Recent Press Releases

Cisco to establish a Global IoE Innovation Centre in Barcelona

Cisco and Barcelona City Council today announced plans to open a Cisco Global IoE Innovation Center in Barcelona. The Innovation Center will provide a platform for research, technological development...

Telefónica now has over 250 M2M partners in Europe and the US

Telefónica announced that over 250 partners have now joined its M2M Global Partner Programme, exceeding the Programme's target of "250 partners by the end of 2014" six months ahead of schedule.

Juniper Research: Smartphone charging to consume almost 14,000 GWh of dirty energy by 2019

A new report from Juniper Research has found that charging mobile devices will generate more than 13 megatonnes CO2e (CO2 equivalent) of greenhouse gases per annum globally by 2019, against an...

Etisalat announced 27% increase in quarterly consolidated revenues to AED12.6B

Etisalat Group announced today its consolidated financial statements results for the first six months of 2014, with an increase in consolidated revenues and subscribers both in domestic and...

Telekom Slovenije Group consolidates its presence on the market of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The company Blicnet, d.o.o., Banja Luka, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is a part of the Telekom Slovenije Group, today signed a contract on the purchase of 100% of the company Telrad...

KPN to appoint Jan Kees de Jager as new CFO

The Supervisory Board of Royal KPN N.V. announces its intention to appoint Mr Jan Kees de Jager to KPN's Board of Management as the company's new Chief Financial Officer. Mr de Jager's...

KPN appoints former Dutch finance minister as CFO

The Supervisory Board of Royal KPN N.V. announces its intention to appoint Mr Jan Kees de Jager to KPN's Board of Management as the company's new Chief Financial Officer. Mr de Jager's...

Juniper Research: Active LTE connections to exceed the 1B mark in 2017

A new report from Juniper Research forecasts a rapid uptake of 4G LTE mobile technology in the next five years, with active connections crossing the 1 billion mark in 2017 and reaching 1.8 billion by...

BBC R&D to showcase future of broadcasting

BBC Research and Development has announced a range of new trials and public demonstrations as part of its Commonwealth Games Showcase. These experiments bring together a wide range of industry...

Report: Driver demand for connected cars grows as consumers call for better safety, smarter navigation and lower-cost insurance

The term Connected Car has been a buzzword within the automotive industry for several years, but the big question is - are consumers ready? Research released on July 17 suggests they are. According...

GSA: Number of LTE user devices increases 100% in a year to 1,889

Some 168 manufacturers have announced 1,889 LTE-enabled user devices, including operator and frequency variants. 941 new LTE user devices were launched in the past year, representing virtually 100% annual growth.

Infonetics: VoLTE is top driver for IMS but comes with challenges

Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 2014 IMS Service Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey, for which carriers with IP multimedia subsystem...

Vodafone forms partner market agreement with bmobile for Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

Vodafone Group Plc ("Vodafone") and Bemobile Limited (trading as "bmobile") today jointly announced the formation of a new Partner Market agreement in Papua New Guinea and the...

Alcatel-Lucent selected by Vodafone Group as worldwide reference provider of LTE metro cell technology for high-traffic areas

odafone to include Alcatel-Lucent metro cell technology in Project Spring investment program to create mesh network with existing macro cells to improve the customer experience in urban areas

Juniper Research: Mobile banking users to exceed online banking users for the first time by 2019

New findings from Juniper Research find that over 1.75 billion mobile phone users will have used their devices for banking purposes by the end of 2019, compared to 800 million this year. The report...

UK Post Office to enter mobile market

The Post Office today announces it will enter the mobile market in autumn 2014, using EE's network - the biggest in the UK. In a move that will challenge the established providers, Post Office pledges to offer customers great value for money and transparency in a market dominated by complex offers.

IHS: Mobile media and mobile advertising revenues will pass $90B by 2018

Report Highlights: IHS forecasts that total revenues from mobile media and advertising will pass $90 billion in 2018 up from $53 billion in 2014. Mobile advertising will become the leading mobile...

TeliaSonera acquires Tele2's Norwegian operations and accelerates nationwide 4G roll-out

TeliaSonera acquires Tele2's operations in Norway at an enterprise value of SEK 5.1 billion on a cash and debt free basis. The company has also committed itself to a 98 percent population...

Tele2 AB sells Tele2 Norway to TeliaSonera for SEK 5.1B

Stockholm – Tele2 AB has agreed to sell its Norwegian business 'Tele2 Norway' to TeliaSonera for an Enterprise Value of SEK 5.1 billion, equivalent to a cash value of SEK 5.3 billion....

Telekom Austria: Macedonian Subsidiary Vip operator Launched 4G/ LTE Network

The Telekom Austria Group announces the launch of a 4G/LTE network by its Macedonian subsidiary, Vip operator. Vip operator offers its customers superfast 4G/LTE data services, achieving a tenfold...