Idea Cellular posts third straight loss amid price war

Idea Cellular added 46,576 4G sites to expand its 4G-LTE presence to ~47,000 towns & villages and now covers 30.2 percent population or 353 million Indians in 20 service areas. If you've got reason to believe he is compromised and shouldn't be serving as ... ( read original story ...)

Ofcom aims to release 26 GHz spectrum for 5G services

British telecom regulator Ofcom on Friday said it aims to release 26 GHz spectrum band for future 5G services. Several countries in Europe are giving priority for 26 GHz spectrum band, which covers 3.25 GHz of spectrum between 24.25 GHz and 27.5 GHz ... ( read original story ...)

Apple gets approval for 5G trials in the US

However, 5G is initially expected to be used for fixed wireless access services – Arqiva in the UK just launched one of Europe’s first tests alongside Apple rival Samsung – according to a number of people within the industry. ( read original story ...)

Telefonica achieves OBIDA margin of 32.1 percent in Q2

Telefonica said its FTTx passed 41.2 million premises. LTE coverage was 68 percent with 89 percent in Europe. LTE subscriber base of Telefonica rose 1.6x. FTTx and cable customers (10 million) grew 19 percent and accounted for 47 percent of the total fixed ... ( read original story ...)