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Orange Spain subs and revenues down

Orange Spain had a difficult 2019. According to its latest figures, the company saw its revenues fall by 1.5 per cent to €5.2 billion and lost 120,000 convergent customers versus…

Spain: Euskaltel to use Virgin brand

Euskaltel has signed a trademark licence agreement with Virgin Group to use the Virgin brand in Spain to drive its National Expansion strategy. Euskaltel said the signing of this agreement…

Plume Smart Home Services for Liberty Global

Liberty Global has expanded its relationship with Smart Home Services specialist Plume to give consumers more control over devices connected to their home network. Liberty Global will roll out Smart…

US Judge: T-Mobile-Sprint merger lawful

US Judge: T-Mobile-Sprint merger lawful

Judge Victor Marrero of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York has rejected a lawsuit to block the merger of telcos T-Mobile and Sprint. Federal Communications…

Study: Rising satisfaction in UK T&M sector

Study: Rising satisfaction in UK T&M sector

There was good news for the telecommunications & media sector in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKSI). Although the average customer satisfaction (CSAT) score across all sectors dropped by 0.8…

5G available to all BT customers

5G available to all BT customers

BT is making its 5G plans available for all customers. BT was one of the first UK mobile networks to launch 5G in November 2019, when it was exclusively available…

Thaicom facing pricing pressures

Thaicom is suffering with revenue down 22.4 per cent for last year to THB 4,663 million (€136m) which it blamed on a decrease of revenues from satellite and related services…

Google Fiber dropping linear TV

Google Fiber dropping linear TV

Google Fiber, part of the Access division of Alphabet Inc, which provides gigabit fibre broadband Internet and IPTV to a number of locations in the US, will no longer be…

Vodafone ‘encouraged’ by converged progress

Vodafone reports converged offers in markets where it merged with Liberty Global last year have added over 10 per cent to revenue. Excluding the VodafoneZiggo JV with Liberty Global in…

BT to hire over 700 more apprentices this year

BT has hired over 900 apprentices and graduates over the past 12 months and has revealed it will hire a further 700+ for its September 2020 intake. BT has committed…

Clausen becomes CEO of TDC

Henrik Clausen has been named CEO of Danish telco TDC. Clausen comes with extensive experience from the telecommunications industry. From 2005 to 2010, he was CEO of Telenor’s Danish business.…

DCMS Committee Chair sets out priorities

Following his election as Chair of the UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Julian Knight MP has set out three areas he sees as priorities during…

BT revenue decline in Q3

BT reported a 3 per cent decline in revenue and a 4 per cent fall in core earnings for the third quarter, as its share price fell 6 per cent.…

Ofcom boost for service upgrades

Ofcom boost for service upgrades

UK comms regulator Ofcom has made changes to its regulations that will help broadband companies upgrade customers to faster broadband more efficiently, and support digital infrastructure provider Openreach’s trials in…

FCC OKs 3.5 GHZ band for 5G

FCC OKs 3.5 GHZ band for 5G

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has confirmed that the agency has certified four Spectrum Access System (SAS) Administrators, paving the way for full commercial operations in the 3.5 GHz…