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Network fee

Meta Platforms on Thursday voiced its strongest criticism to date of a push by EU telecoms operators to get Big Tech to foot additional network costs, saying this would not solve their financial problems and also ignores tech companies’ hefty investments. Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica, Telecom Italia and other operators have lobbied for two decades […]

Eu EYes Big Tech

The European Commission on Thursday launched a consultation on the future of Europe’s telecoms sector, starting a process that could lead to requiring Alphabet’s Google, Apple, Meta Platform and Netflix to pay some network costs. The move by the EU executive followed more than two decades of lobbying by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica, Telecom Italia […]

European Telecoms’ Advertising Venture

Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica and Vodafone’s plan to take on Big Tech with their own advertising joint venture is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval, people familiar with the matter said. The joint venture marks the telecoms sector’s first attempt to take on Meta and Alphabet’S Google in the lucrative online advertising sector and […]

European joint venture

As technology experts and enthusiasts, you know something serious is going down in European Union (EU) when four of its telecom giants join hands to develop the advertising venture of a lifetime. Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, France’s Orange, Spain’s Telefónica, and the UK’s Vodafone dominate the telecom industry in their respective countries. Deutsche Telekom, for example, […]

EU Wants to Cut Red Tape

The European Commission wants to cut red tape and costs to help Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telecom Italia and other telecoms operators roll out fast-speed 5G, according to a Commission document seen by Reuters. The EU executive, which wants all Europeans to have access to gigabit connectivity and 75% of EU companies to use cloud infrastructure […]

5G and the Metaverse

Despite multiple tech giants working on it, the metaverse has yet to arrive in all its virtual glory. In addition, the fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) has yet to be adequately adopted worldwide due to the public being satisfied and content with 4G. But once the metaverse is deployed, 5G adoption will skyrocket as […]

Deutsche Telekom 5G

As part of an “essential step towards 5G,” networking behemoth Ericsson has been awarded a five-year contract by Deutsche Telekom to lay the foundations for its mobile network. Ericsson will update Deutsche Telekom’s 2G, 3G, and 4G networks with a multi-standard solution. The Swedish telecommunications company will provide its multi-standard radio access network as part […]

Reliance Seeks Repeat of Phone Success

Reliance Jio will soon launch a laptop priced at just 15,000 rupees ($184) – one of the cheapest on offer in India, aiming to replicate the success of its low-cost phone, said two sources with direct knowledge of the matter. Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance is known for disrupting businesses with cut-throat price offerings. Jio, […]