But the road ahead looks steep, despite domestic support and opportunities.
This week in our WiC roundup: Media access in Iran and India; Portland sees high rate of harassment; emerging industries make way for women; and more.
Also in today's regional roundup: Gigabit broadband battle in Poland; Russians mull non-domestic Internet company tax; Dutch payment venfor on the tear; IBM's coffee drone.
OpenVault CEO says some MSOs with broadband data policies are considering plans to 'zero-rate' traffic from select video streaming services to differentiate their broadband services in a way that goes beyond speeds and pricing.
Earnings reports and presentations have acquired a language of their own as companies try to put some gloss on their performance.
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a worthy opponent of US President Donald Trump.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Turk Telekom and Vestel answer Erdogan's call; Swisscom bolsters broadband; MTN linked with Jumia sale; Rovio's revenues fall.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom's fixed-line challenge; MegaFon on the march in Q2; O2 sees the light; Virgin's fiber-to-the-crater.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: NTT seeks to offload Italian mobile content specialist; Allot, McAfee and Telefónica España team up on SMB cybersecurity; Tele2 blip prompts Dutch security scare.
The Hungarian operator is trialing AI tech from startups including Uhana and Anodot, and the results have so far been compelling.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson and Vivacom do VoLTE in Bulgaria; Telefónica's Aura gaining users; Brit Internet trends.
Japanese telecom and technology giant is planning an IPO of its mobile business that would be the world's biggest-ever listing, according to a report.
OSS company hits revenue targets and says global business boss Shuky Sheffer will succeed Eli Gelman as CEO later this year.