Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm (pictured) raised concerns about the lack of incentive for operators in Europe to build 5G infrastructure, which he told Financial Times would lead to the continent falling behind the US and China in developing digital industry.  In an interview, Ekholm described Europe’s telecoms industry as “non-functioning”, stating it was understandable for
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When Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi held the first meeting of his new Council of Ministers there was a very familiar name on the list of attendees. Vittorio Colao is serving as the Technological Innovation and Digital Transition Minister in the Draghi government. He is one of nine ministers without portfolio and one of 23
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As the EU works to refine its massive Digital Services Act, France is publicly lobbying for greater national censorship powers and for more content to be made illegal. We know this because Cedric O, the French minister for the digital economy, chatted to the FT about it. “Getting these laws passed is a major objective
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Adding intelligence to the radio access network is the focal point of AI and ML adoption by telecom operators and their vendors. And given the increases in traffic and complexity brought about by the advent of 5G, alongside the move from proprietary to virtualized/cloud-native network functions, this makes perfect sense.  According to Dell’Oro Group Vice
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Japanese mobile operator Rakuten Mobile announced that 2.5 million customers had applied for a free unlimited mobile offer by Feb. 8. The mobile unit of e-commerce giant Rakuten recorded revenue of JPY60.7 billion ($577.9 million) in the fourth quarter of 2020, up 16.8% year-on-year. The company launched commercial services on its own infrastructure in April
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Olaf Swantee will join Vodafone as a non-executive director this summer, provided his nomination gets the go-ahead from shareholders at the telco’s July AGM. In many ways, it’s hardly news. A seasoned telecoms professional joining a telecoms group’s board is a fairly common occurrence. But Swantee’s move to Vodafone has understandably captured headlines because, despite
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Millimeter-wave network equipment company Pivotal CommWare has raised $50 million in new funding that aims to help the company scale and support midband spectrum along with mmWave bands. “This capital will allow Pivotal to become a significant 5G telecom infrastructure provider on a global stage,” said Pivotal COO Chris Brandon. Pivotal said that it plans
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It turns out that when governments muck about with markets there are sometimes unintended consequences. Earlier this week we reported on a global chip shortage brought about, in part, by unilateral US action designed to prevent Chinese companies getting hold of semiconductors containing American intellectual property. Quite reasonably, Chinese companies such as Huawei them tried
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Jio, Airtel, and Vi (Vodafone Idea) offer a variety of affordable prepaid recharge packs under Rs. 129 for their subscribers. While some prepaid packs are essentially aimed at fulfilling high-speed data requirements for customers, there are many other packs that offer unlimited voice calling and SMS message benefits alongside data allocation. Jio, Airtel, and Vi
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Qualcomm ha presentado su módem 5G de cuarta generación, con el que aspira a lograr importantes ganancias en velocidad, mediante un sistema que publicita como el primero capaz de alcanzar los 10 Gbps. La empresa afirma que su plataforma de módem-RF Snapdragon X65 es la primera que cumple con la especificación Rel-16 del 3GPP, y
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Telstra is taking back control of its network of retail outlets, many of which are currently operated under licence by third parties. The Australian incumbent said the move, which will affect a couple of hundred stores, is driven by its need to keep pace with the growing digital economy and to give it more flexibility
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Huawei Technologies has filed a legal challenge to the Federal Communications Commission’s designation of the Chinese company as a US national security threat to communications networks. The FCC in June formally designated China’s Huawei and ZTE as security threats, a declaration barring US firms from tapping an $8.3 billion (roughly Rs. 60,460 crores) government fund
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