Recent Press Releases

Adult video usage forecast to grow to 136B views globally by the end of 2015

New data from Juniper Research has found that over 136 billion adult videos will be watched in 2015 alone, with this set to grow to 193 billion by 2020. On a global scale, each smartphone user of...

TeliaSonera and Telenor announce first members of Joint Venture top management team

1 July 2015: Today, Telenor and TeliaSonera announce that Ms. Hilde Tonne from Telenor Group's Executive Management has been appointed as CEO for the future joint venture in Denmark....

SK Telecom-Nokia Networks Successfully Verify Key Enabling Technology for 5G Core Network

SK Telecom and Nokia Networks, the leading global network equipment vendor, announced today that they have successfully verified the performance of the co-developed "user plane and control plane...

Changes in Group Executive Management of TeliaSonera

TeliaSonera regroup its Executive Management. Hélène Barnekow assumes the position of EVP Sweden, while Malin Frenning will take on a new role in Group Executive Management as SVP...

Qatar: One of the most advanced telecom markets in the Middle East

Qatar's telecom services market is set to generate US$2.8 billion in service revenue by 2020, driven by operators' consistent investment in next generation networks capable of delivering new...

Uros partners with Vodafone to expand the Goodspeed mobile Wi-Fi footprint

Uros and Vodafone reach an agreement to expand the Goodspeed internet service coverage In the first stage, twelve new destinations will be launched and more destinations will follow Uros, the...

GSA confirms 3,253 LTE devices, LTE Advanced takes hold

June 21, 2015: The latest update to the Status of the LTE Ecosystem report by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirms fast expansion of the LTE ecosystem and the increasing focus on...

ABI: Global 4G data traffic to reach 224.7 Exabytes, 79% of the total data consumption by 2020

Though mobile voice revenues continue to decline across all regions, the aggregate mobile service revenues for 2014 increased 2.8% year-on-year (YOY) globally, mainly driven by the robust data...

Hannes Ametsreiter resigns as CEO of Telekom Austria Group

Vienna, 15 June 2015: Today the Telekom Austria Group announces that Hannes Ametsreiter has asked the Supervisory Board of Telekom Austria AG for a mutually agreed premature termination of his...

Mobile services market dragged by Europe again, says IHS

Dragged down by the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), with Europe as the main culprit, global mobile service revenue fell 2 percent in 2014 from 2013, to $781 billion, according to...

Huawei helps Europe speed up digitization through innovation

Huawei will work with European partners to develop an industry ecosystem that accelerates the pace of digitization, Chief Strategy Marketing Officer William Xu told participants at Huawei's third...

Internet of Things specialist Actility announces $25M funding round led by Ginko Ventures, KPN, Orange, Swisscom and Foxconn

Paris, France, 16 June 2015 - Actility, a leading provider of network solutions and managed information systems for the Internet of Things (IoT) market, today announced it has secured a $25 million...

ABI: LTE subscriber base to grow to 1.4B globally by year-end 2015

ABI Research estimates that there will be nearly 1.37 billion 4G LTE subscribers worldwide by year-end 2015, up from nearly 650 million in 2014. ABI Research forecasts that the LTE subscriber base...

LTE leads new mobile connections in last 3 quarters and firmly mainstream says GSA: 635 million subs reached in Q1 2015

GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, confirms that LTE subscriptions continue to grow faster than any other mobile communications system technology. Analysing Q1 2015 subscriptions data...

Telekom Austria Group acquires fixed service provider Amis with operations in Slovenia and Croatia

Vienna, 08 June 2015 - Today the Telekom Austria Group announces that it has agreed to acquire 100% of Amisco NV, the holding entity of Amis Slovenia and Amis Croatia. The sellers comprise Iris...

EE unveils the world's first 4G action camera and new connected strategy

9th June, London. EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today unveiled the world's first 4G connected action camera – the 4GEE Action Cam. 4GEE Action Cam will...

Juniper Research: Messaging revenues to decline by $600M as traffic increases by 200%

New data from Juniper Research has shown that the messaging market will decline from $113.5bn in 2014 to $112.9bn in 2019 – a reduction of $600m. Overall, messaging traffic is forecast to...

Telefónica closes the acquisition of GVT and becomes the leading Brazilian integrated operator

Madrid, 29 May 2015 - Telefónica Brasil's Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting supported the purchase of Global Village Telecom (GVT) from Vivendi. The closing of this transaction,...

Telefónica starts the quintuple-play era in Spain with the launch of 'Movistar Verisure Hogar'

Luis Miguel Gilpérez, President of Telefónica España, and Luis Gil, President of Business Development and Expansion of the SECURITAS DIRECT Group, today presented Movistar...

Pan-European study finds that British pets have chewed their way through £358M 'dog and bones' in the last 5 years

Study finds that Europe's cats and dogs have chewed their way through more than £1.5 billion worth of hand-held gadgets in the last five years Britain's pets ring up the biggest buffet...