Recent Press Releases

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...

GSMA launches the GSMA Marketplace

18 March 2015, London: The GSMA today announced the launch of the GSMA Marketplace, the world's first online commerce platform dedicated to the mobile industry that addresses inefficient...

Tele2 invests in its Croatian mobile network

Tele2 AB announced investments into its Croatian mobile network. The investments are focused on making 3G available on all sites across the network, as well as adding additional sites to improve the...

Infonetics: LTE singlehandedly pushes mobile infrastructure market to $47B in 2014; big drop coming

Campbell, CALIFORNIA (March 17, 2015)-Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc., today reported that for the full-year 2014, LTE alone pushed mobile infrastructure...

Juniper Research: Apple and Samsung tablet market share to fall to combined 38% by 2019

Electronics Giants to be Undermined by Budget Android Vendors Hampshire, UK: 16th March 2015:: Today's dominant tablet vendors are in for a rough ride in the coming years, Juniper Research has...

Ovum: Myanmar's mobile market sees phenomenal growth after liberalisation

Myanmar's mobile subscription count grew 87.4% year-on-year, to 10.7 million at end-September 2014, pushing mobile penetration to 19.9%, up from 12.5% at end-2013, according to global analyst...

VimpelCom CEO to step down, new CEO appointed

Amsterdam (March 13, 2015) - VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom", "the Company" or "the Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services with...

GSA: Global LTE subscribers reached 497M by December 2014

GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, has underlined the accelerating pace of development of LTE around the world by confirming that LTE subscriptions are growing faster than any other mobile...

Vodafone UK to launch Wi-Fi and VoLTE services this summer

Vodafone UK announced it will launch Wi-Fi Calling and Voice over 4G (VoLTE) this summer. Wi-Fi Calling uses an existing Wi-Fi service to automatically provide customers with a voice signal without...

Tele2 Austria becomes a mobile provider

Tele2 AB today announced that Tele2 Austria will extend its portfolio and enter into mobile telephony as a mobile virtual network operator, MVNO. Tele2 will provide nationwide network coverage for...

Vodafone launches M-Pesa payments between Tanzania and Kenya

Vodafone M-Pesa – the mobile money transfer and payment service that has transformed the lives of millions of people in emerging markets – has launched its first international money...

Non-residential small cell market triples in 2014, according to Dell'Oro Group

According to newly published reports by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, the demand for non-residential small cell...

Alejandro Plater appointed COO of Telekom Austria Group

At its meeting held today [Thursday March 5], the Supervisory Board of Telekom Austria AG unanimously appointed Alejandro Plater (47) Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Telekom Austria Group. As...

Altice enters into exclusivity for the sale of mobile activities in La Reunion and Mayotte

6 March 2015 - Altice announces that it has entered into exclusivity with the Hiridjee Group, controlling shareholder of Telma, the leading telecom operator in Madagascar, for the sale of its mobile...

Telefónica launches TU Go in your web browser using WebRTC

· TU Go now available directly in compatible web browsers for Telefónica customers in the UK, and Argentina, with more markets, including Peru, Mexico and Brazil, coming soon...