30 Nov 2020

Wireless

MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments

Belgian media group DPG Media is considering the sale of its domestic MVNO businesses, Vikings Mobile and JIM Mobile, which together serve around 334,000 subscribers. According to De Tijd, which... more

ECA formally opens applications for two new licences

A request for proposals (RFP) for the award of two new telecoms licences in Ethiopia has been launched by the Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA). In issuing its tender notice the... more

Mobitel extends rural connectivity in Uva

Mobitel, the mobile arm of Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has switched on its mobile signal in the remote village of Meeyagala, in Uva, Sri Lanka. The move followed a request... more

Wireline

DoT orders use of prefix for fixed to mobile calls

India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has accepted recommendations from sector watchdog the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on ensuring the availability of adequate numbering resources for fixed line and... more

Corporate/Financial

Highline swoops for Oi towers

Cash-strapped Brazilian telecoms giant Oi has confirmed that it has agreed to sell its tower unit to Highline do Brasil II Infraestrutura de Telecomunicacoes (Highline), which presented the sole acquisition... more

TIM’s FiberCop unit gets EC green light

Telecom Italia (TIM) says the EC has approved its planned creation of a new last-mile networks business under the FiberCop name. The telco says that the Commission has decided that... more