Apple intends to play a leading role as the definitions and specifications for 5G emerge. Its ambitions were highlighted by the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance, which said Apple has joined the group and is among companies "expected to significantly contribute to the upcoming work of the NGMN 5G Initiative."
Developments in 5G technology are gathering pace in the UK after a global forum held in London this week saw the launch of a new programme to promote innovation to encourage growth in this field. Earlier this week Vodafone also announced a partnership with the Dresden University of Technology to research and develop 5G technology.
Phones 4U administrator PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said low interest in the sale of the mobile phone retailer's estate means that it is set to close 362 shops across the UK. The store closures will result in a total of 1,697 job losses.
EE has launched a "refreshed" range of SIM-only LTE plans as a latest salvo in the LTE subscriber acquisition wars between UK operators.
Deutsche Telekom has sent a message to competitors like Vodafone Germany with the debut of its MagentaEins ("MagentaOne") service portfolio that it wants to be a big player in the fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) market segment.
Bouygues Telecom is the latest European operator to sign a deal offering customers direct access to Netflix, as the U.S. video streaming company continues its expansion in the region.
Mobile phone retailer Phones 4U abruptly ceased trading over the weekend after confirming that UK operator EE decided not to renew its contract, which expires on Sept. 30, 2015.
German authorities are preparing a far-reaching probe into claims U.S. and UK intelligence agencies have free and easy access to telecoms data from major operators including Deutsche Telekom.
By Anne Morris Deutsche Telekom revealed its new "quadruple-play" strategy earlier this month at the recent IFA trade show in Berlin, as the German incumbent firmly placed its bet on...
Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao said Liberty Global could be a good fit for the UK-based operator at the right price, and also indicated that some sort of "transformational M&A" could be considered in the future.