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GSMA reveals new speakers at Mobile 360 – Africa conference

The GSMA announced additional speakers at the Mobile 360 – Africa conference on 17-19 July 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. New speakers at Mobile 360 –...
Sudatel Telecom Group

Sudatel Telecom taps Nokia for FTTH and 5G trials

Sudatel Telecom Group has selected Nokia to trial 4.5G Pro, 4.9G and 5G mobile technologies  along with fixed fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) to enhance the mobile...
VEON Pakistan

VEON strengthens presence in Asia, exits from Italy

VEON, which has 240 million customers, announced two transactions -- pertaining to Italy, Pakistan and Bangladesh -- as part of its consolidation and transformation...
China Mobile retail shop

China Mobile’s US telecom venture may face FCC hurdle

China Mobile’s plans to offer telecom services from within the United States may face FCC hurdle. China Mobile, the largest telecom operator in the world...
Vodafone job

Vodafone offers more to increase post-paid revenue in India

Vodafone India announced the lowest bill guarantee, free mobile insurance and international roaming benefits to Vodafone RED post-paid customers. The strategy of Vodafone is to...
Sprint CFO Andrew Davies

Sprint appoints Vodafone veteran Andrew Davies as CFO

American wireless operator Sprint announced the appointment of Andrew Davies as chief financial officer. Andrew Davies will report to Sprint CEO Michel Combes. Andrew Davies most recently...
Telia live 5G network

Airtel, Telefonica, KT join Open RAN alliance, but big names missing

Bharti Airtel, China Telecom, KT, Singtel, SK telecom, Telefonica and Telstra have joined the Open RAN alliance. Open Radio Access Networks will help operators lower...

Verizon to stop mobile video service go90

US wireless major Verizon Communications said it will be closing down its mobile video service go90 due to poor performance. Verizon, the second largest telecom...
AT&T data plans

AT&T to pay $5.25 mn penalty after 911 call outages

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said wireless major AT&T decided to pay $5.25 million to settle a U.S. investigation after two outages in 2017...
Verizon 5G test

Verizon Connect Reveal explains how it cut vehicle accidents

Verizon in a case study said San Diego-based Bill Howe Plumbing has deployed Verizon Connect Reveal mobile workforce management software and reduced its accidents by 87 percent and...
Asia Mobile Awards 2018

GSMA reveals Asia Mobile Awards 2018

GSMA announced the winners of the 2018 Asia Mobile Awards at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018. GSMA said the Asia Mobile Awards recognized innovative...
TRAI chairman

TRAI to finalize penalty on call drop issues for March quarter

Indian telecom regulator TRAI is in the final stage of imposing penalty on mobile operators which have not met call drop norms for the...
India ARPU Q1 2018

India mobile operators’ revenue dips 12.5% in first quarter

Telecom regulator TRAI said gross revenue of mobile operators rose 1.82 percent quarter on quarter and fell 1.76 percent year on year to Rs...
Zain Iraq

Finnfund offers $19 million loan to telecom operator Zain Iraq

Finnfund, a Finnish development financier, announced $19 million loan to telecom operator Zain Iraq. The financing allows Zain Iraq to modernize its network in Northern...
Airtel Open Network

Airtel names Ajay Chitkara to head the combined domestic and global business

Bharti Airtel announced the appointment of Ajay Chitkara as director and CEO of Airtel Business, the enterprise division of the largest telecom operator. Airtel Business will now...
AT&T campaign

AT&T buys AppNexus as part of video and advertising revenue strategy

AT&T announced the acquisition of AppNexus, a technology company targeting digital advertising – serving publishers, agencies and marketers. Last week, AT&T announced the completion of...



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