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Ericsson Secures EUR 100 Million Loan from NIB to Advance Wireless Technology Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, a prominent Swedish telecommunications company, has secured a new EUR 100 million loan from the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) to bolster its research and development efforts aimed at enhancing wireless technology efficiency. This loan, NIB’s second for … Read the full press release

Nordic Investment Bank Supports EcoDataCenter’s Expansion with SEK 280 Million Loan

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has finalized a SEK 280 million (approx. EUR 24 million) five-year loan agreement with EcoDC AB (EcoDataCenter) to support the expansion of its Falun data centre in Sweden. This funding will enable EcoDataCenter … Read the full press release

Papara Partners with Thales to Introduce World-First Personalization Solution for Payment Cards

(IN BRIEF) Thales has partnered with Turkish fintech leader Papara to launch the world’s first deployment of the SketchMyCard solution, allowing users to design personalized payment cards that showcase their creativity and individuality. This collaboration has led to increased card … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces significant agreements concluded by the Company’s subsidiaries in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Digi Spain Telecom S.L.U. (“DIGI Spain”) has signed a 16-year national roaming and RAN sharing agreement with Telefónica Móviles España, effective from 1 January 2025. Additionally, a 10-year fixed broadband bitstream wholesale agreement has been concluded. These deals, … Read the full press release

SGW Global Appoints Telcomdis as the Official European Distributor for Motorola Nursery and Motorola Sound Products

SGW Global (SGW) is delighted to announce the appointment of Telcomdis as the official distributor for Motorola Nursery and Motorola personal audio products across Europe, including the UK. (IN BRIEF) SGW Global has appointed Telcomdis as the official distributor for … Read the full press release

Siemens Achieves EcoVadis Platinum Rating for Sustainability Excellence

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has attained the prestigious EcoVadis Platinum rating with an impressive score of 80 points, placing it among the top one percent of over 73,000 companies globally assessed. This recognition marks a significant advancement from Silver in 2021 … Read the full press release

Kembara Fund I FCR Secures €350 Million EIF Commitment to Drive Deep Tech and Climate Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Kembara Fund I FCR, a €1 billion deep tech and climate-focused fund managed by Spain-based Alma Mundi Ventures, has secured a €350 million commitment from the European Investment Fund (EIF). As the first Spanish fund to be selected … Read the full press release

Vodafone UK Unveils Secure Net Home: Enhanced Digital Security and Parental Controls for Pro II Broadband

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone UK has introduced Secure Net Home, a new digital security solution for Pro II broadband users. The service offers advanced parental controls for over 150 connected devices, enabling features such as ‘Pause the Internet,’ ‘Focus Time,’ and … Read the full press release

Telefónica Tops Social Responsibility Rankings in Global ICT Sector

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica has been recognized as the world’s most socially responsible technology company in the first Social Ranking 2024 by the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA). Out of 173 ICT companies assessed, Telefónica’s strong performance in human rights, decent work … Read the full press release

Vodafone UK and Virgin Media O2 Extend Network Sharing Agreement, Enhancing UK Mobile Market

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone UK and Virgin Media O2 have extended and enhanced their mobile network sharing agreement for over a decade, aimed at improving mobile coverage and service quality across the UK. The agreement, contingent on regulatory approval for Vodafone … Read the full press release

Vodafone Business and LSE Report Highlights Trust Gap Between Businesses and Customers

(IN BRIEF) A joint study by Vodafone Business and the London School of Economics has uncovered a significant “Trust Gap” between businesses and their customers, averaging 11 percentage points across global markets. This gap highlights businesses’ underestimation of the importance … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the availability of the instruction regarding the payment of share dividend for the 2023 financial year

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V., a leading European telecommunication services provider, has released detailed instructions for the payment of a 1.25 lei per share dividend for the 2023 financial year. The dividend will be paid on 22 July 2024 to … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the granting of conditional stock options to Executive Directors of the Company based on the general shareholders’ meeting approval from 25 June 2024

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. has granted conditional stock options to its Executive Directors following the general shareholders’ meeting approval on 25 June 2024. The grants include 80,000 options for Mr. Serghei Bulgac and 60,000 for Mr. Valentin Popoviciu, subject … Read the full press release

Nokia Plans EUR 350 Million Sale of ASN Submarine Networks Business to French State

