11 Oct 2021

Mobile

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

Mobile X Global, the new venture from Boost Mobile founder Peter Adderton, has announced plans to launch a new mobile service called MobileX over the Verizon Wireless network. Mobile X... more

Monty Mobile investing in Comium Gambia

UK-headquartered mobile VAS solutions provider Monty Mobile has invested in struggling cellco Comium Gambia, reports Gambian newspaper The Voice. Comium – which had its services suspended for a month on... more

Four HK MNOs qualify for latest 5G spectrum auction

Hong Kong’s Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) has confirmed four qualified bidders for the upcoming auction of 5G-capable wireless spectrum in the 600MHz, 700MHz, 850MHz, 2.5GHz/2.6GHz and 4.9GHz bands... more

Fixed Broadband

Upp partnering with Light Source on FTTH rollout

UK-based infrastructure vendor Light Source is working with domestic broadband provider Upp to help deliver the latter’s ongoing fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network rollout, ISPreview reports. Confirming the development, Upp COO Eryl... more

Telekom, Eutelsat cooperate to serve remote areas with satellite broadband

Eutelsat Communications has announced the signing of an agreement to enable Deutsche Telekom, which provides services in Germany through its Telekom Deutschland unit, to distribute high speed satellite broadband via... more

GVA Gabon to expand services to Port-Gentil in 2022

Group Vivendi Africa (GVA) has announced plans to deploy its ‘CanalBox’ fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) services in Port-Gentil, Gabon’s second largest city, in the first half of 2022, reports Gabon Media Time.... more

Sunrise UPC revamps plans following network integration

Swiss full-service provider Sunrise UPC has launched a series of new tariffs and promotions following the integration of the fixed networks of its component companies Sunrise and UPC Switzerland, which... more

Corporate/Financial

EQT offloads Adamo to Ardian

EQT has announced that its EQT Mid Market Europe fund (EQT Private Equity) has agreed to sell Spanish ISP Adamo Telecom to Ardian Infrastructure. Headquartered in Barcelona, Adamo currently delivers... more

Chariton Valley confirms sale of wireless business

Missouri-based Chariton Valley Communications has confirmed speculation suggesting that it is planning to sell its mobile assets to Verizon Wireless – its long-standing ‘LTE In Rural America Programme’ partner. The... more