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Network CTO, Monaco & Islands Cable & Wireless: “Markets such as the USA are driving HetNets”

Cyrille Joffre, Network CTO, Monaco & Islands Cable & Wireless

Cyrille Joffre, Network CTO, Monaco & Islands Cable & Wireless, is taking part in a panel discussion in the Backhaul Summit track on Day Two of the LTE World Summit, taking place on the 24th-26th June 2013, at the Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands. Ahead of the show we quiz him on his views on the challenges that are thrown up by HetNet deployments.

What Vodafone will gain from CWW purchase

Vodafone has had to hand over €1.6m for overcharging customers in Ireland

Vodafone’s decision to bid £1bn ($1.7bn) for Cable and Wireless Worldwide (CWW) underlines its ambitions to ease its reliance on BT and save on its network costs, beef up its enterprise offering and become the UK’s second largest operator in terms of revenue, behind BT, while it eyes further international expansion.

Vodafone announces £1bn CWW takeover bid

UK-based operator group Vodafone has reached an agreement to acquire fixed line network provider Cable and Wireless Worldwide (CWW) for £1bn ($1.7bn). Vodafone said the acquisition will make it the second-largest operator in the UK in revenue terms, behind BT.

Cable & Wireless, Panamá: “LTE will enable new customer experiences that create more complex interactions”

Fortunato Bertello is customer service executive director for Cable & Wireless, Panamá

Fortunato Bertello is customer service executive director for Cable & Wireless, Panamá and is speaking on Day One of the LTE Latin America 2012 conference, taking place on the 17-18 April 2012 at the Windsor Barra Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. We speak to him about the impact LTE will have on the customer experience and how to educate customers about its benefits.

Vodafone contemplating bid for Cable and Wireless

Vodafone has reported increased revenues and profits for the six months ending 30 Sep 2011

UK-based carrier Vodafone has confirmed that it is mulling the prospect of taking over Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW). The latter’s international backbone network would bolster the core bandwidth availabel to Vodafone.

Multinationals trust telcos with the cloud

Multinationals increasing need for on-demand computing has enhanced telcos' status as cloud providers

As uptake of cloud computing services by multinational corporations takes off, Ovum research indicates that the credibility of telcos as trusted providers in the space has increased significantly in the past year.

Monaco Telecom pilots LTE

Ericsson is providing kit for Monaco Telecom's LTE pilot scheme

Monaco Telecom, the local operator of the French principality, has launched a pilot project to roll out LTE-based 4G services.

Cable & Wireless taps Indian partner in BSNL

UK-based carrier Cable & Wireless said Monday that its Indian operation has signed an asset sharing agreement with Indian operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL). Under the memorandum of understanding, both companies will share their networks and other telecom infrastructure, allowing BSNL to expand its global network and giving C&W a better foothold in India. [...]

C&W makes approach on Thus

UK-based carrier Cable & Wireless said Wednesday that it has made an approach on smaller fixed line operator Thus, which also owns the Demon brand, bumping up the company’s share price. C&W said however that there is no certainty the discussions will result in an offer being made. “Cable and Wireless notes the recent movement [...]

Cable & Wireless considers demerger

UK-based carrier Cable & Wireless said Thursday it is considering splitting the company into two parts, as it reported a decline in annual profit. C&W said that profit for the year to end March 31 fell to £220m from £234m in the pervious year. Revenues declined from £3.34bn to £3.15bn over the same period. At [...]