Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: United Internet lifts guidance; Deutsche Telekom and Telefónica dodge German fines; BEREC warns about government interference.
Volkswagen is embarking on a major manufacturing plant update that appears tailor-made for 5G. Except that the company said it's using Wi-Fi and wired networks.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE extends emergency services network; Austria moves ahead with 5G auction plans; Telecom Italia, Telefónica consortium nearer to Oi deal.
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.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telkom/Airtel merger in Kenya is off; Sparkle's shiny new CEO; Call of Duty update puts strain on UK networks.
Infinera's outgoing CEO described the situation as a 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' for companies that compete against the Chinese vendor.
Customer losses and rising costs blight financials for the first six months of the year amid questions about IT transformation and Huawei replacement.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TikTok plans data center in Ireland; MTN has a decent first half; Ericsson takes 5G to Latin America.
Perceptions it lags rivals in the important Russian market had already led to a loss of market share. Then the pandemic struck.
Five companies – Boingo Wireless, Celona, Federated Wireless, Mavenir and Nokia – made the cut in the Most Innovative Private Wireless Networks Strategy.
During the COVID-19 lockdown, UK adults spent a staggering 40% of waking hours watching TV and streaming services, according to a report by Ofcom.
If the Italian phone incumbent cannot negotiate a majority stake, its outlook will suffer.
Disney's streaming service proves a hit amid an otherwise challenging period, thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic and standout shows like The Mandalorian.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and Ericsson build private network for Centrica; uCPE testing calls on Arm technology; Salt tastes success in Swiss broadband comparison.
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.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ukrtelecom rolls out broadband to rural notspots; Seacom boosts capacity on African subsea cable; UK politicians sounds TikTok alarm.
As the new CEO of Dasan Zhone, Vogt returns to his telecom roots as the supplier seeks to expand in North America.
The Finnish equipment vendor may have turned an important corner at a very opportune geopolitical moment.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Stirling work from CityFibre; Telia sells Afghan stake; new boss at Olivetti; 5G – The Movie.