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9 Jan 2023

Mobile

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

Telia Norway has announced that it has signed a ‘long-term collaboration agreement’ with Fjordkraft, Norway’s largest energy supplier, which will see the latter relaunch its Fjordkraft Mobil MVNO via the... more

Airtel acquires 3.5GHz, 2600MHz spectrum for USD317m

Airtel Africa has announced that its Nigerian subsidiary has purchased 100MHz of spectrum in the 3.5GHz band and 2x5MHz in the 2600MHz band from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for... more

MACRA reduces termination rates over next three years

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has announced a new set of maximum wholesale termination rates for voice and SMS services for the next three years. Under the glidepath, the... more

Zain Saudi Arabia completes tower sale to GLIC

Zain Saudi Arabia has completed a deal to sell a stake in its tower infrastructure for more than SAR3 billion (USD805 million). As part of the deal, Zain KSA has... more

T-Mobile Poland to close 3G network in April; no plans for tower sale or fixed access rollout

T-Mobile Poland has confirmed that it intends to bring forward its planned 3G shutdown date, from end-2023 to April. In an interview with Telko.in, the operator’s CEO Andreas Maierhofer said:... more

Fixed Broadband

Legislation amended to require new build homes to have gigabit broadband access

Amendments to the Building Regulations 2010 that will require new homes in England to be built with access to gigabit connectivity have been confirmed by the Department for Digital, Culture,... more

Corporate/Financial

4iG inks deal to acquire majority stake in Vodafone Hungary

Antenna Hungaria, a subsidiary of Hungarian telecoms and IT group 4iG, Corvinus International Investment (acting for the Hungarian State) and Vodafone Group have announced the signing of a binding sale... more

Bermuda’s Horizon Communications placed in receivership

Bermudan fixed broadband services provider Horizon Communications (trading as Wave Bermuda) has reportedly been placed in receivership, with the receivers to ‘pursue a sale of Horizon’s business and/or assets’. Local... more

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