Category: Financial results


The Telecoms.com Podcast: High fibre diet

Having been abandoned a week ago Scott is once more joined by Jamie and Iain. They start by recapping the recent Broadband World Forum event in Berlin, which was attended by Iain and Scott, the latter being reminded how little he knows about fixed line networking. Meanwhile we’re in the middle of the Q3 earnings season and the big US tech giants are raking it in once more. On the back of that they mull over the power of the big internet brands and wonder which other industries they might yet disrupt.

Telenor tightens the purse strings

The team claim to have shaved 1 billion kroner (roughly €105 million) of fat across the business, but it doesn’t want to stop there.

John Legere is above talking about rumours

With the quarterly bonanza just about to kick off, it wouldn’t be the same if there wasn’t a bit of eccentricity from T-Mobile US. And he delivered again, this time refusing to do a live earnings call.

The 7 August Recap

A recap of the week’s telecoms talking points. Facebook AI programmers had a bit of a brain-fade as they allowed one of its AI applications to invent its own, more efficient use of English. Deutsche Telekom has shown that you have to spend money if you want to make money. And in the US, the FCC is back up to full strength with the appointment of two Commissioners, Brendan Carr and Jessica Rosenworcel.

The 31 July Recap featuring our mate in NYC Dan

A slightly different format this week as Jamie has a quick catch-up with Light Reading’s Dan Allen. Over in the US, Foxconn plans to build a couple of plants in a $10 billion commitment, while Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is named the world’s richest man. Quarterly earnings calls are painting a troubled landscape in the network infrastructure game, and what is the human cost of automation?

SK Telecom boasts of broadband wins

SK Telecom has reported year-on-year quarterly increases of 1.8% and 3.9% for revenue and operating income, respectively, in what has turned out to be a relatively solid quarter.

Huawei reports slowest growth for four years

Huawei has reported its numbers for the first six months of 2017, hording an impressive $42.03 billion, but at 15% year-on-year growth it is the slowest in four years.

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