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

Proximus expects to return to growth a year earlier than planned

Belgium-based Proximus predicted it will return to growth a year earlier than expected after the operator--which was formerly known as Belgacom--reported a strong set of results for the second quarter of 2015.

Arcep permits Orange and SFR to refarm 1800 MHz spectrum for 4G

French telecoms regulator Arcep authorised SFR and Orange to refarm frequencies in the 1800 MHz frequency band for use with 4G services with effect from May 25, 2016.

Telekom Austria extends convergence strategy with Bulgarian cable buy

Telekom Austria said its Bulgarian mobile subsidiary Mobiltel has agreed to buy 100 per cent of cable operator blizoo Bulgaria from current owner EQT V for an undisclosed price.

IDC: Worldwide tablet market continues to decline as vendor landscape evolves

The worldwide tablet market declined by 7 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2015 with shipments totalling 44.7 million units.

TeleGeography: Mobile subscriber numbers fall in Europe due to saturation

Latest research from TeleGeography shows that the number of mobile subscribers in Europe fell by 6 million users in the past year due to several factors including market saturation and the weak macroeconomic situation.

Telefónica Deutschland sees E-Plus merger benefits in Q2 results

Telefónica Deutschland reported what analysts described as a solid set of second-quarter results, reflecting the first benefits of the company's integration with former rival E-Plus.

SFR, Orange signal recovery as Q2 trends show promise

Numericable-SFR reported strong growth in core earnings in the second quarter of 2015, and also said revenue trends improved both sequentially and compared to the same period of last year.

Juniper Research: Connected devices to almost triple to over 38B units by 2020

New data from Juniper Research has revealed that the number of connected devices will increase by more over 285 per cent to 38.5 billion in 2020.

Europe's fragile mobile market continues to show improving trends

In May, a selection of quarterly results from some of Europe's largest operators indicated that the tide might be turning in the region's mobile sector. Now, as results for the April-June period start to emerge, the omens still look good as some operators report a return to revenue growth for the first time in some years.

EE returns to operating revenue growth in Q2

EE hailed a return to operating revenue growth in the second quarter of 2015, although growth in the UK-based operator's fixed business lifted the overall revenue trend as mobile service revenue continued to slide.