German regulator releases first of a kind report on fibre wholesale prices

    The draft strives to be a careful balancing act, intended to provide incentives for rivals to build competing fibre infrastructure

    MVNO Youfone rebrands as Yoin in Belgium 

    The move follows KPN’s acquisition of the company’s Dutch operations

    UK government releases another £165m for rural FTTH for 380,000 premises

    Department for Science, Technology & Innovation ways this brings fibre broadband investment this year so far to £714 million

    Wildanet secures £41m to roll out fibre in Cornwall 

    UK Government says gigabit-capable coverage now sits at 81% of UK households

    Spain’s fibre-to-the-home operators head for consolidation 

    One of Europe’s leading FTTH markets is a test case for what happens when fibre networks overbuild

    South Africa ramps up rural connectivity plans 

    Minister also asks hyperscalers to help Africans implement AI across the continent

    Fixed wireless access gains momentum from 5G 

    However, in many markets, the momentum is driven by undercutting fixed line pricing constructs

    Vodafone and Nokia trial IETF’s L4S technology over end-to-end PON 

    L4S enables real-time applications to always enjoy a low latency, no matter how busy the network is

    Vecima to buy Casa Systems’ cable business 

    Vendor wants to accelerate its virtual cable modem termination system (vCMTS) market competition with market-leader Harmonic

    Norlys completes DKK 6.25 billion acquisition of Telia Danmark  

    Telia Danmark is now part of Denmark’s largest energy and telecoms group Norlys

    e& UAE joins Metro Ethernet Forum and adopts NaaS Industry Blueprint 

    The Middle Eastern operator aims to participate in the standardisation and development of 800G technology and finalise the commercial use of 800G Ethernet port standards

    FWA can increase telco revenues even while remaining niche – analyst  

    Operators can utilise spare capacity on their mobile networks to offer FWA services and increase their presence in fixed broadband markets

    MTN secures fibre licences in nine new territories 

    Markets mentioned in the company’s annual results include Uganda, Ivory Coast and the Central African Republic

    Europe’s broadband growth begins to flat line, the MEA region grows the fastest 

    Policymakers will be left with fewer levers to pull to stimulate the market

    Orange Spain and MásMóvil merger will become MásOrange 

    Spanish newspaper El Economista predicts brand will be introduced after Easter