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Eurobites: Sky to cut hundreds of jobs – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Portuguese authorities round on Huawei; Nokia unveils new core software; Arm touts new chip designs.

Eurobites: EU approves Viasat/Inmarsat deal

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Saudi-Europe subsea deal agreed; Tesla rear-ended by data issues; OpenAI boss loves Europe after all.

Eurobites: Ericsson hopes to move on from Iraq following legal victory

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iceland trials OneWeb connectivity; Microsoft appeals UK's Activision decision; AI and data privacy.

Eurobites: Airbus gets on board with Cellnex for mission-critical comms

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: DAZN fights the content pirates; CityFibre boss responds to Equinox 2 decision; BT to stop printing the Phone Book.

Eurobites: Drahi increases BT stake to 24.5%

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN goes 5G standalone; OneWeb builds hyperscale ground station; old queens and new technologies.

AT&T blasts T-Mobile's SpaceX plans as 'woefully insufficient'

AT&T argued that neither T-Mobile nor SpaceX has done its homework. The operator said they haven't provided the details necessary to support connections between T-Mobile phones and SpaceX satellites.

Eurobites: ETNO, GSMA lean on EU (again)

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK has a chips plan; OneWeb sends up 16 more satellites; EU tells off TikTok.

Eurobites: Belgium's Citymesh taps Nokia for drone-based emergency network

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK altnets reach 8 million premises; Poland's Hawe Telekom turns to Infinera; Musk's Starlink gear discounted in UK.

Eurobites: Vodafone to cut 11,000 jobs as part of roadmap for change

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Bouygues buoyant in Q1; TIM sell-off saga latest; smart-city developments in Italy and the UK.

Eurobites: WindTre, EQT form wholesale joint venture in Italy

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OneWeb partners with ISat in Africa; Nokia saves energy; Ericsson goes underground in Japan.

AT&T to lease spectrum to AST SpaceMobile for D2D

AT&T is looking to give startup AST SpaceMobile a lease to some of its 850MHz A and B Block spectrum as well as some of its lower 700MHz B and C Block spectrum.

EchoStar teases LEO constellation for '5G wideband' services

EchoStar plans to launch hundreds of additional low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites in the coming years that the company's CEO said would provide '5G wideband service.'

Dish's satellite TV biz isn't 'going away,' Ergen says

Dish's satellite TV subscriber losses ballooned to 318,000 in the first quarter of 2023. Meanwhile, the company is already making moves to freshen up its aging satellite fleet.

Starlink, OneWeb prep for Philippines broadband battle

Starlink offers faster broadband than local telcos, Ookla survey shows.

Globalstar hints at life after the iPhone

Globalstar's top executive said the company is now in 'deal mode' following a successful expansion of its emergency messaging service with Apple. He said two deals are already in the pipeline.

Iridium CTO Greg Pelton: Global connectivity matters

It may be hard to predict business models for direct-to-device (D2D) services, but Iridium CTO Greg Pelton is confident D2D will need a global network to succeed.

LunaNet: 5G players debate an Internet for the moon

'The need urgently exists to accommodate the planned communications and data transmission requirements of long-term and continuous commercial and scientific operations on and around the moon,' said the FCC.

The Notebook Dump: Stuck in a trunk with satellite connectivity

The editors discuss Arelion's take on SMS security, Altice USA's growth and pay-TV struggles, Qualcomm's drop in stock and satellite connectivity.

Viasat sizes up BEAD opportunity

With the launch of a new high-capacity satellite focused on the Americas, Viasat is sizing up participation in the BEAD program, with an emphasis on areas where fiber build costs are extremely high.

5G operators' D2D strategies start getting clearer

Rogers announced new partnerships with SpaceX and Lynk Global in a move demonstrating one of the strategies operators can pursue in the direct-to-device (D2D) satellite race.

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