Tag: Germany

Telefonica set to offload towers to Telxius

Deal is said to be worth up to EUR1.5 billion

Sigfox offers an alternative to 5G IoT implementations

Ana Maria Giménez explains how Sigfox’s 0G network is supporting a wide range of innovative IoT use cases.

BT confirms it is providing data to the government on citizen movements

An increasing number of countries are looking at how they can use mobile phone data and apps to track movements and ensure compliance

Dialog snaps up Adesto for $500 million

Adesto supports Dialog’s expansion into smart buildings and industrial automation (Industry 4.0) markets

Telefonica seeks partner to accelerate growth

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

EU considers ban on facial recognition tech

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

Investment in Nordic networks continues as Altibox buys Skagenfiber

Altibox’s investment in Skagenfiber underlines the potential of the vibrant Nordic market for international connectivity and data centres

Security update: quantum security rises up agenda for telcos

QKD rises up agenda as the ITU announces a new standard for QKD networks; BT launches QKD network; SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom invest in IDQ; and more countries join EU’s Open QKD Project.

Arqiva Wins A+E Networks contract, sells masts and towers

Arqiva extends relationship with A+E Networks while making £2 billion from selling its masts and towers business to Cellnex

Data centre market continues to boom

Fuelled by the move to the Cloud, increased collaboration, the rise and rise of Big Data, plus media streaming.

CEE focus: Vivacom is for sale (again), and EQT buys fibre firm Inexio

Investment in CEE continues, with 99% of investors saying they would invest again

UK reviews use of Chinese equipment in its networks

Huawei’s role in European networks continues to be questioned, as EU and GSMA also weigh in.