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13 Apr 2023


Vi to begin 5G rollout ‘soon’

Indian cellco Vodafone Idea (Vi) will begin rolling out its 5G network ‘soon’, the Economic Times writes, citing Kumar Mangalam Birla, the chairman of Aditya Birla Group, one of Vi’s... more

Zain expands network in seven new areas

Zain Bahrain has announced the expansion of its network across seven new areas of the Kingdom as part of its continuing efforts to extend the availability of 4G and 5G... more

URSEC postpones 5G auction date to 9 May

Uruguay’s Regulatory Unit of Communications Services (Unidad Reguladora de Servicios de Comunicaciones, URSEC) has pushed back the date for the country’s 5G auction which was originally due to take place... more

Movistar’s 5G rollout moves into overdrive; 1,295 3.5GHz BTS deployed in Q1

Telefonica Espana (Movistar) has thrown down the gauntlet to its main rivals, by significantly increasing the speed it deployed 5G base transceiver stations (BTS) in the 3.5GHz band in the... more

Bolivia launches fresh tender for spectrum monitoring system as it eyes 5G future

Edgar Montano, Bolivia’s Minister of Public Works, Services and Housing, has launched a second tender for the implementation of a new National Integrated Radio Spectrum System (Sistema Integrado Nacional del... more

IoT Time: Internet of Things digest

Ericsson has finalised the transfer of its IoT Accelerator (IoT-A) and Connected Vehicle Cloud (CVC) businesses to California-based IoT solutions provider Aeris, with Ericsson taking a minority share in Aeris... more

Fixed Broadband

Monaco Telecom to shutter copper network at end-2024

Monaco Telecom (MT) has announced a timetable for the phased withdrawal of copper-based services ahead of the network’s shutdown in December 2024. Having achieved almost 100% fibre coverage since embarking... more


WINDTRE confirms network split plan

Italy’s WINDTRE has notified trade unions that Swedish investment fund EQT will acquire a 60% stake in its spun off infrastructure business, which will include all radio access, fixed access... more


JCRA developing regulatory financial reporting template for JT Jersey

The Jersey Competition Regulatory Authority (JCRA) has revealed it is currently developing a regulatory financial reporting template aimed at enabling JT Jersey to provide relevant regulatory accounting information on an... more

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