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Qualcomm Shares Opinion on the Recent Apple Lawsuit: “Apple’s Claims are Baseless”

ly investigation, Qualcomm agreed to pay China over $900 million towards the end of 2015. They were also accused of violating antitrust rules within Europe that same year. >We saw Qualcomm agree to pay a $7.5 million fine to settle with an SEC investigation in early 2016. And just last month they faced a fine of over $850 million in…

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Gartner Recognizes NICE as a Leader in New Magic Quadrant for Workforce Engagement Management

Gartner recently launched its inaugural Magic Quadrant for Workforce Engagement Management (WEM) ‎featuring its review of current market offerings. Workforce Engagement Management has become the ‎next generation of the traditional Workforce Optimization (WFO) as it provides increasing focus on ‎employee engagement – a major tenant of any customer service organization.‎ According to Gartner, “A growing market awareness of the importance…

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JP Morgan: 90% Chance T-Mobile Acquired in Next 5 Years

JP Morgan believes that there is about a 90% chance that T-Mobile could be involved in a merger with Sprint or a cable company within the next five years. This is largely due to President Trump’s likely more merger-friendly administration that is being put in place right now. While JP Morgan is pretty certain that Sprint would at least be…

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SFR’S FIXED AND MOBILE NETWORKS IN 2016: SFR ANNOUNCES 81% OF POPULATION WITH 4G COVERAGE AND HAS MORE THAN 9.3 MILLION CONNECTIONS ELIGIBLE FOR FIBER

A year of record deployments for SFR, which benefited from Altice’s investment capacity, industrial know-how and technological expertise Leader in terms of 4G site openings in 2016, SFR now provides 4G coverage for 81% of the population (an increase of over 17 percentage points in one year).  With 18 municipalities covered, SFR offers the most extensive 4G+ UHD 300Mbit/s coverage…

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Telcos Need an Over-The-Top Game Plan: What’s Your Move?

The fast adoption of new OTT services has a double impact on mobile network operators Over-the-top (OTT) players that offer innovative services are gaining ground. These players are constantly growing and adding more and more subscribers into their databases. Telecommunication companies have seen the impact that OTT services have on their networks and services. Along the years, less people using…

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A politician makes a career at Telekom Austria and that opens unpleasant questions

Macedonia’s former IT minister Ivo Ivanovski has become a lobbyist for Telekom Austria, reports Der Standard. Since 1 September 2016, he has been leading the department International Regulatory & European Affairs. The CEO of Telekom Austria Alejandro Plater announced that in addition, Ivanovski will head the department of Mergers & Acquisitions, reported Die Presse. Ivanovski, 38 years young, was minister…

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Evolved Intelligence announce they are working with Sky Mobile, the new MVNO who are already rocking the UK market

Evolved Intelligence today announced the supply of their Welcome SMS value added service to Sky Mobile, the newest UK MVNO. Sky Mobile look set to shake up the populated UK mobile market, using O2’s 2G, 3G and 4G mobile network across the country. They will be offering innovative and unprecedented services, including Roll, which allows customers to roll over any…

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Fastweb Mobile launches 4G services in 95% of Italy

Italian operator Fastweb has begun issuing SIM cards offering access to 4G and 4G Plus services. With new Fastweb Sim Mobile you can surf the 4G speeds of up to 100 Megabits per second in download and 40 Mbps upload with a coverage of 95% of the national territory. Also in 527 municipalities you can already surf the 4GPlus with…

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Hrvatski Telekom planning to be a regional leader in southeast Europe in next 5 years

Hrvatski Telekom expects to play a bigger role in Deutsche Telekom’s operations in southeast Europe going forward, according to Hrvatski Telekom CEO Davor Tomaskovic. In an interview for Jutarnji List, he explained that the German parent has more confidence in the Croatian operator due to its good results on the domestic market. READ MORE: European Telecom Market Overview HT recently took…

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Deutsche Telekom entering into Bosnia, partnering with BH Telecom

Deutsche Telekom is interested in a strategic partnership with BH Telecom, sources from the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina told Novi.ba. Under the agreement with the IMF, the federal government is preparing the majority state-owned operators BH Telecom and HT Eronet for new investors. READ MORE: European Telecom Market Overview The idea is to sell a minority stake to a new…

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