Mobile Operators

smart life

There are cities out there on the verge of going fully smart. And the telecommunications sector plays a significant role in this. In fact, a smart life will heavily rely on 5G and data to which telcos have access. The whole point of a smart city is to automate the mundane so humans can spend […]

fintech telcos

Banking dates back to the Mesopotamian era (i.e., 8000–2000 B.C.) when Babylonians depositing gold had to pay as much as one-sixtieth of the total deposited. In fact, the code commissioned by Hammurabi, king of Babylon c. 1792–1750 BCE, stipulated in several laws how citizens were to conduct their banking activities (i.e., loans, repayment, deposits, etc.). Today, […]

Telekom vs Vodafone

Previously on Telecom Wars, we showcased the intense battle between U.S resident heavyweights AT&T and Verizon and how Africa’s operators earned the continent a place on the global stage. In this new edition of telecom wars, we introduce and pit against one another two of Germany’s most prolific telecom operators: Deutsche Telekom vs Vodafone Germany. […]

telecom Monopoly

When many businesses provide rival goods or services that are comparable but imperfect alternatives, monopolistic competition exists. A monopolistic competitive industry has minimal entry requirements, and decisions made by any one firm do not immediately affect those of its rivals. The price and marketing choices made by the rival companies serve as their points of […]

Verizon Forecasts Profit Below Estimates

Verizon Communications Inc’s annual profit forecast fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, as it grapples with slowing growth in wireless customer sign-ups compared with last year and makes heavy investments in 5G technology. Shares in the Dow Jones Industrial Average company fell 2.5% to $38.65 in premarket trading. Verizon, whose plans are the […]

eSIM-only

While they aren’t the first to do so, Apple’s eSIM-only iPhone announcement is certainly the most significant to date. And as a historical trendsetter among telecoms original equipment manufacturers (OEM), this decision will undoubtedly spark a seismic shift in how service providers (SPs) onboard customers. So how will the Esam shift impact the market? Here, […]

du Partners with Abu Dhabi

Dubai, UAE, 14 October, 2022: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has partnered with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) to enable telco services on TAMM, Abu Dhabi government services website. The announcement was made at GITEX Global 2022 – where du is presenting an innovative showcase under the theme ‘Powering Governments, […]

Cybersecurity in Telecom

One of the main elements that ensure interconnectivity in the world is the telecom industry and the permanent telecommunications solutions given by knights of such industry. The telecommunications sector guarantees an intertwining between private communications and business interactions, making it an integral element of everyone’s day-to-day activities, be it through our smartphone and their connection […]