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Forecast: US cable to face stronger fibre competition

Dataxis expects broadband penetration to keep increasing to reach almost 100 per cent of US households by 2026. In a market historically dominated by cable operators, optical fibre will play the most significant role in this growth, representing the vast majority of gained subscribers within the next five years. In 2026, FTTH should therefore account […]

June 10, 2022

Fitch: Orange, MásMóvil merger neutral to ratings

Orange Spain’s intention to merge its Spanish operations with MásMóvil in Spain will be neutral for the rating but will attract high EU competition and regulatory scrutiny due to resulting market consolidation, reports Fitch. Orange and MásMóvil have announced that they have entered into exclusive discussions to combine their businesses in Spain to create a […]

March 9, 2022

Deutsche Telekom exceeds guidance

Deutsche Telekom increased its financial figures in 2021. The Group’s total revenue grew by 7.7 per cent in the 2021 financial year to €108.8 billion, with service revenues increasing by 6.5 per cent to €84.1 billion. Adjusted EBITDA AL rose by 6.6 percent year-on-year to €37.3 billion. Based on constant exchange rates, i.e., those used […]

February 24, 2022

Akhavan replaces Dugan as EchoStar CEO

Michael Dugan, President & CEO at EchoStar, is retiring after 30 years of working with Charlie Ergen and the EchoStar/Dish family of businesses. He is being replaced by Hamid Akhavan. Dugan will remain on the board of directors and will serve as a strategic advisor to the company. Akhavan will take over at the end […]

February 23, 2022By Chris Forrester

Data: Crypto beats Amazon in Super Bowl coverage

Brands once again poured huge amounts if money into the Super Bowl in search of high-profile boost both during and after the event. According to data from Signal AI — which evaluates more than 5 million news sources daily – the fledgling cryptocurrency industry claimed the top spot in post Super Bowl coverage across top-tier […]

February 17, 2022

Netherlands: Viaplay, T-Mobile partnership

Viaplay and T-Mobile have entered a multi-year distribution partnership in the Netherlands. From March 1st, when Viaplay will launch in the Netherlands, T-Mobile will offer four months’ free Viaplay access to its customers in combination with a new T-Mobile broadband subscription. At a later stage, T-Mobile will make the streaming service available as an add-on […]

February 3, 2022

FreeMove Alliance and Millicom cooperate

FreeMove Alliance, the global mobile telecommunications alliance between Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telia and Telecom Italia, and Millicom, a provider of fixed, mobile and digital services in Latin America serving enterprise customers through its Tigo Business brand, have signed a partnership agreement to offer seamless connectivity solutions to multinational customers (MNCs) across the Americas and beyond. […]

January 31, 2022

AMC Networks renews Slovakia, Czech deals

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) and Slovak Telekom Group’s Magio and Digi Slovakia as well as T-Mobile TV Czech Republic, subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom, have announced a multi-year renewal of their distribution agreement. The strategic agreement builds on the companies’ long-term partnership by providing carriage of AMCNI channels Sport1, Sport2, AMC, Film+, Minimax, JimJam, Spektrum and […]

January 20, 2022

Keynote pulls out of CES

Mike Sievert, T-Mobile US CEO, has pulled-out of making the keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. T-Mobile said it would limit its presence at the event due to concerns about the spread of Covid-19. “While we are confident that CES organisers are taking exhaustive measures to protect in-person attendees and we had many […]

December 22, 2021

Survey: Technical obstacles preventing US 5G adoption

According to a survey carried out by Speedcheck, more than two-thirds of all 3G/4G users in the US want to adopt 5G but are prevented from doing so because of technical obstacles. The survey was carried out in October 2021 and was based on general cellular customer satisfaction, with additional emphasis on 5G. The survey […]

November 11, 2021