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PCCW Global NaaS offer gains IoT traction

INTERVIEW: Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global (pictured), cited IoT as one of the key ...

PureLiFi CEO Banham targets homes, consumer devices

INTERVIEW: PureLiFi CEO Alistair Banham (pictured) detailed a determination to prove the viability of the ...

Net Positive campaigner hails mobile ESG impact

INTERVIEW: Paul Polman, campaigner and co-author of sustainable capitalism book Net Positive (pictured), highlighted the ...

Covid-19 pushes Safaricom to seize digital opportunity

INTERVIEW: Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa (pictured) argued Covid-19 (coronavirus) had galvanised the operator’s efforts to ...

BT tech boss wants more from open RAN

INTERVIEW: Howard Watson, CTIO at BT Group (pictured), admitted the telecoms industry tended to overhype ...

Millicom chief seeks to unlock digital alchemy

INTERVIEW: Millicom chief Mauricio Ramos painted a picture of connectivity as a means of dispelling ...

Telstra chief targets rapid migration off 4G

INTERVIEW: Telstra CEO Andrew Penn (pictured) highlighted the importance of quickly migrating users to its ...

Telia chief backs digital as sustainability stimulant

INTERVIEW: Telia CEO Allison Kirkby (pictured) expressed a desire to be the world’s first operator ...

Verizon bullish on operator role in the metaverse

INTERVIEW: Rima Qureshi, EVP and CSO at Verizon (pictured), insisted it would be impossible for ...

EE boss plays up consumer 5G proposition

INTERVIEW: The head of BT Consumer suggested marketing could be the next challenge operators face ...

Experts tip mmWave for take off in 2022

Executives from a host of leading companies and industry groups told MWC Barcelona 2022 the ...

Orange acts out case for OSCAR

INTERVIEW: Orange created a range of initiatives to push the use of refurbished network equipment ...

Lynk Global targeting commercial lift-off by year-end

INTERVIEW: Mobile operators form the core of satellite service provider Lynk Global’s plans to deliver ...

InterDigital chief defends patent policies

INTERVIEW: President and CEO of InterDigital Liren Chen (pictured) told Mobile World Live it only ...

Quantum computing sets sights on the mainstream

Quantum computing has made incredible progress in the last 12months, but much more remains to ...

Digital twins key for complex operations

Companies and operators are increasingly turning to digital twins to create dynamic representations of any ...

Industry urged to maintain climate focus

Keynote speakers from across the mobile industry argued it must not lose focus on climate ...

Sotheby’s boss paints picture for NFTs

Panellists on Wednesday’s opening keynote highlighted a shift in behaviour from younger people as a ...

5G must lead in power usage struggle

Improving the power efficiency of 5G networks is on the agenda of network vendors and ...

CaixaBank chief pushes for consistent regulation

CaixaBank chairman Jose Ignacio Goirigolzarri (pictured) hailed the benefits of digital technologies to drive innovation ...

China Mobile 5G penetration at 21 per cent

China Mobile revealed its actual 5G subscriber base is around 200 million, compared with the ...

KT urges broader energy savings focus

A KT executive called on the mobile industry to expand its energy reduction efforts from ...

Amon hungry for more chip capacity

Qualcomm president and CEO Cristiano Amon (pictured) welcomed initiatives by US and European authorities to ...

FCC chair announces 2.5GHz auction, makes 6G push

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel (pictured) made use of her keynote speech on ...

Huawei maintains global ambitions despite challenges  

Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping (pictured) insisted the company won’t retreat from international markets, with ...

FC Barcelona tackles NFTs and the metaverse 

FC Barcelona President Joan Laporta (pictured) outlined how one of the world’s most famous football ...

Orange to ditch 2G and 3G by 2030

Orange aims to phase out 2G and 3G networks across its footprint between 2025 and ...

BT unconvinced on open RAN cost benefits

BT Group views open RAN as just one of several paths operators can take to ...

Oppo throws down fast charge gauntlet

Oppo hailed a breakthrough in fast charging technology, unveiling a system it claimed could fully ...

Telstra chief offers transformation tips

Telstra chief Andrew Penn (pictured) pressed operators to ensure they reap the benefit from the ...

Feature video: MWC Barcelona 2022 Day 1 highlights

The buzz is back in Barcelona and the Mobile World Live team has all the ...

Telia CEO buoyed by post-pandemic opportunity

As the world recovers from Covid-19, operators have a burgeoning opportunity to shift away from ...

China Mobile targets 1M 5G sites at end-2022

China Mobile committed to taking its 5G base station count to 1 million by end-2022, ...

Honor looks to outsmart iPhone with latest handset

Using new chipset technology has enabled Honor’s latest smartphone offering to bring itself level to ...

GSMA, Telefonica bosses call for digital shake-up

GSMA director general Mats Granryd (pictured) emphasised the need for authorities to release timely and ...

Industry chiefs unite in troubled times

Industry bosses underlined the need for ethical leadership during periods of turmoil and the use ...

Millicom CEO reveals secret sauce for LatAm success

Millicom CEO Mauricio Ramos (pictured) made use of his keynote on the theme of value ...

Qualcomm

Qualcomm boosts private 5G with Microsoft deal

Qualcomm is looking to turbocharge and simplify the deployment of end-to-end 5G private networks by ...

Fujitsu argues open RAN sets operators free from the RFP

An often-cited benefit of the move to open RAN is operators will have greater choice ...

Nokia licensee expands affordable line

HMD Global unveiled its latest trio of Nokia smartphones designed to woo the low- to ...

Valuable 500 presses need to bridge digital gap

Valuable 500 members including Apple, Google and Microsoft plan to highlight the need to increased ...

Operators demand guaranteed chipset supply from vendors

One of the first questions carriers are asking of potential handset suppliers is evidence that ...

Ericsson puts energy efficiency progress in spotlight

Per Narvinger, head of Product Area Networks at Ericsson (pictured), highlighted the extraordinary gains in ...

Nokia, Ericsson, Oracle scoop Orange SA 5G deals

Orange split contracts to supply standalone (SA) 5G core networks in six of its European ...

Samsung claims enterprise security first in latest laptops

Samsung pitched its latest range of Galaxy Book laptop PCs as the first to offer ...

Huawei consumer chief pledges fightback

Huawei Consumer Group CEO Richard Yu (pictured) backed the under-fire Chinese vendor to survive its ...

Mobile operators face $600B capex by 2025

Mobile operators are facing a capex requirement of over $600 billion worldwide between 2022 and ...