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    Three UK claims it’s got biggest coverage

    Its 5G network can reach more people than rivals Three UK claims it has outgrown its rival UK operator EE-BT for population coverage of their...

    Nigeria monitors Meta’s verses for hate speech 

    Is another Nigerian telecoms ban looming? Nigeria is monitoring Meta Platforms Inc's Facebook and other platforms to ensure they comply with demands to curtail hate speech...

    Hungry Iliad could merger a telco

    Latest quarterly figures show profits and ambitions rising French telco Iliad has reported a rise in operating profit in its first quarter of 2022, up...

    Eir’s Q1 revenue rises to €303 million

    Fibre runs to 831,000 homes, complaints down Irish comms service provider (CSP) Eir has lost customers but gained in revenue, reports the Irish Times, which notes that the group...

    O-RAN will slow African telcos – analysis

    Each kit vendor multiplies complexity cost The Open RAN concept is a complexity trap that will bog down many operators, warns telecoms consultant John Strand,...

    Africell leapfrogs Movicel into second place in Angola

    It's got 2m subscribers, $300m in funding and Nokia Africell, the US-funded entrant to the Angolan mobile market, has already overtaken Movicel to move...

    BT’s new Atomic Radio Frequency kit could be quantum leap for 5G

    New antenna are 100 times more sensitive and less needy UK telco BT has discovered a way to make ‘excited atoms’ work as ultra-sensitive...

    Latvian 5G engineers played games on phone while driving lorries and using apps

    5G-Routes consortium tests cross-border mobility The practical cross-border mobility of 5G has been tested at the Bikernieki race track in Riga, Latvia as part of...

    Saudi Arabia leads on 5G rollout – GSMA

    You can hear it in person at Mobile 360 Riyadh Saudi Arabia is leading the rollout of 5G in the Middle East and North...

    Telefónica-OneWeb to embed more links to Euro and Latino territories

    MOU for more hook-ups, wholesaling and hauling back Telefónica is teaming up with satellite service OneWeb's to reach the darkest corners of its territories and...

    Extracting Intelligence from Location-Based Services

    by Michael Gebretsadik, Solutions Architect for SS8 Sponsored: In general, 5G networks make gathering intelligence from digital communications more difficult due to factors such as encryption, increased...

    Pharrowtech gets $15m to make mmWaves, Ofcom auctions them and Qualcomm SnapDragon connects to them

    Operators need mmWave like base stations need backhaul This has been a good week for the millimeter wave (mmWave) camp, with three major developments adding...

    African satellite soars over 40% yearly growth – report

    Officials have stopped saying ‘not in my backhaul’ Liquid Telecom Satellite Services (LTSS) is expecting to see strong revenue growth in 2022, thanks in particular...

    Elisa’s network can stop slacking now – Vecima

    How a cloud controller coaxes a better cable performance Finnish mobile operator Elisa has revealed how it’s given its existing network a rocket, using a cloud access...

    Orange France signs 5 year deal with Ericsson Charging

    BSS system will help telco realise, optimise and monetise Orange France has committed itself to five years of using Ericsson Charging as it seeks ways...