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  • T-Mobile US announced at CES in Las Vegas new tests of 5G services in the 600 MHz band, according Telecompaper. With Intel and Ericsson, the carrier conducted the world’s first 5G data call and video call on 600 MHz spectrum, including successful uplink and downlink communication, on a live commercial network.   During the tests, the teams generated a 5G...
    08 Ianuarie 2019/ Continuare
  • The Telecompaper Stock Index European Telecoms made a nice gain during first few days of 2019 of 2.3 percent, leaving the EuroStoxx 50 index (+1.3%) behind. Tiscali (Italy) and QSC (Germany) were the winners, going up 21 and 12 percent, respectively. OTE, the Greek incumbent, was up 11 percent. KCOM of the UK (-6.7%), Turk Telekom (-5.6%) and Intred, the...
    07 Ianuarie 2019/ Continuare
  • Enea made an offer to acquire a business unit from Atos Convergence Creators with leading positions in policy management, authentication, and user management, and would license some technology from Atos, according enea.com. The total consideration amounts to approximately 18 MEUR and would be financed through cash and bank loans. The business unit is...
    21 Decembrie 2018/ Continuare
  • The first 5G mobile service has been launched in the US by AT&T. However, the first 5G smartphones won't be available until 2019, according Telecompaper. Fixed-wireless 5G, using the mobile network as a replacement for fixed broadband, appears to be attracting more attention from operators in the initial service launches and trials.   US operators AT...
    20 Decembrie 2018/ Continuare
  • The European Commission has cleared plans by France, Germany, Italy and the UK to partner on research and development in microelectronics, according Telecompaper. The proposed state support was cleared by the EU's competition authorities as it contributes to a "common European interest". The four states will provide in the coming years up to EUR 1.75...
    19 Decembrie 2018/ Continuare
  • Orange Romania launched an online contest whose prize-pool includes 4 'Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 Sunset' Bluetooth speakers priced at EUR 102.8 (without VAT) each, according Telecompaper. To qualify, customers need to enter the contest's page on orange.ro and vote one of the 7 Christmas family activities proposed by Orange for each day of the 25-31 December...
    18 Decembrie 2018/ Continuare
  • Telekom Romania offers through the social responsibility program „Telekom Scholarships” a monthly scholarship worth 1,900 lei for five students with exceptional academic results. "Every year, through the „Telekom Scholarships” program we discover exceptional young people, who impress us with their desire to perform in education, with their ambition to...
    17 Decembrie 2018/ Continuare
  • Spectrum auctions, 5G and new entrants dominated the news in week 50, according Telecompaper. It resulted in a drop for the Telecompaper European telecoms index of 1.1 percent, versus a gain of 1.1 percent for the EuroStoxx 50 index. Polish Play (+12%) came out strongest last week, followed by Megafon (+8.1%) and Kcom (+8.0%). Three micro caps, Forthnet (-...
    17 Decembrie 2018/ Continuare
  • The EU's net neutrality regulation and the guidelines to regulators issued by Berec are working well, according to an evaluation by Berec, the assembly of national telecom regulators in the EU, according Telecompaper. However, the regulators agreed that more clarification is needed in certain areas, such as zero rating, and updated guidance will be issued...
    14 Decembrie 2018/ Continuare
  • Vodafone Romania launched a Christmas promotion during which it offers various smartphones at reduced prices, according Telecompaper. For instance, Huawei P20 lite is available at EUR 34 (Vat included) instead of EUR 120 together with a 2-year agreement for a Super Red 21 tariff plan. The offer is available with 2-year agreements on vodafone.ro/shop...
    13 Decembrie 2018/ Continuare

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