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Varnish Software names Borg as new CEO

Varnish Software, a specialist in caching, streaming, and content delivery software solutions, has announced the appointment of Fredrik Borg as its new Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Borg will build upon Varnish Software’s latest achievements while driving continued expansion across the global content delivery market. Borg has driven growth and innovation in the […]

December 4, 2023

French levy music streaming tax

The French Senate is discussing a streaming music tax. The proposal, if adopted, will be made through amendments to the Finance Bill (PLF) 2024, the principle of taxing music streaming platforms. The tax contribution will fund the National Music Centre (NJC). Currently, the organisation receives government support and a ticket tax for live performances. The […]

December 1, 2023By Chris Forrester

Report: Top 10 telco trends for 2024

Juniper Research has unveiled what it believes are the Top 10 trends that are set to radically impact the telecommunications landscape in 2024. Juniper Research forecasts that the telco market is poised for major disruption, as new technologies including generative AI, and industry shakeups such as Apple’s recent embrace of the RCS messaging standard, force […]

November 27, 2023

Vorboss sets new gender parity standards

Vorboss, the dedicated fibre network for London businesses, is joining Ofcom’s pledge; committing to improve representation for women in the telecoms sector. Women have been historically under-represented in the tech industry, and particularly in telecoms. Vorboss is proudly transforming the sector with the highest rate of women in engineering and field roles: over a third […]

November 23, 2023

Digi now Spain’s fourth largest telco

Romanian telco Digi is performing well in Spain. significantly increasing its number of customers and revenues. The company has announced that it now has 6.1 customers after gaining 337,000 in the third quarter, making it the fourth largest telco in the country. Year-on-year Digi’s customer basis has grown by 32 per cent, over 1.5 million, […]

November 15, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Swisscom “in excellent position”

Swisscom, the Switzerland-based telco provider, has reported Q3 group revenue rose slightly by 0.3 per cent to CHF 8,202 million (€8.5bn), which translates to an increase of 0.9 per cent at constant exchange rates. In the Swiss core business, revenue fell slightly by 0.6 per cent to CHF 6,067 million. Revenue from telecommunications services decreased […]

November 2, 2023

Telenor sees “solid growth” in Q3

Norwegian telco Telenor has reported Q3 earnings above expectations, supported by growing mobile service revenue and lower energy prices in the Nordics, and narrowed its full-year projections. Adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) for July-September rose 1.5 per cent on an organic basis to NOK 9.3 billion (€788.7m). “Third quarter was a […]

October 25, 2023

Forecast: India telco, pay-TV revenues to grow at 3.1% CAGR

The total telecom and pay-TV services revenue in India is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.1 per cent from $42.3 billion (€39.7bn) in 2022 to $44.9 billion in 2027, primarily driven by mobile data and fixed broadband segments, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s India Telecom Operators […]

October 24, 2023

Telia Q3 profit increases

Telia Company, the Swedish multinational telco, has reported Q3 that revenue increased 4.3 per cent to SEK 21,997 million (€1,894.25m) and like for like, revenue increased 1.1 per cent. Service revenue increased 5.6 per cent to SEK 18,986 million and like for like, service revenue increased 2.6%. For the Telco operations, service revenue increased 3.9 […]

October 19, 2023

Spain: Telcos demand EU merger flexibility

Spain’s three largest telcos – Telefónica, Vodafone and Orange – have urged the EU for a more flexible legal framework that eases mergers in order to face the substantial investments needed in the sector. In a conference organised by El Economista, the president of Telefónica Esoaña, Emilio Gayo, said that the current legislation “is obsolete, […]

October 16, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid