Today, Iliad has announced that it will purchase Liberty Global’s Polish broadband unit UPC Polska, the number two fixed line player in the company.    The agreement will see 100% of the company’s fixed assets handed to Iliad’s Polish mobile subsidiary Play, in a move that will see Play offer converged fixed and mobile services
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The government has warned Android users in India about a malware called Drinik to steal sensitive information by promising to generate income tax refunds. Customers of more than 27 Indian banks have already been targeted with the malware, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) wrote in an advisory released online. The nodal agency that
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Rumours that video streaming provider DAZN will acquire BT Sport are gathering pace, with the latest reports claiming an agreement could come in a matter of weeks. DAZN’s name has been in the frame since the UK incumbent announced that it was seeking a buyer for its sports business back in April and there have
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Pokemon Unite, the franchise’s first multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, has been released for Android and iOS platforms on Wednesday, September 22. The latest offerings from The Pokemon Company and TiMi Studios is free-to-play with optional in-game purchases just like any other mobile game. Earlier, Pokemon Unite was only available on Nintendo Switch. The
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PayPal has been talking about its “super app” plans for some time, having recently told investors its upcoming digital wallet and payments app had been given a go for launch. Today, the first version of that app is officially being introduced, offering a combination of financial tools including direct deposit, bill pay, a digital wallet,
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Optus detailed plans to work with a Sydney-based start-up to trial use of AI, drone technology and ultra-HD cameras running on its 5G network to monitor the power grid of a major electricity provider, with the aim of improving reliability and worker safety. It stated it is collaborating with Unleash Live and Amazon Web Services
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: 6G, OpenRAN and big tech – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png The Telecoms.com Podcast: 6G, OpenRAN and big tech No guest this week which just means more stream-of-consciousness dribble from the regulars. They start by discussing Huawei’s decision to publish a book on 6G and what the underlying message may be. They move on to
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As Africa grows increasingly well connected, mobile financial services are proving hugely popular, allowing customers to make transactions quickly and easily without requiring a bank account. In some markets, mobile money platforms have quickly become the de facto medium for commerce; in Kenya, for example, Safaricom’s M-Pesa platform is prolific, handling more than half of
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Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Martin Taylor, Deputy CEO at Content Guru, explores best practice in the use of artificial intelligence in the contact centre environment. Contact centre technology has been transformed by an accelerating focus on innovation, with (artificial intelligence)
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Cross posting from LinkedIn, please post any comments there! One of the advantages of having been in the industry for a very long time is one knows (and in my case, remembers) the hacks of each generation of mobile technology. In case of UMTS (3G), the initial version had very poor data rates. Even though
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Amid reports of Amazon probing bribery-related charges against some of its legal representatives in India, the US e-commerce giant on Monday said it takes allegations of improper actions seriously and investigates them fully to take appropriate action. Without confirming or denying allegations, Amazon said it has “zero tolerance for corruption”.According to a report by The
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Wells Fargo has announced a new public cloud digital infrastructure plan that taps both Google and Microsoft. The banking firm will use Azure as its primary public cloud provider, while Google Cloud provides other business-critical services. “The Wells Fargo of tomorrow will be digital-first and offer easier-to-use products and services, and all of that starts
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Vodafone Idea claimed it delivered a peak data rate of 3.7Gb/s using 26GHz spectrum during a non-standalone 5G trial in Pune city, the last of the three major operators in India to trial the technology. The operator stated it also achieved peak download speeds of 1.5Gb/s using the 3.5GHz band with its equipment partners in
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I’m Jo Bertram and I’m Virgin Media O2’s Managing Director, Business and Wholesale. I’m responsible for providing services to our large enterprise, public sector, and small business customers, as well as our wholesale and MVNO partners. Who or what inspired you to begin a career in telecoms? I joined O2 (and the telecoms industry) back
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