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CLT18 Spotlight: How to provide more for less in LatAm telecoms coverage

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Researchers use underwater telecoms cables to detect earthquakes

Engineering news The work could eventually be useful for early tsunami warnings. Banda Aceh in Indonesia was destroyed by the Boxing Day tsunami (Credit: Shutterstock) Cables carrying telephone calls and internet messages deep beneath the world’s biggest oceans could also give early warning of devastating tsunamis after a “serendipitous” combination of techniques. Researchers at the UK’s National Physical Laboratory and ... Read More »

Ghanaian telecoms monitoring platform installation reaches completion

Ghana’s ICT ministry says it has completed the installation of servers at data centres of mobile networks for the common revenue monitoring olatform, reports Ghanaweb. ICT Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful had given the mobile network operators (MNOs) a final deadline of 11 June to connect to the USD 179 million contract awarded to Kelni GVG to monitor call traffic. She said ... Read More »

Light Reading, Telecoms.com & The Connected Car Win 5 Hermes Creative Awards

<!– –> 6/14/2018 50% 50% NEW YORK — Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, along with its sister publications Telecoms.com (www.telecoms.com) and The Connected Car (www.theconnectedcar.com) received five Hermes Creative Awards. The Hermes Digital Awards is an international competition, judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for creative professionals involved in the ... Read More »

Telecoms regulator Ofcom concerned over Openreach's independence from BT

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has raised concerns over the level of control BT continues to hold on Openreach’s strategy, affecting its true independence after legally separating from BT a year ago. © Provided by CityAM In an annual report published yesterday, Ofcom acknowledged the positive progress that Openreach had made on becoming independent, including the building of a new board ... Read More »

Switzerland Telecoms Market Report 2018 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Switzerland Telecoms Market Report 2018” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This country report and accompanying data annex provide a comprehensive overview of Switzerland’s telecoms market, including KPIs and data on subscribers, penetration, revenue and ARPU. The report analyses the strategies of major players in the country’s fixed and mobile telecoms markets, and includes market share data ... Read More »

Telecoms regulator Ofcom raises conerns about Openreach's independence strategy from former parent BT

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has raised concerns over the level of control BT continues to hold on Openreach’s strategy, affecting its true independence after legally separating from BT a year ago. In an annual report published yesterday, Ofcom acknowledged the positive progress that Openreach had made on becoming independent, including the building of a new board and removal of the ... Read More »

Swedish telecoms regulator tells big five to be more proactive in spotting privacy breaches

Swedish telecoms regulator PTS said the five largest operators do have suitable procedures in place to identify and internally report privacy breaches, but says they ought to be more proactive, as customers are tending to notice them before the operators do. The watchdog has been scrutinising Com Hem, Telia, Telenor, Tele2 and 3 Sweden since 2017, looking at how they ... Read More »

NCC withdraws 36.6 million telephone lines from telecoms operators

PHOTO: oradea.ro About 36.6 million telephone lines have been withdrawn from some telecommunications operators from the National Numbering Plan (NNP) with effect from March 20, 2018. A telephone numbering plan is a type of scheme used in telecommunication to assign telephone numbers to subscriber telephones or other telephony endpoints. Telephone numbers are the addresses of participants in a telephone network, ... Read More »