America Movil released its first-quarter earnings report yesterday, and for the first time it offered insight into its performance in the U.S. market through its various MVNO brands. Importantly, the company said that that its Straight Talk brand now counts around 9 ...
FirstNet Vice Chairman Jeff Johnson has resigned from the board of Sonim Technologies amid conflict-of-interest questions, just days after being announced as a board member for the California-based manufacturer of rugged LTE devices. read more
Comcast reported today that it added 196,000 new subscribers to its Xfinity Mobile MVNO service during the first quarter, bringing its total customer base to 577,000. The figures are slightly ahead of most Wall Street analyst expectations.
For all the banker excitement about a possible tie-up between Vodafone and Liberty, any deal in Germany seems highly unlikely.
Union will create biggest telecoms tower business outside China
Indian telco giant Bharti Airtel has seen its quarterly profits plummet to just $18m (Rs1.2 billion) for the first quarter of 2018, according to the company's financial report…read more on TotalTele.com »
Global telecoms conglomerate, Altice, has been fined €124.5 million by the European Commission over its acquisition of Portugal Telecom. Altice acquired Portugal Telecom's assets from Brazilian operator, Oi, in a €7.4 billion deal. The European Commissio...
The giants of cloud computing and the divergent minds of our regulatory body politic are well behind a PR entrepreneur who filled in her own nomination. How 2018 is that?
Containers seemed poised to take over the Earth, but they've proven slow to implement. Find out how people are implementing containers on real-world service provider networks at the Big Communications Event in Austin next month!
Combination unites two premier communications infrastructure providers in New York and New Jersey metro areas.
Is convergence a sound business strategy? Or is it best to stick with what you know? Also: Who'd be a Chinese vendor? Discuss. And they do.
At BCE, panelists will discuss changing consumption models for SD-WAN, new approaches that vendors and carriers are taking in deploying SD-WAN, standards efforts and interoperability challenges and more.
Gartner forecasts that AI-derived business value could reach $3.9 trillion in 2022.
Providing gigabit capable internet services is a key priority for governments across the world, particularly in Europe, North America and Asia. Despite this fact, global household penetration levels for internet access were just 53.6 per cent in 2017…read more...
Major players like Swisscom can't rely on yesterday's successes.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Apple starts paying Irish back-taxes; Nokia gets edgy; Atos hooks up with Google for AI; Elisa trumpets NB-IoT network.
Indian operators merge their infrastructure assets to form the world's second-biggest towers company.
UCaaS leader Mitel becomes a private company; returns $11.15 per share in cash to shareholders.
This video highlights what operators have to do with their network transformation strategy if they want to take on a greater role in the digital services market, especially to get ready for future of 5G enabled services such as smart cities, eMBB, uRLLC, VR, IoT and ...
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union issued a report today arguing that, despite recent tax reforms geared toward job creation, AT&T has continued to cut jobs. Specifically, the union said AT&T has cut 16,000 call center jobs in the past seven ye...
Unsurprisingly, AT&T remained the biggest company in the industry according to Total Telecom's Global 100 report, amassing revenues of €131.8 billion. While there was little movement in the top 10 (and none at all in the top 4) the report does throw up a nu...
On April 16, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a ban on all shipments of key semiconductors from the United States to ZTE. The order itself is based on a long history of ZTE violations of international sanctions on Iran and North Korea. This is like dropping ...
Telstra's Jim Fagan explains how service providers can apply lessons learned about automation in the cloud to delivering more automation in their networks.
Competition and adverse regulatory measures continue to squeeze the Indian operator's profits.
The Google parent is spending hard to catch up on with Amazon in the home and cloud, and driving its businesses forward, including YouTube, hardware and Waymo self-driving cars.
New network operations strategy by operators need to integrate Digital Network Operation Platform (DNOP) style architecture for their new network infrastructure that supports agility, on-demand, automation and customer-oriented experience in digital services.
Industrialist’s holding company denies any irregularities in Guinea and Togo
EE has undertaken a significant network upgrade programme in Scotland, boosting connectivity and network speeds in some of the UK's most remote locations. EE's network now covers 75 per cent of the country's landmass and has recently completed the building of its 9...
The South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL) is an ambitious 6,000km submarine cable system that will connect Kribi, Cameroon with Fortaleza, Brazil.
Executive Producer Janet Leahy shares her story with WiC, offers advice for the cable industry to better support women and gives us a sneak preview of what she's working on next.
The new G Suite and Gmail security capabilities aren't bulletproof, but they add an extra layer of control.
ACG Research, commissioned by Ciena, shows aggressive movement to automate, also love of superheroes Hulk, Spiderman and Black Widow.
At MWC 2018, Rohit Mehra, IDC's vice president of Network Infrastructure, shares his opinions on software-defined security (SDSec). Mehra believes that a proactive, closed-loop and automation solution can help solve the security challenges in SDN/ NFV networks.