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News

2 Aug 21 Orange Spain conducts 5G remote emergency care pilot
Spain | News
2 Aug 21 Saudi Arabia set to launch USD 15 bln public-private technology fund
Saudi Arabia | News
2 Aug 21 Xiaomi overtakes Samsung to lead European smartphone market in Q2
Europe | News
2 Aug 21 Deutsche Telekom adds new MagentaEINS packages for business customers
Germany | News
2 Aug 21 Spanish operators lose appeals in RTVE tax case
Spain | News
2 Aug 21 3 UK confirms outdoor 5G population coverage of over 29%
United Kingdom | News
2 Aug 21 UK govt says 5G Testbeds & Trials Programme to deliver benefits of GBP 2.58 billion
United Kingdom | News
2 Aug 21 OnePlus Nord CE 5G reaches Elisa, DNA smartphone best-seller lists in debut month
Finland | News
2 Aug 21 Telenor invests NOK 35 mln in mobile upgrades to support Arctic Race of Norway
Norway | News
2 Aug 21 Cellcom Israel participates in 5G stadium project
Israel | News
2 Aug 21 T-Mobile Poland adds 120 more 5G base stations
Poland | News
2 Aug 21 NCC revises annual operating levy and spectrum pricing rules
Nigeria | News
2 Aug 21 Nos activates first 5G beach in Portugal
Portugal | News
2 Aug 21 NCC continues to foster broadband deployment, submits 5G plan to government
Nigeria | News
2 Aug 21 Orange Romania gets top marks in Ookla network tests
Romania | News
2 Aug 21 TPG Telecom to acquire 5G spectrum in 3.6 GHz band from Dense Air
Australia | News
2 Aug 21 Optus uses NR-DC to aggregate 3500 MHz assets with mmWave 26 GHz spectrum
Australia | News
1 Aug 21 Telefonica Germany activates 5G streetlight hotspot in Frankfurt
Germany | News
30 Jul 21 MyT Mobile launches 5G network in Mauritius
Mauritius | News
30 Jul 21 Telekom Slovenije joins European 5G-IANA project
Slovenia | News
30 Jul 21 Nos opens second data centre in Madeira
Portugal | News
30 Jul 21 Vivo teams up with Ericsson on 5G farming project for Sao Martinho
Brazil | News
30 Jul 21 ZICTA seeks public views on 5G spectrum by 20 August
Zambia | News
30 Jul 21 Hawe Telekom launches R&D unit
Poland | News
30 Jul 21 Hrvatski Telekom sees 3.5% revenue growth in Q2 to HRK 1.82 billion
Croatia (Hrvatska) | News

Commentary

