KKR has offered to purchase a stake in Telecom Italia's fixed-line business
KKR valued Telecom Italia's equity at €10.7 billion and its net debt at €22.5 billion in 2021. The company's debt has risen by €3 billion since the offer was made.
The challenge faced by the telecommunications companies
Over the past year, we’ve seen a lot of action in the telecommunications sector. Aside from Telkom desperately trying to figure out how to unlock value, we’ve seen Blue Label Telecoms execute a complicated transaction to recapitalise Cell C.
Despite the progress, it is evident from the map that there is still much to be done to bring internet connectivity to the region. There are still 7 countries with a less than 10% penetration rate.
It may come as a surprise that more than 35% of rural Americans lack access to the internet at minimally acceptable speeds. More than 30 million Americans live in areas where there is no broadband infrastructure that provides minimally acceptable speed.
Best Router for Fiber Optic Internet 2022
Several factors affect the speed and reliability of your internet connection. One of these factors is the type of data transfer technology you are using such as modems and routers.
How Telcos Can Accelerate a Digital Future for All
Research shows that 5G alone can generate €113 billion an annual GDP impact and 2.4 million new jobs in 2025 in Europe. Based on an analysis conducted by BCG, €150 billion investment is still needed to achieve a full 5G deployment in Europe.
Fiber needs Africa
Mobile phones are by far the cheapest and most popular option in Sub-Saharan Africa for connectivity. However, this is still just 24% of the population and even these users often must make do with poor service.
Fibre broadband development in Europe
The acceleration of Fibre broadband development in Europe
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of broadband coverage as more social and economic activities moved online.
Fiber Carry out to reach 60% of European Families in 2022
In nations where the arrangement of full-fiber was delayed before, there has been a huge expansion in pace beginning around 2020. In nations, for example, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, the quantity of homes passed will develop at a much more noteworthy speed in 2022.
US Small Business Speed Needs for Fiber
With many jobs, schools, and healthcare services shifting to virtual environments in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the need to deliver broadband connectivity across America has never been greater.
Best Fiber Optic Modem of 2022
Fiber optic internet speed is faster than any other type of internet connection. However, having fast internet speeds from fiber optics does not only depend on the advertised plans by your internet service provider (ISP).
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