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Return to monthly bills saves Italian consumers EUR 21 a year

If, as widely expected, Italian operators are required to return to billing fixed line customers on a 30-day rather than a 28-day basis, the resulting savings will be around EUR 21 a year, according to a study by price comparison site Sos Tariffe. READ MORE: Italian fixed plan prices up 29% due to 28-day bills The average cost of a…

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Xiaomi officially unveils Spanish stores

On October 2, the news broke. Media like El Español exclusively revealed that Xiaomi arrived in Spain soon, through a store in Madrid’s Xanadú shopping center. Then came the official confirmation by the brand and the photographs that revealed that the Xanadu store would not be alone, there would also be another one in the central La Vaguada, also in…

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India IT And Business Services Market To Reach US$12.1 Billion In 2017

According to IDC Asia Pacific Semi-annual Services Tracker, 1H 2017, the India IT & Business Services market is expected to rebound with a year-on-year growth rate of 12.5 percent and touch US$ 12.1 billion by the end of 2017. IT Services that contributed around 78 percent of the overall services market in 1H 2017 is expected to reach US$ 9.3 billion…

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Cloud services market climbs 28.6% to USD 63.2 bln in H1

The worldwide public cloud services market grew 28.6% year over year in the first half of 2017 (1H17) with revenues totaling $63.2 billion, according to new results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Tracker While stronger than expected growth was seen across all regions, Asia/Pacific saw the highest regional growth at 38.9% and Asia/Pacific now represents…

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Sunrise offers Unified Communications and Collaboration as a Service

The business world is moving faster and faster. Market conditions can change suddenly, placing companies with rigid organizational and collaborative structures at a huge competitive disadvantage “Unified Communications & Collaboration as a Service (UCaaS) combines landline, mobile telephony, e-mail, instant messaging, video conferences, document and desktop sharing on one platform. This will allow companies to have all of their employees…

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MediaMarkt Mobile adds data to My Tariff

MediaMarkt Austria‘s MVNO MediaMarkt Mobil, operating on the network of Hutchison Drei Austria, has added data to its “Mein Tarif” service at EUR 9.90. Beside 1,000 call minutes or SMS, it now also provides 5,000 MB of data. READ MORE: Austrian government provides EUR 10 mln for SME digitisation All MediaMarkt Mobile tariffs are without commitment or activation fee and…

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RAID.cloud – Roaming Fraud detection

This year marks a new era for roaming in Europe with the commencement of “Roam like at Home” rules being implemented. The European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association has estimated that these changes will cost operators as much as EUR7bn (USD8.3bn) in lost revenue by 2020. But as the risk of bill shock diminishes for consumers “roaming like at home”, and…

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Astellia signs deal to improve Andorra Telecom’s roaming service

Astellia, leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence for mobile operators, announced today that it has signed a strategic, 5-year partnership deal with Andorra Telecom to ensure an excellent experience is provided to all customers in the country. In a mountainous country like Andorra, providing maximum network coverage and quality is a real daily challenge. On top of this, 75%…

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Telenet acquires integrator Nextel to grow on business market

Belgian cable operator Telenet announced an agreement to acquire the Belgian integrator Nextel Telenet has identified an increasing demand in the business market for end to end solutions and a single contact point for both telephone and network services. Going forward Telenet Business, which currently supplies these services mostly to small companies, aims to offer them to medium sized and…

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BICS provides voice and data roaming connectivity for Swazi Mobile

Mobile users in Swaziland to benefit from BICS’ Instant Roaming solution including voice roaming, 4G data services, and BICS’ point-of-presence in Johannesburg BICS announced that it will be providing its complete range of voice and data roaming services to Swazi Mobile, Swaziland’s recently launched second mobile network. BICS has deployed its full roaming outfit to Swazi Mobile, enabling end-users to…

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