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Last week in telecoms: SiFi, Cityfibre get funding; UMG and OVH plan IPOs; Facebook targeted by WSJ

Published 20 Sep 2021 13:19 CET | World

More investors are seeing the attraction of fibre investments this week. While Iliad and Lagardere may be set to disappear from the stock market, Universal Music Group, ...

Last week in telecoms: consolidation, HBO Max and abuse of dominant position in Europe

Published 13 Sep 2021 11:05 CET | World

The news this week included the sale of T-Mobile Netherlands, raising the prospect of European consolidation. HBO Max also confirmed its launch date for Europe, and Apple is ...

Last week in telecoms: fibre moves forward in Germany and UK, mobile data growth still high and court finally rules on zero-rated data

Published 06 Sep 2021 11:25 CET | World

Deutsche Telekom is committing to the German fibre market, while France's Bouygues and Spain's Telefonica are involved in new fibre initiatives in the UK. The latest Ericsson ...

Last week in telecoms: Vodafone and Viaplay plan investor days, AT&T focuses on direct-to-consumer video

Published 30 Aug 2021 11:30 CET | World

The earnings season is nearing an end, with Bouygues Telecom and Salt among the last to report. Vodafone and the NENT Group are among those planning what should be ...

Last week in telecoms: Comcast and ViacomCBS bring Peacock and Paramount+ to Europe

Published 23 Aug 2021 10:55 CET | World

Comcast and ViacomCBS have joined forces to bring content from their streaming video services Peacock and Paramount+ to Europe. This promises to be a serious competitor for ...

Last week in telecoms: Disney keeps growing, Samsung wants more foldables and Indian interest in T-Mobile NL

Published 16 Aug 2021 11:28 CET | World

Last week's news included quarterly results from Disney and Deutsche Telekom. Disney announced plans to expand Disney+ further, while Deutsche Telekom disclosed how much it ...

Traditional gaming companies look to get a piece of growing mobile games market

Published 12 Aug 2021 16:39 CET | World

Traditional gaming companies are starting to taking a bigger interest in the mobile games market. Not so surprising given the enormous growth in mobile gaming, which is now ...

Last week in telecoms: transformations underway at AT&T, 1&1, RTL and Delta Fiber

Published 09 Aug 2021 12:03 CET | World

The past week of quarterly results shows a sector in transition. Alongside financial results, we see companies such as RTL, AT&T, 1&1 and Delta Fiber making progress with ...

Last week in telecoms: Iliad, fibre drive push for consolidation, with Poland in focus

Published 02 Aug 2021 14:48 CET | World

European consolidation was in the news last week, with Iliad positioning itself to pick up assets for sale. Since VodafoneZiggo lost the rights to Formula 1, it's working on ...

Last week in telecoms: Q2 results recover from Covid and new streaming services accelerate as Netflix slows

Published 26 Jul 2021 11:00 CET | World

The first round of Q2 financial results in the past week shows a bounce back from the initial negative effects of Covid-19 a year ago. With flattering year-on-year ...

Last week in telecoms: Ericsson faces China backlash, Netflix to try gaming and TIM bets on Italian football

Published 19 Jul 2021 09:59 CET | World

The Q2 earnings season kicked off last week, when we should start seeing whether the pandemic effect is persisting more than a year later. Ericsson's Q2 figures showed it may ...

Last week in telecoms: no forced supply for Liberty Media F1 rights, ACM starts new market analysis to test access rules

Published 12 Jul 2021 12:11 CET | World

Liberty Media showed this week it's not always good business to keep things in-house, and got an upgrade from Moody's as its reward. In regulatory news, the Dutch watchdog ...

Ziggo starts fibre in new-build areas, but underlying services offer not changing

Published 07 Jul 2021 13:14 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo said it's started using fibre technology in sufficiently large new-build projects, rather than HFC (hybrid fibre coaxial). The main driver for the ...

Last week in telecoms: T-Mobile NL for sale, Salt IPO, new telco cloud alliances and Facebook, Inmarsat win in court

Published 05 Jul 2021 11:11 CET | World

News this week included the start of the sale process for T-Mobile Netherlands and Swiss operator Salt planning an IPO. Telia and Telstra were the latest to sell some of ...

Netherlands 5G roll-out faces delay after court injunction

Published 01 Jul 2021 15:45 CET | Netherlands

The roll-out of 5G networks in the Netherlands faces a likely delay after a court ruling suspended the change in the spectrum plan to free up the 3.5 GHz band. The full ...

RTL seeks scale to grow streaming business

Published 28 Jun 2021 16:44 CET | Netherlands

RTL has announced plans to merge its Dutch business with Talpa Network. If the deal is approved by regulators, RTL will retain a 70 percent stake and John de Mol 30 percent ...

Last week in telecoms: RTL teams up with Talpa, cable companies look to FTTH, Vodafone starts SIMon

Published 28 Jun 2021 11:26 CET | World

M&A news in the past week included RTL teaming up with Talpa in the Netherlands and Liberty Global reportedly putting its Irish business up for sale. Vodafone Germany is ...

Ziggo's new internet-only plans target growing interest from market

Published 25 Jun 2021 12:42 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo is introducing its first broadband-only plans, dropping the requirement for customers to also take TV. It is the last of the big three operators on ...

Wrap-up on mobile technology: the latest on 5G standards, open RAN and 6G development

Published 24 Jun 2021 12:55 CET | World

Mobile technology develops based on releases from the 3GPP industry organisation and new generations defined by the ITU. The latest developments include the rise of Open RAN ...

Last week in telecoms: focus on Vodafone Technology, FWA, open RAN and FTTH at Orange BE

Published 21 Jun 2021 11:33 CET | World

Vodafone presented its division Vodafone Technology last week, while Deutsche Telekom sped up the sale of its Dutch subsidiary. Telekom also is reportedly seeking investors ...

Dutch market Q1 wrap-up: T-Mobile growing market share, VodafoneZiggo cash flow leader

Published 16 Jun 2021 16:06 CET | Netherlands

T-Mobile Netherlands is doing well with its challenger strategy, but it's VodafoneZiggo that shows the best financial results on the Dutch market. In Telecompaper's recent ...

Last week in telecoms: investor interest shifts from KPN to BT, new PON and 6G plans, US bills target big tech break-up

Published 14 Jun 2021 14:22 CET | World

KPN's share price suffered in the past week, after reports that EQT and Stonepeak abandoned plans for a takeover bid for the Dutch operator. BT's stock did better after ...

Last week in telecoms: Liberty Global's new venture may have open network, T-Mobile and Telia bundle unlimited 5G with SVOD

Published 07 Jun 2021 13:16 CET | World

Liberty Global and Telefonica announced in the past week the launch of their new joint venture Virgin Media O2 in the UK, and the FT suggests it may be an open network. In ...

One in ten Dutch mobile users plan to take unlimited data, nearly a third want at least 6GB

Published 04 Jun 2021 10:51 CET | Netherlands

Dutch consumers are getting more interested in big data bundles and unlimited data, according to the latest research by the Telecompaper Consumer Insights Panel. In the first ...

Last week in telecoms: Amazon creates 3rd pillar with MGM, Sony holds investor days, Vimeo IPO

Published 01 Jun 2021 10:30 CET | World

With telecom news thin on the ground in the past week, we devote this edition entirely to video. After a short period of rumours, Amazon confirmed a deal to buy MGM, which ...

 

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