Broadcom and Qualcomm

Donald Trump blocks Broadcom’s bid to buy Qualcomm fearing Huawei

U.S. President Donald Trump has blocked Broadcom’s $117 billion bid to buy semiconductor company Qualcomm on national security grounds -- fearing the dominance of...

Minimum mobile data speed becoming a non-starter in India?

TRAI has received several comments towards its consultation paper on mobile data speed under wireless broadband plans indicating that most telecom operators do not...
TIM Italy and technology

TIM CEO Amos Genish reveals DigiTIM strategy and investment

TIM CEO Amos Genish today revealed the company’s DigiTIM strategy and growth plans including Capex. As per the DigiTIM strategy, TIM focuses on investment in...
COMIO manufacturing plant India

COMIO Smartphone reveals device manufacturing strategy

COMIO is investing INR 150 crore in device manufacturing in India in the next two years, says Sanjay Kalirona, CEO and director, COMIO Smartphone. ALSO...
Huawei 5G Product Line head Yang Chaobin

Huawei takes innovation to next level with 5G

Huawei 5G Product Line president Yang Chaobin launched 3GPP-compliant 5G product solutions for global telecom operators -- at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) held...
ZTE CTO Huijun Xu

Has ZTE missed the 5G opportunity?

It seems that ZTE has missed the 5G opportunity due to reduction in lack of focus on operator business on account of challenging market conditions. ZTE, which...
Teenage smartphone user

Reuters: Plenty of smoke in European telecoms M&A but little fire

Large ticket telecom acquisitions are unlikely to happen in Europe. China and the United States have big operators controlling the telecom market there. Read...
India mobile Capex forecast by GSMA

India 5G spectrum pricing revealed by telecom operators to TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has received several recommendations on 5G spectrum auction from stakeholders including Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, BSNL,...
T-Mobile IoT network

Telcos face challenges from unlicensed IoT players

Telecom operators’ return on investment from their IoT business will face big challenges from low cost unlicensed alternatives to cellular technologies such as NB-IoT...
Swisscom tower in Switzerland

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...
Zain Saudi Arabia for mobile

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...



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