Vodafone Idea’s fine challenge dismissed

31 May 2023

The Delhi High Court has rejected Vodafone Idea’s (Vi) attempt to challenge a fine from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) dating back to 2016.

In September 2016, Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) entered the mobile market and gained immediate traction by providing services almost free of charge to new sign-ups during its first six months of operation. However, those who switched to Jio’s network reported a high failure rate for calls to different networks.

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Tyme Banks secures $77.8 million for fintech

26 May 2023

Tyme Group – owner of digital bank ‘Tyme Bank’ - has secured $77.8 million in a pre-series C capital raise, backed by new international investors.

Fresh funds were raised by Tyme’s existing shareholders, along with investment from two new shareholders – Norrsken22, an Africa-focused tech growth fund, and Blue Earth Capital (Blue Earth), an independent global impact investment firm. The funds are intended to further operations in South Africa and the Philippines, for future expansion in southeast Asia, and a partial share buyback.

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ST Telemedia Global Data Centres announces new site in Philippines

23 May 2023

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (Philippines) (STT GDC Philippines), a joint venture between Globe, Ayala Corporation and ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC), has announced that it is expanding its footprint in Asia with the development of its largest and most interconnected carrier-neutral data centre in the Philippines.

This announcement comes as the company celebrates its first anniversary milestone since the formation of the JV. The data centre campus also marks STT GDC’s single largest data centre project development to date across its global portfolio.

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Sepura launches SC23 robust portable TETRA radio

22 May 2023

Sepura has launched the SC23, a robust hand-portable TETRA radio with a reduced keypad and streamlined feature set of core TETRA functionality.

The new radio complements the existing SC Series of TETRA radios, providing an ideal device for users that do not require extended functionality such as mining, utilities, transport and airport baggage handling.

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