Thu, Apr. 9, 10:00 PM
- In a new report on fiber, DSL and cable broadband subscribers, Infonetics Research projects that consumers are driving global fixed broadband adoption toward a 5% compound annual growth rate through 2019, from a current base of 733M (up 8% last year).
- Global growth will lead the way, the firm says, especially in China (Asia Pacific has 50% of the world's fixed broadband subscribers, and China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) is the worldwide share leader) -- as well as Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Arrgentina, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.
- Other insights: DSL's still the biggest technology, but growth is coming via fiber-to-the-home and DOCSIS 3.0 cable; and FTTH subscribers grew 22% last year to cross the 100M-subscriber line.
- U.S.-traded players in the firm's report: T, BT, CHA, CHU, CHT, CMCSA, OTCQX:DTEGY, OTCPK:KDDIY, KT, NTT, ORAN, OTCQX:ROSYY, TI, TEF, OTCPK:TELNY, OTCPK:TLSNY, OTC:TMXLF, OTCPK:TLSYY, TWC, OTC:TRKNY, VZ, VIP, VOD
Fri, Jan. 2, 6:56 AM
- Telstra (OTCPK:TLSYY) has acquired IdeaObject, an Indian startup that builds cloud products for hospitals.
- IdeaObject and Cloud9, another healthcare software company that Telstra purchased in December, will be integrated into Telstra Health.
- The acquisition comes as the company seeks new sources of growth with a huge cash pile that it got after selling its fixed-line infrastructure to the Australian government.
Dec. 23, 2014, 7:03 AM
- Under pressure to find new sources of growth, Telstra (OTCPK:TLSYY) has reignited its Asian expansion drive with a $697M purchase of Pacnet, Asia’s biggest operator of subsea cables.
- Pacnet owns cables with a combined length of 46K kilometers and has 29 data centers in 17 cities in the Asia Pacific region including in China.
Jul. 12, 2012, 3:07 AM
TTRAF vs. ETF Alternatives
Other News & PR