In a push to boost the country’s internet sector, in June 2017 the Togolese government awarded two new internet service provider licences.
Theresa May’s £1bn deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will mean Northern Ireland receives an extra £1bn over the next two years.
For largely political reasons, Huawei’s participation in US telecoms and IT markets has been limited.
Cord-cutting — ditching your TV subscription for online services — is gaining momentum, especially in the US and for pay-TV operators the two options are becoming increasingly clear: adapt or die.
The Israeli telecom market is saturated and growth has been slow in this mature and developed market.
Tunisia’s telecom services market is smaller than most of its peer countries, however, over the next five years the number of people with a broadband connection is going to grow from 4.8 percent in 2016 to 6.7 percent by 2021.
Broadband lines in Oman will grow from six percent penetration of the population in 2016 to 10.4 percent 2021.
Middlesbrough has the best 4G mobile phone coverage in Britain while Bournemouth has the worst, according to a study conducted by consumer watchdog Which and wireless mapping specialists OpenSignal.
As of 2016, Uruguay had reached a broadband penetration of the population of 27 percent, the highest in the region, and well above the regional average of 12 percent.
The Costa Rican governemnt is strongly pushing broadband.
In 2016, Panama was the third-largest telecom services market in Central America, behind Guatemala and Costa Rica, with estimated revenue of US$1.3 billion or 2.4 percent of GDP.