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Eurobites: Russian Billionaire Pumps $50M Into FreedomPop
News Analysis | 8/30/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU wants Ireland to wrestle $13 billion in back taxes off Apple; Iliad in talks with Vivendi over Canal+ deal; 4G in Egypt.

Eurobites: Intelsat Launch Boosts Connectivity in Africa, Middle East
News Analysis | 8/25/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hull gets a gigabit; Ooredoo's new man in Algeria; LoopUp valued at £40 million in IPO; Orange denies Vivendi deal.

Eurobites: Pressure Grows on Encrypted Messaging Services
News Analysis | 8/24/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openet targets wholesale market; Nokia rolls out 4G in Myanmar for Ooredoo; Opera offers VPN for Android; Inea offers 1Gbit/s Internet in Poland.

Eurobites: Telia Carrier Puts Göjeryd in Charge
News Analysis | 8/22/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Net Insight wins in Abu Dhabi; Square staffs up for Europe; Mediaset files suit against Vivendi; Pokémon GOes, but comes back.

Rural China Props Up 2Q Smartphone Growth
News Analysis | 8/19/2016

Emerging market demand for lower-cost devices fueled second-quarter growth in smartphone shipments, according to GfK.

Eurobites: BT, Nokia Buddy Up on 5G
News Analysis | 8/18/2016

In today's regional roundup: BT and Nokia become 5G buddies; Swisscom runs a steady ship as it shifts towards all IP and ultra-broadband; an eye-watering 20 Gbit/s broadband service is announced in UAE; and Deutsche Telekom reviews its corporate ethics.

5G: The Most Nebulous Telco Term Ever?
Morris Lore | 8/16/2016

Born of the identity crisis that afflicts telcos, the haziness surrounding 5G is not helping anyone.

Intel Funds Cloudy & IP/Optical Startups
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

Intel Capital leads three rounds of funding totalling $25M for Velostrata, Sedona Systems and Panoply.io.

Radcom Snags AT&T in VNF Win
News Analysis | 8/3/2016

AT&T announced it's using Radcom's service assurance software to support its move toward a virtualized, New IP network.

LTE & IoT Boom Poses Challenges in Africa, Middle East
Column | 8/3/2016

Surging use of mobile data networks in Africa and the Middle East is forcing operators to think about backbone needs and IoT threats.

Eurobites: Nokia Takes LTE-A to Lebanon
News Analysis | 8/2/2016

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Kudelski settles patents spat with Apple; BBC closes iPlayer loophole; Telenor appoints new CFO.

Meet ECI Telecom's R&D Orchestra Conductor
Mentor Monday | 8/1/2016

Experience doesn't matter when you're building a team to develop technologies that don't exist yet, says Sigal Barda, VP of R&D for Cyber and NFV at ECI Telecom.

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