Recent Press Releases

Belgacom launches Proximus as main commercial brand

"From Monday 29 September we are grouping all Belgacom and Proximus products together under the new Proximus," announced Belgacom CEO Dominique Leroy today. "This change is a...

Netflix soon on Proximus TV

September 29: Today, Belgacom becomes Proximus. In keeping with its wish to always be closer to what matters to its customers, Proximus will soon add Netflix, the world leader in SVOD (Subscription...

Dell'Oro: Worldwide telco capex forecast to decline $6B in 2015

According to a newly published Carrier Economics report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, telecom operators...

The UAE TRA issues a series of advisory instructions in relation to counterfeit iPhone 6 handsets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Official Statement September 30th, 2014 The UAE TRA issues a series of advisory instructions in relation to counterfeit iPhone 6 handsets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) In cooperation with...

du statement on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

du statement: We have provisioned a sufficient quantity of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones at du Shops in order to meet customer demand. The availability of models may vary from one shop to...

Teléfonica closes the acquisition of E-Plus

- The new Telefónica Deutschland notably reinforces its competitive position in the largest market in Europe, with around 47 million accesses and consolidated revenue of approximately 8...

Huawei is investing over $4B in fixed broadband technology over the next 3 years

Huawei announced it will be investing over $4 billion in Fixed Broadband (FBB) technology research and development over the next three years. The investment will focus on products and solutions which...

Telenor connects first customers in Myanmar

Telenor Group has announced that it will begin connecting customers in Myanmar on Saturday, September 27. The day marks the official roll-out of Telenor's network, starting in the nation's...

European operators missing out on €2.2B OTT profit opportunity

Western European operators are potentially missing out on more than €2bn in gross profits according to independent research commissioned by AsiaInfo – China's largest...

iPhone 6 Plus: $100 costlier for consumers to buy--just $15.50 more expensive for Apple to make

For consumers opting to buy Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 Plus rather than the iPhone 6, the additional 0.8 inches of screen size will cost $100 extra. However, for Apple, the iPhone 6 Plus costs only...

GSA: 116 mobile operators have commercially launched HD voice services

116 mobile operators in 75 countries have commercially launched HD voice services, according to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). The latest issue of the Mobile HD voice: Global Update...

Revealed: Britain's £5B mobile problem

Cost of mobile phone repairs in Britain in the last two years approaches a staggering £5 billion (the equivalent of £78 per head). More than a third (37%) of British smartphone users have...

ABI Research: LTE reinvigorates the broadband wireless access marketplace

LTE has turbocharged the mobile Internet experience for end-users, which has reflected in rapid adoption of LTE-capable smartphones along with other mobile devices, but it has also reinvigorated the...

GSA: Operators have commercially launched 331 LTE networks

Some 331 operators have commercially launched LTE networks and service in 112 countries, according to data released by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) in the latest update of the...

Juniper Research: Global smartphone shipments to reach 1.2B this year

Leading mobile analyst firm Juniper Research estimates that the number of smartphone shipments will approach 1.2bn this year, an increase of 19% from 985m in 2013. The market is expected to be driven...

Juniper Research: Smart wearables market to generate $53B hardware revenues by 2019

New findings from leading hi-tech analysts, Juniper Research, has revealed that the global retail revenue from smart wearable devices will treble by 2016, before reaching $53.2 billion by 2019,...

Ericsson to buy Fabrix Systems

Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fabrix Systems, a leading provider of cloud storage, computing and network delivery for video applications that today power some of the...

Romania joins the Deutsche Telekom brand

Romtelecom and COSMOTE Romania become Telekom Romanin. Telekom Romania embraces the Telekom brand values: Innovation, Simplicity and Competence. Romanian customers benefit from integrated products and services and unique all-inclusive offers

Vodafone UK reveals pricing for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

From today, and for a limited time (up to 3rd November, 2014) we're offering DOUBLE content to customers signing up to a 4G Red XL or Red XXL plan (on any smartphone). That means that not only...

Report: Smartphone connections to reach 6B by 2020

Smartphones will account for two out of every three mobile connections globally by 2020, according to a major new report by GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA. The new study,...