Category: Europe

EMEA: Self-driving everything?

Claudia Bacco, Managing Director – EMEA, has spent her entire career in telecom, IT and Security. Having experience at an operator, software and hardware vendors and as a well-known industry analyst, she has many opinions on the market. She’ll be sharing those opinions along with ongoing trend analysis for RCR Wireless through daily contributions going […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in Europe, Wireless0 Comments

EMEA: Do users know when they’re in the cloud?

Claudia Bacco, Managing Director – EMEA for RCR Wireless News, has spent her entire career in telecom, IT and security. Having experience at an operator, software and hardware vendors and as a well-known industry analyst, she has many opinions on the market. She’ll be sharing those opinions along with ongoing trend analysis for RCR Wireless […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in Cloud, Europe, Industry Facts, Opinion, Wireless0 Comments

Europe: Orange increases cost-cuts to lose less juice

Europe: Orange increases cost-cuts to lose less juice

French telecom operator Orange showed more signs of stabilizing when it released results for the first half of 2014 . To keep its momentum, the telecom upped its cost cutting goal to about $402 million from its previous goal of $334 million. Orange posted revenues of approximately $26.25 billion through the first half of the […]

by Sara Zaske Posted in Carriers, Europe0 Comments

EMEA: Whatsapp – did you know?

Claudia Bacco, Managing Director – EMEA for RCR Wireless News, has spent her entire career the telecom, IT and security. Having experience at an operator, software and hardware vendors and as a well-known industry analyst, she has many opinions on the market. She’ll be sharing those opinions along with ongoing trend analysis for RCR Wireless […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in Europe, Lifestyle0 Comments

Europe: Vodafone finds silver lining in region’s Q1 losses

Europe: Vodafone finds silver lining in region’s Q1 losses

The U.K.-based Vodafone Group released its interim management report on July 25, showing that its service revenue declined 4.2% in the quarter ending June 30, the first quarter of the company’s fiscal year. While Europe continued to drag down that figure ― the region declined 7.9% this quarter compared to falling 9.1% the previous fiscal year ― […]

by Sara Zaske Posted in Carriers, Europe0 Comments

EMEA: How many ways can you connect a car?

As new markets emerge, new market participants also emerge. On the one hand it’s a good thing because a lot of players are coming on board to help solve the challenges at hand. On the flip side there can also be confusion and a lack of integration until things become over saturated, consolidation occurs and […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in Europe, M2M, Wireless1 Comment

Rohde Schwarz ITS100 Demo

Europe: Chatty cars

Rohde and Schwarz has a long legacy of providing test and measurement solutions in all fields of wireless communications. So why not cars? They recently announced a fully automated standard-compliant testing system for the components of car-to-car connectivity utilizing the IEEE 802.11p standard. Just in case you’re not familiar with this standard, this is an […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in Europe, Wireless Technology0 Comments

Three Bit Buzz 3

Europe: 3 Ireland completes O2 takeover

There is a new order in Ireland’s wireless market, with 3 now No. 2. The operator, which is owned by the Hong Kong-based Hutchinson Whampoa, this week completed its $1.15 billion buyout of Telefónica’s O2. The deal gives 3 nearly 40% of the market share in Ireland and reduces the number of major mobile operators in the […]

by Sara Zaske Posted in Europe0 Comments

Amdocs

Europe: Data ‘discussions’ in the RAN

Amdocs recently released a study on the State of the RAN as of the end of 2013 in comparison to the end of 2012. Sure, we all know that data continues to grow, video usage continues to grow and the customer experience challenges continue to grow as a result of overly busy networks. But some […]

by Claudia Bacco Posted in Europe, Infrastructure, LTE0 Comments

Vodafone

Europe: Vodafone taps Alcatel-Lucent for Project Spring small cells

Vodafone selected Alcatel-Lucent as a “supplier of reference” for small cell and Wi-Fi technology as part of its Project Spring investment program. Through Project Spring, Vodafone plans to spend about $11 billion to expand and improve its LTE and 3G coverage in Europe and emerging markets. The London-based carrier will include Alcatel-Lucent’s metro cell technology […]

by Sara Zaske Posted in Europe0 Comments

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