12 Aug 2021

Wireless

IoT Time: Internet of Things digest

T-Mobile Czech Republic has launched live operations over a 5G campus network for the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics & Cybernetics (CIIRC) of the Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague,... more

Azerfon extends LTE coverage

Azerfon (Nar), Azerbaijan’s third largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscribers, deployed 50 new base transceiver stations (BTS) in the first six months of 2021. As a result of the... more

Azercell deploys 60 BTS in regained areas of Nagorno-Karabakh

Azercell, Azerbaijan’s largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscribers, has announced it has deployed more than 60 base transceiver stations (BTS) in areas regained by Azeri forces during the military... more

Broadband

Orange claims 11.2Tbps data rate in lab test

Orange Poland has carried out lab trials of multi-core fibre-optic equipment in conjunction with Infinera and InPhoTech, enabling it to reach data transfer rates of up to 11.2Tbps. The tests... more

Corporate/Financial

Telstra claims ‘turning point in financial performance’ as it publishes full year results

Telstra has published its results for the year ended 30 June 2021, with the company claiming to have achieved a ‘turning point in financial performance’ which ‘builds momentum towards growth’.... more

DT revenue down 1.7% in Q2 due to weaker US dollar

German telecoms group Deutsche Telekom (DT) has reported net revenue of EUR26.59 billion (USD31.2 billion) for the three months ended 30 June 2021, a slight decrease of 1.7% from EUR27.04... more

SK Telecom reports revenue increase in 2Q21 as 5G subscriber numbers rise

South Korea’s SK Telecom (SKT) has reported operating revenues of KRW4.818 trillion (USD4.2 billion) for the quarter ended 30 June 2021, up 4.7% year-on-year, with it saying that the increase... more

MTN Group 6M21 revenues up 2.1% to ZAR81.9bn

MTN Group’s service revenues rose by 2.1% to ZAR81.9 billion (USD5.6 billion) in the six months ended 30 June 2021, up from ZAR80.2 billion in 6M20. In constant currency terms,... more