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Report: Mobile industry continues APAC investment

Report: Mobile industry continues APAC investment

Asia Pacific mobile operators are to invest over $400 billion on their networks between 2020 and 2025, of which $331 billion will be spent on 5G deployments, according to the…

Smart speaker BBC news for locked-down Leicester

As part of a plan to offer local area updates from across the UK to smart speaker users, the BBC has expedited the launch of a news service into the…

Vast Broadband & Vexus team with MOBITV

MobiTV, a global player in app-based TV video delivery solutions, has announced that Vast Broadband and Vexus have selected the MobiTV Connect managed service for delivery of streaming video content.…

Analyst: Smartphones to boost SVoD growth

Analyst: Smartphones to boost SVoD growth

The SVoD sector is growing rapidly, notes analyst firm Digital TV Research. There will be 1.161 billion SVoD subscriptions by 2025, up from 642 million at end-2019, according to its…

Milestones for Native IP and DVB-I over 5G

Two recently initiated DVB work items reached important milestones at the most recent Steering Board meeting. The commercial requirements for native IP video delivery over broadcast satellite were approved; and…

Study: Lower 3 GHz band key to US 5G

Study: Lower 3 GHz band key to US 5G

The US needs to expand its 5G spectrum pipeline and license the lower 3 GHz band for commercial use in order to keep pace with other countries that are moving…

DISH closes Boost Mobile deal

DISH closes Boost Mobile deal

US pay-TV operator and wireless carrier DISH has completed its $1.4 billion (€1.24bn) acquisition of cellco Sprint’s prepaid brand Boost Mobile, officially entering the retail wireless market, serving more than…

Huawei: 5G’s ‘five opportunities’

Huawei: 5G’s ‘five opportunities’

At the New Infrastructure and Business Digitalization Forum held during the first GSMA Thrive event, Gan Bin, Chief Marketing Officer for Huawei’s Wireless Network Solutions, delivered a keynote speech entitled…

S&T acquires Iskratel

Describing the €37.5 million deal as the foundation for the long-term development and implementation of its business strategy, Austrian technology group S&T is to acquire the Iskratel Group, one of…

Report: 5G worth £158bn to UK

A report commissioned by multiplay telco Vodafone UK has found that upgrading to 5G could add as much as £158 billion (€173bn) to the UK economy over the next decade,…

Nigeria: 55% say kids spend too much time on mobile screens

According to a recent survey by Kaspersky, 27 per cent of Nigerian parents do not watch video blogs and are not sure what is popular among modern kids. However, the…

Analyst: Cellcos to generate 170m SVoD subs

Analyst: Cellcos to generate 170m SVoD subs

Smartphone gross SVoD subscriptions for 138 countries will double between 2019 and 2025 to 170 million, according to the Smartphone SVoD Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The…

Virgin Media revamps bundles

Virgin Media revamps bundles

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media is refreshing its bundle line-up, suggesting it is offering customers greater value with faster broadband, flexible TV picks and data-packed mobile SIMs. New and existing…

Ofcom: Social video app usage surges in lockdown

UK adults spent a quarter of their waking day online during lockdown – a record high – according to research from Ofcom. During April, adults spent an average of four…

FCC wins C-band spat with ‘small sat’ operators

A court case has been heard by the US Court of Appeals between ABS, Hispasat and Arsat which had been arguing that the FCC should pause the date of Commission’s…

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