18 May 21 Media sector consolidation driven by fragmentation and fight for consumer's favour
World | Commentary
17 May 21 Netherlands heading towards unsustainable situation of 3 gigabit networks
Netherlands | Commentary
14 May 21 Covid crisis underlines need for more affordable broadband offers
Europe | Commentary
3 May 21 KPN ready to wait for higher bid and Dutch state will have conditions
Netherlands | Commentary
11 Jan 21 Deutsche Telekom may need to accept a lower price to shift T-Mobile Netherlands
Netherlands | Commentary
29 Dec 20 Preview 2021: what will T-Mobile Netherlands do, Docsis 3.1 and the future of Ziggo Movies & Series
Netherlands | Commentary
26 Nov 20 KPN extends current strategy through 2023, only risk a response from Ziggo
Netherlands | Commentary
4 May 20 Is KPN's strategy sustainable over the long term?
Netherlands | Commentary
16 Apr 20 Mobile mast attacks show industry needs to take public 5G concerns more seriously
Netherlands | Commentary
20 Mar 20 End to Dutch wholesale broadband regulation means no duopoly, but will T-Mobile survive?
Netherlands | Commentary
16 Dec 19 Digital transformation offers telcos opportunity to return business market to growth
World | Commentary
9 Dec 19 Dutch 5G licences proposal suggests 3 bidders, little scarcity, short auction
Netherlands | Commentary
6 Dec 19 Selling passive network assets: a tragic mistake for the telco?
World | Commentary
26 Nov 19 T-Mobile Netherlands up for sale: to EQT or Parcom, or an IPO?
Netherlands | Commentary
19 Nov 19 Nationalise BT and free fibre broadband: Labour's plan doesn't stand a chance
United Kingdom | Commentary
2 Sep 19 Will Freenet block Sunrise takeover of UPC Switzerland in order to force a Liberty Global bid for Sunrise?
Switzerland | Commentary
17 Jul 19 4G is no regret investment, despite the quick arrival of 5G
World | Commentary
25 Jun 19 Incumbent seeks CEO. Technology and finance experience recommended
Netherlands | Commentary
27 May 19 KPN becomes dependent on cost savings to pay dividend as asset sales come to end, 5G poses risk
Netherlands | Commentary
2 May 19 European telco M&A: are 1&1 Drilisch and Iliad ripe for takeovers?
Europe | Commentary
4 Feb 19 Success of KPN takeover bid depends on price, infrastructure vision
Netherlands | Commentary
28 Dec 18 Outlook 2019: on the way to gigabit networks
Netherlands | Commentary
30 Nov 18 KPN shifts growth aims to profit over revenues, cost-cutting set to continue 'at least a decade'
Netherlands | Commentary
21 Nov 18 The future of Dutch telecoms: Tele2 as an operator or a sub-brand of T-Mobile
Netherlands | Commentary
28 Aug 18 T-Mobile NL headed for merger approval with Tele2, with remedies or guarantees
Netherlands | Commentary
19 Jun 18 5G reaches important milestone but are we ready for it yet?
World | Commentary
19 Jun 18 Belgian mobile prices show little opportunity for 4th operator
Belgium | Commentary
30 Apr 18 Europe stuck in the middle as US-China telecom trade war looms
Europe | Commentary
2 Mar 18 US mobile operators race for first with 5G as fixed alternative
United States | Commentary
16 Jan 18 France leads the way on EU spectrum reform
Europe | Commentary
18 Dec 17 T-Mobile suggests it won't shy from using price as weapon to compete on Dutch multi-play market
Netherlands | Commentary
16 Nov 17 T-Mobile, Tele2 merger in Netherlands no-brainer for scale benefits, as spectrum licence window opens ahead of 5G auction
Netherlands | Commentary
21 Sep 17 Netherlands takes step towards 5G with plan for 2019 auction, but no big bill expected for operators
Netherlands | Commentary
21 Sep 17 Multibandveiling 2019: nieuwe stap naar 5G, geen miljardendans verwacht
Netherlands | Commentary
26 May 17 European mobile pricing: time for data to go unlimited
Europe | Commentary
16 May 17 Tele2 takes on new challenger role with unlimited plans, turning mobile data into commodity
Netherlands | Commentary
27 Dec 16 Preview 2017: Dutch telecom market set for dramatic changes
Netherlands | Commentary
8 Nov 16 Is Google Fiber waiting for 5G?
United States | Commentary
8 Nov 16 Is Google Fiber in afwachting van 5G?
United States | Commentary
9 Mar 16 KPN simplifies further and becomes an attractive takeover target
Netherlands | Commentary
22 Jan 14 NSN starts search for growth
World | Commentary

Background

26 Jul 21 Last week in telecoms: Q2 results recover from Covid and new streaming services accelerate as Netflix slows
World | Background  
19 Jul 21 Last week in telecoms: Ericsson faces China backlash, Netflix to try gaming and TIM bets on Italian football
World | Background  
12 Jul 21 Last week in telecoms: no forced supply for Liberty Media F1 rights, ACM starts new market analysis to test access rules
World | Background  
5 Jul 21 Last week in telecoms: T-Mobile NL for sale, Salt IPO, new telco cloud alliances and Facebook, Inmarsat win in court
