UK telecoms complaints up 20 fold in 10 years

  • July 17th, 2013
A complaints box

Figures released by the Ombudsmen service in the UK has shown that the number of complaints in the 2012 – 2013 financial year are now 20 times higher than they were just 10 years ago. The numbers have shown that 10 years ago, complaints about telecoms providers totalled 500 for the year. In the year […]

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Dubai to raise $1 billion selling minority network stakes

  • July 10th, 2013
Dubai Palm Island an extravegent cost and cause of Dubai

This minor detail was picked up from a research piece by J.P. Morgan who claimed that the state owned Dubai Holding company could raise up to $1 billion by selling their minority stakes in two phone networks. The conglomerate are currently facing debts of up to $500 billion, largely caused by the property crash in […]

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India telecoms price war for data services

  • June 26th, 2013
India Telecoms are open doors

Things in India are now getting serious amongst the competing networks, as each of them have slashed the costs of their data services in order to drive new customers and growth. With the pending implementation of 4G and adoption of 3G, networks are keen to ensure the prices for each service are separated, creating a […]

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Bright future for “Chilecon Valley” and Chilean Telecoms

  • May 15th, 2013
Chile flag in fireworks - Santiago

In the past month Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera has made several references to the growing power of young entrepreneurs in the country, even naming April 29th their National Entrepreneurship Day. With all of the potential growth and increasing international interest in investment opportunities there, many have started calling it “Chilecon Valley” named after the corporate […]

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Mexican telecoms sector being reformed

  • May 8th, 2013
Carlos Slim looking unhappy

Last week the Mexican congress approved the overhaul of the dominated telecommunications sector with the aim of increasing competition and minimising the near-monopoly of Carlos Slim, the owner of America Movil and now world’s wealthiest man. This could potentially mean that prices of calling Mexico could come down. President Enrique Nieto is leading an agenda […]

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A blip or the beginning of the end for Apple?

  • April 24th, 2013
Tim Cook presents dip figures

Most companies would be absolutely delighted with a net profit of $9.5 billion in a single quarter, however most analysts have cottoned onto the fact that although these figures are phenomenal they also represent the first dip in profits numbers by Apple in over a decade. With many people jumping on Apple’s back, making noises […]

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Telecoms most optimistic market for job growth in UK

  • April 17th, 2013
jobs question

These are the findings of the annual Barclays Job Creation Survey (2013) that have discovered that out of all the markets in the UK currently, the telecoms sector is the most optimistic. 64% of companies within the marketspace responded that they expect to create full-time positions within the next year, up from 51% the year […]

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Google’s Eric Schmidt due to visit Myanmar for telecoms chat

  • March 20th, 2013
Eric Schmidt visiting Myanmar

Back in January, we brought you the news behind Myanmar’s expected growth in the telecoms industry. Imagine how interesting it was to then read this morning that Google’s former chief executive Eric Schmidt is due to visit the booming country next week. His trip there will see him talking with governmental officials at a technology […]

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China set to become leading M2M provider

  • March 13th, 2013
M2M based future kitchen

Based on the findings of Pyramid Research, they believe that China is set to become the number 1 powerhouse in M2M technology, with a number of their leading telecoms businesses at the forefront of the charge. M2M (machine to machine) allows wireless networks to communicate with a number of devices at once. It is fundamentally […]

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BSkyB expand UK broadband business

  • March 6th, 2013
Sky Logo

The news has broken in the past week that BSkyB, the media giant, is set to become the 2nd largest player in the UK broadband market (subscriber numbers considered) after agreeing a deal to purchase Telefonica’s rival business. Estimated at just under £200m with add-ons taken into account, the deal will see BSkyB take their […]

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