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Survey: Brits prefer video calls to phone calls

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed 8 in 10 Brits now prefer messaging and video calls over phone calls and yet nearly one in four said it is these calls that make them the happiest (23 per cent). The study of 2,000 British adults also found 64 per cent of people can’t leave the house […]

April 1, 2022

Report: Broadband’s growing impact on broadcast industry

Findings in a report from media processing and delivery technology specialist Appear reveal that broadband will take a centre stage in the broadcast industry in 2022, enabled by a renewed focus on content contribution, streaming codecs, and processing. The report is the first in a series, looking at the major industry trends impacting the broadcast […]

March 31, 2022

Aschenbroich for Orange Chair

The Board of Directors of telco Orange has proposed Jacques Aschenbroich as a new Director of the Group and, from April 19th, as Chairman of the Board. The nomination of Aschenbroich as a Director will be submitted to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders that will take place that day, following which the Board would […]

March 31, 2022By Colin Mann

Huawei’s revenues fall as sanctions kick in

Chinese technology company Huawei saw revenues for 2021 of 636.8 billion Chinese yen (€89.6bn), but this is dramatically down on the 891.4 billion yen revenue for 2020 – a fall of 28.5 per cent. The biggest hit was to the company’s consumer business, no longer being allowed access to Google’s Playstore for example, which saw […]

March 30, 2022By Chris Forrester

Sky Mobile launches Ukraine data donations

Sky Mobile has announced its pledge to donate £100,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), who are providing invaluable support to those in need in Ukraine and neighbouring countries. Sky Mobile customers can choose to donate their spare data, which Sky Mobile will then turn into a monetary donation to support the DEC. Customers can […]

March 29, 2022

Netflix acquires Boss Fight Entertainment

Netflix has announced the acquisition of Boss Fight Entertainment, the mobile game development studio responsible for the popular Dungeon Boss game. “Boss Fight Entertainment was founded in 2013 by David Rippy (CEO), Bill Jackson (CCO), and Scott Winsett (COO), whose work I’ve long admired. This studio’s extensive experience building hit games across genres will help […]

March 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Forecast: 1.3bn 5G connections by YE22

After three full years of growth, global wireless 5G adoption has reached the rapid acceleration phase, having exceeded a half-billion connections by the end of 2021 and forecast to reach 1.3 billion by the end of this year according to data from Omdia, reports 5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G […]

March 24, 2022

Belgium: 5 bidders admissible for radio spectrum auction

The BIPT has assessed the eligibility of the candidates for the auction of the future radio spectrum. Five mobile operators had submitted their candidacies for the upcoming auction and have been deemed admissible following an assessment by the BIPT. The auction regards the assignment of the new 5G and the existing 2G and 3G radio […]

March 22, 2022

Netflix launching 3 new mobile games

Netflix is adding another three new titles to its mobile gaming roster as it continues its effort to invest in video games as part of its standard subscriptions. Titles available immediately include Shatter Remastered, a brick-breaking game based on the hit PS3 game Shatter, and This is a True Story – a narrative puzzle game […]

March 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

ESPN App adds SharePlay support

The ESPN app now offers support for SharePlay, giving subscribers in the US a way to view content completely in sync with others while on a FaceTime call. Users can have SharePlay experiences with content across the entire ESPN app, including ESPN+ live streams, original content, and with TV Everywhere authenticated live streams. SharePlay will […]

March 18, 2022