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Fibre connections are on the rise

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development have released their latest statistics which show that nine of its member countries now have half of their broadband connections using fibre. This is up from six countries from the previous year. In total, the share of fibre in broadband connections covering the 37 countries increased to 27% […]

WhatsApp continues to dominate the world of messaging

OTT messaging giant WhatsApp, has reached over two billion users. The company announced the results on Wednesday stating the amount of subscribers was 1.5 billion at the end of 2017. The mobile messaging app was founded in 2009 and after much success, was finally acquired by Facebook in 2014. The deal was valued at $19 billion […]

Disney Plus hits nearly 29M subscribers in 3 months

By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Disney said its Disney Plus streaming service reached nearly 29 million paid subscribers in less than three months, an impressive start for what the company has positioned as its future as more people drop cable subscriptions. But as expected, starting up a new service comes […]

UK's Johnson says Huawei critics should suggest alternatives

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that opponents of Huawei should suggest alternatives to the Chinese technology company as countries start start building out next-generation wireless networks. Johnson’s comments in an interview with the BBC come after American national security and telecom officials met their British counterparts in London, ahead of […]

5G expected to cover 65% of the world by 2025

Ericsson have released their latest Mobility Report and it makes some curious predictions about the pace of 5G adoption on an international level. The Scandinavian telecoms company has predicted that global 5G subscriptions will exceed 2.6 billion over the next six years. At the end of this period, it is expected that 5G will cover […]

CES Gadgets - What’s hot in 2020!

The annual tech conference is the ideal environment for big names and startups to showcase their new creations and services for the year ahead. This year’s CES conference saw a surge in streaming services and surveillance technologies. SHARE THE AIR Uber and Hyundai are joining forces to build a fleet of flying taxis. Uber have […]

Telecom Sales Strategies that will Bring You Success in 2020

With 2020 around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about telecom sales strategies that win the competition. According to experts, the worldwide telecommunications industry expects to expand to $1.5 trillion by the end of 2020. The industry is booming but fierce competition between carriers may reduce the market share of each of them. Whether […]

This week in the world of Tech and Telecoms

Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the founders of Google, stepped down from their day-to-day duties at the company. It’s the end of an era for both Google and the tech industry as a whole. Facebook’s New Product Experimentation Team (NPE Team, for short) is up to. It’s experimenting with podcasts, travel services, and newsletter tools. That is […]

Tech aims to predict problems on power lines before disaster

By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — B. Don Russell wasn’t thinking about preventing a wildfire when he developed a tool to detect power line problems before they cause equipment failures, blackouts or even deadly accidents. The electrical engineering professor at Texas A&M University figured he might save a life if his creation […]