Following yesterday’s announcement that Zain is offering 5G coverage in all of Saudi Arabia’s regions, we also have 5G coverage news from Brazil and South Africa, although, confusingly, neither country has formally auctioned long-term 5G spectrum yet.
Kenya’s Safaricom has selected Aviat Networks’ WTM 4800 multi-band radio platform for 5G backhaul.
We’ve mentioned Vodafone Idea subscriber losses a few times in the past twelve months. Now the Indian press suggests that a continuing decline in customer numbers is worrying the joint venture's partners, the Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group.
Iraq’s government will allow the country’s operators to renew their licences for a further five years – but with significant conditions attached.
Middle Eastern press outlets have reported an alliance between Ooredoo Kuwait, a telecommunications company owned by the Qatar-based Ooredoo group, and Batelco, the principal telecommunications company in Bahrain, to establish what is known as Global Zone Kuwait.