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Report: Strong Q4 profits for electronics manufacturers

Analysis shows that UK electronics and telecommunication manufacturers are starting the year on a strong footing after seeing their profitability improve over the key Christmas quarter. Mid-sized firms in the sector have benefitted from demand for products and stabilising supply chains, according to the latest Manufacturers’ Health Index, compiled quarterly by inventory management software brand Unleashed, part of […]

March 5, 2024

ACOME Group acquires LYNDDAHL Telecom

The integration of LYNDDAHL Telecom into ACOME Group’s portfolio – which also includes ACOME cables and Idea Optical connectivity products – means that it can now offer cables, ducts and connectivity creating a complete end-to-end fibre connectivity offering for the European market. “We are delighted to welcome LYNDDAHL Telecom to the ACOME Group family as […]

January 25, 2024

Slovenia’s Kontron introduces energy-efficiency declarations

Customers of European provider of sustainable fibre-access solutions Slovenia’s Kontron (formerly known as Iskratel) can make more informed decisions about their environmental impact thanks to the company’s introduction of energy-efficiency declarations to all its new broadband products. The publicly available declarations state the products’ energy consumption and test methodology, providing credible and comparable figures against […]

December 13, 2023

Cellnex fined €13.7m for market abuse

The Spanish Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by infrastructure provider Cellnex and ruled that the company will have to pay a €13.7 million fine imposed by the regulator CNMC for abuse of a dominant position in the DTT market. The ruling brings the matter to an end after a decade in the courts since […]

December 4, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Forecast: Modest growth for Hong Kong telco, pay-TV revenues

The total telecom and pay-TV services revenue in Hong Kong is forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.1 per cent from $5.8 billion (€5.2bn) in 2022 to $6.1 billion in 2027, mainly supported by the mobile data and fixed broadband segments, according to GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s […]

November 29, 2023

Forecast: 2.7% CAGR for Philippines telco, pay-TV revs

The total telecom and pay-TV services revenue in the Philippines is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.7 per cent, from $42.3 billion in 2022 to $44.9 billion in 2027, primarily driven by mobile data and fixed broadband segments, forecasts data and analytics company GlobalData. GlobalData’s Philippines Telecom Operators Country […]

October 26, 2023

Parallel Wireless wins UK DSIT Open Network Ecosystem

Parallel Wireless, the US-based Open RAN leader delivering All G, cloud Open RAN solution, has been announced as a winner of the UK’s Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT)’s Open Network Competition (ONE) with its project AURA (Agile Universal Radio Architecture). This will allow the company to expand its UK-based team and develop new […]

October 3, 2023

Stonepeak takes 49% stake in Cellnex Nordics

Stonepeak, an investment firm specialising in infrastructure and real assets, and Cellnex Telecom, a european operator of wireless telecommunications infrastructure, have reached an agreement for Stonepeak to acquire a 49 per cent interest in Cellnex Sweden and Cellnex Denmark (Cellnex Nordics) for € 730 million. Cellnex will continue to manage the day-to-day business of Cellnex […]

September 29, 2023

e& acquires controlling stake in PPF Telecom

e&, previously known as Etisalat, has acquired a controlling stake in PPF Telecom Group’s assets in a transaction valued at €2.15 billion – with additional earn-out payments of up to €350 million within three years after closing of the deal if PPF Telecom hits certain financial targets. There is a clawback of €75 million if […]

August 2, 2023

Research: EMEA telcos look beyond traditional services

Spending on telecom services and pay-TV services in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) increased by 2.4 per cent year on year in 2022, reaching $449 billion (€413bn), according to the Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker published by International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC forecasts EMEA spending on telecom and pay-TV services will increase by […]

May 17, 2023