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Ericsson launches 5G growth report for emerging markets

Ericsson launches 5G growth report for emerging markets

A report from Analysys Mason commissioned by Ericsson highlighted the potential economic, consumer and environmental benefits from 5G connectivity in 15 emerging markets, stating these countries could see GDP growth between 0.3% and 0.46% through 2035.
Foxconn apologises after large protest at factory

Foxconn apologises after large protest at factory

Key Apple supplier Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) pointed to an error in its payments system for starting unrest among staff who complained of overdue pay and working conditions, thus sparking fights between employees and security personnel.
Vodafone Idea agrees payment plan for ATC debt

Vodafone Idea agrees payment plan for ATC debt

Indian operator Vodafone Idea (aka VIL) may have finally found a way to solve at least one of its debt issues after announcing plans to issue debentures worth 16 billion rupees (about US$195.6 million) to American Tower Corporation (ATC).
DigitalBridge takes stake in Malaysian data centre operator

DigitalBridge takes stake in Malaysian data centre operator

Global digital infrastructure firm DigitalBridge Group has announced the acquisition of an ownership stake in AIMS Group from Malaysian telecoms firm TIME dotcom and the formation of an edge data centre platform focused on the high-growth markets of the Southeast Asia region.
True, DTAC merger misses deadline

True, DTAC merger misses deadline

Telenor Group announced the merger between its unit DTAC and True will not meet its end-of-year deadline target as conditions for the tie-up were not met in time.  
Zain KSA and Starlink announce cybersecurity MoU

Zain KSA and Starlink announce cybersecurity MoU

Saudi Arabian telecommunications services company Zain KSA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with StarLink, a value-added distributor (VAD) in cybersecurity, secure cloud and secure networking in the Middle East and Africa, for cybersecurity and cloud computing...
OneWeb announces another LEO deal for Africa

OneWeb announces another LEO deal for Africa

OneWeb, a global communications network powered by a constellation of 648 low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites, and telco solutions and services provider Q-KON Africa, have signed a five-year agreement to distribute low earth orbit (LEO) satellite connectivity services in Africa.
Helios makes data centre investments in Morocco and Kenya

Helios makes data centre investments in Morocco and Kenya

Africa-focused private investment firm Helios Investment Partners has announced plans for two landmark investments: the acquisitions of majority stakes in Maroc Datacenter (MDC), a carrier neutral data centre in Morocco, and in IXAfrica, a leading developer and operator...
AIS progresses broadband acquisitions

AIS progresses broadband acquisitions

AIS announced its acquisitions of Jasmine International broadband units is going ahead despite certain conditions set for the buy being rejected when the deal was announced.
India revamps data protection bill

India revamps data protection bill

Having withdrawn its proposed personal data protection bill in August, the Indian government now expects to release a newly drafted bill in about a week for public comment.
Ethio Telecom preps shares sale

Ethio Telecom preps shares sale

The Ethiopian government opened up for international investors to acquire a 40% stake in state-owned operator Ethio telecom, a move seemingly to keep the provider