Category: 4G/LTE


Vodafone and TPG win appeal for $15bn mega merger

The Australian Federal Court has overturned a decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), paving the way for Vodafone and TPG to create a converged telco giant.

Benign brother has got your back: China launches coronavirus app

China’s government bodies and businesses have jointly launched a mobile app to help the populace self-detect if they have been in close contact with those confirmed or suspected of carrying the novel coronavirus. The app has access to private data in the hands of multiple official holders.

Verizon Super Bowl ad called out for hypocrisy

The purpose of Verizon’s ad at this year’s Super Bowl is not entirely clear, but the stick it has taken is very obvious, especially following the California wildfires blunder.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Brexit, Huawei, and ORAN

Jamie and Scott are joined by super-sub Ray in a pod recorded on Brexit day. So they decided to start with a look at the roaming implications of Brexit between the UK and the rest of Europe, before moving on to good old Huawei, with a review of the announcement on its involvement in the UK’s 5G networks and concluding with an examination of ORAN as a potential solution to vendor drama.

Italian telcos fined for pricing collusion

Telecom Italia, Fastweb, Vodafone and Wind Tre have been fined a total of €228 million after an investigation found the four telcos had co-ordinated price hikes for consumers in 2017.

A bad day for BT

After missing expectations for third quarter results and suggesting meeting the Huawei cap could cost £500 million, BT investors are being tested today.

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