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26 May 2023


Tele2 Russia claims 4G boost option ‘comparable to 5G’

Tele2 Russia has launched a ‘4G Turbo’ option for smartphone users, which it says can increase the speed of mobile internet by up to 50%, claiming that this makes the... more

Three Hungarian operators win 32GHz spectrum licences

Hungary’s National Media & Infocommunications Authority (Nemzeti Media- es Hirkozlesi Hatosag, NMHH) has announced the results of the auction of spectrum licences in the 32GHz frequency band, with all three... more

Mobile calling declines in Sweden as 5G accounts for 14% of subscriptions

The Swedish Post and Telecom Agency (Post & Telestyrelsen, PTS) says that the number of voice calls made via the country’s mobile networks decreased for the first time in 2022.... more

Fixed Broadband

Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments

Saudi Telecom Company’s (stc’s) infrastructure unit Center3, on behalf of the EMC Subsea Cable Company (EMC Company) consortium has inked a supplier contract with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) for the... more

Nkom says 96% of Norwegian households now have access to 100Mbps speeds

A total of 2.4 million households now have access to broadband at downlink speeds of 100Mbps, Norway’s National Communications Authority (Nasjonal kommunikasjonsmyndighet, Nkom) has reported. With the watchdog’s previous coverage... more

toob secures funding to expand network rollout in South of England

British full fibre provider toob has announced that it has secured more than GBP160 million (USD197 million) of additional funding to support its continued expansion across the South of England... more

Euskaltel launches 5G home service ‘Hegan’ to bolster rural internet in northern Spain

MASMOVIL’s Euskaltel has launched a 5G-based rural internet service in the Basque Country and Navarre under the banner ‘Hegan’, which it claims will deliver speeds of up to 600Mbps (average... more


Axiata reports 7.9% revenue increase for first quarter of 2023

Malaysia’s Axiata has reported a 7.9% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2023 alongside an improvement in net profit, with the company saying such developments had been... more

Vi narrows net loss to INR65.6bn

Indian cellco Vodafone Idea (Vi) has published its financial results for the three months to end-March 2023, reporting that it narrowed its net loss for the period to INR64.1 billion... more

Salt fixed broadband subs hit 200,000 milestone

Swiss full-service provider Salt has reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2023, booking a 4.8% year-on-year increase in total revenue, to CHF270.7 million (USD299 million). Service revenue... more

Isabel dos Santos’ name added to USD400m lawsuit against UIH

The High Court in London yesterday (25 May 2023) ruled that Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos can be personally added to a USD400 million lawsuit brought by Angolan mobile operator... more

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