Recent Press Releases

EE has acquired Mainline Communications Group

As part of its strategy to be the communications provider of choice for business, EE has acquired Mainline Communications Group PLC, one of the leading communications distributors in the UK. EE's...

Berg Insight: Shipments of connected wearables will reach 168M in 2019

According to a new report from the research firm Berg Insight, shipments of connected wearables reached 19.0 million in 2014, up from 5.9 million devices in the previous year. Growing at a compound...

Vodafone taps $850M in financing from Export Development Canada

Export Development Canada (EDC) announced it will provide up to USD 850 M in commercial financing to Vodafone, one of the world's largest telecommunications companies. Vodafone provides a range...

Ethiopia Telecom to invest with Ericsson to transform its network in Ethiopia

Ericsson signed a framework agreement on 2G/3G mobile communication equipment and related services - such as design, planning, deployment, tuning, and optimization - with Ethio Telecom. The newly...

Vodafone and JCDecaux sign a global agreement to roll out small cells

Vodafone announced today that it has signed a global agreement with JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, to deploy small cells on street furniture and billboards to further...

Global Study: 97 Percent of People in Emerging Markets Report Fundamental Life Changes Due to Connectivity

Juniper Networks' Global Bandwidth Index Reveals Differences in Consumer Mobile Internet Usage Patterns and Behaviour Around the World Key UK stats include: Gadget loving Brits: In the UK we...

Alcatel-Lucent appoints Willem Hendrickx as president of Europe, Middle East and Africa operations

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has appointed Willem Hendrickx as its president of Europe, Middle East and Africa operations, effective January 1, 2015. He joins the company from...

Huawei signs 5-year agreement with Telenor Group to supply RAN throughout Europe and Asia

Huawei announced that it has signed a global agreement with Telenor Group, one of the world's major providers of mobile communications, to supply radio access equipment and professional services...

Yotaphone 2 is the world's first smartphone with two fronts

Wednesday 3rd December 2014, 6pm GMT. LONDON — We at Yota Devices, the mobile start-up behind the world's first "two-fronts" smartphone, are proud to launch the highly anticipated...

Swisscom Online Shop: Same-day order and delivery

Effective immediately, Swisscom customers can have the purchases they make in the Swisscom Online Shop delivered within four hours, or at another specified time, to any address. Swisscom is currently...

Berg Insight: 70% of Europe's electricity customers will have smart meters by 2022

According to a new report from the research firm Berg Insight, 70 percent of electricity customers in Europe will have smart meters by 2022. At the end of 2014, there were 67.9 million smart...

Berg Insight: 40% of Europe's gas customers will have smart meters by 2020

According to a new report from the research firm Berg Insight, 40 percent of all gas customers in Europe will have smart gas meters by 2020. At the end of 2014, there were 2.5 million smart gas...

LTE handset shipments expected to soar to nearly 680M in 2015

ABI Research estimates that 676 million 4G LTE handsets will be shipped in 2015, growing 204 million units from 2014. Furthermore, ABI Research estimates that the total number of LTE connected...

Jolla Tablet project has more than tripled its goal by raising nearly $1.3M; now introducing 3.5G cellular data campaign goal and more

Helsinki, Finland – 27 November, 2014 – Jolla, the mobile company from Finland, kicked off its Jolla Tablet crowdsourcing project on 19 November, 2014 on the popular crowdfunding platform...

Airtel deploys 4G/LTE network in Seychelles with Ericsson

Airtel has partnered with Ericsson to deliver a new, nationwide LTE (Long Term Evolution) 800 MHz network and to meet growing customer demand for mobile broadband services while delivering superior...

ABI Research: Small cell backhaul market heads to US$5B by 2019 as millimeter wave technologies advance

ABI Research expects the small cell backhaul equipment market to exceed US$5 billion in 2019, which aligns with operators' deliberate approach to small cell deployments. The updates in our Small...

Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm achieve 450 Mbps on commercial E2E LTE solution

Ericsson today announced the completion of the commercialization milestone for the end-to-end LTE-A Carrier Aggregation solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450 Mbps. Today's...

Ericsson and Plus transfer data with LTE Advanced speeds up to 300 Mbps

Ericsson and Plus, a mobile brand operated by Polkomtel, jointly conducted the first test in Poland of data transfer with speeds up to 300 Mbps in the bands 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz, thanks to the...

Telekom Austria Group to play a decisive role in defining future 5G standard, after joining the Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance

As of 2020, all 5G system solutions will be made available and will gradually go live NGMN Alliance is a forum that sets trends for future mobile communications 5G to be innovation driver for new...

Vodafone and Afrimax Group announce framework agreement in Sub-Saharan Africa

Vodafone and Afrimax Group ("Afrimax") - a 4G LTE telecommunications operator in sub-Saharan Africa - today jointly announced a strategic framework agreement to cooperate and explore...