Anne Morris

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

Articles by Anne Morris

Telefónica and MegaFon extend strategic alliance first signed in 2013

Telefónica and MegaFon have extended a strategic alliance first signed in 2013 to enable the two operators to continue to collaborate in a number of areas including procurement and network technology.

Alcatel-Lucent confirmed as Deutsche Telekom partner for LTE/satellite network

Alcatel-Lucent will be responsible for the deployment of the LTE technology for the planned European Aviation Network, confirming previous reports that the vendor was working with Deutsche Telekom on the ground network for the hybrid LTE/satellite network.

GSMA: Sub-Saharan Africa mobile subscriptions on track to hit 41% of population in 2015

A new report from the GSMA forecasts there will be 386 million unique mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa by the end of this year, equivalent to 41 per cent of the region's population.

Report: UK remains leading mobile payments market in Q3

Global mobile payments accounted for 30 per cent of all online transactions during the third quarter of 2015 compared to 28.7 per cent of transactions during the second quarter, figures from global payments technology company Adyen show

EC opens in-depth probe into Liberty Global's planned Base Belgium buy

The European Commission (EC) said it has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of KPN-owned Base Belgium by Liberty Global would harm competition.

Bouygues Telecom sees higher profits and sales ahead

Bouygues Telecom remains in a bullish mood about its future as a standalone company, saying that higher sales and cost savings will help boost profitability in the longer term.

Nokia executives will dominate following Alcatel-Lucent merger

Nokia unveiled a new leadership team and organisational structure for the company that will result from its planned merger with Alcatel-Lucent that is expected to be completed in the first half of 2016. Of the 13-person leadership team, 10 members will come from Nokia.

IDC: GCC's mobile connected devices market suffers heaviest quarter-on-quarter decline on record

Latest data shows that the market suffered an 8 per cent decline in shipments during the quarter to total just over 8 million units.

Operators should stop annoying subscribers and invest in customer support

Brands and service strategies are evolving to meet the demands of new and different services. Customer service support also needs to evolve accordingly, and it is here that telecoms operators still seem to be falling short -- at least if one new report and recent personal experience are anything to go by.

Vodafone UK launches scheme with local pubs to improve mobile coverage

Vodafone UK said it has launched a new pilot scheme in partnership with rural pubs organisation, Pub is The Hub, to provide rural community pubs with indoor mobile coverage for the first time.