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CAPEX

(CAPital EXpenditures) The cost of developing a product or system. OPEX (operating expenditures) are the ongoing costs for running it. For example, the purchase of a printer is the CAPEX, and the annual paper and ink cost is the OPEX. For larger systems, OPEX may also include the cost of human operators and facility expenses such as rent, electricity, heating and air conditioning.
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The utility firm continues to execute on the partial approved of capex, which allowed the addition of two new substations, expansion of three existing substations and construction of an additional 115 kilovolt (kV) line, among others.
A good portion of the company's capex will also be used for deploying massive MIMO technology to expand and enhance its Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network.
Globe's capex this year is being spent in line with the company's goal of providing fast internet service to two million homes by 2020.
Both revenues and capex for 2011 were in line with Ovum's most recent forecast.
Service providers are coping with this reality by aggressively attacking their cost structures, both capex and opex.
The previous guidance had been for capex of up to SEK5.
5bn capex total is lower than the [pounds sterling]1.
TeliaSonera expects to spend SEK 500 million (EUR 47 million) on LTE for 2010 while its mobile CapEx declined in 2009, reaching a total of SEK 3.
The study also says Azerbaijan should remain the largest offshore producer of both oil and gas in the Caspian Sea, and also leads the way in capex, with Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan each expected to contribute $1.
The report says that almost 173,000 km of hydrocarbons trunk pipelines will be constructed over the period of 2011 to 2015 with a total capital cost exceeding $193 billion, a 14 per cent Capex increase and an 11.
The sharp rebound in capex reflects a combination of improved demand conditions, particularly in commodity driven sectors, and the success of steps companies took to strengthen their balance sheets during 2009," said Alex Griffiths, Fitch's Head of International Research for EMEA and Asia Pacific corporates.
Also as the capex was equity-funded, the firma[euro](tm)s financial risk profile is expected to sustain despite the large capex.