In December 2018, Europe-based telecommunications company Millicom acquired an 80% stake in cable operator Cable Onda for $1 billion.
Today’s tech-savvy consumers are after better and faster ways to help them understand themselves and their surroundings.
Oman’s fixed telecoms market is undergoing significant change, with user demand for fixed broadband on the increase, according to Global Data.
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.
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.
Hong Kong was expected to close 2018 with over 3% growth in its real GDP compared to the previous year.
With most industries embracing digital transformation in an effort to improve their bottom line and deliver benefits for the consumer, the insurance sector is no different as it is looking to invest in new technologies to not be left behind.
Many of Kenya’s major towns and cities have network coverage, but several rural and suburban areas with small populations often struggle to connect to a network.
When physical stores close down, almost a third of their customers switch their spend to the internet.
The Africa and Middle East telecoms market is united by disruption.
Family travel is dominating international travel from Saudi Arabia, one of the largest source markets in the Middle East and the largest market of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), presenting lucrative business opportunities for tourism players willing to target this cohort.
UK-based Poundworld’s introduction of multi-price retailing and smaller product sizes has failed to shore up margins, and the discounter has been forced to appoint administrators today.
Mid-market players Marks & Spencer and Debenhams stand to gain the most from the planned closures of 31 House of Fraser stores, should landlords accept its proposed Company Voluntary Agreement.
UK petrol and diesel prices on the forecourts hit a 3-year high in 2018 and they look unlikely to slow down anytime soon unless OPEC can increase production.
Chinese tourism is already big and it’s still growing.
Takeda’s possible $65 billion takeover of Shire could be the largest deal value in pharma this year and combined Takeda Shire company could be catapulted to the ninth position in terms of 2017 sales.
McDonald’s has revealed that it recorded 37,241 outlets across 120 countries in 2017, a net store increase of 342 on the previous year.
There are increasingly more countries with the so-called sugar tax around the world and today the UK’s sugar tax takes effect.
Apple’s iPhone X — released back in November last year — is the number one choice for people in the UK when asked which phone they want to buy next, a good sign for Apple investors who are concerned the company is losing its appeal.
All major US wireless operators are rolling out 5G this year.
Only a minority of those working for financial services providers believe their organisation is adequately prepared to meet the fintech challenge, according to a GlobalData survey on the impact of fintech.
While the demise of Toys R Us in the UK has focused on how it was killed by the internet, data shows that the rise of local rival Smyths caused even more damage than Amazon.
US ecommerce giant Amazon has become the UK’s fifth biggest retailer by spending market share, accounting for £4 in every £100 spent on retail last year.
The latest annual results for HSBC — released today — are at first glance a company boasting of a job well done.
After a series of corporate takeovers people are beginning to wonder what the craft beer definition is.
UK telco giant BT has reported a three percent decline in third quarter revenue and a one percent fall in underlying profit before tax.
Vodafone has revealed revenue slipped in its final three months of the year — but as mobile data continues to grow, Vodafone is in a good position.
Soft drinks are facing another challenging year amid ongoing negativity around sugar and a looming sugar tax in the UK.
9 Mobile, the fourth largest Nigerian mobile operator, is in the process of being sold off that could change the competitive dynamics in one of the largest mobile markets in Africa.