MDS expands portfolio of cost analytics solutions to improve service provider margins by up to 15%

MDS MDS has announced the launch of a suite of cost efficiency analytic solutions designed to help network operators and MVNOs reduce costs and improve margins by up to 15%. MDS’ solutions are already helping tier one carriers in the UK and Europe and mobile operators from Singapore to Chile to target the largest costs and

Starhome Mach & Stream Technologies Make Available Best-of-Breed IoT Connectivity Management Platform

Starhome Mach, Stream Technologies IoT Connectivity Lifecycle Management Provides MNOs With a New Competitive Edge Zurich – Starhome Mach, a global leader in mobile inter-carrier roaming, anti-fraud and IoT connectivity services, and Stream Technologies, a world leader in IoT connectivity enablement, are to assist Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) launch and accelerate their IoT services. The

Europe shines as Liberty Global grows in strength with sales shy of one million new services

Liberty Global Liberty Global boss Mike Fries hailed the performance of the company’s European opcos as they sold just shy of one million new services last year. The number of broadband, telephony, TV and video services sold in 2016 grew 24 percent to 946,000, Liberty revealed. Virgin Media was picked out for its best quarterly

Asda Extends Mobile Virtual Network Operator Agreement With BT’s EE

Asda, Mobile Virtual Network Operator, EE LONDON (Alliance News) – BT Group PLC said Wednesday that UK supermarket chain Asda Stores Ltd, owned by the US’s Wal-Mart Stores Inc, has extended its mobile virtual network operator with EE. This agreement is an extension of a previous five-year contract inked by EE, which has since been

Gamma upgrades national network with CityFibre long-haul dark fibre agreement

Gamma, CityFibre As part of Gamma’s multi-million-pound investment in its core optical network, it has concluded an access agreement with CityFibre to connect 15 data centres and exchanges across the UK over CityFibre’s long-distance and metro networks. This upgrade will enable Gamma to meet growing demand for its data services and enable the delivery of

Apple SIM Can Now Be Used With MVNO Truphone in 40 Countries

Apple SIM, Truphone, MVNO

Customers can use same data plan in 40 countries with an introductory offer of 100MB for free

truphone_ipaffa9-887d1Truphone, the world's first global mobile network, today announced it is launching international data plans for iPad users with Apple SIM Read More

Three Buys Relish Operator UK Broadband In £250m 3.4GHz Spectrum Grab

Three, Relish, UK Broadband Three buys fixed wireless broadband operator UK Broadband, which delivers services over 3.4GHz Three is buying fixed wireless broadband provider UK Broadband for £250 million in a move that the mobile operator hopes will strengthen its network and gain valuable high range spectrum. UK Broadband operates the Relish service in central

Three and giffgaff triumph at this year’s uSwitch awards

Three, giffgaff source uSwitch It was a night for the underdogs at the 2017 Mobile Awards. For the first time ever, the uSwitch Mobile and Broadband Awards were combined to celebrate the very best that the telecoms industry has had to offer in the last year. The annual awards ceremony, held last night at Quaglino’s

O2 offers internet of things-backed motor insurance

O2 Mobile network O2 expands its reach into the vehicle insurance market with the launch of an internet of things monitoring service Mobile network operator (MNO) O2 has become the first mobile company in the UK to offer a car insurance product with the launch of O2 Drive, a service that uses the internet of

Sir Charles Dunstone takes the helm at TalkTalk as Dido Harding steps down

TalkTalk TalkTalk founder Sir Charles Dunstone is poised to take command of the embattled broadband operator, as chief executive Baroness Dido Harding steps down after seven years in charge. Sir Charles will become executive chairman in May, taking a more hands-on role after seeing the company’s fortunes decline in recent years while he has served

Vodafone UK sales continue downward trend in Q3

Vodafone UK Vodafone UK revenues declined in the third quarter, pulled down by increased competition in Enterprise, lower Mobile Virtual Network Operator revenues and the continued impact of roaming regulation. Service continued its downward trend, falling to EUR 1.607 billion from 1.998 billion the year before, with organic service sliding 3.2 percent. Total revenue for

IoT-X Enables LoRa IoT Network in Channel Islands

IoT-X, Lora, IoT Working in partnership with Stream Technologies, Jersey Telecom (JT), has rolled out a new LoRa network to provide cutting-edge IoTcoverage to the island of Jersey. JT’s LoRa network, consisting of around twelve LoRa gateways deployed throughout the island, marks a major investment in IoT and is representative of the rapid proliferation of

Vodafone says full-year earnings will be at lower end of forecasts

Vodafone Mobile phone giant is facing growing competition in the UK and Indian markets. Mobile phone giant Vodafone reports full-year earnings will be at the lower end of its forecasts amid mounting competition in the UK and India. The company said reported UK revenues dipped 19 per cent to €1.71bn in the three months to

Eseye on embracing cloud, Amazon Web Services, and the IoT

Eseye “We changed our business model to align with cloud,” explains Nick McNamara, VP sales Europe at connectivity provider Eseye. The company has doubled down on both the Internet of Things (IoT) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) strategically, as McNamara, speaking at the IoT Tech Expo event last week, explains. “All connectivity providers, whether you’re

Surface Pro 5 Spec Rumors Suggest eSIM In Microsoft’s 2017 Tablet

Surface Pro 5, eSIM Surface Pro 5 spec rumors have been surprisingly light, but one of our first semi-concrete updates has arrived via the well-known German Microsoft blog, Dr. Windows. Sources close to the publication say the Surface Pro 4 successor will support eSIM for its assumed release in March. The main focus of the

Truphone launches global SMS recording to fix Blackberry migration problem, reports US tier 1 bank win

Truphone Truphone, a supplier of regulatory-compliant mobile recording, has launched a new solution: SMS recording on all devices. Truphone also reported that a US Tier 1 investment bank has implemented the solution across its global operations. The new solution addresses a major challenge for many financial institutions that are transitioning away from BlackBerry to iOS