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  • The US government appears set to reject a request from China Mobile for an operator licence in the US due to national security concerns, according Telecompaper. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration said it recommended the FCC deny China Mobile's request for a licence.    The Chinese operator requested the licence back in 2011, and...
    04 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • Samsung Electronics and Cisco announced they have completed a friendly-user trial and series of 5G demonstrations with Orange Romania in Floresti, Cluj, according Telecompaper. The three companies announced in February the first multi-vendor 5G fixed wireless trial in Europe. The trial makes use of Samsung’s 5G products including the virtualised RAN, a 5G...
    03 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • During the Demo Day event organized by Techcelerator, which took place on June 27 in Bucharest, the Most Promising start-up Award went to Safe Ride from Bucharest, an IoT embedded device with a mobile app for moto riders’ safety. This start-up will enter into the process of finalizing a new round of investments totaling EUR 20,000 from GapMinder Venture...
    02 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • Greek operator Cosmote added new services and functionalities to its 11888 giaola digital information service. The service helps users find information about businesses or public services and organise their day-to-day activities, according Telecompaper. The renewed platform offers products through the new website, the Android and iOS app and the call...
    02 Iulie 2018/ Continuare
  • The European Commission has launched another call for subsidies from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), this time awarding a total of EUR 12.4 million to finance projects in the areas of eHealth, eProcurement, e-Justice and online dispute resolution, according Telecompaper. The fourth call of subsidies under the 2018 CEF Telecom Work Programme aims to...
    29 Iunie 2018/ Continuare
  • Apple and Samsung have agreed to put an end to their seven-year battle over patent infringement. Terms of the legal settlement were not disclosed, according Telecompaper. Apple and Samsung Electronics told the judge at the US District Court for Northern California that they’d resolved the first filed but last remaining of the legal disputes, Bloomberg...
    28 Iunie 2018/ Continuare
  • Over a quarter (26.8%) of EU homes could access FTTP broadband services at the end of June 2017, up 3.2 percent points from a year earlier, according to the latest figures compiled by IHS Markit for the European Commission. VDSL coverage grew the fastest over the 12 months, to 53.4 percent of EU homes versus 48.2 percent a year earlier, while Docsis 3.0...
    27 Iunie 2018/ Continuare
  • TechFest connected by Vodafone, the most complex technology festival, to be held between September 20-24, in Bucharest, will feature several stages that will welcome more than 50 local and international guests. These include first-line players on the blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and start-ups areas.   The Bucharest edition of TechFest, initially...
    26 Iunie 2018/ Continuare
  • The majority of the stocks in our European telecoms index ended week 25 down (-0.2%), but not quite as much as the EuroStoxx 50 index (-1.8%). Several satellite stocks did well, including Inmarsat (+15%) and SES (+4.9%). Altice (+4.6%) was forced to abandon its Media Capital takeover deal, but was able to conclude the sale of stakes in its French and...
    25 Iunie 2018/ Continuare
  • Deutsche Telekom plans to shed around 10,000 jobs at its IT services arm T-Systems in an effort to turn the company profitable by 2020. The plans were announced by T-Systems CEO Adel Al-Saleh to staff and confirmed by the CEO to Handelsblatt, according Telecompaper. The job cuts will take place over the next three years and include 6,000 positions lost in...
    22 Iunie 2018/ Continuare

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