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Huawei calls for network evolution at COP27

A Huawei executive has said information and communications technologies, or ICT, will enable the digitalisation of industry, spark innovation and make other industries green. The remarks were made at a session organised by the Global Innovation Hub (UGIH) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the 27th Conference of the Parties, […]

November 14, 2022

Google sued for €25bn in Europe

Google is to face damages claims for up to €25 billion over its digital advertising practices in two suits soon to be filed in British and Dutch courts on behalf of publishers. The suits will allege anti-competitive damages against Google’s adtech, which has also drawn scrutiny from antitrust regulators. The French competition watchdog imposed a […]

September 13, 2022

Forecast: SVoD market at $151bn by 2028

The rise in original content creation and the proliferation of digital platforms accelerated the global SVoD services market growth. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global SVoD Services Market, finds that the general growth of digital media consumption has encouraged companies from the sports, film, and television industries to create their own platforms, providing people with […]

August 18, 2022

South Africa spectrum auction tops expectations

South Africa’s ongoing cellular spectrum auction has already raised more cash than was expected. The session on March 11th ended with bids of more than 8 billion Rand (about €484m). “ICASA is pleased to announce that the auction is proceeding very well and can confirm that we have gradually passed estimated R8-billion in proceeds. The […]

March 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

Trial of 5G HAPS tech in Saudi Arabia Red Sea Project

UK company Stratospheric Platforms Limited (SPL), a partner of German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom (DT)has successfully trialed pioneering technology that provides 5G network coverage from the stratosphere. Conducted on February 5th at The Red Sea Project site on Saudi Arabia’s western coast, the test was the world’s first demonstration of the High-Altitude Platform System (HAPS) […]

March 2, 2022

Intersputnik joins the GSOA

The Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications has gained full membership of the Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA), a platform to promote satellite communication services and the common interests of satellite operators. The Association, formerly known as ESOA (EMEA Satellite Operators Association) used to focus on Europe, the Middle East and Africa. However, January 2022 […]

February 15, 2022

Devas will continue to collect India’s overseas assets

Last week Devas Multimedia was ordered by India’s Supreme Court to be wound up. Devas is, however, determined to use the positive backing of various non-Indian courts and tribunals to be justified in pursuing its $1.2 billion (€1.06bn) compensation claim against Antrix, the former subsidiary of India Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Matthew McGill, a partner […]

January 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Skyline Communications rolls out new DataMiner solutions

Skyline Communications, a provider of end-to-end vendor- and domain-agnostic digital transformation platforms, is rolling out a wealth of new DataMiner solutions. These will enable operators within the ICT media and broadband industry to increase their value proposition in a new data-driven and cloudified future. The key ingredients for this new generation of DataMiner solutions are […]

January 24, 2022

Kacific, HGC boost connectivity in Philippines

HGC Global Communications, am ICT service provider and network operator, and Kacific Broadband Satellites Group, a broadband satellite operator that provides high-speed broadband access to Asia Pacific, have collaborated to boost critical connectivity across emerging markets in the Philippines. Working together, the two providers say they will offer faster, safer, and more reliable critical infrastructure […]

January 17, 2022

Telesat partners with Encqor 5G

Ottawa-based satellite operator Telesat is partnering with 5G experts Encqor 5G. A joint statement says that Encqor 5G seeks to establish the first Canadian pre-commercial corridor of 5G wireless communication technologies and unlock the massive potential of commercial and industrial industries (i.e., smart cities, e-health, e-education, connected and autonomous vehicles, on-demand entertainment/media and IoT). Encqor […]

January 12, 2022By Chris Forrester