Recent Press Releases

Huawei to step up procurement in Europe

[Düsseldorf, Germany, 22 October 2014] Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, has announced plans to further increase procurement spending in the EU as part of its European investment...

ABI Research: Chromebook shipments increase by 67% QoQ in Q2 2014

In another strong quarter, Chromebook shipments increased by 67% QoQ and are projected to double in size YoY. Acer continues to maintain its lead over other vendors in the market, including Samsung,...

Juniper Research: Smart watches in-use to reach over 100M by 2019

A new report by Juniper Research has forecast that more than 100 million smart watches will be in use worldwide by 2019, with a host of premium brand launches over the next 12-18 months bringing the...

Vodafone UK offers 4G roaming in 23 destinations worldwide

Vodafone UK customers can now take advantage of the largest ultrafast 4G roaming network. Vodafone customers on 4G price plans with 4G compatible smartphones and tablets will be able to enjoy 4G in...

GSA updates on the LTE ecosystem, confirms smartphones driving LTE devices growth

The latest update to the Status of the LTE Ecosystem report published by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirms that 183 manufacturers have announced 2,218 LTE-enabled user devices,...

du demonstrates LTE-Advanced with world's highest peak throughput of 900Mbps

Dubai, UAE, 12 October 2014: du demonstrated LTE-Advanced at GITEX Technology Week 2014 with the world's highest peak throughput of 900Mbps, using three carrier components (3CC) with MIMO 4x4....

Nokia Networks and China Mobile sign $970M agreement

Nokia Networks and China Mobile today (Oct. 10) announced a framework agreement for mobile communication equipment and services valued at 970 million USD (760 million euros). The agreement was signed...

China Mobile and Deutsche Telekom sign an agreement to establish a joint venture in the field of connected cars

Combined expertise for automotive market China Mobile to contribute widest coverage of high-speed mobile network (LTE), various channel resources and strong integration capabilities of industry value...

Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor sales on pace to total $338B in 2014

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is on pace to reach $338 billion in 2014, a 7.2 percent increase from 2013, and up from the previous quarter's forecast of 6.7 percent growth, according to...

GSA confirms more operators committed to LTE Broadcast/LTE Multicast

New research by GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, confirms a growing number of operators are studying and trialling eMBMS-enabled LTE Broadcast (also known as LTE Multicast. The second...

Ed Richards to stand down as Ofcom chief executive

The Ofcom Board announced that Ed Richards will stand down as Chief Executive at the end of December 2014. He will continue to lead on all operational, financial, economic, competition and policy...

ABI Research: ASUS, Lenovo, and Amazon fight for tablet third place as Apple and Samsung loosen grip

​Apple and Samsung have led the market substantially since the inception of media tablets. However, the race for third is up for grabs and competition is heating up between Lenovo, Amazon, ASUS, and...

Belgacom launches Proximus as main commercial brand

"From Monday 29 September we are grouping all Belgacom and Proximus products together under the new Proximus," announced Belgacom CEO Dominique Leroy today. "This change is a...

Netflix soon on Proximus TV

September 29: Today, Belgacom becomes Proximus. In keeping with its wish to always be closer to what matters to its customers, Proximus will soon add Netflix, the world leader in SVOD (Subscription...

Dell'Oro: Worldwide telco capex forecast to decline $6B in 2015

According to a newly published Carrier Economics report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, telecom operators...

The UAE TRA issues a series of advisory instructions in relation to counterfeit iPhone 6 handsets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Official Statement September 30th, 2014 The UAE TRA issues a series of advisory instructions in relation to counterfeit iPhone 6 handsets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) In cooperation with...

du statement on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

du statement: We have provisioned a sufficient quantity of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones at du Shops in order to meet customer demand. The availability of models may vary from one shop to...

Teléfonica closes the acquisition of E-Plus

- The new Telefónica Deutschland notably reinforces its competitive position in the largest market in Europe, with around 47 million accesses and consolidated revenue of approximately 8...

Huawei is investing over $4B in fixed broadband technology over the next 3 years

Huawei announced it will be investing over $4 billion in Fixed Broadband (FBB) technology research and development over the next three years. The investment will focus on products and solutions which...

Telenor connects first customers in Myanmar

Telenor Group has announced that it will begin connecting customers in Myanmar on Saturday, September 27. The day marks the official roll-out of Telenor's network, starting in the nation's...