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USA’s mobile operators fast-tracking 5G developments

The US has one of the largest telecoms markets, which has given it a unique character based only regional licensing. Growth in the mobile subscriber base remains strong despite penetration levels of above 120%. Declining revenue from voice services is … Continue reading

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Mobile Broadband Driving Vietnam’s Internet Growth

After peaking in 2009 Vietnam’s fixed line market in Vietnam has seen a significant decline. Market penetration has fallen from 20.1% in 2009 to 10.5% in 2012 and 5.7% in 2016. In the meantime, having come late to the internet, … Continue reading

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Russia’s mobile operators gear up for 5G services by 2018

The Russian telecom market is the largest in Europe, supported by a population of about 143.5 million. The country’s ongoing economic woes, partly resulting from difficulties associated with a range of sanctions related to the annexation of Ukraine, have impacted … Continue reading

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The Hitnet story: helping to bridge the digital divide in Australia

An Australian company has made ground-breaking progress in its use of technology to deliver marginalised and disadvantaged communities with an effective means of communicating with the world. Since the launch of a pilot scheme back in Australia back in 2001 … Continue reading

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Switzerland improves broadband speeds under new universal service obligations

Switzerland has a sophisticated telecom sector and enjoys one of the highest broadband penetration rates in the OECD. Its competitive mobile market is served by three network operators and a small number of MVNOs while the broadband market is dominated … Continue reading

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