Orange has struck a deal with Google to provide its customers in Africa and the Middle East with a tailored package of Google services on Orange smartphones to meet local needs, the company said at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
By Timo Ahomäki, CTO at Tecnotree
Nine operators have come together to form a new alliance that aims to offer scale to partner organisations, such as AirBnB and Spotify.
A lack of vision and strategy from top management is holding back operators from transforming themselves quickly enough, according to a new survey.
Operators have a double-edged relationship with Netflix, a new report has claimed, with content partnerships with the streaming company hiding potential threats.
Telefónica is to offer customers access to recruitment app Jobandtalent as part of its suite of digital services.
Sky will launch its premium TV service, Q, next month with customer service features getting an equal billing to the technology.
Vodafone has launched a TV service in Ireland ahead of a wider roll out in the UK.
Ericsson has unveiled a new platform designed to help TV operators understand their customers better.
Orange has participated in a new €100 million investment in Deezer, the music streaming service in which it has a stake.
Ericsson plans to expand its content discovery business with the acquisition of US-based FYI Television.
By Jennifer Kyriakakis, Founder and VP Marketing, MATRIXX Software
Netflix has launched its internet TV service in more than 130 new countries as it looks to continue to grow outside its home market.
OTE has renewed its exclusive broadcasting rights to English Premier League football as it aims to bolster its growing TV business.
eir has purchased sports broadcaster Setanta Sports Channel Ireland as it looks to boost its TV offering.
Proximus is pursuing damages relating to Telenet’s acquisition of Interkabel assets in 2007.
Telefónica has revealed a new strategic plan that will see the telco become a “100 percent digital company”.
Altice has won exclusive rights to broadcast Premier league football matches in France and Monaco.
Iliad-owned Free Mobile has added Dutch music channel DJAZZ.tv to its TV service as it attempts to win over music fans.
Ofcom has lifted its policy that requires Sky to offer Sky Sports 1 and 2 to rivals on a wholesale basis.
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