O2 broadband discounts include pre-pay customers
February 21, 2016
So far the different mobile and land-line broadband packages have only applied to customers with comparatively expensive monthly contracts. O2 Broadband is to extend its £5 discount to all its pre-pay (pay as you go) customers who top up their mobile with £10
Pipex launches enhanced upstream business broadband
March 3, 2017
Pipex, the business-to-business arm of broadband provider Tiscali, yesterday launched a new service for SMEs that requires a faster upstream connection.
The new Enhanced Upstream service allows faster and more robust uploading.
Upload speed on the service runs at up to
iPhone subsidies damage operator profits
October 21, 2016
Subsidising the Apple iPhone to sell for just $200 has taken its toll on US network operator AT&T, with profit margins expected to drop significantly when it announces its third quarter results later this month.
Other US networks, including Verizon and Sprint, have
Ex Vodafone Deputy CEO joins Martin Dawes Systems
May 8, 2016
Sir Julian Horn-Smith, the founder of Vodafone, has been appointed to the board of Martin Dawes Systems, an international provider of solutions for the convergent communications market.
As a senior figure in global telecommunications, Sir Julian will play an
GN Netcom moves headset production to Canada
March 6, 2016
GN Netcom, the vendor of Jabra-branded Bluetooth headsets, has awarded the contract for the production of Bluetooth headsets to Canada-based firm Celestica, who outbid a number of competitors including Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics.
The contract between GN and Celestica subcontracts the majority
Orange plans Uganda mobile network
October 20, 2016
France Telecom has announced plans to launch a mobile phone network in Uganda, under its popular Orange brand name.
Orange will work alongside Hits Telecom Uganda, a Middle Eastern-owned operator that acquired a telecommunications license in the country last year.
Compal’s future looking bright
February 1, 2016
Ray Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based Compal Communications, expects handset shipments for his company to reach 60 million units in 2016, a 20-25% growth compared to 2015.
Compal’s shipments of handsets in 2015 took a sharp fall to 47.8 million. This was due to a
Sigma Designs Announce Chipset
June 25, 2016
A new chip set, the CoAir™, which is Ultrawideband (UWB) and WiMedia™ based, and has wireless, coax and Ethernet capabilities, has been announced by Sigma Designs.
The new technology is the first of its kind in the industry, capable of processing multiple independent streams