World | Background  
1 Jul 21 Netherlands 5G roll-out faces delay after court injunction
Netherlands | Background  
25 Jun 21 Ziggo's new internet-only plans target growing interest from market
Netherlands | Background  
24 Jun 21 Wrap-up on mobile technology: the latest on 5G standards, open RAN and 6G development
World | Background  
21 Jun 21 Last week in telecoms: focus on Vodafone Technology, FWA, open RAN and FTTH at Orange BE
World | Background  
16 Jun 21 Dutch market Q1 wrap-up: T-Mobile growing market share, VodafoneZiggo cash flow leader
Netherlands | Background  
14 Jun 21 Last week in telecoms: investor interest shifts from KPN to BT, new PON and 6G plans, US bills target big tech break-up
World | Background  
7 Jun 21 Last week in telecoms: Liberty Global's new venture may have open network, T-Mobile and Telia bundle unlimited 5G with SVOD
World | Background  
1 Jun 21 Last week in telecoms: Amazon creates 3rd pillar with MGM, Sony holds investor days, Vimeo IPO
World | Background  
17 May 21 Last week in telecoms: Orange wants TDF, WarnerMedia and Discovery consider merger, Netflix shortens cinema window, Twitter plans Blue paid service
World | Background  
26 Apr 21 Last week in telecoms: Docsis developments, climate targets and audio services
World | Background  
12 Apr 21 Last week in telecoms: M&A activity picks up, DT invests in FTTH and home 5G, and more Clubhouse copies
World | Background  
29 Mar 21 Last week in telecoms: FTTH JVs, Telstra break-up, MasMovil buys Euskaltel
World | Background  
25 Mar 21 Inmarsat wants to continue using 3.5 GHz band in Burum
Netherlands | Background  
22 Mar 21 Last week in telecoms: Vodafone Business targets growth, Nokia wants higher margins and Ofcom encourages FTTH
World | Background  
15 Mar 21 Last week in telecoms: US operators detail plans for 5G expansion
World | Background  
8 Mar 21 Last week in telecoms: T-Mobile US tries 5G FWA, Telefonica and TIM bring in fibre investors in Brazil
World | Background  
1 Mar 21 Last week in telecoms: strategy updates, co-investment and smart cities
World | Background  
22 Feb 21 Last week in telecoms: results from Liberty Global, Orange's towerco and Facebook fights back
World | Background  
15 Feb 21 Last week in telecoms: IPOs for Vantage Towers, Universal Music, Starlink; Telenet eyes Voo
World | Background  
9 Feb 21 KPN Q4 review: targets met, outlook maintained
Netherlands | Background  
8 Feb 21 Last week in telecoms: saturated markets, B2B innovations and good news for Netflix
World | Background  
1 Feb 21 Last week in telecoms: Liberty Global more a buyer than a seller and America Movil renews interest in KPN
World | Background  
25 Jan 21 Last week in telecoms: Infrastructure JV trend continues with Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom, Orange
World | Background  
18 Jan 21 Last week in telecoms: Proximus details fibre plans and Bouygues Telecom sets ambitious targets
World | Background  
4 Jan 21 Last week in telecoms: NYE data traffic up, SMS falls and some notable differences
World | Background  
21 Dec 20 Last week in telecoms: Antitrust cases against Google, EC presents DSA, DMA, third version of 5G delayed by 6 months
World | Background  
14 Dec 20 Last week in telecoms: FTTH in Belgium and Germany, Disney raises DTC targets, opposition to Altice and Orange BE bids
World | Background  
7 Dec 20 Last week in telecoms: VodafoneZiggo leaves AMS-IX, mmWave FWA over 6.5 km and HBO Max, Discovery+ expand
World | Background  
30 Nov 20 Weekly news summary: KPN, Proximus, TIM moved ahead with fibre plans, Orange launches 5G in France, Luxembourg
World | Background  
27 Nov 20 5G roundup: early services follow traditional path, but research points to big opportunities
World | Background  
23 Nov 20 Wrap-up Q3: VodafoneZiggo leads revenue growth while potential KPN bid hangs over market
Netherlands | Background  
23 Nov 20 Weekly news summary: mobile towers in focus, 5G coming in France, cinema release window under pressure
World | Background  
16 Nov 20 Weekly news summary: infrastructure assets drive M&A and more KPN takeover talk
World | Background  
2 Nov 20 Weekly news summary: Q3 earnings show rebound, new fibre ventures take shape
World | Background  
26 Oct 20 Weekly news summary: DoJ vs Google, more IPOs, Quibi quits while Salto launches
World | Background  
19 Oct 20 Weekly news summary: more fibre investment in UK, first 5G iPhone and platform regulation coming in EU
World | Background  
12 Oct 20 Weekly news summary: M&A at KPN, TalkTalk, Telia and US antitrust action
World | Background  
6 Oct 20 5G IoT to bring new growth opportunities for MVNOs
World | Background  
28 Sep 20 Weekly news summary: Iliad expands to Poland, Amazon intros new devices and services
World | Background  
