Intelsat is preparing for a change at the top. The satellite operator has appointed current Intelsat President and chief commercial officer Stephen Spengler as deputy chief executive officer. Under its succession plan, Intelsat chairman and chief executive officer David McGlade will transition to the position of executive chairman as of April 1, 2015.
Following its launch in Parkview, Johannesburg, Telkom’s new super-fast LTE Advanced (LTE-A) network is now live in five more suburbs. Telkom’s 150Mbps LTE Advanced is now available in Illovo and Melrose in Gauteng, Sea Point and Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town, and Umhlanga in KwaZulu-Natal.
Vodafone UK is offering its customers ultrafast 4G roaming coverage in an additional 17 countries in order to try and ensure customers can still access high speed mobile broadband wherever they are in the world. The additions will take the number of applicable countries up to 40, and offer what Vodafone describes as a smooth […]
It seems like the future is G.fast, so forget about superfast broadband! The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has approved the G.fast broadband DSL standard that is designed to deliver access speeds of up to 1Gbps over existing copper telephone wires. The approval of G.fast will pave the way for even faster broadband in the future, […]
SKY Ireland has introduced a new fibre broadband service offering services of up to 100mb per second compared with 24mb on DSL. The product, which uses Eircom’s eFibre network, will bring faster speeds to customers from January There will be a six-month introductory offer in which customers will pay only line rental of €30, while […]
After a number of delays, the Austrian spectrum auction held in 2013 has finally been ruled valid by the country’s highest court. The ruling, which cannot be appealed, brings to an end the process started by the Austrian business units of Hutchison Whampoa and Deutsche Telekom which appealed against the results of the auction in […]