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Airtel picks up strategic stake in AI startup Waybeo

Bharti Airtel has picked up a strategic stake in tech startup Waybeo under the Airtel Startup Accelerator Program. Waybeo has built analytics tools for the...
Vodafone Group CFO Margherita Della Valle

Vodafone evaluates suppliers on diversity, inclusion and environment

Vodafone Group said it will evaluate suppliers on their commitments to diversity, inclusion and the environment when they tender for new work. This is to...
Boost Mobile from Dish Network

Dish Network hires Stephen Stokols to lead Boost Mobile

Dish Network announced the appointment of Stephen Stokols to head its Boost Mobile prepaid wireless phone brand. Dish Network said Stephen Stokols will be responsible...
Three UK CIO Belinda Finch

Three UK appoints Belinda Finch as CIO

Three UK announced the appointment of Belinda Finch as its chief information officer (CIO), responsible for its Digital and ICT strategy. Belinda Finch will be...
Iliad in France

Iliad to acquire mobile provider Play in $4.2 bn deal

French telecoms group Iliad announced plans to acquire Polish mobile provider Play in a €3.5 billion or $4.2 billion deal, Financial Times reported. The surprise...
AT&T Store Snellville

AT&T reveals six initiatives to become carbon neutral

AT&T said recently that it has committed to become carbon neutral across its global operations by 2035. The telecom operator is also expanding its Climate...
Spark New Zealand CEO Jolie Hodson

Spark New Zealand reveals three-year strategy

Spark New Zealand released details of its three-year strategy covering the period FY21 to FY23. The new business strategy is focussed on Spark’s established markets...
AT&T COO John Stankey

AT&T CEO John Stankey on phone plans with advertising

AT&T CEO John Stankey said that the third largest telecom operator is considering offering wireless phone plans partially subsidized by advertising as soon as...
Airtel mobile network India

Airtel selects STL to build optical fibre network

Bharti Airtel has selected STL to build an optical fibre network for Airtel across 10 telecom circles. This optical network will enable Airtel to improve...
Vodafone Egypt telecom network

STC completes due diligence to buy 55% stake in Vodafone Egypt

Vodafone said on Monday that Saudi Telecom Co (STC) has substantively completed the due diligence for selling its 55 percent stake in Vodafone Egypt...
Should telecoms care about OTT

TRAI rules out regulating OTT messaging players in India

TRAI, India’s telecoms regulator, on Monday said over-the-top (OTT) communication services do not currently need a regulatory framework, casting aside the threat of potential...

Verizon buys Tracfone for $6.2 bn to focus on low-income customers

Verizon has agreed to acquire Tracfone, a pre-paid mobile provider targeting low-income cusotmers in the U.S., for $6.25 billion from America Movil. The consideration for...
Vodafone is Vi

Vodafone Idea will lose 70 mn mobile subscribers?

Vodafone Idea will gradually lose market share given its weak balance sheet and limited financial flexibility. Recently, Vodafone Idea has decided to mobilize up to...
Vodafone Idea new logo

Vodafone Idea launches a new brand Vi

Vodafone Idea has launched a new brand Vi (Called We) indicating the eagerness of the ailing telecom operator to stay in business in India. Vodafone...
Vodafone telecom tower

Vodafone Idea okays Rs 25,000 crore fund raising

Vodafone Idea on Friday has approved mobilising of up to Rs 25,000 crore. Vodafone Idea will use fresh funds for making payment towards Adjusted Gross Revenue...
Huawei and ZTE in India

Rural telecoms need to spend $1.8 bn to remove Huawei and ZTE network: FCC

U.S. rural telecommunications networks, which have relied on inexpensive equipment from Chinese’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE, have told the government that it would cost...



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