Recent Press Releases

Cinven confirms bid and investment strategy for Telekom Slovenije

Cinven today confirms that it made a binding offer ("Binding Offer") for the Slovenian government's stake in Telekom Slovenije d.d. ("Telekom Slovenije " or "the...

Hue launches global end-to-end enabler of virtual mobile networks

April 16, 2015. London, UK: Hue has today launched its operator-led, end-to-end mobile wholesale enabling business. Backed by Hutchison Whampoa, Hue acts as a single point of entry for Mobile Virtual...

TRA issues special instructions on facilitating access to telecommunications services for people with disabilities

Dubai, 15th April 2015 – The General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA), has instructed the nation's licensees to allow people with disabilities easier access to...

Juniper Research: Advertising spend on smart watches to reach almost $70M by 2019

A new study from Juniper Research has found that advertising spend on smartwatches will reach $68.6 million by 2019, up from an estimated $1.5 million this year. The research - Digital Advertising:...

Saudi Arabia remains largest MEA telecoms and enterprise IT market – despite drop in revenue

Although total mobile and fixed services revenues declined in 2014, the Saudi Arabian telecoms and enterprise IT market remains the largest in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA), with ample...

Juniper Research: Mobile tickets to account for more than 1 in 2 digital ticket transactions by 2019

Total digital ticketing transactions to reach 32B by 2019 Hampshire, UK: 13th April 2015: A new study by Juniper Research has forecast that global ticket purchases via mobile and desktop devices...

Mobile payments set to soar in 2015

- Oxygen8 research reveals 91% of UK Mobile users will utilise mobile payments in 2015 - London, 9th April, 2015: Oxygen8, a global technology provider of integrated multichannel solutions that allow...

Cell C unveils ZAR8B LTE strategy

Cell C will invest R8 billion over the next three years to build its LTE network that will see high-speed broadband technology brought to its customers in targeted areas across the country. "Our...

GSA confirms 393 LTE networks launched, year end forecast raised, LTE-Advanced and VoLTE deployments booming

April 9, 2015: 393 operators have commercially launched LTE in 138 countries, according to data released today by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in the latest update of the Evolution to...

ABI Research: Data captured by IoT connections to top 1.6 zettabytes in 2020

A new report from ABI Research estimates that the volume of data captured by IoT-connected devices exceeded 200 exabytes in 2014. The annual total is forecast to grow seven-fold by the decade's...

EE launches Wi-Fi calling in the UK

EE has announced the launch of WiFi Calling, making calls and texts available in every WiFi-connected home and small office in the UK. The UK's first launch of WiFi Calling will help over four...

ABI Research: Small cell backhaul market on track for $4B in 2020

ABI Research expects the small cell backhaul equipment market to exceed US$4 billion in 2020. Millimeter wave technology, thanks to its large bandwidth, is the fastest growing technology in our...

Telenor Denmark and Ericsson sign an extended field services contract

Telenor Denmark and Ericsson have deepened their partnership by signing an extended field services contract · As part of the agreement, Ericsson will perform preventive and corrective...

Wireless IoT Forum launches to accelerate development of the Internet of Things

The Wireless IoT Forum has been launched to support and promote the deployment of the Internet of Things worldwide. The Forum has been created to drive the widespread adoption of wireless wide-area...

Contactless card payments enabled on Vodafone Wallet with Visa and Carta Worldwide

Vodafone customers will soon be able to add bank cards to their Vodafone Wallet and use smartphones to pay for goods and services at contactless terminals, it was announced today. Following new...

The Telekom Austria Group signs "Fenercell Austria" as a new MVNO of Austrian subsidiary A1

The wholly owned subsidiary of Turkish football club Fenerbahce, makes its commercial debut on the Austrian telecommunications market with new MVNO Fenercell Austria. Its fan tariff is designed for...

Mobile augmented reality games to reach 420M downloads per annum by 2019, finds Juniper Research

New data from Juniper Research has shown that Augmented Reality (AR) apps in the mobile games market will generate 420 million downloads annually by 2019, up from 30 million in 2014. The emergence of...

Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation announce partner market agreement in Botswana

Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Botswana. Under the non-equity partnership agreement, BTCL becomes...

IDC: Turkey IT spending to top $11.7B in 2015 as telcos ramp up for 4G/LTE

Overall IT spending in Turkey is expected to touch $11.7 billion in 2015, with global market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC) tipping the consumer, telecommunications, and...

Small cells pass 10M barrier

More than ten million small cells have now been shipped to operators around the globe, according to the latest market report commissioned by the Small Cell Forum. Carried out by Mobile Experts, the...