Recent Press Releases

EE switches on next generation of 4G in London

EE introduces 4G+ technology, with speeds now even faster than fibre broadband, live across central London, and set to cover Greater London and expand to UK's busiest cities in 2015 4G rollout...

Telecommunications sector must engage better with customers

A recent report from the Institute of Customer Service finding that more customers experience a problem with their telecoms provider than any other, while customer satisfaction in the telecoms sector...

TIBCO and Ericsson form global OSS/BSS partnership

TIBCO Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have formed a global partnership whereby TIBCO middleware will be included in the comprehensive portfolio of OSS/BSS software and...

Algeria Telecom selects Ericsson for broadband network transformation

Algeria Telecom has chosen Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) for the transformation of their broadband aggregation network. Under the terms of the agreement, Ericsson will consolidate the existing network...

Ericsson signs five-year framework agreement for radio with Telenor

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has entered into a five-year global framework agreement with Telenor Group to provide radio hardware and professional services. The deal covers the rollout of 2G, 3G and 4G...

Juniper Research: Operators to suffer $14B in lost revenues this year, as OTTs take market share

A new report from Juniper Research has claimed that voice and messaging traffic lost to over the top (OTT) players such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype will cost network operators $14 billion in...

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...