(IN BRIEF) Nokia has entered into an agreement to sell its Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) business to the French State’s Agence des participations de l’Etat (APE) for EUR 350 million. This strategic move aims to streamline Nokia’s Network Infrastructure portfolio, … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the OGMS resolutions and the availability of the approved 2023 Annual Report

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. held its general shareholders’ meeting (GSM) today, announcing significant resolutions and the availability of its 2023 Annual Report. Key decisions include: Adoption of the 2023 Annual Accounts. Approval of a gross dividend of 1.25 RON … Read the full press release

Accenture to Acquire Italian Network Services Company Fibermind

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has agreed to acquire Fibermind, an Italy-based company specializing in fiber and mobile 5G network deployment and infrastructure engineering services. This acquisition will enhance Accenture’s network services capabilities for clients in telecommunications, utilities, and transportation. Fibermind brings … Read the full press release

Telecom Egypt Reduces Caller ID Spoofing by 90% with Enea’s Voice Firewall

(IN BRIEF) Telecom Egypt has achieved a 90% reduction in caller ID spoofing fraud since deploying Enea’s voice firewall solution. Initially, over 8% of incoming calls were identified and blocked as fraudulent, deterring scammers from targeting the network further. This … Read the full press release

Ericsson Secures Two Red Dot Awards for Cutting-Edge Design in 5G Technology

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has been awarded two Red Dot Awards 2024 for the innovative design and user experience of its Radio 4471 and Streetmacro 6705. The Radio 4471, notable for its ultra-lightweight design, reduces weight by 40%, enhancing deployment efficiency … Read the full press release

Drone-Powered 5G Connectivity Enables Remote Control of Forestry Machines in Sweden’s Forests

(IN BRIEF) In a pioneering collaboration involving several organizations including Telia, Ericsson, and Volvo CE, supported by Vinnova, a successful test was conducted using a drone equipped with a portable mobile base station to provide 5G connectivity in remote forest … Read the full press release

Bolstering Cloud Security: Swisscom Launches Two Cutting-Edge Services for Businesses

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom introduces two new cloud security services, Cloud Security Governance and Cloud Security Protection, to address mounting concerns over data protection and compliance in the public cloud. These services aim to provide transparency, continuous monitoring, and real-time vulnerability … Read the full press release

Infineon’s Latest Offering Revolutionizes Power Supply Management in Telecom Infrastructures

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG introduces Power System Reliability Modeling, a pioneering solution aimed at addressing the rising challenges faced by data centers and telecom infrastructures due to power supply failures. By integrating Infineon’s power monitoring solution, organizations can enhance … Read the full press release

Vodafone Germany Partners with FlyNex to Launch DroNet Hub, Revolutionizing Commercial Drone Operations

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Germany and FlyNex have collaborated to introduce DroNet Hub, an innovative online platform simplifying commercial drone operations for businesses. This comprehensive platform streamlines flight planning, data collection, and analysis, offering real-time data transmission and AI-driven automated reporting. … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Strengthens Majority Stake in T-Mobile US Through SoftBank Agreement

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has announced its acquisition of approximately 6.7 million additional shares in its subsidiary, T-Mobile US (TM US), through a strategic agreement with SoftBank from Japan. This move comes as Deutsche Telekom exercises call options on TM … Read the full press release

Swisscom Partners with NVIDIA to Launch Swiss AI Platform

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom, in collaboration with NVIDIA, introduces the Swiss AI Platform, a cutting-edge infrastructure designed for developing trustworthy AI applications. Offering modular services including access to NVIDIA supercomputers, generative AI tools, and a model library, the platform ensures flexibility … Read the full press release

WWF Collaboration: Vodafone’s m-Twiga Initiative Marks Milestone in Conservation Efforts

(IN BRIEF) In the heart of Africa, where wildlife and communities coexist, Vodafone, in collaboration with Safaricom and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), is spearheading a technological solution to address human-wildlife conflict. The innovative AI-powered system, dubbed m-Twiga … Read the full press release

Next-Gen Broadcasting: RTL Deutschland Implements Cutting-Edge 5G Solution with Deutsche Telekom

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has collaborated with RTL Deutschland to implement a private 5G campus network, marking RTL as the first German media company to adopt its own 5G standalone (5G SA) network. This innovative move enhances TV production flexibility … Read the full press release

