The most important tech show of the telecommunications industry, which regularly attracts over 100,000 attendees from across the globe, will take place in the Spanish city of Barcelona from 25 to 28 February.
In December 2018, Europe-based telecommunications company Millicom acquired an 80% stake in cable operator Cable Onda for $1 billion.
Telefonica and Verizon became the first two network operators to join the fashion for issuing ‘green bonds’ for funding environmental initiatives, but an alignment of benevolence and self-serving commercialism might best characterise this trend.
Recent initiatives by large service providers, including Verizon, AT&T and Deutsche Telekom, illustrate the importance that is being attributed to edge computing as an essential component for unlocking the benefits of 5G mobile networks.
Today’s tech-savvy consumers are after better and faster ways to help them understand themselves and their surroundings.
A deal between Hermes management and the union representing its parcel couriers represents a significant first step in addressing labour issues arising from the UK’s growing gig economy.
IBM has released a dataset of over one million facial images to the global research community to combat bias in facial recognition software.
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company, remains one of the largest companies that most people, at least in the West, have never heard of, despite having over 600 million customers.
Oman’s fixed telecoms market is undergoing significant change, with user demand for fixed broadband on the increase, according to Global Data.
Mobile data revenue in Ghana is expected to grow substantially within the next four years, according to recent GlobalData forecast figures.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are exploring the viability of a digital currency that the two countries would use for blockchain-based financial settlements.
Leading global telecommunications vendor Huawei has made headlines in recent months both for its product innovations as well as its political and legal troubles.
Alibaba Cloud has launched a second data center in Indonesia after launching the first 10 months earlier.
Viacom, the US media and entertainment giant, recently agreed to purchase streaming start-up Pluto TV.
News that Apple seemingly ignored repeated reports that its popular FaceTime video app had an alarming privacy-invading bug for a week went viral on social media.
African economies are being transformed by the soaring adoption of digital technology and mobile platforms.
In its bid to find new ways to generate revenue and stem the losses from its stalwart news feed product, Facebook will look to integrate its messaging services: WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger.
If the global economy is heading for a downturn the IT sector may come under pressure to show flexibility when it comes to collecting customer software subscriptions for enterprise infrastructure.
After being traditionally driven by large enterprises, the global managed security services (MSS) market is seeing rising demand from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are experiencing an escalating threat environment, according to a report on the global MSS market by GlobalData.
In their recent unveiling of new ‘concept phones’ for the retail market, US cell phone carriers have shown their willingness to take risks in their portfolio and experiment with their choice of vendors.
Guatemalan mobile market will see solid mobile revenue growth through to 2023 on the back of postpaid and machine-to-machine uptake.
North America is likely to remain the largest player in the global market for bundled telecom and internet services through 2023, despite a slowdown in service adoption, according to a telecoms report on the Americas by GlobalData.
As one of the last countries in Europe to introduce 4G broadband network technology, subscriber uptake in Ukraine is now expected to record rapid rates of growth over the next four years.
Computer generated calls in the US have reached epidemic proportions and are getting worse, but the best way forward, with a properly working national ‘do not call’ registry, is being hampered by Washington’s political stalemate.
Beyond the headline-grabbing gadgets to emerge from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 in Las Vegas this month, were nuggets of information of interest to emerging technology businesses who hope to turn the heralded products and services into reality.
International IT services providers are moving up the value chain and opening local hubs to help customers with their digital transformation.
The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is predicted to continue unabated in 2019 on the back of technological breakthroughs that hold the promise of improving the operational and client offerings for businesses.
Cicero, the ancient Roman philosopher, is not often quoted in relation to the challenges faced in the digital age, but it is perhaps a sign of troubled times that his adage: “The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory” has been included in a New Year message from the Chinese tech giant Huawei.
Traditional IT providers have seen the light and are shifting their focus to new technologies supporting open source software development.