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Unitel investor Isabel dos Santos talks Telecel takeover with Zimbabwe ministers

Unitel, Angola's largest mobile operator, fuelled reports it is gearing up to acquire a stake in Zimbabwe-based Telecel after senior executives met with Zimbabwe government ministers.

Report: South Africa's MTN in talks to buy Nigeria's Visafone

MTN is reportedly in talks to buy Nigerian fixed and mobile operator Visafone to strengthen the South Africa-based operator's position in its most important market.

INDATEL enters the 100G game, prepares for national service opportunities

ORLANDO, Fla.--INDATEL, a group of wholesale carriers that have their roots in the rural telecom market, is tuning its network to 100G, selecting Cyan's Z-Series packet-optical transport platform (P-OTP) and the Blue Planet SDN software.

EarthLink extends aggregation platform and MPLS access to carrier customers

ORLANDO, Fla.--EarthLink Carrier is giving its wholesale customers the same multi-service aggregation platform and MPLS access across its nationwide network that it has had for retail customers.

Executive comp revealed: Roberts made $33M in 2014; Dolan got a 40% raise to $23.7M

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts received a 5.1 percent raise in 2014, to $32.96 million in total compensation, while his counterpart at Cablevision, James Dolan, saw his total pay spike 40 percent, to $23.7 million.

How do AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon compare when it comes to network latency?

Naturally, a great deal of attention gets paid to wireless network speeds in the United States and around the world. However, not as much attention typically gets paid to 3G and LTE latency speeds even though many major operators point to improved latency as a big reason to migrate to LTE.

Cogent, Level 3 threaten to file net neutrality complaints over unfair telco, cable interconnection practices

Cogent and Level 3 Communications could be kicking off the initial disputes to the FCC's new net neutrality rules with a focus on how incumbent telcos and cable operators like Verizon and Comcast are degrading Internet traffic that goes to consumers' homes.

Verizon: Customers have made more than 1B HD Voice calls over VoLTE since September

In the past seven months, Verizon Wireless said its customers have placed more than 1 billion VoLTE calls, talking for more than 3 billion minutes.

Windstream Hosted Solutions achieves SOC 3 compliance for 14 data centers

Windstream's Hosted Solutions subsidiary has completed a Service Organization Control (SOC) 3 examination for 14 of its cloud-enabled data centers, furthering its own commitment to meet high level compliance standards for its growing base of business customers.

CenturyLink gets regulatory relief in New Mexico with mid-sized carrier status

CenturyLink has overcome another regulatory hurdle as the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) ruled that the telco now qualifies under the "midsize carrier" designation.