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SSE Enterprise Telecoms of supply fiber to Three UK and O2 for London mobile backhaul – LightWave Online

[unable to retrieve full-text content] SSE Enterprise Telecoms of supply fiber to Three UK and O2 for London mobile backhaulLightWave OnlineThe SSE Enterprise Telecoms fiber ring benefits from the fact that the fiber-optic network services provider won a license last year to lay fiber-optic cables throughout the Thames Water's sewer system. Use of the sewer-based right of way enables … ... Read More »

Telecoms get 15-days to prepare for stopping Aadhaar use

The biometric-issuing authority UIDAI, behind the controversial Aadhaar, sent a circular to telecom operators to submit a plan to stop using the 12-digit unique ID number for customer authentication, PTI reported.Indian telecom operators such as BSNL, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio will get 15 days to submit the action plan. The decision to stop the use of Aadhaar ... Read More »

Last week in telecoms: Sky's takeover, Dutch open cable regulation and Italy's 5G auction moving ahead, while Intelsat's YTD gain reaches 800%

With the auction of Sky ending a long takeover battle, a spectrum auction in Italy going into overdrive and potentially explosive regulatory news from the Netherlands the European telecoms sector proved to be anything but dull. Share price performance in week 39 ranged between -8 percent and +35 percent. Our index lost 0.5 percent, performing slightly better than the EuroStoxx ... Read More »

Call for more telecoms consumer safeguards

There has been a call for further safeguards to prevent consumers being misled about telecommunications billing charges in the wake of Telstra’s refunding of $9.3 million for misleading consumers over Premium Direct Billing charges. The telecommunications consumer interest lobby group Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) welcomed the Telstra refund decision but says further consumer safeguards are needed to “prevent ... Read More »

Telecoms industry loses $3bn revenue to 'SIM box' fraud – Danbatta – Daily Trust

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, says the telecoms industry recently lost $3 billion revenue to ‘SIM box’, a trending fraud in the industry. Prof Danbatta also revealed that 750,000 numbers assigned to 13 operators from the national network had been barred and six indicted interconnect exchange licensees suspended in February due to ... Read More »

Telecoms industry loses $3bn revenue to 'SIM box' fraud – Danbatta … – Daily Trust

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, says the telecoms industry recently lost $3 billion revenue to ‘SIM box’, a trending fraud in the industry. Prof Danbatta also revealed that 750,000 numbers assigned to 13 operators from the national network had been barred and six indicted interconnect exchange licensees suspended in February due to ... Read More »

Probe of UK telecoms firms after complaints customers are being 'ripped off' – Business Day

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Business Day Probe of UK telecoms firms after complaints customers are being 'ripped off'Business DayLondon — Telecoms and financial services companies face an investigation by Britain's competition regulator, after consumer body Citizens Advice complained that customers who did not switch providers were being "ripped off" . Such customers were being …Help to Save: Government launches new ... Read More »

AfricaCom 20/20 Agenda Set To Explore The Future Of Tech And Telecoms In Africa

Alive to Possibilities AfricaCom 20/20 Agenda set to explore the future of tech and telecoms in Africa  Housed within the Technology Arena at AfricaCom (the world’s largest Africa-focused TMT event), AfricaCom 20/20 will launch at midday on Tuesday 13th November 2018.  This year’s line-up has an enlightening agenda which will set the scene for robust debate around some of the most ... Read More »