• The number of pay-TV subscribers worldwide is set to reach 1.1 billion by 2023, after rising by around 95 million over the previous 5 years, according to the latest update from Digital TV Research based on forecasts for 138 countries, according Telecompaper. The vast majority of the additional subscribers – 81 million – will connect via IPTV platforms,...
    11 Aprilie 2018/ Continuare
  • Huawei Switzerland has appointed a new CEO, reported CEToday. Wang Haitao (photo) replaces Xiao Haijun. Also, Felix Kamer, former VP at Huawei Switzerland, now has a new position in Sales and Consulting at the headquarters in China, according Telecompaper. The company has in addition appointed a new Director Channel & Alliances EBG, after Daniel...
    10 Aprilie 2018/ Continuare
  • User-linked mobile 5G connections are set to grow from 5 million in 2019 to 577 million in 2023, according to a report from Strategy Analytics. The “Worldwide Cellular User Forecasts 2018-2023” report predicts that 5G adoption will follow a comparable path to that seen by 4G LTE, but warns that there is limited growth left in connectivity revenue for...
    05 Aprilie 2018/ Continuare
  • Research firm Strategy Analytics has completed a study which points towards Sony’s Xperia XZ2 as the best on the market for battery performance, according telecoms.com. This is certainly a good footnote to acquire for Sony, though it should be worth noting the research was commissioned by the Japanese multinational. The objective of the research was to...
    04 Aprilie 2018/ Continuare
  • Last week's telecoms stock performance ranged from +10 percent for Orange Belgium to -15 percent for Intelsat. On the whole, the sector recovered from the previous week's negativity, but underperformed the general market. The most important news came out of Italy, where TIM (Telecom Italia, -0.2%) has Vivendi and Elliott battling for control and where Sky...
    03 Aprilie 2018/ Continuare
  • The European Union’s new digital subscription portability rules are scheduled to go into effect 01 April, enabling EU citizens to access streaming content from their home subscriptions to digital services like Netflix or Amazon Prime while traveling across the EU, according Telecompaper. The new rules apply to for-pay services, although providers of free...
    02 Aprilie 2018/ Continuare
  • Huawei posted total annual revenue of CNY 603.6 billion (USD 92.5 billion) for 2017, which represents an increase of 15.7 percent from 2016. Net profit amounted to CNY 47.5 billion, up 28.1 percent year-on-year, according Telecompaper. In 2017, Huawei's Carrier business group generated CNY 297.8 billion in revenue, an increase of 2.5 percent year-on-year....
    30 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICT) – is now accepting entries for the ITU Telecom World Awards 2018, recognizing the most outstanding and innovative initiatives around the globe using ICTs for social good, according itu.int. "Previous ITU Telecom World...
    27 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • In November 2017, Telekom was the first operator on the Romanian market to introduce the unlimited 4G mobile data traffic offer for the post-paid segment, as well as unlimited free data traffic for video streaming for prepaid customers. As of Monday, March 26, Telekom Romania extends the Unlimited Mobile Data Traffic bonus as well as for the prepaid...
    26 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • Sony Xperia XZ2, the newest smartphone of the Japanese producer, is available for pre-order to Vodafone Romania customers until April 5, 2018. The first customers who register a pre-order will receive a free pair of Sony wireless noise-cancelling headphones. The new Sony Xperia XZ2, officially launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, offers cutting...
    23 Martie 2018/ Continuare

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