T-Systems will move 80,000 computer workstations and 10,000 server systems from German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp to the cloud, after bagging a contract valued at hundreds of millions of euros.
Industry analysts have broadly welcomed the news that BT has entered into exclusive negotiations with EE’s owners over a potential sale of the 4G market leader.
Tele2 has unveiled a new strategy as the mobile operator looks to keep itself relevant in an increasingly converged world.
BT has announced it has entered into exclusive talks with Deutsche Telekom and Orange over the acquisition of EE.
The European telecoms sector will return to growth in 2016, according to a new report.
By Chris Cowan, Associate Director, Coleago Consulting
In mature markets such as the UK, communication services penetration, encompassing mobile, fixed voice and data and paid TV content, is reaching near saturation.
The CEO of UK-based MVNO the Phone Co-op has warned BT’s bid to take over either O2 or EE represents a major threat to consumer interests by stifling market competition.
The GSMA has re-elected Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and CEO of Telenor, for a second term as Chair.
Some of Europe’s biggest operators remain conflicted by allegations of corruption in Uzbekistan.
Telenor has signed up Huawei to supply radio access equipment as it modernises its 2G and 3G networks.
Altice took a step closer to acquiring Portugal Telecom after the board of directors of Oi approved the sale on Monday.
4G is underpinning a recovery in the European mobile industry's fortunes but more needs to be done to encourage investment, innovation and a single market across the continent, the GSMA has said.
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Orange’s proposed acquisition of Jazztel is in line with the EU merger regulation.
TeliaSonera and Telenor are to merge operations in Denmark into a new joint venture in the hope that it will create new value in a difficult market climate.
Belgacom has announced the imminent arrival of a new Chief Financial Officer, meaning two of its top managers are now women.
Universal Mobile Systems, a joint venture between MTS and the Republic of Uzbekistan, has commercially launched a mobile network throughout Uzbekistan.
TeliaSonera’s acquisition of Tele2’s Norway operations could be blocked by regulators over fears the deal could damage the country’s mobile market.
Oi has entered into exclusive negotiations with Altice over the sale of Portugal Telecom for a cash and debt-free sum of €7.4 billion.
A return to growth in mobile could not prevent eircom from recording declining sales in the three months to September.
By Anil Singh, director, RAN product management, Guavus
Worldwide, operators are investing heavily in LTE. Global capital spending on LTE infrastructure is expected to reach $36.1 billion next year, according to IHS iSuppli Research.
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