Biography for Anne Morris
Anne Morris is the editor of FierceWireless:Europe. She has been working for telecoms print and online publications for over 15 years and has specialised in wireless industry news for much of that period. Most recently she has been contributing articles and research reports on fixed and wireless communications and technology as a freelance writer and editor for publications including Total Telecom, ZDNet UK, European Communications and others. Her interests include running, long walks and yoga, but these healthy activities are somewhat offset by an appreciation of good red wine. She is also a voracious reader, knows German well and is now trying to improve her French. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Anne Morris
Telefónica and Orange announced further enhancements to their respective messaging and calling apps, although the two operators continue to maintain very different strategies for TU Go and Libon.
Three Group Europe will continue to explore growth opportunities through potential consolidation in markets where it currently operates, as the Hutchison Whampoa-owned mobile group seeks to "enhance network capabilities and maintain operational efficiencies."
Belgacom provided its first positive financial outlook since 2010 for the coming year, saying that its underlying revenue and EBITDA would remain stable or grow slightly in 2015.
Churn--the term coined to describe subscriber turnover rates--remains high within the communications industry, although customers still prefer "traditional" service providers over "OTT disruptors", according to a new report.
Vodafone said it will become the first operator to introduce low-cost technology for connecting devices that have very low demands for power and bandwidth to the Internet of Things (IoT).
Bouygues Telecom expects EBITDA to remain stable in 2015 as the France-based operator continues to implement its transformation plan to enable it to survive in a market with four mobile players.
Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating systems inched closer to total dominance of the worldwide smartphone market in 2014, as alternative smartphone operating systems failed to take significant market share from the duo.
LTE subscribers continue to use more mobile data and buy larger data plans than 3G subscribers.
My favourite week in the mobile industry trade fair calendar is rapidly approaching. Yes, I am talking about Mobile World Congress in Barcelona--the show that has ballooned from a modest event in Cannes to a rather bloated celebration of anything that has the remotest connection to mobile or wireless technology (including smart toothbrushes with Bluetooth for optimal brushing!).
France's telecoms regulator Arcep intends to review a national 2G and 3G roaming agreement between Orange and Free Mobile under new powers it is set to gain under France's economic reform law, "Loi Macron".