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MTN names new CEOs for Cameroon and Benin

MTN Group announced the appointment of chief executive officers for MTN Cameroon and MTN Benin. Stephen Blewett, the current CEO of MTN Benin, will take...
Vodafone UK

Vodafone Idea lowers Capex spend in Q4 FY 2020

Vodafone Idea said it has lowered its Capex spend in Q4 FY 2020 to Rs 18.2 billion from Rs 33.3 billion in Q3FY20 due...
Airtel business customers

Carlyle picks up 25% stake in Airtel’s data centre business

Bharti Airtel has revealed that Carlyle Group will pick up nearly 25 percent stake in Nxtra Data, a data centre business subsidiary of Airtel,...
Play Poland

Play explores selling telecom towers in Poland

Play Communications, a mobile operator in Poland, is considering selling some of its network infrastructure, Reuters reported. The company could follow similar moves by other...
Globe Telecom smartphone customer

Globe to add new cell sites in Metro Manila, Luzon, Visayas

Globe Telecom is set to start building of of several new cell sites in different parts of the Philippines in the next three months...
BSNL India network

BSNL employees did not receive May salary

BSNL has not paid to salary to its employees for the month of May, according to media reports. This is despite significant reduction in the...
China Unicom 5G network

China telecom service revenue to dip 3.7% in 2020

The revenues for telecom and pay-TV services in China will drop 3.7 percent in 2020 to $220 billion, due to Covid-19 impact, according to...
Smartphone customers on 4G network

TRAI asks telecoms to deploy blockchain to block marketing calls

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come out with a new regulation asking mobile operators to deploy blockchain, or digital ledger technology (DLT) to ensure...
Bezeq Internet network

Bezeq chairman Shlomo Rodav steps down

Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication (Bezeq) announced the resignation of Shlomo Rodav, its chairman, with immediate effect. Bezeq did not reveal reasons for the resignation of...
Airtel retail shop

Airtel to pay salary of employees of its retail partners

Airtel has decided to pay May salaries of nearly 30,000 staffers employed by its retail and distribution partners to reduce financial burden during the...
Airtel business customers

Fitch Ratings revises outlook on Airtel to negative

Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on India-based Bharti Airtel’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency (FC) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Negative from Stable, and affirmed the...
Telia CEO Allison Kirkby

Telia presents executive management team with changes

Telia CEO Allison Kirkby on Monday announced a new executive management team as part of its new growth strategy. The development follows Telia’s renewed Nordics...
Telecoms Capex during Q1 2020

Telecoms Capex dips 1.3% to $70.2 bn in first quarter

Capital expenditures (Capex) of telecom operators fell by around 1.3 percent to $70.2 billion in the first quarter of 2020, MTN Consulting said. Revenues of...
International roaming

Europe reviews free mobile roaming charges

European Commission has sought feedback to its planned extension of rules which ended mobile roaming charges in Europe three years ago, with the move...
Orange for mobile phone users

Orange to pay $280 mn to Digicel for anti-competitive practice

The Paris Appeals court has ordered French telecoms operator Orange to pay rival Digicel nearly 250 million euros ($280 million) in compensation for anti-competitive...
Deutsche Telekom CEO Timotheus Hottges

Deutsche Telekom does not want ban on Huawei

Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges said it would be wrong for Germany to impose ban on foreign vendors of telecoms network equipment, in an...

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