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UK communications regulator Ofcom has worked out that younger people mainly get their news from the internet. Any parent could have told Ofcom that kids and teens these days hardly watch broadcast TV at all, let alone the Nine O’Clock News. Instead, what news they consume will come from a combination of messaging groups, social
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Also in today’s EMEA regional round-up: T-Systems heads deeper into the Google Cloud; customer satisfaction (or not) in France; Telefónica Tech takes up with CrowdStrike. In its second-quarter figures Dutch incumbent operator KPN has returned to mobile service revenue growth in its consumer segment for the first time since Q1 2017, a turnaround that helped
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Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Matias Madou, Co-Founder & CTO of Secure Code Warrior, looks at the implications of a new piece of UK, telecoms-specific legislation. The Telecoms Security Bill, which seeks to introduce a new security framework for the UK telecoms
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Also in today’s EMEA regional round-up: Telecom Italia prepares for DAZN probe; Nokia gets into testbeds with Greece’s 5G Ventures; Virgin Media O2 sets up ‘national databank’ for the barely connected. Telefónica’s cybersecurity arm, Telefónica Tech, is to incorporate C2RO Perceive, a video analytics offering, into its armoury of IoT and Big Data software. The
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Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile and AT&T, the last of America’s “big three” Verizon announced that Android Messages will be the default bearer of its RCS messaging service from next year. Even before the telcos formally abandoned their joint Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative (CCMI), T-Mobile had already adopted Android’s RCS solution which Google launched
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AT&T is selling another of its content operations, this time in Latin America, as it looks to focus on the connectivity side of the business there, much like it is doing back home. The US operator is offloading Vrio, which provides video services across a variety of platforms – DirecTV’s Latin American unit, Sky Brasil,
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