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Ericsson Hunkers Down, Booking Around $2 Billion in Charges as Telecoms Business Slows – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Sweden’s Ericsson AB said it was taking charges of between 16 billion and 21 billion Swedish kronor ($1.8 billion and $2.4 billion) this year in its latest attempt to draw a line under a costly retooling of its telecom-equipment business, amid falling sales and fierce competition from Chinese rivals. The supplier of wireless-communications gear said it would book most of ... Read More »

How telecoms firm rescued 2 girls – Vanguard News – Vanguard

By Jane Echewodo Two little girls suffering from a congenital heart condition, and the other, an orphan, a victim of HIV/AIDS, weekend, received a Touching Lives relief package from Airtel. They both featured in the sixth episode of the telecommunication’s Touching Lives show’s third season. Six-year-old Hannah Enakrakpor was born with a heart defect that makes her breathless. But to ... Read More »

MVNO BLOG guide to the Week’s Virtual Operator Developments

MVNO BLOG guide to the Week’s Virtual Operator Developments freenet Group, which styles itself as the largest network-independent supplier of mobile communications services in Germany, has reported revenues of EUR3.362 billion (USD3.629 billion) for the twelve months ended 31 December 2016, up from EUR3.118 billion one year earlier. Of the top-line figure, the freenet’s mobile business generated a total of ... Read More »

How telecoms firm rescued 2 girls – Vanguard

By Jane Echewodo Two little girls suffering from a congenital heart condition, and the other, an orphan, a victim of HIV/AIDS, weekend, received a Touching Lives relief package from Airtel. They both featured in the sixth episode of the telecommunication’s Touching Lives show’s third season. Six-year-old Hannah Enakrakpor was born with a heart defect that makes her breathless. But to ... Read More »

BT handed largest ever telecoms fine: Analysts, consumer champions and investigators react – City A.M.

Telecoms watchdog Ofcom this morning handed down its largest ever fine to BT after an investigation found the telecoms giant was in “serious breach” of rules governing how it managed other internet providers. The £42m penalty was only part of the story as BT has estimated it will need to fork out a further £300m in compensation to so-called communication ... Read More »

For improved services, CBN to assist telecoms operators with forex – Guardian

Telecom Subscribers Demand CompensationThere is no respite for telephony subscribers, as quality of service continues to sustain a low profile in the country. However, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday, said it is seriously addressing the problems experienced in the country, adding that it has already engaged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for improved access to foreign exchange by ... Read More »

NCC says active telecoms users now 154million – Daily Post Nigeria

Active users telecommunication services in Nigeria decreased from 155.1 million in January to 154. 1 million in February, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC noted a decrease of 993,063 in the number of telecoms users across the country in January. “Active users of telecommunications services in the country increased to 154,120,484 in February this year from 155,113,547 ... Read More »

NCC says active telecoms users now 154.1m – Daily Trust

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Daily Trust NCC says active telecoms users now 154.1mDaily TrustActive users of telecommunications services in Nigeria increased from 155.1 million in January to 154. 1 million in February, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC noted a decrease of 993,063 in the number of telecoms users …and more » Source link Read More »

Alaska's big telecoms say they won't sell consumer data after Senate internet privacy vote – Alaska Dispatch News

“It is extremely disappointing that the Senate voted today to sacrifice the privacy rights of Americans in the interest of protecting the profits of major internet companies, including Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon,” said ACLU legislative counsel Neema Singh Guliani in a statement. “The resolution would undo privacy rules that ensure consumers control how their most sensitive information is used.” Let’s ... Read More »