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Virgin Telco launches in Spain with 300Mbps fibre, 20GB data for EUR 39

2020-05-21 08:51:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Spain's fifth largest operator Euskaltel has revealed the launch offer for its new Virgin Telco brand, available in 85 percent of the Spanish market where it's not currently present via the Orange Spain network. The flexible range of tariffs include an FTTH offer at speeds of up to 300Mbps for EUR 33 a month, rising to EUR 39 for 600Mbps broadband. This can be converted into a convergent plan with the addition of a mobile line with 20GB of 4G data and unlimited calls for an extra EUR 6 a month, rising to EUR 29 for a mobile line with unlimited calls and data.

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Google, Apple release jointly developed API for Covid-19 tracing apps

2020-05-21 08:31:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Apple and Google have released their jointly developed API for Covid-19 tracing apps. The software is expected to help public health authorities build smartphone apps to alert people when they are exposed to the virus. 

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AT&T reprimanded for unclear 5G Evolution branding

2020-05-21 02:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

AT&T has been advertising part of their network as ‘5G Evolution’ since December 2018, even going so far as to add a ‘5GE’ symbol in the corner of mobile devices when they are connected. For many, the branding has been very confusing, since the connection is, of course, not really 5G at all…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Openreach to deploy Nokia fibre solutions for FTTH networks

2020-05-21 02:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

Openreach has goals of expanding its full fibre network to reach 20 million homes and businesses by the mid- to late-2020s, recently proposing an investment of £12 billion towards the project. Now, a new supplier agreement with Nokia will see Openreach make use the company’s GPON and XGS…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Euskaltel kicks off its national expansion under Virgin Telco brand

2020-05-21 02:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

Back in February, Euskaltel signed a trademark licensing agreement to use the Virgin brand in 85% of the Spanish markets where it is not currently present. Euskaltel is currently the fifth largest operator in Spain, with around 800,000 customers in five regions. The Virgin deal greatly increasing the company&rsquo…read more on TotalTele.com »

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FTTx: Who's winning the race to fibre supremacy?

2020-05-21 02:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

Can the UK achieve its own challenges to deliver gigabit-capable full fibre for all by 2025? Find out what the operators think in Total Telecoms free upcoming webinar,  Fibre Britain 2025: How the UK can overcome engineering and deployment challenges to deliver full fibre by 2025 May 21st &bull…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Xiaomi revenue growth slows to 14% in Q1, margins improve on growing ASP

2020-05-20 14:52:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Xiaomi reported slower revenue growth in the first quarter, with sales up 13.6 percent to CNY 49.7 billion. While volumes slowed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the company managed to improve its average selling price thanks a greater focus on premium 5G models and continued expansion in Europe. Gross profit jumped 44.9 percent to CNY 7.56 billion, and adjusted net profit increased 10.6 percent to CNY 10.3 billion.

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Euskaltel begins Spain expansion under 'Virgin Telco' brand

2020-05-20 14:35:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Spanish regional operator Euskaltel, mainly present in the Basque Country and Galicia, has begun its expansion into the rest of the country under the new 'Virgin Telco' brand. Earlier this year the operator signed a trademark licensing agreement to use the Virgin brand in 85 percent of the Spanish market where it's not currently active. Euskaltel is currently Spain's fifth largest operator with around 800,000 customers, having acquired Telecable Asturias in 2017 and having recently expanded to 5 new regions (Navarre, Catalonia, Leon, Cantabria and Rioja) using its Euskaltel, R and RACCtel+ brands.

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Altice Media plans to reduce workforce, close sports news channel

2020-05-20 10:29:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Altice France has presented a restructuring plan for its subsidiary Altice Media, triggered by the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Trade unions representatives have been informed that the restructuring will start with job cuts based on a voluntary redundancy plan. While details of the measures will be released in the coming weeks, the company said that it will reassess its entire media business and has already identified several areas, including sports, where investment will be cut. Among them, athletics, tennis and horseracing will no longer feature in Altice Media's content strategy.

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Angolan govt picks Africell as fourth telecoms operator

2020-05-20 09:35:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Angola has awarded the licence for its fourth telecoms network to Lebanese group Africell, as Luanda opens other economic sectors to foreign competition, AFP reported. Angola had awarded the licence in 2019 to a domestic start-up called Telstar but President Joao Lourenco annulled the decision, saying the company failed to meet the bidding requirements. Africell already operates in Gambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone and Uganda. 

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