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EY announces the appointment of Tom Loozen as EY Global Telecommunications Leader

LONDON, 23-Jan-2019— /EuropaWire/ — Based in Amsterdam, Loozen will lead teams of telecommunications professionals working across more than 150 countries, and will be responsible for driving industry growth strategy through innovative approaches across Advisory, Tax, Assurance and Transactions Advisory Services. Loozen … Read the full press release

A new Government Emergency Ordinance imposing additional corporate taxes with impact on the telecommunications sector in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that, on 29 December 2018, an Emergency Government Ordinance no 114/2018 (the “GEO 114/2018”) establishing, amongst others, certain budgetary and tax measures was published … Read the full press release

Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB takes EUR 194 million loan from NIB for its merger with TV and broadband provider Com Hem

NIB and the Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB have signed a SEK 2 billion (EUR 194 million) loan agreement to finance the company’s merger with TV and broadband provider Com Hem. HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The eight-year maturity loan finances the merger of the … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Telecom Argentina announce new Partner Market agreement for Argentina

LONDON, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone and Telecom Argentina today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Argentina. Under the non-equity agreement Vodafone provides strategic advice to Telecom Argentina and shares global best practice in a range of areas including … Read the full press release

PPF Group completes acquisition Telenor’s telecommunications assets in Hungary, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and Serbia

AMSTERDAM, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PPF Group has completed its acquisition of mobile operator Telenor’s telecommunications assets in Central and Eastern Europe, specifically in Hungary, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and Serbia. PPF Group has received all the necessary approvals from the relevant authorities … Read the full press release

Edizione completes the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A.

TREVISO, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Edizione S.r.l. (“Edizione”) has completed the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A. (“Cellnex”) from Abertis Infrastructuras S.A. The transaction has been executed through the newly established company ConnecT S.p.A. (“ConnecT”) for a price … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV: The closing of the acquisition by the Company’s Hungarian subsidiary, DIGI Távközlési és Szolgáltató Kft., of the Hungarian telecommunications operator Invitel Távközlési Zrt.

BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its shareholders that, as a result of the completion of the conditions to closing provided in the share-purchase agreement (“SPA”) signed on 21 July 2017 between DIGI Távközlési … Read the full press release

Vodafone India completes the sale of its standalone tower business in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for € 478 million

LONDON, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Further to the announcement dated 13 November 2017, Vodafone India has completed the sale of its standalone tower business in India[1] to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (“ATC”) for an enterprise value of INR 38.5 billion (€ … Read the full press release

Telenor Group to contribute to two Telecom Infra Project (TIP) project groups focused on wireless networking

Telenor Group has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). The global mobile operator will contribute to two TIP project groups focused on wireless networking: OpenCellular and mmWave. FORNEBU, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — News that Telenor Group became a member of TIP … Read the full press release

European Telecommunication Network Operators’ Association (ETNO) and UNI Europa join the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

BRUSSELS, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (21 February, 2018), the social partners UNI Europa and ETNO – the European Telecommunication Network Operators’ Association (ETNO) – joined the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. The Coalition was first launched by the European Commission in … Read the full press release

The standalone tower businesses of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular sold to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for US$1.2 billion

LONDON, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone India and Idea Cellular Limited (“Idea”)[1] have separately agreed to sell their respective standalone tower businesses in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (“ATC TIPL”, formerly Viom)[2] for an aggregate enterprise value of … Read the full press release

VEON’s Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. adds additional 4G/LTE spectrum in Pakistan through their local 85% owned subsidiary Jazz

Pakistan subsidiary of GTH and VEON continues to lead in high-speed data services AMSTERDAM, 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON ) (“VEON”) and its subsidiary Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (EGX: GTHE) (“GTH”), today announced the … Read the full press release

Swedish mobile telecommunications sector probed for breaching EU antitrust rules

BRUSSELS, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission can confirm that on 25 April 2017 its officials carried out unannounced inspections at the premises of companies active in the mobile telecommunications sector in Sweden. The Commission has concerns that Swedish … Read the full press release

Airbus-built SES-10 telecommunications satellite to replace and provide additional capacity for TV, enterprise and mobility services

Cape Canaveral, FL, U.S.A., 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and … Read the full press release

Vodafone India and Idea Merge to Create India’s Largest Telecoms operator

LONDON, UK / MUMBAI, India, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone to combine its subsidiary Vodafone India (excluding its 42% stake in Indus Towers) with Idea, which is listed on the Indian Stock Exchanges. Highly complementary combination will create India’s largest … Read the full press release

First High-Power All-Electric Telecom Satellite Now Ready for Shipment from Airbus

All-electric propulsion for orbit-raising and on-station manoeuvers inaugurates significant mass savings on this class of mission TOULOUSE, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EUTELSAT 172B, the first high power all-electric telecommunications satellite, is now ready for shipment on 20 March from the Airbus … Read the full press release

