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MTS invests more funds in Russian online retailer Ozon

Telecom operator MTS has invested RUB 1.15 billion in Russian e-commerce company Ozon Holdings to increase its stake from 11.2 percent to 13.7 percent. The...
Telecom Italia CEO Flavio Cattaneo

Telecom Italia owner Vivendi to face challenges from Elliott: Reuters

Activist investor Elliott Management, which has purchased 6 percent of Telecom Italia, will  challenge top shareholder Vivendi by presenting an alternative business plan for...
America Movil CEO Carlos Slim

America Movil to challenge separation plan: Reuters

Mexico’s telecommunications regulator approved a plan to separate part of American Movil’s fixed-line units into different entities, while the company said it will begin...
Verizon Connect

Verizon Connect to power vehicle users with insights

Verizon Connect – a combination of Verizon Telematics, Fleetmatics and Telogis – aims at offering connected vehicle software solutions and services that help drive...
Aircel SIM shop in India

Aircel has no money to pay salary to 6,000 employees

Maxis-promoted telecom operator Aircel has not yet paid their February salary to around 6,000 employees, a report in Hindustan Times said. The ailing mobile service...
Ooredoo Group deputy CEO Waleed Al Sayed at MWC 2018

Ooredoo plans investment in AI and C-SON to transform network

Ooredoo Group announced the start of the deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to transform its network towards 5G. Engineers at P.I. Works, a technology...
China Unicom for mobile users

China Unicom reveals main achievements in 2017

China Unicom has added 20.34 million mobile subscribers, reaching 284 million in 2017. China Unicom added 70.33 million 4G subscribers, reaching 175 million. China Unicom, as...
Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman of GSMA

Reuters: Airtel wants to get out of telecom towers, committed to Africa

Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal said telecom operator is exploring merger and sale options for its mobile towers businesses and strengthen focus on connectivity...
Maxis LTE investment

Bloomberg: Maxis may lose $7 bn as Aircel files for bankruptcy

Maxis Communications, Malaysia-based mobile carrier, may lose $7 billion as Aircel has filed to start insolvency proceedings in India. T Ananda Krishnan-backed Maxis entered Indian...
Aircel 3G network

Aircel files for bankruptcy and tech vendors wait for payments

Telecom equipment makers, including telecom tower company GTL Infrastructure, are facing challenges in recovering payments from telecom operator Aircel that has filed for bankruptcy...
Bezeq network in Israel

Reuters: Bezeq names Yakov Paz as acting CEO during police investigation

Bezeq Israel Telecom has named Yakov Paz as interim chief executive officer for at least the next month while CEO Stella Handler remains under...
Ericsson Radio Network

Jazz taps Ericsson for optimization of radio network

Pakistan Mobile Communications (Jazz) has selected Ericsson for the optimization and performance management of its radio network to enhance cellular experience of its mobile...
TIM 5G in Turin

TIM goes for big tech vendor engagements at MWC 2018

Telecom operator TIM has made several announcements – focusing on improving customer experience and bringing the latest technologies for new revenue generation -- at...
Telecom salary survey for India

Telecom operators to offer 9% salary increase this year: Aon

Indian telecom service providers are expected to offer an average pay increase of 9.1 percent during 2018, according to Aon, a global professional services...
Verizon 5G network

Verizon investing in Cloud RAN architectures

Verizon is planning to make investment in Cloud RAN architectures to ensure the flexibility for the operator’s future services and requirements for 4G, 5G...
Vodafone Qatar

Vodafone sells stake in Qatar telecom business for €301 mn

Vodafone Group will sell Vodafone Europe’s 51 percent stake in the joint venture company Vodafone Qatar to Qatar Foundation for €301 million. The deal values...

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