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Around the world, operators are looking to rollout 5G services as quickly as possible, but their ambitions are often limited by the availability of suitable spectrum. In many countries, the frequencies best suited for 5G are already in use, with satellite operators often loathe to undertake the tricky process of migrating their services to other
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T-Mobile US has replaced its premium live streaming services with YouTube TV as part of a wider tie-up with Google that will see the operator promote Google devices and services to customers… T-Mobile US has replaced its premium live streaming services with YouTube TV as part of a wider tie-up with Google that will see
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Today marks a major first for East Africa, with Safaricom launching the region’s first commercial 5G services with a trial in some of Kenya’s largest urban centres. Both individual and enterprise customers in Nairobi, Kisumu, Kisii and Kakamega, will gain access to Safaricom’s 5G network for the first time as a result of the trial…
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With the coronavirus pandemic driving rapid digitalisation throughout the economy, the case for AI incorporation across numerous industries has increased steadily over the past year. Now, a new report by IDC says that spending on AI could increase to $12 billion this year, with double digit growth predicted to continue until 2024. The IDC’s Worldwide
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In the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, Openreach have nonetheless been hard at work rolling out FTTP at an astonishing pace, reaching 1.9 million new premises in 2020, bringing the total to 4.5 million UK premises passed.    The increased speed of the rollout is clear to see when compared to data from previous year.
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Romania’s Competition Council has announced that it is investigating Telekom Romania for potentially abusing its dominant position in the Romanian market.    More specifically, Telekom Romania, formerly Romtelcom, is accused of arbitrarily increasing tariffs for issuing site permits over the last year… Romania’s Competition Council has announced that it is investigating Telekom Romania for potentially
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At the start of last year, hundreds of telecoms companies around the world were preparing to take part in the biggest annual telecoms event in the world,  Mobile World Congress. Sadly, it was not to be.  The emergence of the coronavirus pandemic saw emergency health measures rapidly introduced by the GSMA in order to keep
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The industry is asking for new digital tools that show the complete picture and provide powerful insights – insights that include exceptional visualisation on any device, anywhere, at any time. Telecoms businesses around the world are turning to location intelligence as the basis for delivering transformational increases in effectiveness in every corner of their business.
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CityFibre has identified 216 additional towns and villages that are to benefit from FTTP rollout, completing the list of locations in its £4 billion nationwide investment programme.  The locations selected will see CityFibre extend its networks to much smaller conurbations, bringing FTTP to communities outside the UK’s major towns and cities.   These new rollouts will reach
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EllaLink reaches a new milestone as it announces that it has successfully completed the marine installation of its transatlantic submarine cable between Europe and Latin America.  The next stage of the project… EllaLink reaches a new milestone as it announces that it has successfully completed the marine installation of its transatlantic submarine cable between Europe
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Business leaders in the telecom industry are acutely aware of the value of customer data in today’s world. As the adoption of location-aware mobile devices has increased, telcos have moved from simply being a channel for information delivery to being a key source of data that can be used to improve customer service levels, increase
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