Technology provider for the media and entertainment sectors Technicolor has developed a software framework to allow connected devices, regardless of brand or ecosystem, to “speak the same language”.
Operator group Telecom Italia has confirmed it is in talks over a potential takeover of Hong Kong based Hutchison Whampoa’s Italian operation.
The chief executives of Telecom Italia, Telenor, Telefónica, America Movil and Deutsche Telekom were all on hand at a Mozilla press conference on Sunday evening in Barcelona to voice their enthusiasm for the Firefox browser developer’s new HTML5-based smartphone OS.
Saverio Orlando, VP Network Operations Governance at Telecom Italia, talks to telecoms.com about monitoring and planning the network and how requirements have changed with the introduction of new services.
Dr. Oscar Cicchetti is chief strategy officer for Telecom Italia. Ahead of the LTE World Summit 2012, taking place on the 23-24 May 2012 CCIB, Barcelona, Spain, we speak to him about the telco’s use of spectrum, the future of VoLTE, and where he sees innovation occurring in the industry.
For this latest instalment in our series of previews of the upcoming Broadband InfoVision Awards, to be held in Paris next month, we examine the nominees in Category 3 – Broadband Access Network Technologies and Services (Wireless).
IBM expanded further into the telecoms space on Thursday with the unveiling of a cloud services platform aimed at carriers and service providers. The offering encompasses hardware, software and services which would allow telcos to offer cloud computing to their own customers.
The Hungarian subsidiary of European carrier Telenor has tapped Chinese equipment vendor ZTE to build a 4G LTE network supporting multi mode and multi band services.
Lucy Lombardi is vice president for International Groups & Standards at Telecom Italia. She is responsible for representing TI and communicating its positions within a range of standards bodies and industry associations as well as developing new business opportunities. She is also director of business initiatives at the GSM Association.
Even after the culinary tragedy that is Barcelona, there’s no break from the carbohydrates this week as AWIW picks up a distinctly Italian flavour. Local incumbent Telecom Italia made the extraordinary move of delaying its financial results for 2009, as its wholesale unit, Sparkle, came under the spotlight as authorities investigate a massive money laundering scheme.
Network sharing is becoming increasingly commonplace in the mobile industry, and Italian operators Telecom Italia and 3 Italia have taken tentative steps in that direction with the announcement of a co-siting agreement.
Rumours abound that Italian carrier Telecom Italia is seeking to offload its stake in Telecom Argentina.
As the economic gloom continues to overshadow the telecommunications sector, disruptive business models combined with existing technologies are the key to staying afloat. This is according to analysts at Frost & Sullivan, which warned Thursday that the reduction in consumption is changing the adoption and acceptance of new services. Towards the end of last year [...]
Fixed and mobile carrier Telecom Italia has revised its outlook for the current year as its Brazilian and German operations fare worse than expected. The operator recorded a 24 per cent slide in net income for the first half of the year, with profit falling to Eur1.14bn, compared to Eur1.5bn in the first half of [...]
A handful of mobile operators unveiled an ambitious initiative on Tuesday, to co-develop a consistent and secure web services interface that can be used by web developers across multiple device platforms. The move is supported by the OMTP, an operator led community that recommends mobile terminal requirements, and is being spearheaded by 3 Group, AT&T, [...]