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China telecoms revenue forecast

Mobile service revenue in China forecast to reach $165 bn

Mobile service revenue in China is forecast to reach $165 billion in 2024 from $153 billion in 2019, says GlobalData. Mobile subscribers in China are...
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Indian telecoms get two-year moratorium on spectrum payment

India’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved two years’ moratorium on spectrum payment dues from telecom operators. The Cabinet decision means deferral of spectrum dues payment for...
Mowali from MTN and Orange

MTN signs roaming agreement with Cell C

South Africa’s MTN Group has signed an expanded roaming agreement with the country’s third-biggest carrier Cell C. The deal puts a dampener on rival Telkom’s...
T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere steps down, names Mike Sievert

T-Mobile US has revealed that CEO John Legere has stepped down and Mike Sievert will be the new chief executive officer. CNBC had reported last...
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Airtel and Vodafone Idea to increase tariff from Dec

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea are set to increase their tariff for voice and data from December. Both Airtel and Vodafone Idea reported huge loss...
Communication towers

Airtel and Vodafone Idea face Rs 12,623 crore challenge

The department of telecommunications (DoT) has charged the operators Rs 22,000 crore for holding excess spectrum — beyond 4.4 Mhz —which is referred to...
SoftBank 5G

SoftBank’s Yahoo Japan, Line announce merger

SoftBank on Monday announced plans to merge its internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line. SoftBank said in a statement that Yahoo Japan,...
Anil Ambani of Reliance Communications

Anil Ambani resigns as director of Reliance Communications

Anil Ambani has submitted his resignation as director of Reliance Communications, which remains under Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP). Four other directors, including Chhaya Virani,...
Ericsson data network user

Bell, Rogers, Telus oppose Canada’s move to support MVNOs

BCE’s Bell unit, Rogers Communications and Telus, three telecom providers in Canada, have expressed their unhappiness about the minority Liberal government’s move to fulfill...
Airtel Capex productivity Q2 fiscal 2020

Airtel India CEO Gopal Vittal on operational performance

Airtel India CEO Gopal Vittal has revealed the operational performance of the telecom operator in the Sept quarter of 2019. Airtel India has lost significant...
TIM Brazil network

TIM strengthens focus on technological and service innovation

TIM announced organisational changes aimed at strengthening focus on technological and service innovation activities and monitoring of network development and information technology. Elisabetta Romano will head...
Vodafone 5G store

Vodafone CEO Nick Read: its future in India could be in doubt

Vodafone CEO Nick Read said its future in India could be in doubt unless the government stopped hitting operators with higher taxes and charges,...
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Telia wins conditional EU approval for $957 mn deal to buy Bonnier

Telia has won conditional EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its $957 million bid for Bonnier Broadcasting. The Swedish telecoms firm hopes the deal will...
Airtel business customers

Airtel and Bharti Infratel bid for Reliance Communications assets

Reliance Communications has received bids from Bharti Airtel, Bharti Infratel and PE firm Varde Partners for selling its assets, Hindu Business Line reported. Anil Ambani-promoted...
Vodafone Uganda

Vodafone CEO reveals measures to cut Opex

Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read has revealed the world’s second largest telecom operator’s plan to reduce Opex and enhance Capex. Capex Vodafone’s capital expenditure was stable at...
Vodafone 5G Italy

Vodafone reports €21.9 bn revenue and €1.9 bn loss

Vodafone reported revenue of €21.9 billion (+0.4 percent) and loss of €1.9 billion, primarily reflecting a loss at Vodafone Idea during the first half...



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