10 Aug 2022

Mobile

Egyptian telcos ink national roaming agreement

Telecom Egypt has announced the signing of a commercial agreement with Orange Egypt for national roaming services. In a press release Telecom Egypt said that the five-year agreement, which extends... more

Regulator approves WINDTRE and Iliad network sharing venture

Italy’s Communications Regulatory Authority (Autorita per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni, Agcom) has given the green light to a proposed joint venture between WINDTRE and Iliad which will deploy a shared... more

Fixed Broadband

Haiti backs SpaceX internet and IoT trials, following Starlink Dominican Republic launch

Haiti’s National Council of Telecommunications (Conseil National des Telecommunications, Conatel) has approved a pilot satellite internet scheme to be run by SpaceX. The project will include satellite broadband and IoT... more

Dhiraagu expands fibre network to Veyvah

Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun (Dhiraagu), the Maldives’ incumbent telecoms operator, has announced the expansion of its fibre broadband and DhiraaguTV service to Veyvah, an inhabited island of Meemu Atoll. The firm’s... more

AT adds 100,000 fibre subscriptions in year to date

Algerie Telecom (AT) announced on its website that in the year to date it connected a record 100,000 additional customers to fibre-optic broadband services, displaying a take-up rate which improved... more

KT piloting copper/DSL to fibre switchover

Kazakh state-backed operator Kazakhtelecom (KT) announced on its website that it has selected Kurchatov, a small town in the eastern Abai region, as the pilot location for a full copper-to-fibre... more

Corporate/Financial

America Movil completes LatAm tower spin-off

America Movil (AM) has completed the spin-off of all telecoms towers and other associated passive infrastructure in most of the Latin American countries where it operates, with all relevant assets,... more

NBN Co narrows net loss in FY22

Australia’s NBN Co has reported achieving its key performance metrics and full year guidance targets following the publication of its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2022. The... more

Magyar Telekom boasts 10.9% Q2 sales hike

Hungary’s Magyar Telekom reported that its total group revenue increased by 10.9% year-on-year to HUF184.2 billion (USD475 million) in Q2 2022 and by 9.6% y-o-y to HUF360.1 billion in the... more