• Huawei has announced that it has completed a 5G NSA (Non-Stand Alone) functional test based on 3GPP. The NSA test took place in the third phase of China's 5G tests in Beijing’s Huairou District. The test was organized by the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group, which aims to meet the ITU’s International Mobile Telecommunication system target date of 2020,...
    23 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • The European Commission has unveiled its proposals for increasing tax collected on digital services such as online advertising. As an "interim measure", large companies would pay a 3 percent levy on revenues generated from such services in the EU. In the longer term, EU members would be able to tax profits from the services if they exceed a certain...
    22 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • Vodafone launches the ground-breaking international future jobs programme “What will you be?”, designed to provide career guidance and access to training content in the digital economy for up to 10 million young people across 18 countries, including Romania. This initiative is the largest of its kind in the world. The program includes the innovative “...
    21 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • The number of digital pay-TV service subscribers in Eastern Europe will grow by 23 percent to 78.08 million by 2023, according to a study from  Digital TV Research. The figure totaled 61.57 million at the end of 2017 and 25.49 million in 2010. About 20 million customers still used analogue cable TV services at the end of 2017, according Telecompaper....
    20 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • Romanian Internet end-users experienced higher average download speeds in H2 2017, 115 Mbps for fixed Internet and 20 Mbps for mobile Internet, according to statistics from telecommunications authority Ancom's app Netograf.ro, according Telecompaper. Fixed Internet download speeds were 5.5 percent higher nationwide and mobile Internet download speeds rose...
    19 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • China Unicom reported a strong improvement in results for 2017 and said it would resume dividend payments. The company said the first months of 2018 suggested it was on track for further strong growth in 2018, according Telecompaper. The Chinese operator's net profit roughly tripled last year, to CNY 1.828 billion, and adjusted EBITDA rose 6.1 percent to...
    16 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • Telekom Banking announces the launch of the device financing service for residential customers, available in Telekom Romania stores, nation-wide. Thus, anyone interested in buying a telephone along with a Telekom subscription, through Telekom Banking’s offer, can access financing facility with the benefit of 24 equal instalments plan without interest (0%)...
    15 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • The cost of mobile data plans in the EU fell in 2017, based on average user profiles. A comparative study by Empirica and TUV Rhineland for the European Commission found prices fell the most for plans with a large amount of data, according Telecompaper. The study is based on the OECD average user profiles. For the lowest combination of 250 MB and 30 calls...
    15 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • The Finnish state investment fund Solidium has acquired a 3.3 percent stake in Nokia for approximately EUR 844 million. The fund said it used proceeds from selling its stake in Telia earlier this year in order to invest in Nokia, which is based on Finland, according Telecompaper. Following the share purchases early this year, the Nokia stake represents...
    14 Martie 2018/ Continuare
  • Telekom brings in Romania Telekom Electronic Beats (TEB), one of the most expressive and dynamic electronic music projects in Europe, and gives the beat to the best parties in town. „We first liberated the Internet, then the banking, now its music’s turn. We want to liberate emotions and feelings, and, nonetheless, an attitude. Telekom Electronic Beats...
    13 Martie 2018/ Continuare

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