Recent Press Releases

Vodafone global survey reveals rapid adoption of flexible working

75 per cent of companies worldwide have now introduced flexible working policies to enable employees to vary their hours and use the latest technologies to work from home or on the move according to...

Gamma prepares to launch new mobile service

Gamma announces its plans to launch a new business mobile service in the first half of 2016 using the core mobile network infrastructure that it acquired in 2014 and has been expanding upon since....

Orange to acquire Millicom's subsidiary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Today, Orange and Millicom signed an agreement leading to Orange's acquisition of Millicom's operations in the DRC ("Tigo DRC"). The mobile market in the DRC is undergoing...

Michel Paulin appointed CEO of SFR

[Translated by Google Translate] Michel Paulin was appointed CEO of SFR. He will lead in this respect the new Executive Committee of SFR announced by Michel Combes, Chairman of the Board of Directors...

Fitness devices to dominate wearables market until 2018, finds Juniper Research

New data from Juniper Research shows that fitness wearables will remain the primary wearable device, with smartwatches being less commonly used for the next 3 years. However, fitness wearables are...

Deezer raises €100M led by Access Industries, also expands catalogue to 40M songs

Deezer, the leading global on-demand music streaming service in more than 180 countries, today announced that it has secured €100 million led by Access Industries, with participation from...

TeliaSonera and Ericsson go 5G

Ericsson and TeliaSonera will develop and test selected 5G use-cases and services based on TeliaSonera's network and Ericsson 5G technology Aims at letting TeliaSonera customers in Stockholm and...

IoT to benefit as enterprise smartphone data plan revenues surpass $200B in 2020

Despite the dismay device OEMs feel as smartphone prices continue to fall, enterprise workers across the world, particularly those in emerging markets, are rejoicing as smartphone adoption continues...

Middle East mobile devices market crosses 29M shipments in Q3 2015

29.75 million mobile phones were shipped across the Middle East region during Q3 2015, marking a 4.4% increase on the previous quarter. That's according to the latest figures released by global...

Newly announced MNO tower divestitures could place 23% of European towers into independent ownership in 2016

2016 is shaping up to be a transformational year for the European independent tower industry. In the past few days, Telefonica have confirmed their intention to carve out their infrastructure...

ABI Research predicts more than 156M branded tablets to ship in 2020

ABI Research, the leader in technology market intelligence, predicts 156 million tablets will ship in 2020, marking a 3% CAGR for the device category between 2015 and 2020. This is despite the fact...

The Nomination Committee's proposal to TeliaSonera's AGM 2016

The Nomination Committee today presents the proposal to TeliaSonera´s Annual General Meeting on April 12, 2016 regarding the election of members of the Board of Directors and Chair of the...

TeliaSonera appoints Anders Olsson as COO

Anders Olsson has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and Head of Global Services & Operations in TeliaSonera and member of the TeliaSonera Group Executive Management team. Anders Olsson has a...

Orange to acquire Airtel's subsidiaries in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone

Orange and Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV ("Airtel") have signed an agreement leading to Orange's acquisition of Airtel's operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone....

Orange will acquire 100% of the mobile operator Cellcom Liberia

Orange today announced it has entered into a firm agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited to acquire, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d'Ivoire, 100% of Cellcom's Liberia...

ABI Research study shows in-building wireless market to top $9 billion by 2020

In a recent market study, ABI Research, the leader in technology market intelligence, forecasts the in-building wireless market to more than double in revenue by 2020, with the market anticipated to...

CCS Insight: Expectations for International CES 2016

Wearables There will be a further avalanche of new wearable devices, with specific focus on sleeker designs. We expect the "jewellifcation" of the category to continue in an effort to...

MTS and Ericsson bring 5G to Russia

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS) (NYSE: MBT, MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), have agreed to...

Berg Insight predicts 1 billion cellular M2M subscribers by 2022

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the global number of cellular M2M subscribers increased by 23 percent during 2015 to reach 265.2 million at the end of the year....

Rajiv Datta to join Colt as chief technology officer

London, 21 December 2015 – Colt is delighted to announce the appointment of Rajiv Datta as Chief Technology Officer. Rajiv joins Colt on 1 January and will be a member of Colt's Executive...