24 Jun 2022

Mobile

Orange Romania 5G reaches Bacau

Orange Romania has announced its 5G network now covers the city of Bacau, enabling customers with a 5G subscription and compatible handset to access theoretical download speeds of up to... more

Idlib govt licenses new cellco

The Syrian Salvation Government (SSG) has issued a licence to ISP Syriana LTE to provide mobile services, Syrian news agency Enab Baladi reports. The Idlib-based SSG is one of several... more

Discount DISH deals dashed

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled in favour of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in its long-running legal battle with DISH Network over... more

MCMC issues quality compliance directives to trio of operators

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Committee (MCMC) has issued a set of quality compliance directives to domestic mobile network operators (MNOs) Celcom Axiata, Digi Telecommunications and U Mobile. In a... more

Fixed Broadband

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

AFR-IX and MEO (Altice Portugal) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) defining the guidelines for the landing of the Medusa Submarine Cable System in Carcavelos, in the municipality of... more

GVA Gabon launches services in Port-Gentil

Group Vivendi Africa (GVA) officially launched ‘CanalBox’ fibre-the-the-home (FTTH) services in Port-Gentil – the country’s second largest city – on 22 June, reports Direct Infos. Following the introduction of significant... more

Corporate/Financial

MTL majority owner at advanced stage to exit business

Press Corporation, a publicly listed company incorporated in Malawi, has announced its intention to sell its majority stake in fixed line operator Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL). In a statement summarising... more

EU antitrust regulators to rule on Orange, VOO deal by 28 July

Orange Belgium’s bid for a majority stake in cable operator VOO will be decided by EU antitrust regulators by 28 July, a European Commission filing has revealed. On Wednesday the... more

Miscellaneous

ARTA performs volte face in NOW Telecom case

The Philippines’ Anti Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has overturned its earlier ruling and in the process, set aside the ‘Declaration of Completeness and Order of Automatic Approval’ it previously issued... more