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30 Mar 2023


Nigeria offers up 600MHz licences; deadline for applications is 28 April

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has unveiled plans to distribute four nationwide 600MHz licences. As per an announcement dated 23 March, the watchdog intends to distribute four ten-year concessions, all... more

IoT Time: Internet of Things digest

BT Group and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced an agreement to expand their existing partnership to collaborate on new IoT industry solutions for UK and global customers, while BT also... more

Telecom Namibia deployed or upgraded 25 base stations in 2022

Telecom Namibia (TN) has revealed it continued to invest in infrastructure development in 2022 as part of its network modernisation drive to expand coverage, increase capacity and enhance service quality.... more

Fixed Broadband

Fibrus says it now has 256,000 premises within its FTTP network footprint

Full fibre provider Fibrus, which is focused on deploying fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) technology to homes and businesses in towns and villages across Northern Ireland and Northern England, has announced its infrastructure... more


Ovo Energy said to be eyeing takeover bid for Shell Energy Retail

Ovo Energy is reportedly planning a move to acquire Shell Energy Retail, which alongside providing gas and electricity services also has a fixed broadband base numbering around 500,000 subscriptions. According... more

Telkomsel shareholder Singtel reportedly in talks over potential Telkom Indonesia integration

According to Reuters, Singtel Group has revealed it is holding talks over the potential integration of Telkom Indonesia’s fixed broadband business with mobile arm Telekomunikasi Selular (Telkomsel). Singtel, which holds... more

Vodafone initiates Kabel Deutschland minority squeeze-out

Vodafone Group and its wholly-owned subsidiary Vodafone KDG announced on 29 March the initiation of a minority shareholder squeeze-out at the group’s integrated German cable subsidiary Kabel Deutschland Holding AG... more

Vivendi voices concerns over TIM bid process

Vivendi is calling for an extraordinary shareholders meeting at Telecom Italia (TIM), in which it has a 24% interest, to rule on any revised bids for the telco’s fixed networks... more


CRAN adopts new strategic plan

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has launched its integrated Strategic Plan for the period 2023 to 2026. Over the next three years, CRAN will focus on improving service... more

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