To remain competitive and find new revenue opportunities in the field of IoT, telecom operators are shifting towards services, software and devices to ramp up their IoT portfolio and ascend the IoT value chain.
Many European players have expanded their cloud portfolio offerings to cater for large enterprises and SMEs.
Back in the Stone Age of the internet, folks used to talk about how the World Wide Web would save the planet.
It was recently reported that mobile phone users in China must now have their faces scanned when registering for new mobile phone services.
A new survey by the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA) shows both good news and bad news in network operators’ efforts to control communications fraud.
In November 2019, California hosted the world’s largest Kubernetes conference, KubeCon.
The business of retail is about separating people from their money, and recently the industry has also seen how advances in payment systems technology could soon separate innovators in the financial sector from laggards. At Telia, the Nordic telco’s engineers are putting its brand new 5G network to use in combining these two innovation tracks
As regional governments become increasingly aware of the social and economic threat posed by climate change, population growth and resource over-consumption, there is growing appreciation that improved energy efficiency, reduced use of non-renewable resources and environmental sustainability can only be achieved by successfully developing and harnessing new environmental technology – clean technology, or ‘cleantech’.
When you think of testbed locations for artificial intelligence (AI), you might think of the US, Japan or China, but the UK also deserves a spot on that list.
Anyone taking an evening stroll along the banks of Dubai’s creek on 12 November might have been concerned by the unusual droning sound coming from behind the walls of the British embassy. The unmistakable, if somewhat incongruous, skirl of bagpipes could be heard clearly throughout the city’s embassy quarter as a lone bagpiper welcomed guests
The recent decision by Transport for London (TfL) not to renew Uber’s license to operate in London comes after TfL became dissatisfied with attempts by the ride-hailing service to address concerns over safety, having previously revoked Uber’s license in September 2017.
4G is set to become the dominant mobile technology by generation in Senegal, by 2024.
Google’s recent launch of Stadia, a much-heralded cloud gaming platform, clearly demonstrates its intentions of exploiting the upcoming holiday season, but there are good reasons to think not all will go according to plan for Alphabet. Issues with competition and technical challenges mean Stadia will need to lift its game if it is to impress. Competition
Orange Group recently launched its own-branded 5G smartphone – the Orange Neva Jet.
Mobile subscriptions in Mexico will reach an estimated 127.8 million by year-end 2019, moreover, the share of mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) subscriptions is expected to reach 1.5% in Mexico in 2019, aligned with its Latin American peers.
Wireless spectrum has always been the lifeblood of the mobile carrier industry.
Eddie Stobart are weeks away making their final delivery, unless a rescue deal can save the ailing freight company.
In the dying days of October, the boards of Italian and French car giants Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and PSA (Peugeot Citroen) agreed on a merger that would create the world’s fourth-largest carmaker, a proposal that has been largely well-received by the auto industry. But analysts at GlobalData have poured cold water on this outlook and
A $500m Olympics deal for Airbnb before their initial public offering (IPO) in 2020 is welcome news for potential investors.
Just as the market for AI platforms is heating up, so is competition in the AI chip space.
Verdict lists the top tweeted terms in telecom in the third quarter of 2019, based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform.
Verizon-owned prepaid wireless service Visible is largely invisible to the US mass market, but that may change if its latest quirky marketing efforts and low prices grab the imagination of the digital natives it is courting.
Observers have long suspected that youngster’s smartphones might be rotting their brains, but a new survey points to a more sinister evil: mobile applications may be contributing to global warming far more than previously understood.
Motorola has jumped on the folding phone bandwagon with its new generation Razr.
Fixed broadband lines in Argentina will grow from 8.4 million in 2019 to 9.9 million by year-end 2024 led by operator investment in fixed infrastructure to respond to the growing demand for high-speed data services on fixed lines among residential and business customers.
On the heels of two new acquisitions this month, newly minted DXC Technolgy CEO disclosed the company is mulling the possibility of selling off three non-core businesses.
Network operators are bracing for the introduction of a trio of high-profile, well-funded video-streaming services in November.
The Romanian telecom market regulator (ANCOM) announced that auction for radio spectrum needed for the development of 5G services is postponed and will be held in the first half of 2020, not in December 2019 as originally planned. The radiofrequency usage rights to be distributed include bands in 700MHz, 800MHz, 1500MHz, 2600MHz and 3400-3800MHz.
The US Defense Department has sent shockwaves through the cloud computing sector with a decision in October that Microsoft Azure had won the multi-billion single award Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI). Cloud behemoth Amazon Web Services, long considered to be the one to beat in the closely watched and often controversial process, expressed surprise at
Total telecommunications and pay-TV service revenues in the US will reach US$404.5bn in 2019, a 0.5 per cent decline over 2018, mainly due to falling revenues from mobile and fixed voice categories. However, GlobalData expects total service revenue to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.7% between 2019 and 2024 to reach