For all their software activity and hope, telecom operators will struggle to avoid a utility fate.
France-based operator maintains guidance for 2021 as core profits and revenue drop slightly in Q3.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Motorola faces ESN probe; KPN enjoys steady Q3; VEON opts for Amdocs out east.
Specialist chips will muscle x86 out of open RAN in more densely populated areas, says the operator's chief digital officer.
The Italian phone incumbent is switching open RAN software suppliers in a decision that could bode ill for Rakuten.
The cable operator, which is pushing ahead with a big FTTP project in the UK at Virgin Media O2, is in talks about ways to split out its infrastructure assets and services business, Bloomberg says.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia Carrier tackles number provisioning with Telesmart.io; Ofcom leans on operators to tackle scam calls; Tesco's online outage.
Swedish vendor told it was slow to provide information relating to the US$1B payment agreement from 2019.
Allison Kirkby's Telia sees its net income drop by 36% in the third quarter, as it sells towers and struggles through a restructuring.
Optical networking supplier puts the blame of slimmer profit margins firmly at the door of the 'semiconductor crisis.'
Not many open RAN vendors can support 2G, and that technology seems likely to be around for years.
Liberty Global-owned Belgian operator appears to have fully pivoted away from Chinese supplier ZTE.
New report from trade association Mobile UK says government can burnish their green credentials by doing more to promote 5G.
The operator is to add another 7,000 software experts to its team by 2025 as it aims for more technology independence.
Big US cable operator aims to start high-split spectrum upgrade trials and accelerate rollouts of mid-split upgrades as it seeks to create more upstream capacity in its HFC plant.
Tower company enters into agreement with Altice-owned Outremer Telecom to buy 203 towers and new towers over 10 years.
The streaming service is more popular than ever and its share price has soared, but its public-cloud arrangements carry enormous risk.
The South Korean vendor, short on legacy technologies, is shouting about 4G and 5G trials with Virgin Media O2.
Swedish equipment maker reports component problems and the loss of China business, but its gross margin is at record levels.
Starting in Europe with a partnership with Vestel, Vewd intends to take its 'Operator TV' program to other regions around the globe, CEO Aneesh Rajaram says.