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Vodafone CEO quizzed on lack of M&A

Nick Read nonetheless insists many active and detailed M&A conversations are ongoing, and reiterates that Vodafone is on the lookout to monetize Vantage Towers through a co-controlled JV.

Eurobites: TIM, Open Fiber share network in Italy's 'white areas'

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom increases stake in OTE; Vodacom's full-year numbers; Swiss voters want Netflix et al to pay their way.

What's the Story? Dish Network's unwavering optimism for 5G

Mike Dano explains analysts' reactions to Dish's business projections, and what Dish has planned for the retail space and for private wireless for enterprise customers.

AT&T's Jason Inskeep on the evolving private wireless landscape

'My team's kind of been like a SWAT team, attacking everything from our DoD [Department of Defense] customers to a couple [oil] refinery engagements,' said Inskeep, who works in AT&T's 5G Center of Excellence.

Telefónica surfs on favorable exchange rates, rides inflation wave

Increasing strength of cloud, cybersecurity also helps Group post better than expected Q1 net profit.

Omdia's Pablo Tomasi: A cautionary tale about private 5G networks

Tomasi shares where service providers and enterprises are finding success in the private network market, and why private network players should be careful about the partners they choose.

Eurobites: UK turns screw on streaming services

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: European Commission approves Italy's state aid for 5G rollout; BT decides BT brand is for business, and losers; Spotify adds more ears.

Omdia sees enterprise edge services market soaring to $214 billion by 2026

Enterprises want service providers to define business cases, run pilot projects and scope out approaches to edge computing use cases, explains the research group.

Dish's private 5G strategy gets clearer

Duke University will use Dish's 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum licenses, radios from Airspan and JMA Wireless, and private networking services from Cisco, in its six-site 5G network deployment.

Eurobites: MVNOs outperforming UK's Big Four, says Which?

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone shareholders get restless; Bezeq boss steps down; Cellnex trumpets green progress.

Nokia gets ready for a lunar private wireless network deployment

Nokia's private wireless networking deployment examples to date range from trains in India to container cranes in Indonesia. Up next: Ice-mining robots on the moon.

Price increases, supply chain problems weigh on US equipment vendors

Airspan and Cambium Networks are among those warning of supply chain troubles. Partly as a result, Airspan said it's raising equipment prices by an average of 7-10%.

What's gone wrong at Huawei enterprise?

With US sanctions crushing its handset business and throttling network gear sales, Huawei sees salvation in corporate demand for cloud and smart connectivity.

5G private networking needs devices, says NTT

NTT's Shahid Ahmed says the problem is acute in healthcare, which has a broad range of specialist devices that must comply with regulator standards.

Eurobites: EU wants a new Green Deal for devices

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia goes private with Etisalat UAE; mobile-money platforms still on the march; BT gets huge DHL network gig.

Globalstar's IoT ambitions: two-way tech and more carrier partners

Globalstar's Vice President of IoT, David Haight, hopes to bring big partnerships and new services to the satellite provider's IoT business.

Eurobites: Vodafone, Nokia set course for marine-focused 5G in Plymouth

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KKR wants to see TIM's books; Ghana extends SIM re-registration deadline; Google gives green light to Spotify's payment platform.

The open RAN diversity mission is not going to plan

Doubts are growing that open RAN will inject competition into the market for mobile network products.

Eurobites: UK's Online Safety Bill reaches lawmakers

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone creates jobs in Stoke, slims down Newbury HQ; FiberCop and Neoip add towns to fiber rollout; Nokia trials 5G network with Japan's Omron.

Eurobites: VEON sees credit ratings slide as Ukraine carnage hits home

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica pals up with Pente for enterprise cloud services; Nokia goes underground in Chile; companies get ready for the hybrid working era.

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