Orange Cybersecure Initiative to Combat Rising Cyber Threats in France

(IN BRIEF) Orange CEO Christel Heydemann announced the forthcoming launch of Orange Cybersecure, a groundbreaking cybersecurity solution set to debut on June 6th. Leveraging Orange Cyberdefense’s expertise, the initiative aims to combat internet and telephone fraud by offering accessible protection … Read the full press release

Orange Alliance Program Expands: Silknet Partners with Orange for Telecom Innovation in Georgia

(IN BRIEF) Orange and Silknet, Georgia’s prominent telecommunications providers, have forged a strategic partnership under the Orange Alliance program, effective June 3, 2024, aimed at bolstering Silknet’s capabilities across B2C, B2B, and ICT sectors with Orange’s expertise and innovative solutions. … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the conclusion of a Senior Facility Agreement by companies within Digi Group

(IN BRIEF) On June 3, 2024, Digi Communications N.V. announced that it, along with its Romanian subsidiary Digi Romania S.A. and Digi Spain Telecom S.L.U., has finalized a Senior Facility Agreement. This agreement includes a term loan of EUR 150 … Read the full press release

Haier Europe Partners with Orange Business to Drive Innovation and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Haier Europe, a leading global appliances company, partners with Orange Business to drive innovation and sustainability. Through this collaboration, Haier aims to optimize resource consumption, extend product lifespan, and establish itself as a data-driven enterprise offering smart home … Read the full press release

Orange Announces Unprecedented Initiative: Free 5G Access for All Customers During Paris 2024 Olympics

(IN BRIEF) In an unprecedented move, Orange announces an exceptional initiative to enhance connectivity for its customers during the Paris 2024 Games. From June 3 to September 8, 2024, all 4G consumer and business customers will have access to Orange’s … Read the full press release

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Announces Increase in Shares and Votes Following Treasury Stock Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has disclosed the updated number of shares and votes as of May 31, 2024, with a total of 3,348,251,735 shares, including 261,755,983 A shares and 3,086,495,752 B shares. The total votes amount to … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Telcaria Collaborate to Enhance Energy Efficiency in 5G Networks

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and Telcaria have joined forces to improve the energy efficiency of 5G networks as part of the ‘6G DAWN’ project overseen by CTTC and funded under Spain’s government initiatives. Focused on optimizing private 5G networks for reduced … Read the full press release

XL Axiata Partners with Ericsson to Deploy Dual-Mode 5G Core, Paving the Way for Enhanced Connectivity in Indonesia

(IN BRIEF) XL Axiata collaborates with Ericsson to introduce its dual-mode 5G Core solution, marking a significant advancement in Indonesia’s telecommunications landscape. This innovative technology seamlessly integrates 4G and 5G services into a single, cloud-native core network, ensuring operational efficiency … Read the full press release

Vodafone Germany Dominates CHIP Broadband Network Test for Second Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) For the second consecutive year, Vodafone Germany has clinched the top spot in CHIP’s broadband network test, as announced by the renowned German technology magazine. The accolade recognizes Vodafone’s outstanding performance in average download speeds, pricing, and overall … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Elevates Connectivity for UEFA EURO 2024™

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom is gearing up German soccer stadiums for top-notch technical performance ahead of UEFA EURO 2024™, installing over 750 new 5G antennas and around 65 kilometers of fiber optics. With a focus on ensuring seamless connectivity for … Read the full press release

T-Systems Welcomes Christian Loefert as New Head of Marketing

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Christian Loefert, with 16 years of experience within the Deutsche Telekom Group, is set to assume the role of Head of Marketing at T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom’s corporate customer division, starting September 1, 2024. Loefert, currently overseeing marketing … Read the full press release

Ericsson Maintains Leadership Position in 5G Network Infrastructure Market for Fourth Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) For the fourth consecutive year, Ericsson secures the top ranking in Frost Radar™ 5G Network Infrastructure Market 2024 analysis, underscoring its commitment to innovation and technology leadership in meeting the evolving needs of communications service providers (CSPs). The … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the agreements concluded by Digi Romania (formerly named RCS & RDS S.A.), the Romanian subsidiary of the Company

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V., a prominent European telecommunications company listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange, has announced a significant preliminary agreement by its Romanian subsidiary, Digi Romania (formerly RCS & RDS S.A.). On May 27, 2024, Digi Romania signed … Read the full press release