Worth $370 billion in 2006, Spain's biggest telecom operator is valued at just $25 billion today.
The Italian operator's latest strategic plan is probably not going to be a major restorative for a company that seems in perpetual decline.
One study's winner is another's laggard, possibly because researchers cannot agree on what constitutes an essential patent.
Despite concern about the impact of US sanctions, the Chinese equipment giant's networks business is still going strong.
Eye-watering debts, catch-up mergers and network projects that are way off target – welcome to Liberty Global.
A parliamentary report on 5G diversification reveals a political cluelessness about 5G technology and the road ahead.
Predictably enough, the Swedish equipment vendor thinks Europe should focus on mainstream 5G. It has a point.
The private sector seems unconvinced by the case for open RAN investment. Europe's service providers think taxpayers should fill the void.
Generating profits in a busier, shrinking market for radio access network products will be difficult.
Facebook, Twitter and Amazon should not be the arbiters of free speech. And that means a repeal of telecom legislation should be a priority.
British authorities are infatuated with a technology they barely understand from either a technology or market perspective.
Towers companies may struggle to justify their lofty valuations as competition grows and the telecom sector remains under pressure.
The UK spending watchdog slams the government's gigabit record, but does anything really need to be fixed?
It is little wonder the Swedish equipment vendor has leapt to Huawei's defense in Sweden, whatever it really thinks about its Chinese rival.
Predictions stories are rampant around this time of year. Here's what not to expect in 2021.
Public cloud systems promise cost savings and convenience, but the wider risks cannot be ignored.
On an acquisition spree in recent months, the maker of routers and switches has just bagged a company whose big selling point was vendor neutrality. Er...
As opinion swings against China, Huawei's regional difficulties could mount when Joe Biden enters the White House.
The hyped technology is unlikely to make a huge difference in what telcos invest and even threatens to run up a bigger opex bill.
In 2016, operators and governments waved through a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia. Now they complain there are too few suppliers.
What should customers and the telecom industry expect as the industry starts preparing for its next generation?
An attempt to resurrect the issue would be fantastic for lawyers and rule makers but an expensive distraction for everyone else.
Some jaw-dropping forecasts have been made about open RAN's sales trajectory. Is the industry getting carried away?
The Swedish vendor says its 5G R&D investments have made it a more cost-competitive player than its rivals.
Open source has yet to have a noticeable impact on telecom, and it is increasingly mixed up with anything that claims to be open.
The iPhone maker dangles another overpriced trinket in front of the worshipful, and this one may genuinely disappoint.
It's no surprise that the Finnish vendor of network equipment thinks 5G will be a very big deal.
Stephane Richard nips into his home office to warn the industry about growing technical debt and urge closer collaboration.
The radio access network is nothing like lasagne or spaghetti but exactly like the sandwich business. Obviously.
The Centre for Policy Studies has weighed into the 5G debate with some highly questionable findings.
A report suggests Intel has secured a license to continue serving the controversial Chinese equipment maker.
After the sale of Brightstar, announced today, the Japanese firm has control of no telecom assets.
The political hijacking of open RAN looks partly to blame for some of the misconceptions about the immature technology.
Beer costs the same in the Netherlands as it does in Austria. So why is Dutch spectrum about four times as expensive?
As other countries look to national technology providers, the UK's lack of homegrown alternatives to Huawei is a concern.
The latest 5G offering from the UK operator is a connected grand piano played by someone normally seen behind the wheel of a car.
5G was supposed to bring a paradigm shift, but it has made telecom operators even more fixated on the usual metrics.
A year after its commercial launch in parts of Asia, the mobile technology still looks like an improvement over 4G rather than an economic game-changer.
Germany's Deutsche Telekom pledge not to cut US jobs is looking shaky, and the carnage continues outside the US.
The small Irish software company disappeared last month when it was acquired by Israel's Amdocs for just $180 million.
The Italian phone operator eyed a leading role in the market on its creation but since then it has lost millions of customers and seen revenues plummet.
The sale of the UK's only major technology player in the open RAN ecosystem would hardly support efforts to rekindle the domestic telecom supply chain.
Ofcom says no to operators calling for an administrative award of spectrum instead of a competitive auction. Its logic makes little sense.
The social media giant can be hard to like, but its stance on free speech is right, as the latest set of numbers shows.
Despite its threats, China is in no position to hurt the Nordic equipment vendors in the way that US and European authorities can damage Huawei.
Between swigs, Light Reading has been carrying out an in-depth investigation into the general public's reaction.
A ban on buying Huawei's 5G products starting in 2021 may have come too soon for open RAN or other non-Nordic alternatives.
Swedish vendor says it currently swaps about 100,000 mobile sites a year, more than twice the UK's installed base.
Service providers in the UK have this week raised lots of unanswered questions about the cost of a Huawei ban.
Threatening language by China's UK ambassador is inappropriate and overlooks the perilous nature of Huawei's current predicament.