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capital expenditure

n. payment by a business for basic assets such as property, fixtures, or machinery, but not for day-to-day operations such as payroll, inventory, maintenance and advertising. Capital expenditures supposedly increase the value of company assets and are usually intended to improve productivity.

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Meralco's capex for the third regulatory year of its fourth regulatory period amounting to P18.
Apart from providing fast internet service to more households, a good portion of this year's capex will be used to deploy massive Mimo (multiple input, multiple output) technology, thereby expanding and enhancing its LTE network.
Globe has progressively increased its capex spending since 2015, averaging 31 percent annually on a capex to revenue ratio basis.
Using the annualized year-to-date September 2017 revenues, and the full year 2017 guidance of $850 million capex, full year 2017 capex to revenue ratio would be nearly 34 percent.
Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Gujarat led the list among large states that saw the biggest increase in both capital outlay and capex.
Despite the challenges to identify new growth engines in a maturing smartphone market, Dell'Oro Group said it remains optimistic about service providers' ability to curb the potential downside and projects CAPEX will decline at a faster pace than revenues over the next three years.
Overall for 2011, capex grew 9% to $306 billion, due to double-digit percentage growth in the first three quarters; capex declined 1% year-over-year in 4Q11.
In a new report, the telecoms analyst found that service provider (SP) capex and revenues grew an estimated 12 per cent and seven per cent respectively in 2011, with capex reaching $314bn and revenues $1,962bn.
National Oil companies and integrated oil companies will be key spenders, contributing 85% to the global oil and gas capex in 2011.
19 October 2011 - Swedish telecoms group Tele2 AB (STO:TEL2 B) cut its capex forecast and said investments would not exceed SEK5bn this year, in its third-quarter report, published today.
As we report, capex by the leading fmcg suppliers increased marginally in 2010, to [pounds sterling]1.
Generally speaking, one can say that mobile network CapEx is "under control".