Telefonica Tech has announced an agreement with Munich-based Cancom Group to acquire 100% of Cancom UK&I for €398 million.  Cancom UK&I’s history is a relatively recent development. In 2018, Cancom Group purchased a pair of UK businesses, Ocean Intelligent Communication and OCSL… Telefonica Tech has announced an agreement with Munich-based Cancom Group to acquire 100%
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Reliance Jio won big in the month of May with over 3 million wireless subscribers joining its network, according to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) report. Other telecom operators including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (Vi), and BSNL lost subscribers. Bharti Airtel lost the most number of subscribers, followed by Vi and BSNL. Reliance Jio’s
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Google and Sparkle have announced they are collaborating to build and operate two new submarine cable systems. The first system named Blue will connect Italy… Google and Sparkle have announced they are collaborating to build and operate two new submarine cable systems. The first system named Blue will connect Italy, France, Greece and Israel and
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Alphabet’s Google has asked a judge hearing the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against the search and advertising giant to compel Microsoft to turn over documents, saying it has failed to comply with a subpoena, according to a court filing unsealed late Thursday. Google served a subpoena to Microsoft more than three months ago, seeking documents
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Telecom operators in India are no longer bundling SMS benefits with their low-value prepaid recharge plans that are available under Rs. 100. As an industry-wide practice, players including Reliance Jio, Airtel, and Vi (formerly Vodafone Idea) have updated their entry-level plans to not club them with any SMS message allocation. It will be a major
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Satellite operator to invest $100m in at least 150 LEO satellites to create a multi-orbit constellation combined with a terrestrial 5G network. Inmarsat announced plans to create a ‘multi-orbit’ constellation called Orchestra, intensifying competition in an increasingly crowded market in space. The UK-based satellite operator aims to add a terrestrial 5G network and a small
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T-Mobile USA reported a strong Q2, which the company attributed to growth of its subscriber base, outgrowing its direct competitors AT&T and Verizon. T-Mobile USA reported that it added 1.3 million postpaid wireless customers, including 627,000 postpaid phone users. This addition is slightly smaller than AT&T’s 789,000 but way ahead of the 275,000 new postpaid
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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 Xanthos Angelides, EXFO Product Line Manager, explores what it will take for OpenRAN to become a mainstream technology. Today’s 5G networks are dependent on virtualized, software-defined radio access networks (RAN) that are open and intelligent to ensure
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La Secretaría de Estado de Telecomunicaciones e Infraestructuras Digitales ha activado este martes 20 el proceso digital de licitación de frecuencias en la banda de 700 MHz destinadas a la prestación de servicios 5G. En ella participan Telefónica, Vodafone y Orange, tras la renuncia de MásMóvil. En la subasta en curso se licitan un total
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Twitter is shutting its reopened offices in United States, while other big tech companies are making vaccination mandatory for on-campus employees, as the highly infectious Delta COVID-19 variant drives a resurgence in cases. Alphabet’s Google and Facebook said on Wednesday all US employees must get vaccinated to step into offices. Google is also planning to expand
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