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Sprint and LG aim for US 5G smartphone first

US operator Sprint is working with device vendor LG Electronics on what it claimed will ...

Twitter Lite breaks new ground

Twitter expanded availability of a pared down version of its app to users in 21 ...

Dedicated operating systems boosting wearables

Operating systems found in sports, fitness and wellness trackers are becoming more general purpose, as the ...

WorldRemit, Safaricom seek to smooth payments

Safaricom and WorldRemit signed a direct partnership agreement, a move said to increase the speed ...

US formalises Huawei, ZTE equipment ban

US President Donald Trump signed into law a new defence spending bill which includes a ...

DT slams 5G suitor for unfair access demands

Deutsche Telekom CEO Timotheus Hoettges (pictured) warned prospective new entrant United Internet if it bids ...

Facebook tipped for India boost following La Liga deal

Facebook won a major content deal to broadcast Spain’s top national football competition across the Indian ...

NetOne stake attracts 4 suitors

A total of four non-domestic companies are interested in acquiring between 45 per cent and ...

Orange eyes cloud boost after €350M Basefarm buy

Orange completed an acquisition of enterprise infrastructure company Basefarm, a move the telecommunications group said ...

Blog: Big 3 feel heat from Singapore MVNOs

Singapore’s three major mobile players have a lot in common these days: they faced falling ...

Altice USA ramps 3.5GHz testing ahead of wireless play

Cable operator Altice USA requested permission from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to conduct mobile ...

Google apps track location despite controls – report

A number of Google apps and services automatically record a snapshot of user location data, ...

Optus invests $31M to boost Tasmania coverage

Optus, the second-largest mobile operator in Australia, announced it deployed 37 mobile sites across Tasmania ...

Huawei unlikely to face Australia 5G ban

The Australian government is not expected to ban Huawei in its bid to deploy 5G ...

US automated calls hit nearly 4B during July

US mobile subscribers received nearly 4 billion unsolicited automated calls in July, as efforts by ...

Payment banks bid to scupper wallet policy – report

Representatives from India’s payment banking sector met with regulators to voice opposition to forthcoming mobile ...

TCL quietly expands Alcatel smartphone portfolio

TCL Communication marched on with the rollout of its revamped budget smartphone line, launching a ...

Safaricom chief refuses to enter price war with Airtel

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore (pictured) told media in Kenya his company had no intention of ...

UK security chief warns of 5G terrorism threat

Emerging technologies including 5G networks could be vulnerable to attacks from terrorists, hostile states and ...

Vodacom unit tips tie-ups as key to unlocking verticals

INTERVIEW: Mezzanine CEO Jacques de Vos (pictured) highlighted the importance of combining internal upskilling with ...