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Eutelsat adds German broadband to France, Italy

Eutelsat has signed up German telco Deutsche Telecom to distribute its Konnect broadband service from the end of 2021. Both companies are also discussing an extension of their partnership in the future. Deutsche Telekom is already using Eutelsat capacity to provide telecommunications and disaster relief in the areas affected by the floods this summer. Investment […]

October 11, 2021By Chris Forrester

RDK DT’s broadband gateway software platform

RDK Management has confirmed that open source software platform RDK is being deployed as the global software platform for broadband gateways (i.e. modems/routers) throughout multiplay telco Deutsche Telekom’s fibre, DSL, and cable footprints. RDK standardises core functions used in broadband, video, and IoT connected devices. By standardising these functions, service providers can develop and deploy […]

October 7, 2021

Tele2, Deutsche Telekom sell-off T-Mobile Netherlands

Tele2 and Deutsche Telekom have agreed to sell T-Mobile Netherlands to funds advised by Apax Partners and Warburg Pincus for an enterprise value of €5.1 billion. They claim the transaction provides an opportunity for Tele2 to realise value from the successful development in T-Mobile Netherlands and to conclude Tele2’s international consolidation. The Tele2 Board of […]

September 7, 2021

Spacecom, Yes DTH extend service agreement

Spacecom, the satellite services provider and owner-operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, has signed a two-year extension deal with D.B.S. Satellite Services, operator of Yes DTH in Israel. The deal, worth $14 million, will continue the DTH’s operations from the AMOS-7 and AMOS-3 satellites at Spacecom’s 4°W orbital hotspot. With this agreement, Yes’ order backlog […]

July 12, 2021

Airties joins WBA Board of Directors

Airties has been appointed to the WBA (Wireless Broadband Alliance) Board of Directors and will be represented by Airties CTO, Metin Taskin. Tiago Rodrigues, CEO of the WBA, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Metin Taskin, Co-Founder and CTO of Airties, to the WBA Board of Directors. Airties are leaders in the residential broadband market […]

June 24, 2021

India’s Supreme Court dismisses Devas claim

The Devas vs Antrix law-suit rumbles on. India’s Supreme Court this week dismissed an application from Devas Multimedia to restrain the liquidator from taking any action pending upcoming arbitration proceedings due to heard before the High Court of India in Delhi. Devas is pursuing its claim of $562.5 million plus interest against Antrix. However, on […]

June 17, 2021By Chris Forrester

Deutsche Telekom sues Indian government

The Antrix/Devas legal actions will just not go away. The Indian government is now being sued by Deutsche Telekom (DT) for $135 million ($101 million plus interest) for its part in the ISRO/Antrix/Devas S-band litigation. In May 2020 an internationally recognised Permanent Court of Arbitration in Geneva awarded DT a substantial compensation award for its […]

May 24, 2021

Liberty looks to mobile in Ireland and Poland

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries has revealed during an analyst call that pursuing mobile deals in Europe was “high on our list” of priorities. Liberty already has about one million cable and 120,000 mobile subscribers in Ireland through its Virgin Media unit. In Poland, its UPC Poland operation has about 3.3 million video, internet and […]

February 24, 2021

Deutsche Telekom presents Renegades: Born in the USA podcast

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are lifelong friends, and these two citizens of the world have now come together in the Renegades: Born in the USA podcast to talk about social issues. It’s all about friendship, democratic and social values, and treating one another fairly. As part of its “No Hate Speech” initiative, Deutsche Telekom […]

February 23, 2021

RTL, Deutsche Telekom partner on OTT & addressable ads

Deutsche Telekom and RTL Group’s largest business unit, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, have announced to systematically extend their cooperation. Initially, the partners will integrate the RTL streaming service TV Now Premium in Deutsche Telekom’s TV offer, Magenta TV. Effective immediately, the price plans of Magenta TV Smart and Magenta TV Smart Flex will automatically include TV […]

November 17, 2020