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Kacific claims 2,500 deployed sites in Indonesia

Singapore-based Kacific Satellite says it has deployed its broadband satellite equipment at more than 2,500 sites in Indonesia for Bakti, the government’s Telecommunications & Information Accessibility Agency. Kacific has been working with ‘Bignet’, backed by Bis Data Indonesia and Primacom Interbuana on the project. Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux said: “Bakti’s project aligns with Kacific’s mission […]

June 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

ESET launches telco and ISP product offering

ESET, a global player in cybersecurity, has announced a new suite of products for the telco and ISP industry, with the aim of offering extensive protection to consumers. “Imagine internet security accessible through one click. At ESET, we always develop products with our customers in mind, and with our ESET NetProtect offering we have created […]

May 31, 2022

Report: 1 in 5 new telco customers are value-destroyers

Data solutions expert, Sagacity, has revealed that >20 per cent of newly acquired telecom customers have a forecasted negative lifetime value and drain around 40 per cent of company profits every year. While the remaining > 80 per cent of new customers turn a profit, Sagacity emphasises their value still varies widely, with the top […]

May 24, 2022

Study: Tech, telcos key drivers of African economy

Greater innovation from telecoms and technology companies is vital to drive the expansion of Internet connectivity in Africa, research for blockchain-based mobile network operator World Mobile shows. Its study with African business leaders found nearly two out of three (65 per cent) worry that a lack of infrastructure is stopping traditional telecom companies from delivering […]

May 23, 2022

Elimobile launches tokenised telco

Elite Token, the crypto system built on the Polygon blockchain to create an ecosystem uniting the mobile industry, influencers, NFTs, the metaverse, and Play2Earn, has announced a partnership with Elimobile to launch its first-ever telco that uses blockchain and tokenisation. Launched in Italy, the Elimobile’s telco will use the $ELITE token. Mario Colabufo, CEO and […]

May 16, 2022

Bouygues Telecom partners with iWedia on Bbox 4K HDR

iWedia, a provider of software components and solutions for TV devices for major service operators and consumer electronics manufacturers, has worked with French service provider Bouygues Telecom to develop and deploy its new Bbox 4K HDR set-top box. Bouygues Telecom is one of the largest network service providers in France with over 26.2 million fixed […]

April 13, 2022

4iG unifies telecoms portfolio with Antenna Hungária

4iG has implemented a second capital increase in Antenna Hungária, whereby the capital market company increased its stake in the telecommunications group to 76.78 percent. The transaction of HUF 132 billion was completed by 4iG through the contribution of the majority stakes in two Albanian telecommunications companies, ALBtelecom and One Telecommunications. The transaction was registered […]

April 12, 2022

TalkTalk in play for £3bn?

The owners of TalkTalk, the UK broadband provider, have received tentative approaches about a potential £3 billion (€3.59bn) sale of the company amid a flurry of international telecoms industry consolidation. Vodafone has been plotting an offer for TalkTalk in recent weeks, according to Sky News, whilst Sky itself – owned by Comcast – is also […]

April 11, 2022

ICASA demands 6-month data roll-overs

South Africa’s communications regulator ICASA has published draft updates to its end-user requirements for telco customers and users in the country. One major change is that the draft regulations require cellular and data operators to roll-over data bundles for a minimum of 6 months. The regulator says that companies can offer a longer roll-over period, […]

April 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

BT: “All telcos have role to play in bridging digital divide”

The Fabian Society published a report about digital inequality titles Bridging the Divide. BT supported the research in the report, which includes an analysis of which groups of people are not online, or barely use the internet, and the reasons for this. This report comes at an important time; the pandemic has demonstrated the value […]

April 6, 2022