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22 May 2023


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

Cuentas, the Miami-based firm that says it is ‘creating an alternative financial ecosystem’ for people who do not have access to traditional financial alternatives, has launched an MVNO called Cuentas... more

DNB utilises Ericsson solution to strengthen 5G network security

Malaysia’s Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) is increasing the security of its 5G network with the deployment of Ericsson Security Manager (ESM), the Swedish vendor has announced. In a press release... more

ATRA sets new price ceilings for voice calls, data

Industry watchdog the Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) has set price ceilings for voice calls and data services, Ariana News writes, citing ATRA spokesperson Jalal Shams. According to the official,... more

Spanish watchdog consults on licence extensions

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation (Ministerio de Asuntos Economicos y Transformacion Digital) has launched a public consultation regarding the extension of the country’s existing mobile licences. As... more

Fixed Broadband

Oman’s TRA sets high speed fixed, mobile coverage goals for 2025

Oman’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced several goals for high speed fixed and mobile telecoms network coverage at a meeting on Sunday which addressed quality of services, investments made... more

Ofcom highlights increased access to full fibre connectivity in latest Connected Nations update

British telecoms regulator Ofcom has published its ‘Connected Nations’ Spring update, in which it reported that as of January 2023 almost half of the UK’s household had access to full... more


MTS hails success of its tech ecosystem in improved Q1 results

Russia’s Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) announced its first-quarter 2023 financial and operating results, showing that consolidated group revenue rose by 5.8% year-on-year to RUB139.6 billion (USD1.7 billion), driven primarily by Telecom,... more

Oi’s board of directors approves judicial reorganisation plan

Stricken Brazilian telco Oi has informed its shareholders and the market in general that its request for judicial reorganisation has been approved by its board of directors. The board rubber-stamped... more


Italy mulls measures to help telco sector

The Italian government is considering a set of measures worth approximately EUR1.55 billion (USD1.67 billion) which would support the struggling telco sector. A report from Reuters cites a draft decree... more

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