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    5G will be the dominant mobile access technology by subscription in 2028

    The Ericsson Mobility Report also predicts that 5G subscriptions will top 5.3 billion worldwide; an increase of 330% between 2023 and 2029

    Telecom Italia becomes first Tier 1 European telco to split off NetCo

    The NetCo has been officially formed, but there still maybe legal and other challenges to come

    UK Chancellor grants BT’s Jansen his parting wish

    Chancellor Hunt made permanent the policy of full expensing which allows certain companies to deduct capex from their taxable profits

    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

    What will telecoms networks look like in 2030? Report by Connect44

    Predicting the future network is tough. This report by Connect44 looks at the forces driving tomorrow’s communications infrastructure, including technology, commercial factors and regulation.

    BT’s CEO urges UK Chancellor to make fibre tax breaks permanent

    Plea ahead of this Wednesday's Autumn Statement by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt

    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

    Phones 4U collusion trial ends amid huge costs and wrist slapping

    Three UK operators found not guilty, nine years after the retailer closed down and after five years of litigation, but an appeal is possible

    Vivendi vows legal battle to stop KKR’s €22bn bid for TIM’s NetCo

    Telecom Italia’s (TIM) board of directors yesterday voted by a majority to accept the US infrastructure fund’s bid

    stc Kuwait to deploy 5G New Calling after concluding trial

    The tech will support HD video calls, real-time translations, speech-to-text and more to boost enterprises’ productivity stc Kuwait has successfully completed a pilot for 5G...

    Spain mulls public funding for Telefónica as stc looks to acquire 9.9% stake

    stc is controlled by Saudi's sovereign fund and will become Telefónica’s biggest shareholder if the Spanish government approves the transaction

    Zegona to acquire 100% of Vodafone Spain for up to €5bn

    The pair have entered into a binding agreement and expect the deal to close in the first half of next year

    You ain’t seen nothing yet: the unstoppable rise of social media video

    Social media have transformed from communications tools into entertainment hubs, rivalling TV and streaming models

    Sweden claims damage to subsea cables and gas pipeline are linked

    Finland and Estonia are still investigating, including the possible role of a Chinese and Russian vessel

    Drahi made indirect approaches to French rivals for a deal with SFR

    Drahi’s Altice group is having a tough time, caught up in a financial scandal and juggling $60 billion in debt