Shine, the startup that wants to block mobile ads to force companies to pay the wireless operators for use of their network, has its first announced customer.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: du reaches 400G with Huawei; French rivals get 700MHz bids in; harvesting ambient energy.
The comms industry is rallying to the cause of open, independent interoperability testing.
Also on today's EMEA regional roundup: investors eye Orange's Kenyan real estate; Tele2 takes its partners for the IoT; UK promises tax concession for tech startups.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange to play a key role in 'Smartseille'; OBS connects shipping crews; Huawei wins big in France.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: data privacy developments; FreedomPop launches in UK; AlcaLu goes into Channel Tunnel.
Patrick Drahi's strategy of debt-fueled growth might receive a boost from investment in New IP technologies.
In a rare and exclusive interview, Eric Xu, Deputy Chairman and Rotating CEO of Huawei Technologies, talked to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about convergence, virtualization, industry politics, doing business in the US and economic success.
There have been many great insights into the way telecom operators are revamping their networks, systems, skills, processes and cultures during this year's Global Services Forum in Zurich, Switzerland.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt opts for leadership change; Danish merger is toast; Vodafone launches WiFi calling in UK.
Broadcasters have been squaring up against their OTT rivals at the IBC show in Amsterdam.
Get ready for some unwelcome internecine struggles that could set back telco cloud developments...
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia launches 1Gbit/s small cell; Rostelecom bags Chinese financing; Virgin connects Manchester's tech hub.
After divesting its BSS business and acquiring Acision, Comverse is renaming itself Xura and renewing its push to be a leading digital services provider.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia agrees redundancies program with labor unions; CityFibre's Edinburgh project extended; Ericsson bags Dutch OTT deal.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Middle Eastern operators missing out on mast-sharing; Sky signs Irish content deal; Ireland in trouble over Apple tax arrangements.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Free 1, Orange 0; Net Insight buys ScheduALL; du goes gigabit for gaming.
AWS looks set to ramp up its cloud services strategy in Africa and it's not alone.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's new 5G architecture; carrier billing in South Africa; Sigfox seeks more investment.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's silicon photonics breakthrough; Cameroon-Nigeria subsea link completed; eircom's profits up 3%.