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Telecoms Sector Recorded Steady Growth In 2018 – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that the nation’s telecoms industry recorded impressive growth in the year-ended, 2018. Figures made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Abuja showed that in January 2018, the total number of active voice subscribers stood at 147,296,344 and by March, the figure had risen to 149, 293,870. In June, the figure hit 162, 763,480 and ... Read More »

For North Korea’s cyber army, long-term target may be telecoms, utility grids

The hacking attack on Sony Pictures may have been a practice run for North Korea's elite cyber-army in a long-term goal of being able to cripple telecoms and energy grids in rival nations, defectors from the isolated state said. Non-conventional capabilities like cyber-warfare and nuclear technology are the weapons of choice for the impoverished North to match its main enemies, ... Read More »

Intracom Telecom Optimises 5G Network Performance and Efficiency – Developing Telecoms

Interview with Sotiris Bithas, Intracom Telecom Marketing Director for Telco Software. SDN and NFV are key 5G technologies which will enable operators to optimise network performance. Intracom Telecom discusses how applying its knowledge of access slicing, virtualisation, big-data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to SDN and NFV enables operators to further optimise their networks. Combining this with ... Read More »

Huawei: The storm over the Chinese telecoms giant

Soon 5G mobile internet will be everywhere. Telecoms giant Huawei is a pioneer but is accused of being a gateway for China to spy on Western nations. Is the firm guilty? Or the victim of unfair rumours? I visited Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen to take a deeper look at one of the most controversial companies in the world. Read the ... Read More »

Portugal Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Portugal Telecom, NOS, Vodafone Portugal | 2019-2023

Portugal Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2023 WiseGuyReports.com “Portugal – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Portuguese telcos looking to complete national fibre networks by 2020. Portugal has a medium-sized telecom market with a strong mobile sector and a growing broadband customer base focused on the ... Read More »

The Flying Pigs: Is monolith an advanced public telecoms kiosk or a precursor to robot apocalypse?

The mysterious black monolith that caused a stir for The Flying Pigs As a scientist, people are always asking me questions such as “Where do neutrinos come from?”, “How does gravity work?” and “Which colour bin does my cardboard go in?” But this week, they’ve mostly been asking me “What’s up with my Facebook?” as those essentials of 21st Century ... Read More »

Last week in telecoms: private equity taking out Manx Telecom, 5G and Italy remain hot – Telecompaper

Manx Telecom may be a small operator, but its takeover by Basalt Infrastructure Partners was last week’s biggest news. It adds to the growing number of constituents that we may have to drop from our Telecompaper Stock Index European Telecoms as a result of M&A activity. The TPSI European Telecoms gained 3.2 percent last week, driven mostly by the heavyweights making ... Read More »

Last week in telecoms: private equity taking out Manx Telecom, 5G and Italy remain hot

Manx Telecom may be a small operator, its takeover by Basalt Infrastructure Partners was last week’s biggest news. It adds to the growing number of constituents that we may have to drop from our Telecompaper Stock Index European Telecoms as a result of M&A activity. The TPSI European Telecoms gained 3.2 percent, benefitting mostly from the heavyweights making gains: Deutsche Telekom ... Read More »

Maroc Telecom snaps up Millicom's Chad operations – Developing Telecoms

Millicom is selling its Chad operations to Morocco’s Maroc Telecom in line with its strategy of cutting its African portfolio to refocus on Latin America. The transaction will require approval from Chad’s authorities, but the divestment is the latest in Millicom’s African exit strategy. The group has sold units in Rwanda and Senegal, with ongoing African operations now in just ... Read More »