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Vodafone finalises Malta exit

Monaco Telecom completed a purchase of Vodafone Malta for €250 million, as the former continues ...

KDDI, SoftBank establish rural 5G JV

Japanese operators KDDI and SoftBank cemented a 5G network sharing agreement signed in 2019, by ...

MTN to press on with Nigeria stake sale

MTN Group remained committed to pushing ahead with plans to cut its presence in Nigeria, ...

Fitbit recharges fitness tracker line

Fitbit unveiled its first fitness tracker with built-in GPS, the Charge 4, a wearable which ...

Covid-19 industry impact: LIVE

Mobile World Live is tracking the ongoing impact of Covid-19 (coronavirus) on the industry: this ...

HPE allies with Intel to ease open source 5G rollouts

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) sought to speed adoption of open source 5G infrastructure, teaming with ...

Nokia misses massive China Mobile 5G tender

China Mobile, the largest operator in the world, awarded the vast majority of a CNY37.1 ...

Veon flags JazzCash growth, warns of turbulence ahead

Operator group Veon reported an increase in monthly active users for Pakistan mobile wallet JazzCash ...

The best of MWC’s Best-in-Show

One of the highlights of every MWC Barcelona event is the Best-In-Show award. Here’s a ...

Snap boosts Stories reach with third-party deals

Snap made a step towards expanding the core ingredient of its messaging service Snapchat, launching ...

Feature: A brief history of mobile money

Using footage from its ten-year history at MWC Barcelona, Mobile World Live takes a look ...

Japanese wallet provider bags $43M in extra funds

Japan-based mobile wallet provider Kyash announced plans to expand its offering into wider mainstream banking ...

Intelligence Brief: Will Telefonica autonomy move set template for others?

Telefonica introduced a new organisational structure in late 2019 recognising that to compete meaningfully in ...

Hot Mobile gives Partner cold shoulder

A move by Altice Europe to create the largest operator in Israel by mobile connections ...

Ericsson chief confident virus will not undo revival

Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm (pictured) reassured shareholders the ongoing Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic would not derail ...

Houseparty pledges $1M for sabotage campaign proof

Video chat app Houseparty claimed it was the victim of a commercial smear campaign and ...

Huawei sees 2020 as pivotal year

Huawei rotating chairman Eric Xu (pictured) acknowledged 2019 was the most difficult year the company ...

Spain puts 700MHz 5G auction on hold

The Spanish government postponed a planned auction for 5G-suitable 700MHz spectrum, blaming exceptional circumstances caused ...

Telenor Myanmar acquiesces to website block order

Telenor Myanmar backed away from a brewing fight with authorities, dropping resistance to an order ...

Docomo kills-off NB-IoT network

Japanese operator NTT Docomo announced it will shut down its NB-IoT network today (31 March), ...