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6 Mar 2023


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

US-based industry body the National Content & Technology Cooperative (NCTC) has entered into a preferred partner agreement with ReachNEXT, whereby the NCTC is providing its members with access to the... more

Airtel launches 5G in 125 more cities

Indian full-service provider Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of its 5G network in 125 new cities, bringing its total coverage to more than 265 cities nationwide. The operator is... more

Nokia and Singtel test out 5G IP transport end-to-end network slicing

Nokia and Singtel today (6 March) announced the successful implementation of IP transport slicing across an end-to-end 5G network. In a press release, Nokia noted that the pair’s Proof of... more

Ericsson and Axian Telecom strengthen partnership at MWC 2023

Ericsson and Axian Telecom announced a deal at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023 to increase network capacity and offer faster and more reliable connections across Madagascar and Tanzania. In... more

Fixed Broadband

Xplore 5G Home Internet available to over 300,000 premises

Canadian rural-focused ISP Xplore has expanded its new generation ‘5G Home Internet’ fixed wireless broadband service to more than 300,000 households and businesses across six provinces, its vendor partner Ericsson... more

PLN Icon Plus and XL to collaborate on telecommunication infrastructure and services

PT PLN Persero subsidiary, Indonesia Comnets Plus (PLN Icon Plus, or ICON+), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with fellow operator XL Axiata to explore a joint cooperation in... more


CDP and Macquarie bid for TIM assets

Telecom Italia (TIM) has confirmed that it has received a non-binding offer for 100% of its fixed networks business from Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) and Macquarie... more

Telekom’s Wholesale unit becomes independent business area; 5G coverage reaches 95%

Telekom Deutschland’s Wholesale business in Germany is set to become an independent management area alongside the Technology, Sales and Service, Human Resources, Finance, Consumer and Business Customer departments from 1... more

Oi inks debt restructuring deal

On 3 March 2023 – just one day after filing a new request for judicial recovery with the 7th Corporate Court of the Judicial District of the Capital of the... more

MTS annual net profit drops 48.7%

Russia’s Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) reported that its consolidated group revenue increased 1.6% year-on-year in Q4 2022 to RUB144.4 billion (USD1.91 billion), driven primarily by Telecom, Fintech and Media segments. Consolidated... more

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