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Vodacom surpasses 80% coverage on 4G
20 Apr 2018

Vodacom, the South African Vodafone subsidiary, has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G.

Orange launches new SMS Protect product
12 Apr 2018

Orange International Carriers has partnered with Anam to launch a new SMS product aimed at helping partners secure their network against fraud and bypass.

UK's 5G spectrum auction raises £1.4bn
05 Apr 2018

UK mobile operators have splashed out more than £1.4 billion on 5G spectrum as regulator Ofcom unveiled the results of its latest spectrum auction.

Mist: The end of mediocre Wifi
29 Mar 2018

Mist, the AI-driven wireless enterprise, talks to Capacity about its next-gen wifi and disruptive location-based services.

Argentina set to launch $800m 4G spectrum auction
19 Mar 2018

Argentina is looking to raise around $800 million with an auction of 90MHz of 4G spectrum, with the likes of Telecom Argentina, Telefonica and Claro all expressing interest, according to reports.

Ofcom unveils date for UK's 5G spectrum auction
13 Mar 2018

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom will open bidding for spectrum bands seen as key to 5G deployments a week today, with six firms set to compete for the 2.3GHz band and 3.4GHz band licences.

ZTE releases its RCS MaaP 2.0 solution
02 Mar 2018

ZTE has unveiled its RCS Messaging-as-a-Platform (Maap) 2.0 solution and displayed end-to-end services to help operators foster a new ecosystem in the AI industry.

Unitas Global acquires Solinea
09 Feb 2018

Unitas Global, the hybrid cloud solutions provider, has acquired cloud adoption specialists Solinea for an undisclosed amount.

TRAI aims for $100bn of communication investment by 2022
08 Feb 2018

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) would like to attract $100 billion of investment in the country’s communication sector by 2022, it has revealed amongst its National Telecom Policy 2018 proposals.

Telstra launches 5G Innovation Centre
05 Feb 2018

Telstra has launched a new 5G Innovation Centre in Australia aimed at testing and developing next generation mobile services ahead of a 5G launch in the country.

Global LTE traffic doubled in 2017, according to BICS
18 Jan 2018

Europe saw a massive 800% growth in data roaming during the summer months following the introduction of new EU roaming rules, while LTE traffic doubled in 2017, according to roaming figures from BICS.

US race to 5G is heating up
11 Jan 2018

The race to be the first US operator to deploy 5G is heating up after Verizon CTO Hans Vestberg vowed the firm would beat rival AT&T during a keynote.

Paraguay raises $84m in 700MHz spectrum auction
08 Jan 2018

Millicom's Tigo unit, America Móvil’s Claro and Personal’s Nucleo were the mobile operator winners in Paraguay’s 700MHz spectrum auction, which raised around $84 million.