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  • [New] CReDo will develop, for the first time in the UK, a digital twin across energy, water and telecoms networks to provide a practical example of how connected digital twins and greater access to the right information can improve climate adaptation and resilience. Eventbrite
  • [New] OneWeb is now over the halfway point toward delivering global service by 2022 and is seeing growing demand from telecommunications providers, ISPs, and governments worldwide to offer its low-latency, high-speed connectivity services. IAB
  • [New] The EU requires that all data centers be climate neutral, energy efficient, and sustainable by 2030, and that telecom operators adopt more transparent measures to track their environmental footprint. Huawei Technologies
  • [New] The Telecommunications Business Act will put users who purchase digital goods from other sources at risk of fraud, undermine their privacy protections, make it difficult to manage their purchases, and features like Ask to Buy and Parental Controls will become less effective. Daring Fireball
  • [New] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will launch a five-year strategic vision plan to boost operations in the telecommunications sector. TheCable
  • The rapidly increasing demand for telecommunications infrastructure in the United States has created exciting and meaningful opportunities for long-term growth. The Tech Capital
  • By opening up the '5G Mobile Edge Computing Platform', SK Telecom will secure the basis for expanding the MEC-related ecosystem and accelerating the release of 5G services. Mordor Intelligence
  • Within a few years, telecoms will be standing up private networks that provide 5G connectivity in response to client needs and events. Technology Insights Blog - Protiviti
  • TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) M&A activity will continue to lead all sectors by a wide margin in the second half of 2021 with 21% of all expected deals. BDO in United Kingdom
  • The FTSE 250 oil firm revealed it will return $700m to shareholders after the Indian government moved to resolve tax disputes with Western companies which have also entangled telecoms giant Vodafone. The Telegraph
  • In May, India indicated it would not include Chinese telecom firms in 5G trials with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) giving permission to several Telecom Service Providers to conduct 5G trials but leaving out Huawei and ZTE, which had hoped to participate. The Hindu
  • Telecoms operators, promising ultra-fast mobile technology, have faced fierce local protests in parts of France against 5G antennae amid claims they are a health hazard. News
  • Nigeria is expecting over 6 million additional doses from other entities including the private sector coalition against COVID-19, the MTN telecommunications group and national governments such as India and the United States, bringing its total pledge to about 85 million doses. The Republic
  • The IoT market could hit $1.5 trillion by 2027, with manufacturing, retail, government, healthcare, consumer, transportation, IT and telecom markets the biggest users. Itproportal
  • Over the last five years, new telecommunications regulations threaten to decrease competition among network providers and increase the cost of connectivity - particularly for access to non-Korean content and services. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Though small (~ $51M in 2020), the embedded die market is expected to grow at a 22% CAGR in the next 5 years, with demand driven by the telecom & infrastructure, automotive & mobile markets. I-Micronews
  • The rising demand for BYOD solutions among a wide range of sectors, such as transportation, retail, BFSI, healthcare, and IT & telecommunications is anticipated to be a major factor that would boost the BYOD and enterprise mobility market growth in the coming years. Virtual-Strategy Magazine
  • The latest Global Cybersecurity Index, released in June 2021 by the International Telecommunication Union, suggests Africa's levels of commitment to cybersecurity - as well as capacity for response to threats - remain low compared to other continents. Mirage News
  • Industry analysts too have been sounding an alarm over the risks of the Indian telecom market turning into a duopoly. Mint
  • Fortune 100 companies in telecommunications, energy, industrial automation and other innovative sectors of the market use Swim Continuum to monitor diverse data streams, anticipate disruption, and rapidly respond to global changes in their industries. Datanami
  • Turning off telecoms services could cause more harm to a business sector that has been set back by policy missteps despite being responsible for Nigeria's recent economic growth. Quartz

Last updated: 24 October 2021