Tag: Telecom operators

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Orange’s merger with Masmovil being investigated by EU

Orange’s merger with Masmovil being investigated by EU

Orange and Masmovil cannot yet guarantee their merger. The two companies need to address a list of competition concerns before European authorities can consider allowing the deal to go through. Orange's $19 billion (€17.5 billion) bid to combine its Spanish operations with Masmovil Ibercom is ... Read more

date8 months ago
Belgium EDPnet acquired by Proximus

Belgium EDPnet acquired by Proximus

Proximus has acquired the Belgian telecom operator and internet provider EDPnet. EDPnet will continue to operate on the Belgian market under its own name. The Belgian Corporate Court validated the takeover bid, which means that EDPnet's business and assets are now permanently owned by Proximus. ... Read more

date11 months ago
TIM CEO says EU telecoms sector faces daunting market headwinds

TIM CEO says EU telecoms sector faces daunting market headwinds

The head of Telecom Italia says the European telcos are facing a "perfect storm" of challenges. Telecom Italia (TIM) CEO Pietro Labriola raised eyebrows this week while delivering his keynote address at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. "We are facing a perfect storm,” said the chi... Read more

date12 months ago
GSMA introduces API toolkit for applications

GSMA introduces API toolkit for applications

Telecom industry association GSMA presented the Open Gateway toolkit during MWC 2023. The toolkit allows developers on open standards to more easily build and deploy applications to multiple operator telecom networks. As the underlying open technology, the API toolkit uses CAMARA, an open-source... Read more

date12 months ago
WIP26 malware attacks telecom operators

WIP26 malware attacks telecom operators

The WIP26 malware uses public cloud environments to launch attacks against telecom operators. The malware tries to appear as legitimate. These findings come out of research by SentinelOne. The WIP26 malware targets spying activities. Telecom operators in the Middle East are particularly affected... Read more

date12 months ago
Netherlands warns of European ‘internet tax’ for Big Tech

Netherlands warns of European ‘internet tax’ for Big Tech

The Netherlands opposes the introduction of a European 'internet tax' for tech giants. This says Minister of Economic Affairs Micky Adriaansens in conversation with Reuters. According to her, this would unnecessarily drive up costs for consumers and violate net neutrality. With her remark, the m... Read more

date12 months ago
Spain urges EU regulators to update telecom rules

Spain urges EU regulators to update telecom rules

Spain's economy minister has spoken in favour of consolidating the telecom market as regulators investigate the proposed merger between two of the country's large carriers, Orange SA and Masmovil Ibercom SA. “Competition policy has to adapt to the changes that are taking place in the market", ... Read more

date1 year ago
Telcos push EU to make big tech pay for network costs

Telcos push EU to make big tech pay for network costs

Reuters reports that European telecom operators are pressuring the European Union to implement new laws that make big tech pay for network costs. According to the report, telcos want to the European Union to adopt laws similar to those currently in place in Australia. In the past months, Europe... Read more

date1 year ago
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