7 Jun 2021

Wireless

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

Polish telco Polkomtel, which operates the Plus mobile network, has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to acquire control of Premium Mobile from PM 1 Mobile Holdings and WBN Holding.... more

DNA confirms its 5G network now covers 42% of Finns

Finnish cellco DNA has announced that following its latest expansion drive, its 5G network now covers 42% of the population, spanning 103 towns and cities with the latest generation of... more

beCloud kicks off second phase of 5G tests

Belarus’ national infrastructure operator Belarusian Cloud Technologies (beCloud) has announced the ramping up of its 5G test zones in the country, as it enters the second stage of widescale testing... more

EE rolls out 5G and upgrades 4G in coastal locations

Mobile network operator (MNO) EE has announced the addition of extra mobile capacity to some of the UK’s most popular coastal locations, saying the work had been carried out in... more

MegaFon, Beeline, Rostelecom sign agreement on 5G joint venture

Russian operators MegaFon, VimpelCom (Beeline) and Rostelecom have signed an agreement to form a joint venture (JV) aimed at the collaborative development of radio frequencies for establishing and operating 5G... more

O! teams up with Saima Telecom on fixed/mobile bundles

Kyrgyz mobile operator Nur Telecom (O!) has launched discounted fixed/mobile bundled packages under the ‘Cheaper Together 2.0’ banner in partnership with fixed broadband operator Saima Telecom. A package costing KGS1,290... more

Broadband

Orange Botswana launches TD-LTE broadband network

Mobile operator Orange Botswana has launched a new TD-LTE network to provide fixed-wireless connectivity for home and business users. The Konnecta Max service includes three tiers of pre-paid and post-paid... more