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    Proximus NXT tests 5G slicing for electronic payments at winter festival

    In the city of Dendermonde, the operator’s unit teamed up with cashless payment provider EventPay in its first such test of 5G slicing capabilities

    Elisa Polystar lights the way to automation for three European operators

    The unnamed operators opted for Polystar’s performance data management and analytics platform, Virtual NOC and assuring customer experience

    Orange launches super-app for everyone in Africa and the Middle East

    It brings together telecoms services, entertainment, e-commerce and Orange Money, and supports other payment solutions

    Egypt set for its first hyperscale data centre, eyes AI development

    This follows a deal between Khazna Data Centers and Benya Group, a digital and ICT infrastructure provider in Egypt and the MEA

    Talking Telecoms Week: Is metaverse’s future with industry and enterprise?

    Antonio Pita Lozano, Metaverse Product Manager at Telefónica, talks to Annie Turner about the operator's progress and how it sees the metaverse's future unfolding Watch...

    New Internet Exchange Point (IXP) goes live for East Africa

    London Internet Exchange (LINX) Nairobi is located across three data centre locations in Kenya’s capital, to act as a hub for the eastern continent

    Vodacom Group bumps revenues by 35.5% after Egypt acquisition

    South Africa put in a strong performance too in the face of difficult macroeconomic factors and costs from entry into Ethiopia

    Talking Telecoms Week: What can generative AI deliver to telecoms?

    Michael A Lesniak of SK Telecom talks to Annie Turner about the convergence of technologies and the need for clarity, and SKT's pioneering role

    Queue forming to take a bite out of Apple in the EU

    Google and largest telcos lobby European Commission to make iMessage compatible with other chat apps; the spectre of “unpaid” Irish corporation tax rises again

    Orange Business embeds VMware for first SD-WAN in Evolution Platform

    The platform is central to Orange Business’ initiative to leverage cloud tech and offer all services to enterprises digitally

    New ETSI group to build on 3GPP’s Common API framework

    The group will align with other API standards efforts like GSMA’s Open Gateway and CAMARA, the Linux Foundation Europe’s Sylva Project and TM Forum

    Talking Telecoms Week: SMBs are a massive opportunity for operators

    Alexis Hostos, Head of SME & B2C at Telefónica Tech talks to Annie Turner about addressing that trillion-euro market Analysys Mason estimates that worldwide in...

    Exploring commercial opportunities for passive location data

    Partner content: As operators implement sophisticated location technologies to comply with regulation, many are investigating associated revenue opportunities to help recover costs

    GSMA highlights first country-wide commercial launch for Open Gateway

    Sri Lanka's four mobile operators commercially launch three network APIs that cover the entire country

    Proximus NXT extends partnership to digitalise Belfius’ ops

    Connectivity and collaboration upgrade will include SASE, SD-WAN, Wi-Fi 6 and Digital Meeting Rooms