Broadband

WeLink Network

WeLink raises $185 mn investment from Digital Alpha Advisors

WeLink, a fixed-wireless broadband provider, has raised $185 million investment from Digital Alpha Advisors to expand to new markets across the United States. WeLink provides...
WhatsApp for calling on smartphone

Online calling on WhatsApp surged by 50% on Jan 1

The online calling on WhatsApp has increased by 50 percent on January 1, 2021 as compared to New Year’s Eve in 2020. Messaging app WhatsApp...
BSNL FTTH

NEC completes optical submarine cable for BSNL

NEC India announced the completion of the optical submarine cable system connecting Chennai, India and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&N Islands) for Bharat...
Fibre broadband growth in UK in 2020

Fibre broadband reaches 5 million homes in UK: Ofcom

Ofcom’s Connected Nations report said eight million UK homes can access gigabit-speed broadband across the country. The report analyses the availability of broadband and mobile services across...
Swisscom optical fiber business

Swisscom faces probe for optical fiber expansion

Swisscom has revealed that the Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) has opened an investigation into Swisscom’s optical fibre network in Switzerland and ordered precautionary measures. Swisscom...
Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone

Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone ink contract for sharing broadband network

Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone have signed a ten-year contract for cooperation in the fixed line network segment. Deutsche Telekom will continue to grant Vodafone access...
Ericsson mobile subscribers on 4G network

Are Opensignal, Root Metrics, Tutela useless mobile network apps?

Many mobile apps claim to measure the quality of mobile networks. Strand Consult explains why these measurements are useless. Opensignal, Root Metrics, Tutela, among others,...
free-wi-fi-from-bt

BT fined £6.3 mn for breaking Ofcom rules in Northern Ireland tender

Ofcom has fined BT £6.3 million after its network division failed to give Eir, a rival company, the same information as BT’s own bid team during...
wi-fi-investment

India approves proposal for public Wi-Fi networks for broadband

India Cabinet has approved the proposal for setting up public Wi-Fi networks for broadband services across the country. TRAI’s latest report indicates that the number...
Smartphone customers on 4G network

How to start collecting public data online

As data became the world's most valuable commodity, even surpassing the overall value of the world's oil reserves, there is no doubt that we’ve...
Telstra broadband

FCC reveals winners of $9.2 bn broadband project

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said that it was awarding $9.2 billion to provide high-speed broadband internet service to 5.22 million unserved homes...
Smartphone user in France

Four ways to gather consumer insights

Consumer insights are an effective way of listening to what people say about a company or a brand. Market forecasting based on trends may...
Dish Network for business

Dish Network to pay $210 mn for making illegal promotional calls

Dish Network has agreed to pay $210 million to the U.S. government and four states to resolve a lawsuit claiming it made millions of...
Optical fiber investment

Fibre optic broadband lines to double in Europe: FTTH Council

The number of fibre optic broadband lines in Europe is expected to more than double over the next six years from last year’s levels...
Altice Mobile

EU clears Altice, Allianz, Omers acquisition of Covage with conditions

The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of French fibre optics operator Covage by rival SFR FTTH controlled by Altice, Allianz and Omers,...
Proximus fiber business

Proximus inks JV agreement with EQT to build fiber network

Proximus announced its joint venture agreement with EQT Infrastructure to build a fiber network in Flanders. The joint venture between EQT Infrastructure and Proximus will...

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