The top 5 IoT innovations of 2015: Global Mobile Awards shortlist

Author: Ricardo Tavares
Published: 2015-02-15

The winner of the ‘Best Mobile Innovation for the Internet of Things’ award will be unveiled on March 3 during the 20th Global Mobile Awards ceremony, part of the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. A five-strong shortlist from which the winner will be chosen has been drawn up by the judges and comprises: • AT&T Cargo View with …

UK market consolidation is ripe: setting a trend for the world?

Author: Ricardo Tavares
Published: 2014-12-16

Two UK telcos with quite different business models are in talks to buy out two other major operators in the United Kingdom. If these talks come to fruition the face of the UK telecoms market—a trend setter for the world—will be drastically changed. Fixed-line incumbent British Telecom (BT) first talked to Telefonica about buying back mobile operator O2, which it …

India Telecom M&A: Thirteen into six might go

India Telecom M&A: Thirteen into six might go

Author: Ricardo Tavares
Published: 2014-03-19

Recent and upcoming reforms in the Indian telecommunications market, particularly the liberalisation of M&A rules, are expected to result in considerable market consolidation. In the first acquisition of one operator by another in six years, market leader Bharti Airtel is buying one of the smallest operators, Loop Telecom. Loop's three million customers and infrastructure are all in the key market …