TeliaSonera CEO Johan Dennelind said that the operator will continue to plough investment into its fibre rollout after announcing growth in Sweden and Europe in its third quarter results.
The European Commission has scrapped all regulation relating to the retail market for access to fixed telephony and the wholesale market for fixed call origination.
EE has claimed a lack of exclusive content will not hinder its forthcoming TV service for its customers.
FTTH provider Hyperoptic has added four new UK cities to its “hyper-cities club” as it aims to bring gigabit services to half a million homes by the end of 2018.
By Adrian Baschnonga, Lead Telecommunications Analyst at EY
Three of the UK’s major players outlined how they are attempting to cater for rising demand on their networks after Huawei committed over $4 billion (€3.1 billion) in R&D to boost fibre broadband technology.
Alcatel-Lucent has begun construction of a 20,000km undersea cable system that is designed to deliver up to 24 terabytes per second broadband services between Singapore and France.
Ireland’s incumbent operator eircom has ruled out an IPO after concluding a strategic review of its business.
Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière discusses Orange’s fibre broadband strategy, the French marketplace and European regulation
Europe, the Middle East and Africa are showing signs of “exceptional growth” in the uptake of super-fast broadband technologies according to Adtran, but regulators need to overcome a “stalemate” if nationwide rollouts are to be successful.
eircom has confirmed a network sharing agreement with rival Three and opened the door to a complete reorganisation of its business as revenues and profits fell in the 12 months to the end of June.
Telefónica has improved its bid for Brazilian fixed-line operator GVT as Telecom Italia entered the fray for the Vivendi-owned company for the first time.
Vodafone’s Greek subsidiary has spent €72.7 million on acquiring 72.7 percent of broadband and fixed-line telephony provider Hellas Online.
Adtran has released a new series of micro Optical Network Terminals that it hopes will simplify FTTH installation as new research showed the broadband aggregation market topped €1.5 billion in Q2.
AT&T or Vodafone could be interested in acquiring Telecom Italia’s Brazilian subsidiary if Telefónica is successful in its bid for GVT, an investment bank has said.
Ericsson has announced two new wins that feature its wallet solution and a network managed services deal with Hrvatski Telekom.
Ericsson has won a deal to supply optical network equipment to Telstra, which is looking to boost bandwidth and lower latency as it embraces cloud-based operations.
Adtran has launched new vectoring technology that it says avoids the need for operators to transition their entire VDSL2 subscriber base to the upcoming G.fast broadband standard.
The UK’s government’s rollout of fibre broadband has passed one million premises, as Virgin Media announced the largest, single expansion of its network since the company launched in 2007.
The average monthly household spend on telecoms services in the UK fell by 2.9 percent in 2013, according to the country’s regulator.
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