Category Archives: Telecom

IFT grants new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) officially reported this Wednesday, August 4th, that it has granted a new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, according to what the Mexican regulator established to approve the merger between The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, which took place in March 2019. The [...]

MTN to exit Middle East and focus on African market

MTN, Africas largest mobile operator, announced its plan to exit the Middle East region and focus mainly on the African market. The groups CEO Rob Shuter, announced, As part of our ongoing portfolio review, we believe the group is best served to focus in the future on our pan-African strategy. We will therefore be exiting [...]

IFT otorga nueva prórroga a Disney para la venta de Fox Sports en México

El Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) de México informó oficialmente este miércoles 4 de agosto que otorgó una nueva prórroga a Disney para la venta de las operaciones de Fox Sports en el país, condición que el regulador mexicano estableció para aprobar la fusión entre The Walt Disney Company y 21st Century Fox, concretada oficialmente [...]

IFT grants new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) officially reported this Wednesday, August 4th, that it has granted a new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, according to what the Mexican regulator established to approve the merger between The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, which took place in March 2019. The [...]

Airtel Africa and Mukuru partnered for instant money transfer

Airtel Africa has announced a partnership with Mukuru, one of Africa largest remittance company, which will enable its customers to transfer money to Airtel Money wallets across 12 African countries. This new alliance will allow customers to receive funds, pay bills, purchase goods all once Airtel customers receive the money.  Commenting on the deal, Raghunath [...]

Ooredoo Qatar launches commercial 5G via a Nokia-powered network

Ooredoo Qatar has announced the launch of a Nokia-powered cloud-native core network for commercial 5G services.  The new facilities will enable Ooredoo Qatar to bring new use cases such as Industrial IOT (IIoT), Voice over Broadband (VoBB), Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) to its subscribers. The cloud-native core is essential to meet the critical business objectives [...]

Telefonica sells its Costa Rican operations to Liberty Latin America

The Spanish company Telefonica announced on Thursday an agreement to sell its operations in Costa Rica with Liberty Latin America, valued at USD 500 million. The agreement took place after the frustrated negotiation with Millicom, which ended in a lawsuit made Telefónica against the company that operates under the Tigo brand in Latin America for [...]