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  • UK operators ponder next moves as Brexit sinks in

    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 indicates group UK HQ is at risk after EU exit vote

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 stays confident on Dutch Vodafone deal

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).

WBA CEO: Wi-Fi calling offers 'enormous opportunity' to mobile operators

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: 5G subscriptions to reach 24M by end-2021

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: 4.7M WLAN access points shipped in Q1 2016

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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