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5 Dec 2022

Mobile

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

Norwegian MNO ice has agreed a deal to acquire the subscription base of local MVNO Vipps Mobil. The deal includes 19,000 subscriptions and the transfer will take place in January... more

TRCSL sees 2023 as year to kick-start 5G

The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) has informed the country’s parliament that the necessary arrangements to start commercial activities related to 5G technology will begin in 2023. Speaking... more

Mobile operators permitted to start licence renewal process

Uruguayan mobile operators seeking to renew their frequency spectrum will be required to pay the same price they originally paid when the concessions were first assigned, according to a decree... more

Three qualified bidders for 5G multi-band spectrum auction

Montenegro’s telecoms watchdog the Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services (EKIP) has announced that three operators – Crnogorski Telekom, MTEL and One Montenegro – have qualified to participate in... more

Africell expands mobile network services to Benguela

Africell Angola announced the official launch of its mobile network services in the province of Benguela – including Benguela city, Lobito and other areas – on 2 December. The operator,... more

Telia 5G reaches 100th market

Telia Sweden has switched on a 5G network in its 100th urban area after launching in Kiruna. The firm says it has so far deployed 10,000 5G antennas, including 3,500... more

Fixed Broadband

Swisscom launches 5G FWA business solution

Swiss full-service provider Swisscom has launched a 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) solution for business customers. The operator’s ‘Enterprise Connect’ solution enables business customers without fibre or copper-based connections to... more

Frontier fibre footprint passes five million homes and businesses

US fixed broadband operator Frontier Communications has announced that its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) networks now pass five million homes and businesses. The level of progress means that the telco is now... more

PLDT extends FTTH network to Romblon province

Telecoms operator PLDT Inc. has revealed that as part of its ongoing network rollout, it has extended the reach of its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network to the Municipality of Romblon in... more

Vectra facing fines from competition regulator

Polish cable operator Vectra is facing fines for failing to meet the conditions imposed by the country’s competition regulator when approving the takeover of rival Multimedia Polska. In January 2020... more

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