Regulation

Orange-MasMovil tie-up tests regulatory waters

Orange and MasMovil have agreed to merge their operations in Spain via a multi-billion-euro deal that will test the willingness of European regulators to accept in-market consolidation.

Canada takes action after Rogers outage

The Canadian government has put the onus on telecoms operators to come up with a back-up plan in the event of a network outage like the one that affected Rogers customers last week.

Germany bans zero-rated price plans

Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone have been ordered to withdraw their controversial zero-rated tariffs and switch affected customers to different contracts.

Indian telcos rail against private 5G

India’s three big mobile operators are apparently attempting to block companies seeking to roll out private 5G networks from participating in the country’s upcoming spectrum auction.