Establishing connectivity infrastructure is a laborious and complex process, fraught with challenges. From fibre cables to base stations, deployment is expensive and requires meticulous planning to ensure maximum coverage and minimal disruption, often leaving areas with difficult geography without adequate connectivity due to high investment costs for minimal return.    But what if you could
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Orange yesterday announced that it has acquired French digital banking service provider Anytime for an undisclosed sum. The so-call neobank specialises in delivering digital services for small businesses and professionals, and currently has over 100,000 customers.   “Anytime’s entry into the Orange Bank family marks a new development opportunity for us in a high… Orange
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The public accounts committee (PAC), comprising a group of MPs that oversee public spending, have lambasted the national gigabit broadband rollout plans as a “litany of failures”, arguing that the government is allowing digital inequality to worsen at a time when connectivity is more important than ever.    With the UK headed into yet another
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Going green has been an increasing priority for telcos in markets around the world for many years now, but 2020 has seen a marked acceleration in green energy projects. Numerous operators have slashed their carbon neutral targets significantly; Vodafone, for example, has said that its entire European network will be powered entirely by renewable energy
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Elon Musk tweeted “Use Signal” on Thursday, right after changes were made to WhatsApp’s privacy policy that would lead to more data sharing with its parent company Facebook. Earlier today, Musk also tweeted a ‘domino effect’ meme, where he implied that the start of Facebook was responsible for the chaos and violence that took place
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The New York Stock Exchange said on Wednesday it will delist three Chinese telecom companies, confirming its latest U-turn on the matter a day after US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told the NYSE chief he disagreed with an earlier decision to reverse the delistings. The latest move, which is effective January 11, marks the third
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Hong Kong’s smallest mobile operator, SmarTone, said that its 5G network already provides coverage throughout Hong Kong, currently covering over 95% of the population. SmarTone’s 5G network coverage has been extended to 65 rural areas, including country parks, cycle tracks, hiking trails, nature trails and campsites. SmarTone’s 5G network coverage now includes 17 major tunnels
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LG Uplus joined rivals in unveiling lower-cost 5G data plans, offering discounts for customers signing up for optional contracts and expanding allocations. From 11 January the operator will offer 6GB of data for KRW47,000 ($43.19) a month, with a 25 per cent discount for users signing contracts. Its 5G Lite+ plans also will offer 12GB
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Ooredoo and Ericsson joined forces in modernising the operator’s networks across its portfolio. In a statement, Ericsson said the five-year-long partnership will let Ooredoo use its 5G radio, core and transport products and services, a move it said would open the door for end-to-end 5G support “to digitally transform and modernise” Ooredoo’s mobile networks. The
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Middle East telecom group Ooredoo Group and Ericsson have signed a global framework agreement for the supply of 5G radio, core and transport products and solutions, as well as related implementation and integration services. The agreement includes Ooredoo Group’s operating companies in Qatar, Indonesia, Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Palestine, Tunisia, Myanmar and Maldives. The 5G
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Qualcomm followed through on a promise to offer 5G capabilities in its lower-tier silicon, detailing a Snapdragon 480 chipset meant to extend the technology to cheaper handsets. Platform highlights include a Snapdragon X51 5G modem compatible with both mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum in standalone and non-standalone modes, offering a peak download speed of 2.5Gb/s; Kryo
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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan will disband Haven, the joint venture aimed at lowering health care costs for their US employees, just three years after launching. The announcement Monday means the three major American companies admitted defeat in their attempt to address one of the most vexing and longstanding problems for employers and employees alike
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The New York Stock Exchange abandoned plans to delist three state-owned Chinese telecom companies on Monday, reversing a decision that further dented already strained relations between the world’s two superpowers. In a brief statement, the stock exchange said it “no longer intends to move forward with the delisting action” for China Telecom, China Mobile, and
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FirstNet Authority calls Nashville bombing an “extraordinary attack on an important node of the nation’s communications infrastructure” AT&T says that it has largely completed the initial recovery and restoration of mobile and wireline services, after a Christmas morning explosion in which a Tennessee man blew up his recreational vehicle in front of one of its
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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 Christopher Lycett, Portfolio Manager for the MVNOs Series sat down with Hamish Cummins, Head of Pre-Sales at MDS Global to discuss the market opportunities for MVNOs in 2021 and beyond. Does 5G pose a real opportunity for MVNOs?
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We made quite a few videos last year for our YouTube channel. In fact we crossed over 10K subscribers last year. Here are couple of playlists, one for the Top 5 videos of 2020 and other is Top 10 videos of all time. Hopefully you like them and subscribe to our channel Top 5 3G4G
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