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NLEx enters Dutch market with all-in-one for EUR 29.95/mth

The Dutch Energy Company (NLE) officially launched telecom services on 17 October under the NLEx name. NLEx will provide all-in-one services over DSL for EUR 29.95 per month. The monthly price will apply to all three versions, namely 20/2, 50/5 and 100/10 Mbps, and will be valid for the first year. NLEX uses KPN’s copper and fibre network. The fibre ... Read More »

Vodafone Egypt signs 4G licence deal with NTRA

Vodafone Egypt says it has signed an agreement with industry regulator NTRA to acquire a 4G and virtual fixed license. In a statement, the operator said the agreement gives additional spectrum to complement Vodafone’s existing strong spectrum holdings relevant to 4G. With the agreement, Vodafone said it will be able to provide consumer and business customers world class 4G services in Egypt. ... Read More »

Naspers sells Allegro Group for USD 2.25 bln

South African media company Naspers has sold its 100 percent stake in Poland-based Allegro Group, including both Allegro and Ceneo, to funds advised by private equity firms Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa, for USD 3.253 billion. Naspers said the decision to sell Allegro Group was in line with its strategy to find and unlock value for shareholders. Naspers said it remains committed ... Read More »

Alibaba to launch YunOS-powered tablet with HP, Intel

Alibaba has announced it is working with HP and Intel to launch a tablet computer running YunOS. The ‘YunOS Book’ tablet will include features targeted at the education market. Acording to YunOS officials, YunOS is now live on more than 100 million mobile devices, smart home appliances, smart TVs and a humanoid robot. Thank you for visiting Telecompaper We hope ... Read More »

Verizon says Yahoo breach could affect takeover deal

Verizon Communications said its USD 4.83 billion acquisition of Yahoo could be affected by evidence of the massive data breach of email accounts, Reuters reported, citing Verizon general counsel Craig Silliman at a roundtable in Washington. The data breach could trigger a clause in the deal that would allow Verizon to pull out. “I think we have a reasonable basis to believe ... Read More »

Samsung warns for EUR 2.4 bln revenue drop in Q4, Q1

After lowering its guidance for the third quarter on the back of its Galaxy Note 7 woes, Samsung said it expects a drop in revenue to continue affecting revenues the following two quarters. The company said the move will have a negative impact of mid KRW 3 trillion (EUR 2.4 billion) on its operating profit from the fourth quarter of ... Read More »

VMware, Amazon team up on new hybrid cloud service

VMware has signed a strategic cooperation with Amazon Web Services to build and deliver a new hybrid cloud service, bringing together public and private cloud capabilities. From launch, VMware Cloud on AWS will become the main public cloud system delivered, sold and supported by VMware. It will enable customers to run applications across VMware vSphere-based private, public, and hybrid cloud ... Read More »

SoftBank sets up Vision Fund to invest in tech sector

SoftBank Group will form a private fund to make investments in the technology sector globally. Via the SoftBank Vision Fund, SoftBank Group expects to invest at least USD 25 billion (approximately JPY 2.6 trillion) over the next five years. SoftBank Group has also signed a non-binding MoU with the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (PIF), under ... Read More »

Google gets 45,000 requests for data in H1

Governments submitted a total of 44,943 data requests to Google in the first half of the year, compared to 40,667 last year, according to the company’s latest transparency report. Google noted it is getting more requests as the years pass, partly because its services are getting increasingly used. Governments, courts and investigative and intelligence agencies can submit data requests to ... Read More »

Facebook enables streaming to Apple TV, Chromecast

Facebook has enhanced the video experience it offers, rolling out the ability to stream videos from Facebook to the TV, through devices like Apple TV or Google Chromecast. Users can already stream Facebook videos to Apple TV (and other AirPlay-enabled devices) or Chromecast (and other Google Cast-enabled devices) from an iOS device or web browser. They will soon also be ... Read More »