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WeChat to launch tourist SIM for Chinese travelers in Europe

WeChat to launch tourist SIM for Chinese travelers in Europe

20 July 2017
Chinese messaging app WeChat has reached an agreement with European (Dutch) operator KPN to launch a new European countries roaming SIM card for Chinese tourists travelling to Europe. “WeChat GO…
Pressure from Indonesia forces Telegram app into anti-terror action

Pressure from Indonesia forces Telegram app into anti-terror action

20 July 2017
Russian messaging service Telegram has declared it will block terrorist-related channels after Indonesia’s government threatened to completely block the service expressing concerns that the app had become a breeding ground…
Tasmania to receive $17.5 million mobile coverage improvements

Tasmania to receive $17.5 million mobile coverage improvements

20 July 2017
Australian telecom operator Optus announced a further $17.5 million commitment to improve 4G mobile coverage in the Australian island state of Tasmania. The investment will deliver improved call quality and…
Spark developing nationwide LPWA network to enable IoT in New Zealand

Spark developing nationwide LPWA network to enable IoT in New Zealand

20 July 2017
Spark New Zealand announced that it has commenced the development of a nationwide low power wide area (LPWA) network to enable the Internet of Things (IoT). “At Spark our Ventures…
Cisco announces agreement with Vodafone and O2 to roll-out free public Wi-Fi in London

Cisco announces agreement with Vodafone and O2 to roll-out free public Wi-Fi in London

20 July 2017
US technology firm Cisco Systems has announced that its technologies will be used to help roll-out free public Wi-Fi in London. Last week, London Mayor, Sadiq Khan vowed to make…
Ericsson set to axe more staff following disastrous financial results in Q2

Ericsson set to axe more staff following disastrous financial results in Q2

20 July 2017
Ericsson is set to reduce more staff following the disclosure of its financial results for Q2 in 2017. The company has confirmed it will axe staff, although it didn’t speculate…
HMD Global launch affordable Nokia 105 and 130 feature phones

HMD Global launch affordable Nokia 105 and 130 feature phones

20 July 2017
Earlier this year, HMD Global, the Finnish parent company of Nokia phones, refreshed the iconic Nokia 3310 with a new modern design and fresh features catering to fan nostalgia. Now,…
Saudi oil giant partners with SAP to launch digital business marketplace

Saudi oil giant partners with SAP to launch digital business marketplace

20 July 2017
SAP is partnering with oil giant Saudi Aramco in creating a new solutions platform to enable Saudi Aramco to launch a digital business marketplace with thousands of Saudi Aramco buyers…
Wearables are the future, not smartphones

Wearables are the future, not smartphones

20 July 2017
There’s been talk among analysts that smartphones will slowly become redundant in the future and make way for more innovative communication platforms. Despite the fact that US consumers now own…
San Marino set to become first European country to have a 5G mobile network

San Marino set to become first European country to have a 5G mobile network

20 July 2017
Italian operator Telecom Italia has announced that the Republic of San Marino will become the first country in Europe to have a 5G mobile network. Telecom Italia made the prediction…