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
Orange’s financial results beat expectations, Spain returns to growth
The third quarter saw a surge in Orange's profits. The telecom operator has regained its footing on the Spanish market.
Orange said its third-quarter core operating profit edged up 0.2 percent from last year, according to a report by Reuters. The organization, which holds the title of France's ... Read more
UK to boost Gigabit broadband by improving infrastructure access
As a part of the 'mini-budget', the UK government is all set to help telecom operators with the usage of utility poles on private property in an attempt to bring high-speed broadband internet connectivity up across the country.
The mini-budget was partly established to tackle the increasing cost... Read more
Telecom Italia moves to sell minority stake in its enterprise arm
Telecom Italia hopes to pay off its debts by selling a minority stake in its enterprise arm.
Telecom Italia (TIM) wants to sell a minority share in its enterprise service arm. The step was taken to revamp the biggest phone company in Italy, CEO Pietro Labriola said.
Telecom Italia is under m... Read more
EU lawmakers condemn “radical proposal” to let ISPs charge websites
Service providers want to further monetize their "last mile" of network infrastructure.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are protesting what they call a "radical proposal" to require payments from online service providers to Internet service providers, according to a report by Ars Techn... Read more
Telecom Italia secures €725 million tender for 5G rollout
On Monday, the ministry for technology innovation and digital transformation announced that Telecom Italia has won a federal tender for implementing 5G networks.
Telecom Italia is a telecommunications, internet and cloud services provider. Domestic activities include retail and wholesale voice a... Read more
Cradlepoint expands insights into private LTE and 5G networks
Cradlepoint is expanding its Cellular Intelligence software to provide more insight into private LTE and 5G WAN environments. The new capabilities are included in the NetCloud Service for managing cellular business environments.
Cradlepoint's portfolio features cellular, LTE and 5G services. Acc... Read more
Italian government considering new cap on broadband contracts
Italian telecoms regulator AgCom introduces new rules in a bid to break up oligopolies in the country's broadband market.
Italy is set to invest almost 7 billion euros in ultra-fast connectivity, and Innovation Minister Vittorio Colao has considered the move. He hopes it will promote competition... Read more
Orange moves to enhance mobile tech capabilities across Europe
The operator has launched a new Tower Company to leverage mobile infrastructure EU-wide.
Orange has announced new business capabilities which have enabled it to strengthen its presence as a leading telecommunications company in Europe. The tech giant has launched TOTEM, its European TowerCo.
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EU committee vote for bigger cuts on wholesale roaming fees
The European Parliament Industry Committee voted for deeper cuts in wholesale roaming tariffs paid by telecom operators to their counterparts than those pitched by the EU Commission. The move intends to encourage competition.
Wholesale price caps usually put the southern European and northern Eu... Read more