Now that the Q1 2015 earnings season is getting underway, FierceWireless is tracking the performance of large carriers and vendors, including T-Mobile US, Sprint, and Nokia. Special report
T-Mobile Austria future-proofed its billing systems with a deal to deploy an Openet fully converged and virtualised billing system, the Ireland-based BSS company said.
MTN Business Namibia's managing director Manfred Engling said the company had invited local investors to purchase a 30 per cent stake in the operator as part of its licensing terms, rather than a need to raise cash.
Cinven, a private equity company, confirmed it has made a binding offer for the Slovenian government's stake in Telekom Slovenia (or Telekom Slovenije), but revealed few details as to the size of the offer.
Hutchison Whampoa is expanding its wholesale business with the launch of a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) to help new mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) launch services on its networks in Europe and Asia.
According to the World Bank's Global Findex Database for 2014, 12 per cent of adults in Sub-Saharan Africa have a mobile money account, compared to just 2 per cent of adults worldwide.
T-Mobile US CEO John Legere is keeping up the pressure on Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and Sprint to drop overage charges on their domestic plans, as T-Mobile did a year ago. Legere said in a new video that if a petition he started on the issue, which has already attracted around 200,000 signatures, gathers 50,000 more signatures, he will "send them a message that they won't miss."
AT&T has filed its own lawsuit against the FCC to reclassify ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act, illustrating that it wants to take a different path from its fellow telco brothers like Verizon and cable operators that are working with trade associations like USTelecom and NCTA.
Integra has extended fiber to more than 3,000 building locations in its 11-state territory that it serves via its Integra Business and Electric Lightwave business units.
Rogers Communications, Canada's largest pay-TV operator, reported losses of 36,000 cable TV subscribers in its second quarter.