21 Sep 20 Weekly news summary: mmWave innovations, advertising at Bouygues and AT&T, Spark strategy update, another telco goes private
World | Background  
14 Sep 20 Weekly news summary: 3 new 5G networks, Altice Europe to go private and TP webinar on digital regulation
World | Background  
7 Sep 20 Weekly news summary: Italy works on national network, Vodafone sorts out India and Salt sues Liberty
World | Background  
31 Aug 20 Weekly news summary: the rise of virtual operators, all-IP box from Liberty Global and Eurofiber up for sale
World | Background  
24 Aug 20 Weekly news summary: BT guards against takeovers, Orange seeks investors in Poland, takeover in Romania
World | Background  
17 Aug 20 Weekly news summary: Sunrise and UPC come together again, Epic Games challenges Apple, Google
World | Background  
10 Aug 20 Weekly news summary: more 5G auctions and SVoD services on the way; TikTok under fire in US
World | Background  
3 Aug 20 Weekly news summary: big FTTH plans, 3 new 5G networks, a shorter theatrical window, tech platforms under fire
World | Background  
15 Jun 20 Dutch 5G auction preview: only 3 bidders means 3 winners
Netherlands | Background  
27 May 20 5G wrap-up: no health complaints, 35 new networks and applications in industry, care and cities
World | Background  
11 May 20 VodafoneZiggo Q1: good results thanks to rising cable ARPU, postpaid growth
Netherlands | Background  
10 Apr 20 Belgian MNOs move ahead with network sharing joint venture
Belgium | Background  
7 Apr 20 Proximus targets return to growth with new broadband strategy after market share falls
Belgium | Background  
2 Apr 20 Covid-19 to have long-lasting impact on business telecom market
Europe | Background  
16 Jan 20 KPN-Ziggo dominance prevails after 10 years of consolidation on Dutch market
Netherlands | Background  
19 Dec 19 Outlook 2020: European telcos to ramp up spending on 5G
Europe | Background  
31 Oct 19 5G wrap-up: 8 new operators, expansion to mmWave, focus on network sharing and broadcast
World | Background  
24 Oct 19 Fixed-wireless offers promise of early 5G revenues as operators work on business case
World | Background  
1 Aug 19 Vodafone leads European consolidation, Liberty Global to focus on UK, others retreat or form new breeds of competitors
Europe | Background  
23 Jul 19 Mobile operators making radically different choices in first 5G launches
World | Background  
2 Jul 19 Why the German operators paid EUR 6.55 billion for spectrum
Germany | Background  
28 Jun 19 Smart City in the Netherlands: difficult to get past the pilot phase
Netherlands | Background  
24 Jun 19 Tele2 retreats to Sweden, has the alternative operator model failed in Europe?
Europe | Background  
19 Jun 19 ZTE weathers on with 5G ambitions despite trade war
World | Background  
4 Jun 19 5G wrap-up: more network activations, devices and use cases, but no consensus on pricing
World | Background  
3 Jun 19 MVNOs work on partnerships, roaming to realise new opportunities in IoT market
Western Europe | Background  
17 May 19 T-Mobile partners institutional investors to bring FTTH advantages to customers
Netherlands | Background  
1 May 19 5G wrapup: first network launches target mobility, FWA services, no edge computing yet
World | Background  
1 Feb 19 KPN Q4: time to gather forces for a response to Docsis 3.1
Netherlands | Background  
23 Jan 19 5G dreams still a long way off
Europe | Background  
8 Jan 19 5G spectrum auctions create opportunities for newcomers on mobile market
Europe | Background  
24 Dec 18 Dutch market set for new make-up in 2019 but revenues to keep falling
Netherlands | Background  
5 Dec 18 Smart cities: more than new technologies, transparency for residents essential
Netherlands | Background  
30 Nov 18 KPN Capital Markets Day 2018: all the news, targets, plans and more for the period 2019-2021
Netherlands | Background  
27 Nov 18 Swiss market update Q3: Sunrise strong, Swisscom Enterprise and UPC CH weak
Switzerland | Background  
9 Nov 18 Oppo charts expansion plans on European smartphone market
Europe | Background  
29 Oct 18 Nowi uses energy from mobile radiation for IoT applications
Netherlands | Background  
8 Oct 18 T-Mobile NL can survive without merger, standalone Tele2 future less certain
Netherlands | Background  
3 Oct 18 Dutch market outlook: mergers, open cable, gigabit broadband and 5G auction
Netherlands | Background  
2 Oct 18 Dutch telecom market Q2: revenues still falling, but good profitability
Netherlands | Background  
14 Sep 18 Austrian mobile Sims up 9.2% in Q2, driven by T-Mobile IoT growth
Austria | Background  
4 Sep 18 Orange outperforms in contracting Belgian mobile market in Q2 2018
Belgium | Background  
29 Aug 18 German mobile market growth outlook mixed as 5G auction looms
Germany | Background  
3 Aug 18 KPN Q2: growing household ARPU, business turnaround and higher margins offer small hope amid declining customers trend
