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Telefónica profits knocked by end of EU roaming charges

Telefónica reported a slowdown in profit and revenue in the third quarter as cuts to roaming revenue and foreign exchange movements pushed its numbers lower. The Spanish telecoms company said that revenue dipped 2.5 per cent in the quarter to €12.7bn, but that it would have grown more than 5 per cent excluding the roaming cuts. Operating profit before depreciation and amortisation…

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Telia Estonia cuts mobile internet roaming rates in Australia, Egypt

Mobile operator Telia Estonia has introduced new mobile internet roaming packages for Australia and Egypt. A weekly data bundle containing 1 GB costs EUR 60 (VAT is added to the business customer). New Weekly Bundles can be used by all Telia’s contractual private and business customers and users of the calling card (Super, Simpel). READ MORE: Elisa offers new service for…

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Orange sales growth slows on roaming impact, EBITDA still up in Q3

Orange saw its sales growth slow in the third quarter on the introduction of roam-like-home in the EU, but said increased volumes of visitor roaming largely offset the drop in roaming prices. READ MORE: Orange Poland offers corporate mobile telephony and internet tariffs with bolt-on packages Total revenues fell 0.5 percent to EUR 10.274 billion, but were up 0.9 percent…

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KPN earnings hit by EU roaming rules

European rules limiting roaming fees for the use of mobile phones abroad took a bite out of Dutch telecom company KPN’s third-quarter profit, the company said on Thursday. KPN reported a 4 percent drop in adjusted operating profit (EBITDA) to 636 million euros ($753 million), as revenue declined 6.6 percent to 1.6 billion. The results were in line with expectations…

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Meem: a fast-charging cable that stores mobile data

The Charger that automatically backs up your phone or tablet on to the cable 32GB, 64GB, 128GB for iOS and Android. 100% visible, totally secure, completely automatic. Works with iOS, Android Smartphones and Tablets If you don’t have huge amounts of personal data on your phone, you will love this British innovation – a fast-charging cable for iOS and Android phones that includes 16GB…

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Facebook upgrades Workplace service with desktop app

Facebook announced new features for its business service Workplace, including a desktop app and group videoconferencing. READ MORE: Facebook Workplace gets Netskope safer Cloud and many other updates First launched a year ago, the service is used by over 30,000 organisations, a number that doubled in the past six months, Facebook said.

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Hrvatski Telekom Q3 revenue up 17.5% after acquisitions

Croatian operator Hrvatski Telekom ended the third quarter of 2017 with total group revenue of HRK 2.09 billion, up 17.5 percent year-on-year thanks to its takeover of Montenegro’s Crnogorski Telekom and H1 Telekom in Croatia. EBITDA before exceptional items rose 14.6 percent to HRK 887 million, while the EBITDA margin dropped 1.1 percent to 42.4. Excluding the acquisitions, revenues were…

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Being able to identify mobile devices that are connected to an enterprise is difficult for many organizations

Research from MOBI reveals that 91% of organizations say they have a current mobile policy, yet one-third of IT-decision makers lack the confidence in their organization’s ability to identify all mobile devices that contain sensitive data MOBI an industry-leading mobility management platform, announced the results of “Enterprise Mobility in 2017 and What Comes Next,” a study exploring the current and future…

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