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Swisscom to focus on cost optimization and investment this year

Telecom operator Swisscom last week said the main focus of the company will be on cost optimization and network investment this year. ALSO READ: Latest...
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Zain achieves significant cost efficiency last year

Telecom operator Zain Group has achieved significant cost efficiency last year with several regions showing 30-45 percent EBITDA margin. Data growth was the main highlight...
Ericsson 5G NR radio

Ericsson leads in 5G innovation beating Nokia and Huawei

Ericsson today announced several innovative 5G software and products for global telecom operators to launch 5G networks cost effectively this year. The latest announcements from...
5G Capex spending forecast

Invest in 5G for efficiency because big IoT will be late

Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, AT&T, SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, NTT Docomo, Orange, SoftBank, among others, are gearing up for 5G networks this year. The ambition to...
Semiconductor leadership and Broadcom

Broadcom starts efforts to replace Qualcomm board

Qualcomm management is making its last minute efforts to retain the control of board of the chipset company from the $130 billion takeover bid...
Airtel 4G network in Jammu and Kashmir

What Airtel India achieved in third quarter?

Airtel India’s performance was not the worst in terms of financials as the telecom operator could achieve significant number of quality customers despite fighting...
Wireless additons in November 2017 India TRAI

Jio challenges Idea, Vodafone and Airtel for dominance in India telecom market

The latest wireless statistics released by TRAI shows the emerging dominance of Reliance Jio in the Indian telecom market. Reliance Jio has become the fourth...
Ericsson data network user

India’s new spectrum cap to enhance telecom consolidation efforts

Telecom Commission has approved the recommendations of TRAI to reduce spectrum holding limits or caps -- setting the stage for acceleration in telecom consolidation. The...
Jio unlimited calls and SMS

Jio looks strong though mobile data tariff touches record low level

India’s one billion plus mobile phone users will be eager to go for 4G Internet and smartphones as telecom data tariff touched record low...
Telecom and pay TV services forecast by IDC

Why 2018 will not be a bad year for telecom operators?

Worldwide spending on telecom and pay TV services is expected to grow 2 percent to surpass $1,700 billion in 2018, IDC predicted earlier. This is...
ARPU of top Indian telecom operators 2017

Main telecom trends to watch in 2018 in India

Indian telecom industry has started celebrating 2018 as the country has clocked 500 million Internet user base in 2017 as compared with 40 crore...
Active subscribers in India

New tariff cut indicates another round of financial turbulence

The latest tariff announcements made by Reliance Jio and Vodafone India indicate that the Indian telecom service industry is heading for another round of...
Protest against new net neutrality

Why Ajit Pai is getting more support for new net neutrality guidelines

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai is expected to release the new net neutrality guidelines on November 14 for the U.S. The North American...
Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm at Mobile World Congress 2017

Does Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm have a new strategy to grow business?

Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm is yet to identify a strong strategy to revive the revenue growth of the Sweden-based telecom equipment maker. There may be...
Nokia Single RAN solution

How Nokia Single RAN assisted China Unicom to save 84% of energy

Harry Kuosa, who’s responsible for Single RAN marketing at Nokia Networks, said that Nokia Single RAN solution has assisted China Unicom to save 84...
Vodafone Egypt telecom network

How Vodafone Digital program will cut cost and improve user experience

Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao has a well defined strategy in place to transition the telecom giant as a digital operator to cut costs...

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