Vodafone UK has lost a court case could open the door to a wave of legal challenges by landowners and property owners who host 5G phone masts.
Acquisition is claimed to bring together the world’s largest satellite network and the leading provider of commercial in-flight connectivity.
Telefónica's Executive Chairman José María Álvarez-Pallete promises “outstanding hyperconnectivity in European terms from combining 5G and fibre".
French billionaire Xavier Niel, who owns Salt as well as the Free brands in France and Italy, claims the deal breaches an exclusivity agreement.
UPC Switzerland, the local subsidiary of Liberty Global, has published its prospectus for the acquisition of Sunrise Communications.
The Italian government has approved proposal for a single broadband network that could be presented to Telecom Italia’s board next week.
The launch of Denmark's first 5G network will take place on 7 September and will reach up to 80% of the population by the end of the month.
The three-year initiative intends to identify connectivity gaps in 35 countries as the first step to ensuring connectivity for all schools.
The Financial Times reports officials and ministries informally telling telcos to avoid Huawei equipment.
Gigafast Broadband now covers 360,000* more homes in Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool.
Now valued at just over £10 billion, the former UK incumbent is preparing to see off any hostile bids.
According to a local report, Orange will take over Telekom Romania’s fixed operations but the state will hold a 20% stake.
In September the Dutch operator will begin trials of fibre optics made of 90% recycled plastic, with many knock-on benefits.
5G’s greater use of spectrum and a much wider diversity in use cases will strain backhaul capacity.
SmartWater is working with operators to help protect their masts from arson attacks and to improve the chances of catching the criminals.
Their ambitions span OpenRAN and core cloud network solutions for data and voice, initially in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.
To build "the energy company of the future", Italy’s Snam natural gas utility and the software house will develop solutions that leverage cloud and AI.
The bid follows Sunrise’s failed attempt last year to acquire UPC Switzerland, which is owned by Liberty Global.
One of the former UK incumbent’s biggest debt headaches is the hole in its pension fund.
A discussion document argues for a five-year roadmap to remove barriers at local and national level, and that a coordinated approach is essential to realise 5G’s potential.
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