Deutsche Telekom offers 5G mmWave for industrial customers

    First mmWave services for businesses and the operator also announces free 5G upgrades for LTE users

    Standard Bank announces MVNO collaboration with MTN 

    The South African bank drops Cell C relationship and changes name from Standard Bank Mobile to Standard Bank Connect

    Billionaire Slim buys into BT recovery plan with 3% stake costing £400m

    The deal was done via financial holding company Inbursa and its subsidiaries, which are owned by Mexico's Carlos Slim and his family

    Fledgling satellite WAVE consortium expands board

    ST Engineering iDirect exec joins fellow board members from AWS, Comtech, Intelsat, Microsoft, Reticulate Micro and SES

    e&’s acquisition of PPF Telecom at risk as EU announces probe  

    The Commission has preliminary concerns that e& may have been granted foreign subsidies that could distort the EU internal market

    Telstra jumps on the Vonage network API bandwagon

    Earlier this week arch rival Nokia launched what it says is the first implementation of the GSMA Operator Platform

    Adding Sparkle to Namibia’s national digitalisation ambitions

    A new agreement means Telecom Namibia can use the Equiano subsea cable, a diversified, low-latency route between Africa and Europe

    Viasat Energy Services launches hybrid network service for energy industry 

    The managed service via LEO is intended to improve operational efficiency for remote oil and gas customers, and the safety of their crew

    Netia chooses Palo Alto Networks to bolster managed security services  

    Poland has just committed PLN 3 billion (€692 million) to build a Cyber Shield as cyber-attacks escalate on the country

    Nokia’s platform aims to expand and simplify network API exposure

    Vendor says the Network Exposure Platform (NEP) represents the “first implementation of GSMA Operator Platform”

    Netcracker launches Digital Satellite Solution for commercial LEO and GEO services

    "From inventory and AIOps to digital channels, billing, customer care and SLA compliance [it] will revolutionize how satellite communications services are delivered and monetized"

    Norlys acquires utility EWII’s fibre network in Denmark 

    The energy and telecom operator is building on its recent Telia Denmark acquisition as it seeks to boost its bundling

    Middle East broadband providers competing at gigabit speeds 

    Gulf region telcos are stepping up their consumer fibre game although the packages are not the cheapest

    Telenor launches new IoT device test lab with support services in Sweden

    It is intended to enable customers to investigate how their connected IoT products will behave before deployment

    Germany’s O2 Telefónica and Ericsson expand core network partnership 

    In May the two completed what they described as the world’s first in-service software upgrade (ISSU) in the operator’s production network, underload and at scale