Nigerian 9mobile rescue deal ‘at risk’ after internal disagreements
11h | Alan Burkitt-Gray
A rescue bid for the former Etisalat Nigeria – now 9mobile – appears to have collapsed following a breakdown of relations with Teleology Holdings, which planned a takeover.
Telefónica picks Nokia for Service Operations Centre
15 January 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Telefónica Group has selected Nokia as vendor for its UK Service Operations Centre (SOC).
DNA acquires full stake in Moi Mobiili
14 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Finnish telecoms group DNA has agreed to purchase the entire share capital of European mobile operator Oy.
We’ve got 5G, says AT&T. No you haven’t, say Verizon and T-Mobile
10 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Verizon and T-Mobile US have both hit out at AT&T’s move to pretend its LTE Advanced mobile network is really 5G.
Pierre-Louis de Guillebon leaves Orange International Carriers
09 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Capacity can confirm that Pierre-Louis de Guillebon has left his role as CEO of Orange International Carriers.
Intelsat joins GSMA
09 January 2019 | James Pearce
Satellite operator Intelsat has become the latest member of the GSMA – an association that looks after the interests of the mobile industry worldwide.
Digicel in mourning after sudden death of CEO Alex Matuschka
02 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The group CEO of Digicel, Alex Matuschka von Greiffenclau, has died – just days after completing a refinancing agreement with the company’s lenders.
Atlanta - the new home of ITW
20 December 2018 | Mandy Warren
We are delighted to welcome delegates to Atlanta for ITW 2019. Since the swell of interest in the city in the mid-90s, Atlanta has gone from strength-to-strength; it now stands as a totem of a New South, and is one of America’s most vibrant and diverse cities.
Vivendi attacks Elliott directors on TIM board for ‘tensions and conflicts’
17 December 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Vivendi has stepped up its war on TIM investor Elliott by attacking the way it weakened the position of previous CEO Amos Genish, who was removed on 13 November.
Jio sets up tower and fibre units as RCom takes spectrum sale to Supreme Court
13 December 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Indian mobile operator Reliance Jio is to create two new companies for its fibre and tower businesses.
Tigo picks Ericsson for Paraguay and Honduras network upgrade
10 December 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
Millicom's Tigo has entered into a multi-year deal with Ericsson to upgrade and modernise its radio access network (RAN) in Paraguay and Honduras with the rollout of Ericsson Radio System.
BT to remove Huawei tech from its mobile core network
05 December 2018 | James Pearce
BT is set to ditch Huawei equipment from its core 4G network and prevent the mobile vendor from bidding for contracts for future 5G core infrastructure contracts, according to several reports.