leng Rongquan, executive vice-presidient, China Telecommunications Corporation, Leong Keng Thai, Director-General, ...

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CompaniesPrivate equity readies bids for Portugal Telecom
Financial Times
Private equity groups are preparing up takeover offers for Portugal Telecom in an attempt to challenge a bid by France's Altice for the mobile telecom operator being sold by Brazil's Oi. Apax and Bain are among the buyout groups considering bids ...

Maryville Daily Times

Trading Restriction Halts Portugal Telecom Slide
ABC News
The troubles at Portugal Telecom SGPS SA began when it revealed it lent around 900 million euros to Rioforte, a holding company that was part of the Espirito Santo Group. Rioforte went bankrupt amid the collapse of the Espirito Santo family business ...
Trading restriction halts steep slide of Portugal Telecom shares as markets ...Fox News

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Telecom Italia closer to Brazil mobile tower sale - sources
MILAN/SAO PAULO Oct 23 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia is in advanced talks to sell the mobile phone towers of its Brazilian unit TIM Participacoes and could ink a deal in weeks, three people with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters. Telecom ...
Telecom Italia to sell Brazil towers - reportTelecompaper (subscription)
Telecom Italia may sell Brazil towers within weeks - reportBrazil Business Today (subscription)

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Globe Telecom announces iPhone 6, 6 Plus offering
GMA News
Apple faithful, rejoice: The wait for a chance to own an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the Philippines may soon be over, after at least one carrier started a pre-registration process for the coveted devices. On Friday, Globe Telecom started offering the ...
Globe preorder page for iPhone 6 models goes liveYahoo Philippines News

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FCC approves Level 3's $5.7 billion purchase of TW Telecom
The Denver Post
Broomfield's Level 3 Communications came one-step closer to completing its $5.7 billion acquisition of Littleton's TW Telecom with Friday's approval by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. The deal now awaits shareholder approval, which is ...
Level 3 and tw telecom Receive Federal Communications Commission ApprovalPR Newswire (press release)
Level 3-tw telecom Merger Is a Done DealChannel Partners
FCC clears acquisition of tw telecom by Level 3Telecompaper (subscription)

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Google News

VoIP - Voice over internet

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is like a phone just connected to the internet, where is use a protocol optimized for the transmission of voice through the Internet or other packet switched networks.

VoIP is also known as IP Telephony, Internet telephony, Broadband telephony, Broadband Phone and Voice over Broadband.
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Internet usage, broadband and telecommunications reports Senegall

Internet Usage Statistics:
 540,000 Internet users as of September, 2006;
 4.9% of the population, according to ITU. ©