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EE, Virgin Media fined for overcharging customers

UK comms regulator Ofcom has fined telcos EE £6.3 million (€7.1m) and Virgin Media £7 million for overcharging phone and broadband customers who wished to leave their contracts early. The…

Spain: Euskaltel split on national ambition

Spain: Euskaltel split on national ambition

Basque-Country cable operator Euskaltel is at a crossroads in deciding whether to stay local and consolidate its position in the north of Spain, or go national to compete with Movistar,…

FCC kicks off 5G auction

FCC kicks off 5G auction

The US Federal Communications Commission is undertaking its first-ever high-band 5G spectrum auction. Bidding is beginning on spectrum in the 28 GHz band (Auction 101), which will be followed by…

EE reveals 5G launch locations

EE reveals 5G launch locations

UK mobile network EE, part of BT Group, is switching on 5G sites in 16 UK cities in 2019. The first launch cities will be the UK’s four capital cities…

EC warns Croatia, Netherlands over 700 MHz delay

EC warns Croatia, Netherlands over 700 MHz delay

The European Commission is to initiate proceedings against two Member States for not complying with EU spectrum rules. Two letters of formal notice will be sent to Croatia and The…

Telenor 5G pilot for Norway

Telenor 5G pilot for Norway

Scandinavian telco Telenor has launched what it says is the very first 5G pilot in Scandinavia. The pilot will serve as a testbed for the superfast fifth generation mobile network…

Ofcom: Virgin Media tops pay-TV complaints

Ofcom: Virgin Media tops pay-TV complaints

Ofcom has published the latest league tables on the complaints it receives about the UK’s major providers of telecoms and pay-TV services. Overall, complaints about broadband, landline, mobile and pay-TV…

Virgin Media momentum fuels LG Q3

Virgin Media momentum fuels LG Q3

The continued operating and financial momentum at Virgin Media helped fuel international TV and broadband company Liberty Global’s Q3 results, according to CEO Mike Fries. The quarter saw record Q3…

Verizon reorganisation backs 5G

To deliver new best-in-class customer experiences and to ensure first-to-market leadership in the 5G era, US telco Verizon Communications has announced a new operating structure focused on three customer-facing areas:…

Telekom Srbija seeks pay-TV growth through M&A

Telekom Srbija seeks pay-TV growth through M&A

Telekom Srbija has announced the acquisition of Serbia’s second-ranked cable TV and broadband services provider which has more than 200,000 TV and Internet subscribers in 60 cities across the country.…