Category: Networks


What will 2023 hold for the telecoms industry?

It’s that time of year again when we ask some leading lights from the industry to gaze into their crystal balls and take a punt on what we’ll be talking about next year in the world of telecoms.

VMO2 mobile traffic was up 36% in 2022

Telco group VMO2 had its biggest year for data use on both its broadband and mobile networks, and has served up a bunch of stats on consumer habits for the year.

KKR and Iliad reportedly interested in TIM network

KKR and Iliad are among those interested in making a bid for TIM’s network assets, it emerged in recent days, with the former purportedly keen to broker a deal by partnering with the Italian government.

Mobile core network market declined again in Q3

Though there have been nine new 5G SA networks launched since the last quarter, revenue for the Mobile Core Networks and Multi-access Edge Computing markets declined again in Q3, according to Dell’Oro.

Telecoms at war: How Ukraine is fighting to stay connected

As the Ukrainian army continues to push back Russian forces in the east of the country, we spoke to Volodymyr Lutchenko, CTO of Ukrainian operator Kyivstar, about the challenges of keeping communications online in a country under invasion.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT, Open RAN and state censorship

The guys start this week’s pod by reflecting on a meeting with BT that resulted in a Monday night out. The original purpose of it was to offer a network strategy update so they reflect on that before moving on to the Open RAN for the second week running, because that’s where the telecoms action is these days. They conclude with a look at activities on both side of the pond that speak of governments trying to exert more control over online speech.