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    Phones 4U had ‘conspiracy theory’

    It was just the fifth-biggest player in its market The owners of UK retailer Phones4U were “more concerned with lining their own pockets than running...

    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...

    Spaceport Cornwall launches first satellite from UK site

    Meanwhile Orbex unveils prototype vertical rocket The UK Government has announced the UK’s first satellite launches from British soil will take place...

    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,...

    Over 70% of telco customers don’t find personalised marketing ‘creepy’

    For many years there has been an aura around marketing personalisation that it is somehow intrusive. Big Brother. A bit creepy. New research from...

    stc launches managed SD-WANs

    Nokia adds subtle Nuage to Saudi enterprises The Saudi Telecom Company (stc) has launched a managed software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) service for the...

    Telefónica sends Prisa stake back

    Presented to private investor Global Alconaba Spain’s flagship telco group and creative start up nurturer Telefónica has agreed to sell a 7.08% stake in the media group Prisa,...

    Orange urges Europe to Re think

    Only one in a hundred phones is recycled Orange Group is telling its European divisions to refurbish, return, reuse and, most important of all, recycle...

    Amdocs sends SaaS on operation VMO2

    Out of the cloud and into the streaming service Telco software vendor Amdocs is to integrate Virgin Media O2’s streaming services to be more manageable...

    Fibernet tears Finland a new altnet with Adtran

    Trenching and Adtran expedites the XGS-PON Finland’s alternative network (altnet) Fibernet is building its high-bandwidth network with three time saving techniques it has helped to...

    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...