Tag Archives: TELECOM

T-Mobile Austria and UPC Austria create new brand that signals new beginning

BONN, 7-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Mobile Austria and UPC Austria join forces to provide Austria with new full-service provider of mobile and fixed-network services. With the creation of Magenta Telekom, T-Mobile Austria will market its services under the Magenta retail … Read the full press release

The first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East opens in Tunisia

PARIS, 26-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East opened in Tunisia. Launched in Tunis, “Orange Digital Centre” is a place built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to innovation. Tunisian … Read the full press release

Alex Kazbegi becomes Chief Strategy Officer of VEON and joins its Group Executive Committee

AMSTERDAM, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Alex Kazbegi, formerly Head of EMEA Telecom, Transportation, Infrastructure and Healthcare Research at Renaissance Capital, will lead VEON’s efforts in identifying growth and business development opportunities. Hi has just been appointed Chief Strategy Officer of the leading global … Read the full press release

Jan Häglund appointed new CEO of Enea

STOCKHOLM, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea today announces the recruitment of Jan Häglund as new CEO of Enea. Jan Häglund will assume the position as new CEO of Enea in connection with the Enea’s annual general meeting May 6, 2019. As … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom installed around 60,000 kilometers of optical fiber in 2018

Some 60,000 kilometers of optical fiber installed 1,300 mobile base stations built Preparations for large-scale FTTH and 5G rollout underway BONN, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The discussion on broadband expansion in Germany heated up more than ever this year. As the debates raged, the Technology … Read the full press release

Thomas Tschersich, Cyber Defense at Deutsche Telekom: Cybersecurity 2019 – Time for an interface detox

Security trends in 2019: The Internet of Things Open Doors Contactless payment attracts unwelcome attention AI declares war on bots BONN, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A first glance, you might think that the security trends in 2019 are just the same old risks … 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

Telenor kicks off 5G trial in Kongsberg, Norway; the first in Scandinavia

Today (8 November 2018), Telenor Group launched the very first 5G pilot in Scandinavia. The pilot will serve as a testbed for the superfast fifth generation mobile network in Norway. Kongsberg, Norway, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The pilot was launched during … Read the full press release

NTT Communications Corporation recognized as Best Operator at the World Communication Awards 2018 in London

TOKYO, Japan, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the information and communications technology (ICT) solutions business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today that it was recognized as Best Operator at the World Communication Awards 2018, during a ceremony … Read the full press release

Inmarsat names Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA)

LONDON, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, today announced the appointment of Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA). Kai joins the Inmarsat Aviation business from Inmarsat Government, … 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

Christoph Aeschlimann to succeed Heinz Herren as Head of the IT, Network & Infrastructure Group division and a member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board

BERNE, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Christoph Aeschlimann is to be the new Head of the IT, Network & Infrastructure Group division and a member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board. He will succeed Heinz Herren as of 1 February 2019. … 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

Telia Company, Turkcell divest 100 percent of their holding in Geocell LLC to Georgia’s largest fixed network operator

SOLNA, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fintur Holdings B.V. (Fintur), jointly owned by Telia Company and Turkcell, today completed the divestment of its holding in Geocell LLC, to the Georgian telecommunications company JSC Silknet. On 26 January, 2018, Telia Company and Turkcell … Read the full press release

Telenor sells its assets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion

Fornebu, Norway, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor has entered into an agreement to sell its assets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion (around NOK 27 bn) on an enterprise value basis. The Board of … 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

Nokia launches new service to target security challenges across mobile, IP and fixed networks in the digital transformation era

New Security Risk Index analyzes security gaps across mobile, IP and fixed networks and suggests performance improvements for communication service providers Managed Security Service ensures networks are adequately protected against all threats and provides attack prevention, detection, response and recovery … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announced it completed Globe Wireless acquisition

London, UK, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that it had completed regulatory and other approvals in relation to its US$45 million purchase of Globe Wireless, the Florida-based leading provider of value-added … Read the full press release

Global telecom operator VimpelCom Ltd announced it plans to publish its operating and financial results for the Q2 of 2013 on August 7, 2013

Amsterdam, 22-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — “VimpelCom Ltd.” (“VimpelCom”, “Company” or “Group”) (NYSE:VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, today announces that it plans to publish its operating and financial results for the second quarter of 2013 on August 7, 2013, … Read the full press release

EC to investigate public cable infrastructures transfer to French private telecom Numéricâble

17-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to verify whether the transfer of public cable infrastructure between 2003 and 2006 by several French municipalities to the French Telecom operator Numéricâble was in line with EU state … Read the full press release

EC blocks Austrian Regulator’s proposals to regulate wholesale leased lines

Brussels, 5-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has asked the Austrian Regulator (TKK) to withdraw its proposal to regulate the wholesale market for terminating segments of leased lines which are commonly used by businesses to connect geographically distant offices. TKK has … Read the full press release

Digital Agenda: Commission suspends Czech proposal to regulate wholesale termination rates

Brussels, 11-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has expressed serious doubts about a new proposal from the Czech telecoms regulator (ČTÚ) regarding termination rates which would negatively affect consumers in the Czech Republic. The prices proposed by ČTÚ for certain termination … Read the full press release

Digital Agenda: Commission Decision paves the way for 4G in Europe

Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today decided to add another 120 MHz to the radio spectrum portfolio for 4G technologies, such as LTE (Long Term Evolution), around the 2 GHz band. This band is currently solely used for … Read the full press release

Digital Agenda: Commission consults on telecoms markets Recommendation

Brussels, 19-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has launched a public consultation with a view to updating the current list of relevant wholesale and retail telecoms markets subject to the Commission’s “Article 7” procedure under EU telecoms rules (see MEMO/10/226). These markets … Read the full press release