The UK has yet to trigger the infamous "Article 50" of the Lisbon Treaty that would start the clock ticking on a two-year period of exit negotiations. What the ultimate outcome will be is frankly anyone's guess. As I've mentioned before, roaming charges and regulation are set to be two key areas to watch in the telecoms market, although myriad changes could take place.
The decision on whether or not the proposed merger of O2 and Three in the UK should be allowed has become very political. With the possibility of Brexit following the UK referendum on Jun. 23 and with an imminent European Commission (EC) competition authority decision on the proposed merger of O2 and Three in the UK, a second UK agency is demanding the deal be blocked.
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Operators are still digesting the potential impact of the UK's decision to leave the European Union (EU), with most attempting to present a calm front in the face of plunging markets and share prices.
Vodafone became the latest company to warn it could move its group headquarters from the UK following the country's decision to leave the European Union.
Liberty Global said the UK's decision to exit the European Union (EU) should not prevent its planned joint venture with Vodafone in the Netherlands from going ahead, although the proposed merger has yet to receive approval from the European Commission (EC).
Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) CEO Shrikant Shenwai said the case for mobile operators deploying Wi-Fi calling services has become a question of when to rollout rather than if.
Ovum said operators will start to launch 5G networks in 2020 and predicted that there will be services in more than 20 markets with 24 million 5G subscriptions worldwide by the end of 2021.
IHS Technology said wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment sales totalled $1.2 billion (€1 billion) worldwide in the first quarter of 2016.
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Verizon is reportedly looking to raise $1.17 billion in a bond backed by customers' monthly phone installment payments in an unprecedented move that may see other mobile network operators follow suit.
The NCTA said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is undermining his stated goal of prioritizing 5G wireless technology by promoting business data regulation that could harm backhaul. In a blog post, Steve...