Calls for pan-European telecoms regulator
September 21, 2015
Nortel Networks’ EMEA president, Darryl Edwards, called for the creation of a pan-European telecoms regulator this week, in an interview with total telecom www.totaltele.com.
According to Edwards, not having a regulator to oversee Europe limits the development of hyperconnectivity, impedes competition and
Telenet pays €170m for lease of networks
November 27, 2015
Telenet Group Holding, a Belgian media and telecommunications company, has paid €170m to local cable operators to lease their networks for 38 years. The company will also pay the local cable companies an annual fee for operational charges.
Somerset leads UK for broadband take-up
January 21, 2016
According to figures from BT, Somerset has the highest take-up rate of ADSL broadband in the UK, with more than 47 per cent of homes and businesses in Somerset connected to broadband via ADSL (a technology which enables fast data transmission over
ChangingWorlds wins innovation award
March 31, 2016
Dublin-based ChangingWorlds has won the Innovation Award at the Irish American Technology Leadership Group’s (ITLG) inaugural award ceremony in San Francisco, USA.
ChangingWorlds provides mobile data personalisation and Mobile Internet products to major operators around the world, including Vodafone and O2.
Avanti provides cheaper calls with LCR technology June 22, 2015 UK-based Avantimobile has developed an innovative business model that provides cheaper calls via Wi-Fi as an alternative to VoIP calls. The system, called Least Cost Routing (LCR), uses technologies from mobile networks such as Vodafone and Orange, together with automated access to calls that cost
Telstra reveals plans for third UK data centre
September 8, 2017
Telstra has announced plans to open its third UK data centre in the fourth quarter of this year.
The Australian telecoms operator said the multi-million pound facility will support its network operations in Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Americas.
Consumers Want Faster Mobile Broadband
February 1, 2018
The results from 412 respondents to ISPreview.co.uk’s latest survey have revealed that 54% of people are interested in Mobile Broadband but, when asked which aspect of the service they “[needed] to see improved the most”, speed topped the list with 25% of the
Vodafone Qatar to launch this year
January 8, 2017
Vodafone’s Qatari unit expects to launch its services in the country by the end of the year, the company’s chief executive has revealed.
Vodafone Qatar CEO, Grahame Maher, said the network would go live on 1st March as scheduled, but would not
Avenir landline sales boosted
December 2, 2017
Avenir Telecom, a UK-based mobile telecoms distributor, announced record breaking sales of fixed landlines on the O2 network in October 2017.
Not content with this success, in November Avenir offered dealers a £30 bonus for each O2 fixed line connection to a two-year
UK heading for rapid mobile broadband growth June 21, 2015 According to new research from YouGov and Point Topic, mobile broadband services are set to grow rapidly in the UK. Point Topic found that around 90 percent of people who have broadband access at home already own a mobile phone. Half of these also use