Affordable EU roaming charges are not guaranteed, yet
European Union lawmakers are clashing again over what the bloc considers one of the biggest consumer rights victories in history- the ability for consumers to call, text, and stream without paying extra costs while traveling within the EU.
A 2017 deal on data roaming was called one of the greate...
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.
Ericsson: 5G is fundamental to Europe achieving climate targets
A new study shows an accelerated roll-out of 5G connectivity across Europe and the UK will have a huge impact in reducing CO2e emissions.
Ericsson has funded a new Europe-wide study that finds that implementing 5G technology across the largest high-emitting sectors could result in the same carbo...
Apax Funds and Warburg Pincus to acquire T-Mobile Netherlands
The transaction values the company at an Enterprise Value of €5.1bn.
Apax Funds and Warburg Pincus have agreed to acquire T-Mobile Netherlands Holding B.V. from Deutsche Telekom AG and Tele2 AB. They announced the deal in a press release this week.
T-Mobile is a leading European telecommuni...
Nokia and Ericsson granted equal rights to its Spanish 5G bands by Telefonica
On Friday, Telefonica announced that it had awarded a contract for its Spanish 5G radio network to Nokia and Ericsson. In a Solomonic turn of events, the contract gives the two Scandinavian companies equal use of Telefonica’s Spanish 5G bands.
The frequencies in question are 3.5GHz and 700MHz....
Google signs up to be part of the O-RAN telecommunications alliance
Google is now part of the O-RAN Alliance, as part of its strategy to be involved in the 5G and telecoms space.
Google Cloud’s managing director Amol Phadke and senior director Ankur Jain said joining the global group will allow the company to jointly drive and speed up Radio Access Network (RA...
Marvell chips will power Facebook’s 5G network project
Facebook's goal is to make the deployment of 5G networks more accessible to everyone.
Marvell Technology Group told Reuters this week that its chips will be included in a project from Facebook. The project, Marvel says, aims to make it easier and cheaper to deploy 5G networking equipment.
RingCentral invests 455 million in Avaya for cloud communication
Avaya and RingCentral have started a strategic
partnership, with RingCentral providing cloud technology to its partner.
RingCentral also makes an investment of 500 million dollars (455 million
Avaya has been producing hardware systems that provide
unified communication services for many ...
VMware wants to better support 5G usage with Telco and Edge Cloud
VMware announces a number of additions to its portfolio regarding Telco and Edge Cloud. Among other things, VMware will support real-time intelligence for telecom networks. Improved security and automation is also provided for telecom, edge and IoT applications.
According to Rajiv Ramaswami, COO...