Month: January 2020

Roaming charges to return after Brexit – pull the other one!

There are strong commercial and strategic reasons why this is bogus news

Romania’s RCS&RDS refinances amid FTTP boom

Romanian market has high level of FTTP rollout and take-up

MENA M&A: Saudi’s STC buys stake in Vodafone Egypt and the US’s Comtech buys Israeli firm Gilat

Vodafone exits Egypt as it refocuses its business. Comtech buys Gilat to expand its offering in secure wireless comms and satellite connectivity.

Broadband gets bolshy in Bristol

Virgin Media calls out BT’s claims as “dubious”

Aptilo rolls out new service to support enterprise IoT use cases

Vendor says new service enables operators to put enterprise customers in the driving seat

ENISA outlines new cybersecurity rules for service providers and OTTs

Rules will be extended to OTT services, will promote cross-authority and cross-border co-operation and will mandate encryption

Telefonica seeks partner to accelerate growth

Company seeks injections of cash and expertise as it reorganises around key verticals, core markets and B2B services

Liquid Telecom launches wholesale 5G roaming service

Wholesaler adds 5G to its mix, completes East to West Africa link

Retelit acquires Brennercom

Marks second acquisition by Retelit in a month

One charger to rule them all?

EC signals action on chargers as electronic waste continues to rise

Security-conscious customers need more information from the companies they do business with

Having the right product is now only half the battle. Unless customers and prospects are sure you’re secure they’ll go elsewhere – directly impacting your bottom line

Cybersecurity update: Indra acquires SIA

Combination of assets creates a EUR60 million security firm

EU considers ban on facial recognition tech

EU’s proposed facial recognition moratorium could be bad news for European businesses

Lycamobile launches in Uganda

Says it will compete on high-speed internet connectivity.