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5G Auto Group Backs C-V2X Technology, Preps for Trials

5G Auto Group Backs C-V2X Technology, Preps for Trials The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) has doubled its membership in the past couple of months and is now preparing to work on technology trials and develop business models for the next generation of connected vehicles. The group was established in September by founding members Audi, BMW Group, Daimler, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, ... Read More »

Why Naspers should launch an MVNO

Why Naspers Should Launch an MVNO Mobile network operators need to adopt content-intensive strategies because “over-the-top” (OTT) services will continue to impact their average revenue per user (Arpu) negatively. Cell C has responded to these threats by hosting mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) like FNB Connect on its network, dramatically improving client acquisition rates and revenue growth, while forming partnerships ... Read More »

Brazil’s Postal Service to Launch MVNO at Last

Brazil’s Postal Service to Launch MVNO at Last Brazilian state postal service Correios is set to launch its mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) operations next month, beginning with the city of São Paulo. Belo Horizonte and federal capital Brasília will be next in line for the service. The goal is to reach all the states in the country by the ... Read More »

Mobile Wars: Qualcomm’s actions may have led to the death of WiMax

Mobile Wars: Qualcomm’s actions may have led to the death of WiMax The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing Qualcomm for alleged unfair patent licensing policies that harmed competitors by illegally forcing them out of the market. The semiconductor manufacturer is also in trouble for entering into exclusive deals with Apple, such as allegedly bribing it not to make ... Read More »

Networks Predict Customer Service Boost in 2017

 Networks Predict Customer Service Boost in 2017 The UK mobile consumer is more powerful than ever, and changes to what they expect from and how they manage their mobile tariffs will impact how operators communicate with them in 2017. Three’s director of customer strategy Danny Dixon explains: ‘Your existing customer base is the core of your business and the best ... Read More »

Galaxy Note 7 recall refuseniks face new action

Galaxy Note 7 recall refuseniks face new action Galaxy Note 7 owners in the US who have ignored the global recall of Samsung’s smartphone face a fresh effort to make them return their devices. Mobile network Verizon told Fortune magazine that it planned to divert calls made via the phones so that they reached its staff instead. It follows dozens ... Read More »

Three becomes first UK network to stock Huawei Mate 9

Three becomes first UK network to stock Huawei Mate 9 Manufacturer’s “smartest and fastest device yet” has gone on sale today Three has become the first UK mobile operator to begin selling the Huawei Mate 9 smartphone. It is available in ‘space grey’ both in-store and online from today. The Mate 9 (pictured) available on a £41 per month, two-year contract with unlimited ... Read More »

Operators reveal 2017 network upgrade predictions

Operators reveal 2017 network upgrade predictions The UK’s networks and Ofcom reveal to Mobile their predictions and targets for this year. Consumer expectations of 4G are changing, with EE’s MD of channels and trading, Ettiene Brandt, telling Mobile: ‘4G has crossed over from a “nice to have” to being essential, and that’s because of changes to how people are using ... Read More »

2017 Telecom Trends

2017 Telecom Trends The telecom industry is at the forefront of leading the transformation the world is witnessing. With the evolving technologies and surging demand of data, solution providers will be addressing the needs of expanding infrastructure developments. The key trends consolidating in 2017 are: Network Infra Innovation: Getting more from existing networks and reducing operational cost is on the ... Read More »