Bharti Airtel expands Airtel Wi-Fi to 1,200 cities

16 July 2024

Bharti Airtel has welcomed users to join Airtel Wi-Fi, stating that it has worked to expand its availability to over 1,200 cities across India.

"While Airtel Wi-Fi has historically had limited availability, Airtel has worked to solve this problem, and now we have high-speed Wi-Fi available in over 1,200 cities. This means that those who were previously unable to access high-speed internet will now be able to do so," said Bharti Airtel's managing director and CEO, Gopal Vittal.

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Globe chooses Nokia for FWA modernisation

18 June 2024

Globe Telecom chose Nokia equipment to modernise its network infrastructure with Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) capabilities in several key locations nationwide.

Globe tapped Nokia for its Broadband Network Gateway (BNG) solution which will be deployed in: North Luzon, South Luzon, National Capital Region, Visayas and Mindanao.

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Globe Telecom establishes AI unit

05 June 2024

Globe Telecom has established an AI unit and appointed a chief AI officer in a move to enhance its operations by tapping into the technology.

The new unit was named the AI Development and Enablement Group (AIDE) with the purpose of enhancing Globe’s business operations, service delivery and customer experience. AIDE will start formally as a group on June 1. It will be led by Globe’s chief information security officer Anton Bonifacio who will simultaneously take the reins as chief AI officer (CAIO).

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Vi connects India’s first underwater rail customers

05 April 2024

Vodafone Idea (Vi) has completed its network deployment to provide connectivity across Kolkata’s underwater metro rail service – also India’s first underwater metro rail service.

Customers traveling via the metro service will now be able to experience network connectivity across the entire 16.6km route of the Green Line metro.

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