General Communication Inc : GCI adds Seattle network engineering experts to its team through Northpoint acquisition . Nathan Clark will transition to vice president of business development in Pacific Northwest for GCI .Northpoint's staff of 23 will become GCI employees.
Budget Telecom SA :Launches new energy service offer 'Mint Energy' which supplies 100 pct renewable energy.
Elisa Oyj : Has won 2x10 MHz of spectrum according its target . Fee for spectrum is 22.0 million euros ($23.22 million) .License is valid from Feb. 1, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2033.
Dna Ltd : Won 2x10 MHz spectrum it pursued in spectrum auction organised by Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority . Co's winning bid for spectrum totalled 22 million euros ($23.2 million) .Licence fee will be paid in equal instalments during a five year period. Licence period is 17 years.
Telefonica SA : Completes first proof-of-concept test for 5G UCNC radio access networks with Huawei .Test showed the number of 5G connections per cell increased by 233 pct, the signaling overhead decreased by 78 pct, and the latency decreased by 95 pct compared with LTE high-speed wireless communication.
Orange Egypt For Telecommunications : Confirms media report that co submitted request to Egypt telecom regulator to acquire 4G mobile licence .Seeks renegotiation with telecom regulator to gain 4G license under new terms and conditions.
Yahoo Inc : An important message to yahoo users on security . Yahoo is notifying potentially affected users and has taken steps to secure their accounts . Yahoo Inc Says Investigation Has Found No Evidence That State Sponsored actor is currently in Yahoo's network . Yahoo is working closely with law enforcement on the matter . Yahoo Inc says "is also recommending that users who haven't changed their passwords since 2014 do so" . Steps to secure accounts include invalidating unencrypted security questions and answers so that they cannot be used to access an account . Steps to secure accounts also include asking potentially affected users to change their passwords . Account information stolen may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords . Yahoo Inc says Yahoo believes that information associated with at least 500 million user accounts was stolen . Recent investigation by yahoo has confirmed that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from network in late 2014 . Encourages users to review their online accounts for suspicious activity . Ongoing investigation suggests stolen information did not include unprotected passwords, payment card data, or bank account information . Encourages users to change their password and security questions and answers for any other accounts.
Rostelecom : Says it launches test-operation of submarine fiber-optic network connecting Kamchatka and Sakhalin . Says total length of the backbone is about 1,700 kilometres with maximum capacity of up to 8 Tbit/s . Says start of commercial operation of the network is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016 Further company coverage: [RTKM.MM] (Gdynia Newsroom) ((Gdynia.firstname.lastname@example.org; +48 58 772 0920;)) Keywords: (URGENT).
Transtema Group AB : Says has established a new wholly owned subsidiary, Transtema Academy AB . The establishment of the company imposes no direct costs for the Group in addition to the share capital deposited .The company is expected to eventually contribute positively to the Group's revenue and results.