The main theme at this year’s MWC in Barcelona was ‘intelligent connectivity’ and those two words found themselves emblazoned across the show’s billboards in bright lights and headlining a key demo space.
Vocus Group, the Australia-based telecommunications company, has reported its results for the first half of the financial year 2019 and updated investors on the company’s outlook.
The current focus by network operators on coming 5G (wireless) and 10G (fixed) services have rapidly supplied the latest marketing terms to describe ever-faster broadband speeds.
Fitbit, a US-based company that produces wearable fitness trackers, is facing accusations of inaccurate heart-rate monitoring by its wearers and of providing false and/or misleading information by its investors.
HTC has come up with a new twist on the boring wireless connectivity hotspot for when 5G networks go live this year.
The role of telecom companies within smart city projects is typically that of the connectivity services provider.
With the who’s who of global IT industry gathered at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in late February, much of the fanfare was concerned the latest designs for foldable screens, virtual reality devices and ultra-fast networks.
The Mobile World Congress is known for its glitzy phone announcements and 2019 Barcelona was no different, with ‘foldable phones’ being one of the buzz words, a hybrid device that starts off as a phone and unfolds into a tablet with a big screen.
Although the US is by far the largest e-commerce market in the Americas, e-commerce activities in Latin America have been growing strongly over the last several years.
Telcos are leveraging their know-how to offer smart city solutions while securing new partnerships and developing their revenue potential.
With 15.5 million mobile subscriptions, Ecuador accounted for 2.2% of Latin America’s total mobile subscriptions in 2018, according to a 41-page country intelligence report by GlobalData.
Global hopes remain high that the blockchain revolution will fix everything that is broken today, from improving transparency in advertising spending to solving the recent romaine lettuce E.
Privacy watchdogs are sounding the alarm on Google’s lack of transparency.
Telecom operators have, up until recently, been satisfied with providing connectivity solutions to the smart city ecosystem.
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) says mobile phone penetration growth rates by its member nations have slowed in recent years.
What do Facebook’s 10 Year Challenge, Domino’s Points for Pies app and the early detection of diabetic retinopathy all have in common?
Momentum is building for a new kind of home broadband service offered by mobile operators using 5G.
Since the middle of 2018, there have been numerous announcements about the advent of 5G, with many even calling 2019 the year of 5G.
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.