Telefónica to sell 40% of Telxius Telecom to investment firm KKR Group for 12.75 euros a share

The deal implies an enterprise value of 3,678 million euros and an equity value of 3,188 million euros for Telxius and confirms the valuation established for Telxius at the time of the preparations for its initial public offering. Telefónica will … Read the full press release

Interxion Holding CFO Josh Joshi to speak in Las Vegas at the Citi 2017 Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference

AMSTERDAM, 23-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Interxion Holding N.V. (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, announced today that CFO Josh Joshi is scheduled to speak in Las Vegas at the Citi 2017 Internet, Media & Telecommunications … Read the full press release

ESA to hold special media briefing on SmallGEO Europe’s versatile small telecom satellite platform on 18 January

PARIS, 16-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A special briefing on SmallGEO, Europe’s versatile small telecom satellite platform, will be held on 18 January, after Director General Jan Woerner’s annual meeting of the press at ESA HQ, Paris. The SmallGEO platform line offers … Read the full press release

Portugal Telecom (PT) assinala o lançamento do seu serviço de fibra ótica em Mangualde

Fibra Ótica da PT chega a perto de 7 mil casas em Mangualde, no âmbito do objetivo estratégico da PT de, até 2020, implementar a maior e mais moderna rede do país em mais 3 milhões de casas e empresas; … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence Space, Actia Telecom to equip 17 French Navy vessels with the capability to connect up to the Comcept broadband communication system

After the Comcept system was brought into service in 2015 with initial operational capability, it is now to be extended to French Navy vessels BLAGNAC, 08-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has awarded Airbus Defence and Space … Read the full press release

Austrian railway telecommunication expert Kapsch CarrierCom to participate in European rail joint technology initiative SHIFT²RAIL

VIENNA, 14-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Austrian railway telecommunication expert Kapsch CarrierCom announces its participation in the European rail joint technology initiative SHIFT²RAIL. The EU initiative is focused on research and innovation to accelerate the development of new technologies, products and solutions … Read the full press release

Nokia Networks, Telecom Italia sign MoU on technology scouting of innovative startups

Sign Memorandum of Understanding on joint scouting of technology companies Key terms of agreement include working with innovative startups in new and emerging telecom domains Espoo, Finland, 8-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokia Networks and Telecom Italia, the leading Italian ICT group, have … Read the full press release

Orange, ENGIE partner over expansion of the rural electricity grid and ENGIE’s optimisation of energy supplied to Orange’s telecoms infrastructure in Africa

PARIS, 1-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange, and Isabelle Kocher, Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer of ENGIE, today signed a partnership covering two projects – the expansion of the rural electricity grid and ENGIE’s optimisation of … Read the full press release

Capgemini announced availability of an end-to-end global offering to facilitate and accelerate transformation within the telecommunications industry

Deployment-ready offer, based on the Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery solution, will enable telcos to digitize their customer experience and harmonize business processes PARIS, 26-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology … Read the full press release

Fundação Portugal Telecom / Direção Regional de Educação da Madeira: Projeto Todos Podem Ler – Madeira

Fundação PT e Direção Regional de Educação da Madeira celebram um novo protocolo para instalar soluções tecnológicas de acessibilidade nas bibliotecas das escolas do ensino básico; Equipamentos e sistemas de software chegam a mais de 634 alunos; Promoção do projeto … Read the full press release

MAYKOR: Rostelecom extends capabilities of ERP-system based on Oracle E-Business Suite to control and manage cost of warehousing, accounting and control

Rostelecom has optimized logistics and warehousing in all regions of its presence. The project has optimized and cleared more than 20% of storage space, extended capabilities of ERP-system based on Oracle E-Business Suite to control and manage the cost of … Read the full press release

Atos’s whitepaper identifies a new role for telecom operators as data activators in Economy of Data

Bezons, Utrecht, 9-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, an international leader in digital services, today launched a new whitepaper that identifies a new role for telecom operators as data activators – matching consumers with providers. In the economy of data – … Read the full press release

Alcatel-Lucent to deploy its Rapport™ communications software with China Mobile, the world’s largest telecommunications service provider

Rapport will allow China Mobile to simplify and consolidate communications services on a single platform to enhance the end-user experience, while paving the way for future cloud-based services PARIS, 11-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is to deploy … Read the full press release

Ericsson, SK Telecom to collaborate on the development of a 5G core network that deploys network slicing technology

LoI signed to develop and deploy 5G core network Network slicing technology set to play key role in meeting the demands of 5G use cases Collaboration leverages capabilities of Ericsson’s Regional Cloud Lab and Ericsson HDS 8000 STOCKHOLM, 3-8-2015 — … Read the full press release