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M&A

MásMóvil equity deal may spark Spanish consolidation

The private equity acquisition of Spain’s number four operator may see a short-term spike in competition, but could ultimately lead to consolidation, easing pressure on Telefónica and Vodafone.  Opportunities could emerge for Telxius to pick up MásMóvil masts in the aftermath.

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Network & Infrastructure

T-Mobile Netherlands using AI to clean clogs

CTIO Larsen says Anodot’s automation tech being used to see network problems coming well before they hit service quality.

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Products & Services

Radianz bulks up in blockchain with VALK partnership

Asset management services provider VALK adds its Corda-based blockchain product to BT’s Radianz Cloud.

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Suppliers & SCM

BT remedies Prompt Payment Code failings

BT earns Prompt Payment Code signatory status after submitting substantial changes to supplier payment procedures, upping prompt payments to 95%.

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Network & Infrastructure

Televisa pits Izzi against Telcel dominance

Cut‑price offering from quad‑play service provider is the latest attempt to dethrone Carlos Slim in Mexico. Televisa making use of Mexico’s wholesale‑only LTE infrastructure at a time when mobile competitors are re‑examining business models to drive efficiency.

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