Recent Press Releases

WLAN Call: Deutsche Telekom makes mobile network even better

Deutsche Telekom is making its network even better with WLAN Call: as of now, Deutsche Telekom's mobile customers can make calls on their smartphones via any WiFi (WLAN) network in Germany or...

Orange completes acquisition of mobile operator Airtel in Burkina Faso

Orange announces today that, together with its subsidiary Orange Côte d'Ivoire, it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Airtel in Burkina Faso. Since the signature...

Voice over LTE ramping up: 1 billion VoLTE users by 2020

40 voice over LTE (VoLTE) commercial networks were launched worldwide in 2015, and there were as many VoLTE networks launched in the first four months of 2016 (23) as in all of 2014 There were 185...

SIGFOX and VT Networks complete roll out of Internet of Things network in Ireland in less than 8 Months

LABEGE, France and DUBLIN, Ireland – June 14 2016 – SIGFOX, the world's leading provider of global communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), and the Irish telecoms...

Athens International Airport signs contract with Intracom Telecom for operational network upgrade

Athens, Greece - 14 June 2016 - Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, announced today the signing of a contract with Athens International Airport, Eleftherios...

IDATE DigiWorld predicts better connectivity and hyper-personalised internet services over next decade for a post-smartphone era

London, 7th June 2016: The independent telecoms, internet and digital media analysts at IDATE DigiWorld have announced a number of trends to look out for over the next decade in its annual DigiWorld...

We extend our leadership in IoT solutions delivery with PTC

Madrid 6th of June, 2016 – Telefonica's Internet of Things (IoT) business unit is extending its leadership in IoT solution delivery with a key agreement with PTC, a global provider of...

GSA confirms global LTE subscriptions doubled in past year to reach 1.29 billion in Q1 2016

GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, confirms that LTE continues to grow faster than any other mobile communications system technology. LTE gained 182 million connections in Q1 2016, almost...

Pyramid Research highlights 7 strategies to increase smartphone sales in Africa

A new report, "Operator Strategies to Increase Smartphone Penetration in Africa," published by Pyramid Research, provides in-depth insights on a number of smartphone strategies that African...

Nokia and Three Ireland sign five-year contract to upgrade radio access network operations

Press Release Nokia to simplify and centralize Three Ireland's radio access network operations covering multi-vendor technologies Nokia will provide its managed services expertise including...

Altice Q1 results for 2016

ALTICE - FIRST QUARTER 2016 PRO FORMA[1] RESULTS Altice Group continues positive operational momentum in Q1 2016: Overall Altice Group added 67k postpaid mobile customers and 105k fiber...

Carrier WiFi equipment market to reach $1.5 billion by 2020

The global carrier WiFi equipment market totaled $713 million in 2015. The market has grown consistently year-over-year since 2007, initially due to the proliferation of WiFi as a hotspot service,...

LTE M2M cellular modules to exceed 50% of total module shipments by 2021

ABI Research, the leader in transformative technology innovation market intelligence, forecasts LTE M2M cellular modules will grow to over 50% of total module shipments by 2021. The company's...

Trriple and Ericsson to provide mobile wallet solutions in the UAE

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Trriple have established a strategic partnership to provide managed mobile wallet solutions for the United Arab Emirates' banking and smart city sectors. The...

Global mobile leaders gather around next-generation broadcast service

April 27th, 2016 – At TV Connect 2016 in London, four of the world's leading mobile network operators, representing North America, Australia, South Korea and the UK, announced they are...

Orange to acquire a 65% stake in Groupama Banque, which will become Orange Bank

Orange and Groupama have signed an agreement that aims to enable the development of an innovative, 100% mobile banking service. This agreement concludes the exclusive discussions that have been...

Orange completes the acquisition of the mobile operator Tigo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Less than three months after signing an agreement with Millicom, Orange announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Tigo in the Democratic Republic of the...

48% of Europe's towers will be owned by independent towercos by 2020 forecasts TowerXchange

Europe's telecom industry is on the cusp of a major shift in infrastructure ownership over the next five years forecast TowerXchange, the leading authority on the global telecom tower industry....

Berg: 3.4 million users of mobile telecare systems predicted in Europe and North America by 2021

Gothenburg, Sweden – April 21, 2016: The number of people monitored using mobile telecare systems in Europe and North America was about 450,000 at the end of 2015 according to a new research...

Research shows positive impact of mobility on businesses and employees in the UAE

Citrix commissioned report finds: 83% of employees have full or partial access to work remotely IT decision makers find an average of 2.5 devices per employee connected to the company network ...