15 Aug 2022

Mobile

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

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) is planning to license more companies to operate as MVNOs in Nigeria. Earlier this week, the authority invited applications for the MVNO concessions, which will be... more

Govt orders BSNL to use local firms for 4G/5G

The Indian government has ordered state-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to only work with domestic vendors for its 4G and 5G projects, the Times of India writes. The... more

Macau gets two applications for 5G auction

Macau’s Post and Telecommunications Bureau (Correios e Telecomunicacoes, CTT) has announced that just two firms have come forward to participate in the territory’s auction of 5G licences. Only Companhia de... more

HAKOM consults on multi-frequency auction

The Croatian Regulatory Agency for Network Operations (Hrvatska regulatorna agencija za mrezne djelatnosti, HAKOM) has launched a public consultation on the allocation of spectrum in the 800MHz, 900MHz, 1800MHz, 2100MHz,... more

Corporate/Financial

Rogers, Shaw and Quebecor sign ‘Definitive Agreement’ for sale of Freedom Mobile to Videotron

Rogers Communications, Shaw Communications and Quebecor announced on 12 August that they have entered into a ‘Definitive Agreement’ for the sale of Shaw’s subsidiary Freedom Mobile to Quebecor’s cableco/cellco division... more

Sales and profits up for HKT in H1

Hong Kong fixed and mobile operator HKT has reported a 3% increase in revenues for the six months ended 30 June 2022 to HKD16.16 billion (USD2.06 billion). Revenues excluding mobile... more