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O RAN Alliance members

DT, Orange, Telefonica and Vodafone plan Open RAN investment

Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica and Vodafone Group announced they will invest in Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) technology for future mobile networks across...
Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica to share network

Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica to share network in Germany

Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica have decided to share mobile network in a bid to enhance coverage in Germany. Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica / O2 aim to overcome several hundred...
AT&T campaign

AT&T to cut Slovakia workforce, unions expect 300 jobs to go

AT&T plans to cut its workforce in Slovakia as the COVID-19 pandemic hits customer demand, the company said on Monday, with unions saying that...
International roaming

International roaming subscribers dip 73% to 243 mn

The number of international roaming subscribers dropped by 73 percent to 243 million globally in 2020 due to travel restrictions arising from the COVID-19...
Telefonica’s 5G network in Spain

Telefonica sells telecom tower biz to ATC for $9.41 bn in cash

Telefonica has agreed to sell its telecom tower business in Europe (Spain and Germany) and in Latin America (Brazil, Peru, Chile and Argentina) to...
SK Telecom 5G pricing

SK Telecom offers 30% cut in rate for online-only mobile plans

SK Telecom announced the launch of online-only mobile plans to increase customer value through reduced cost burden and expanded option for mobile price plans. SKT...
Teenage smartphone user

Pre-budget expectations on telecom sector in India

Deloitte India has released pre-budget expectations on telecom sector in the country. Investment incentives in the form of accelerated depreciation or investment allowance on capital...
Airtel CIO Harmeen Mehta

Airtel CIO Harmeen Mehta to join BT to head Digital

BT announced the appointment of Harmeen Mehta, former CIO of Bharti Airtel, as chief digital and innovation officer to lead a new technology unit...
Vodafone telecom tower

Vodafone and Telefonica form telecom tower firm in UK

Vodafone and Telefonica announced a 50:50 joint venture -- Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure that owns and manages their passive tower infrastructure in the United Kingdom. Vodafone...
Airtel India mobile network

Airtel appoints Pradipt Kapoor as CIO

Bharti Airtel announced the appointment of Pradipt Kapoor as its chief information officer (CIO). Pradipt Kapoor will drive Airtel’s engineering strategy and be a key...
Smartphone user in France

Airtel and Vodafone Idea approach Court to correct AGR dues

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea have approached the Supreme Court over the assessment of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) calculations -- seeking correction in the...
Nepal smartphone user image by Sanjaal

India spectrum auction to start from March, skips 5G

India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) on Wednesday said bidding for spectrum auction -- for radiowaves worth Rs 3.92 lakh crore -- will start from...
T-Mobile and Sprint merger completed

T-Mobile to buy Sprint assets of BMU in Brookings

T-Mobile US has agreed to acquire the Sprint-branded wireless operating assets of Brookings Municipal Utilities (BMU) in Brookings, South Dakota. Under the former Sprint brand,...
Deutsche Telekom network Europe

T-Mobile suffers security breach exposing call records of customers

American mobile operator T-Mobile has suffered a security breach that may have exposed call records and phone numbers for some of its customers. T-Mobile said...
Indosat Ooredoo

Ooredoo and Hutchison 3 may merge in Indonesia

Ooredoo and CK Hutchison announced intent to combine their telecom businesses -- Indosat and Hutchison 3 – in Indonesia. Ooredoo said it has entered into...
Robi Axiata Bangladesh

Robi Axiata raises $62 mn via IPO for network expansion

Robi Axiata, the Bangladesh unit of Malaysia’s biggest telecommunication company by revenue, has raised 5.24 billion taka ($62 million) in the initial share sale. Robi,...

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