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25 Nov 2022

Mobile

Iliad inks long-term agreement with Orange’s TOTEM

Iliad has signed a long-term commercial agreement with Orange’s wholly owned European TowerCo company TOTEM, giving its mobile arm Free Mobile access to TOTEM’s mobile sites (ground-based towers and rooftops)... more

BICS completes live 5G SA roaming connection between Proximus and stc Kuwait

Wholesale carrier BICS, an affiliate of Belgian full-service provider Proximus, has successfully set up the first ever intercontinental 5G Standalone (SA) roaming connection between two live networks in Europe and... more

Guam’s GTA launches 5G

Guam-based full-service telecoms provider GTA has launched 5G mobile services. The new network went live on 17 November and all post-paid GTA customers can get 5G access for free with... more

Jio extends trial 5G network across Gujarat

Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) has extended its ‘True 5G’-branded Standalone (SA) network trial to all 33 district headquarters in Gujarat, the company’s home state. The Economic Times cites a statement... more

Over half of Ukrainian base stations offline after attacks on power infrastructure

Ukraine’s State Service of Special Communications & Information Protection (SSSCIP) reported that as of yesterday morning (24 November) over half of base stations in the country’s mobile networks were not... more

Fixed Broadband

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

Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) has secured the approval of the Indian government to construct a submarine cable system connecting Mumbai (India) to Europe and Asia. The system will comprise two... more

Vodafone Spain to launch FWA 5G service by month end

Vodafone Spain has revealed that its long anticipated 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) service will launch on 29 November under the banner ‘Vodafone Hogar 5G’, enabling homes and businesses to... more

OpNet opens Italian 5G SA core network with Ericsson

OpNet, the Italian fixed wireless access (FWA) operator formerly known as Linkem Group, says it has implemented Ericsson’s dual-mode 5G core technology to support its 5G Standalone (SA) FWA network.... more

Corporate/Financial

VEON agrees sale of Russian operations to senior management

Amsterdam-based multinational telecoms group VEON yesterday (24 November 2022) announced that, following a competitive process, it has entered into an agreement to sell its Russian fixed and mobile network operating... more

APT subscribers could be given 18 months to migrate to FET

Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) has suggested that people with subscriptions to mobile operator Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) could be given at least 18 months to fully migrate to Far... more

Axiata slips to net loss in 3Q22

Malaysia-based Axiata has claimed it is ‘well positioned to deliver on headline KPIs’ following the publication of its results for the three months ended 30 September 2022. For the period... more

AmericaNet inks takeover deal for Link Mais

Sao Paulo-based ISP AmericaNet has agreed a takeover deal for Link Mais, a smaller provider which serves parts of Sao Paulo, Limeira and Cordeiropolis. According to TeleSintese, Link Mais operates... more

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