telecoms

Atos asks: Is digital transformation only about technology?
CommsMEA spoke with Atos’ CEO for the Middle East, Marc Veelenturf, and the company’s market head for MEA Telco, Media and Technology, Premit Dhawan, to discover how Atos is helping telcos to evolve into digital service pioneers
Ericsson takes on climate change
Ericsson is officially launching its annual Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2020, a global competition that offers university students around the world the chance to develop new, innovative ideas with support from Ericsson experts
India’s telecoms operators can expect a 15% jump in revenues later this year
India remains one of the world’s most competitive telecoms markets
Africa in Motion: Accelerating Africa’s digital future
Fadi Pharaon, president of Ericsson Middle East and Africa, looks at strategies for fast tracking Africa’s digital evolution
Ethiopia rows back on liberalisation of its telecoms market
The government is said to have paused plans to auction off 2 telecoms licences to international telcos in the East African nation
China Mobile sees growth in H1 2020, as 5G rollout continues
China Mobile edged closer to the 1 billion subscriber mark in the first half of 2020
T-Mobile claims it has surpassed AT&T to become the US’ second largest operator
T-Mobile’s subscriber base grew by almost 1.3% in the second quarter of 2020
President Trump bans TikTok and WeChat from the US, unless companies are sold within 45 days
The move will ramp up pressure in the negotiations between Microsoft and TikTok over a potential acquisition
MTN Group set to quit the Middle East as it doubles down on Africa
The company will look to sell off its interests in Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan and Iran