Netherlands | Background  
22 Jun 18 Belgian mobile service revenues down again in Q1 2018, led by Telenet
Belgium | Background  
30 May 18 Deutsche Telekom strategic plan: FMC, network investment and cost savings
Europe | Background  
20 Mar 18 Wi-Fi usage starts to fall as consumers take up 4G, bigger data plans
Netherlands | Background  
6 Mar 18 5G: replacement for 4G, IoT and fixed, or something altogether new?
World | Background  
5 Mar 18 5G: vervanging van 4G, IoT en vast of toch iets nieuws?
World | Background  
19 Feb 18 MWC 2018 preview: first 5G results, with big ambitions
World | Background  
8 Jan 18 Vodafone IoT: connectivity at core, moving up the value chain where possible
Netherlands | Background  
5 Jan 18 Why does Germany still own a third of Deutsche Telekom?
Germany | Background  
29 Nov 17 Cable upgrade to Docsis 3.1 puts pressure on KPN to resume FTTH roll-out
Europe | Background  
24 Nov 17 European cities warming up for 5G kick-off in 2020
Europe | Background  
21 Nov 17 2018: the end of consolidation and the start of 5G
Netherlands | Background  
16 Oct 17 Facebook in it for the long haul with Oculus and TIP
World | Background  
21 Aug 17 Imagine, Huawei try to show FWA is a real alternative to FTTH
Ireland | Background  
14 Aug 17 Dutch telecom market Q2: big differences in operator performance, free cash flow at high level
Netherlands | Background  
6 Jul 17 Ericsson promises extra value for telcos on the way to 5G
Europe | Background  
5 Apr 17 Belgian MNOs, regulator BIPT face off over 3.5 GHz band
Belgium | Background  
30 Mar 17 Vodafone struggling in UK mobile market, another tie-up with Liberty Global logical next step
United Kingdom | Background  
20 Mar 17 Dutch telecom market Q4: stabilisation after consolidation and multiplays?
Netherlands | Background  
15 Mar 17 IoT: more concrete examples at MWC 2017 but explosive growth unlikely until 5G
World | Background  
13 Mar 17 European cable sector prepares for faster broadband, new regulations
Europe | Background  
13 Mar 17 AT&T looks to accelerate 5G testing
World | Background  
6 Mar 17 Vodafone demonstrates connected car over LTE at MWC
World | Background  
6 Mar 17 5G grabs the spotlight at MWC 2017
World | Background  
25 Jan 17 Incumbents resist push towards fibre in new EU regulatory framework
Europe | Background  
16 Dec 16 5G: a big step forward but still business as usual
World | Background  
12 Dec 16 5G: een grote stap voorwaarts maar business-as-usual
World | Background  
21 Nov 16 Satellite stations in Burum throw shadow over 4G and 5G development
Netherlands | Background  
27 Jun 16 Fibre is the ultimate last mile, but case for alternatives getting stronger
World | Background  
20 May 16 Vodafone NL Q4: mobile weak, fixed strong but soon to disappear
Netherlands | Background  
24 Feb 16 Operators get RCS ready for breakthrough
World | Background  
23 Feb 16 5G demos take centre stage at MWC
World | Background  
15 Sep 15 Mobile industry prepares LTE for Internet of Things
World | Background  
15 Jul 15 Mobile Edge Computing: a building block for 5G
World | Background  
3 Jul 15 5G working towards minimal latency for IoT
World | Background  
10 Mar 15 MWC 2015: from smartphones to IoT
World | Background  
4 Mar 15 T-Mobile Netherlands: back to growth within 2 years?
Netherlands | Background  
3 Mar 15 5G vision focuses on technological building blocks
World | Background  
15 Dec 14 Tele2 suggests room for lower prices on Dutch market
Netherlands | Background  
8 Dec 14 New technology puts choice for FTTH or LTE in sharper focus
World | Background  
20 Jun 14 Nokia will play a role in the development of 5G
World | Background  
25 Feb 14 Ofloading and carrier aggregation still not enough to make mobile a fixed-line replacement
World | Background  


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