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How telecommunication companies can strengthen their cybersecurity

The impact of the telecommunications industry has only gotten greater in today’s digital and location-independent economy. While the telco industry is undoubtedly vital, it continues to be plagued by numerous problems. Firstly, infrastructure constraints limit it to specific, more urban areas. There’s also a supply concern. As more people demand data and connectivity, telecom companies […]

How the telecommunication industry is reinventing their business model

Telecommunication has proven itself essential time and again. From the days of soldiers lighting warning beacons to the technology of telegraphy, then telephones, then radio, then television, and now the internet, it is an industry that has seen constant reinvention. At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, it showed it was indispensable. A few years […]

Operators Embrace Virtualised, Open Networks with Agile Automation to Meet Future Demands

GSMA’s Mobile World Live Operator survey report, commissioned by Mavenir, confirms 98 percent of MNOs on a path to open network architecture. Virtualised, automated mobile networks that leverage open architectures and cloud technologies are clearly the path forward for forward-thinking operators. In this recent survey, Mobile World Live asked executives from global network operators about […]

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.

Ooredoo talks up 5G-powered World Cup

The football World Cup kicked off in Qatar at the weekend, triggering the inevitable announcement from a major telco keen to big up its network prowess thanks to pre-tournament upgrades.

Competition comes to Ethiopia at last

Safaricom has launched commercial mobile services in Ethiopia almost a year and a half after it won a licence to become the country’s first privately-owned telco.

Do telcos have the right business model for the 5G era?

In part one of this interview with HPE, we talk to VP and General Manager, Communications Technology Group Tom Craig (pictured) about the current state of 5G, Open RAN, and how operators can evolve and grow into new business frontiers.

VMO2 launches new apprenticeship drive

UK telco VMO2 is looking to take on more people in paid apprenticeship roles with five new schemes covering digital marketing, cyber security, quantity surveying, network cabling and DevOps.