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Brazilian 4G auction raises only BRL 5.85 billion

01 Oct 2014 09:31 CET | Brazil

The Brazilian government will receive BRL 5.85 billion from the auction of frequencies in the 700 MHz band for 4G services, well below the BRL 8.0 billion target. Claro ...

Tele2 signs frequencies, infrastructure deal with Ice Norway

01 Oct 2014 09:10 CET | Norway

Tele2 said its subsidiary Mobile Norway has signed an agreement with Access Industries unit Ice Communication Norge for the lease of frequencies in the 900 MHz band. As a ...

Microsoft unveils Windows 10, asks for input

01 Oct 2014 08:53 CET | World

Microsoft unveiled its upcoming Windows 10 operating system during an event in San Francisco, saying the system will handle both touch and mouse-based input for all devices, ...

Good Technology raises USD 80 mln in latest funding round

01 Oct 2014 08:25 CET | World

Good Technology, a developer of mobile device management software, said that it has raised USD 80 million in additional funding and that it is still considering an initial ...

FCC proposes new rules for unlicensed TV, 600 MHz bands

30 Sep 2014 22:07 CET | United States

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to modify its Part 15 rules to accommodate growing demand and encourage innovation in the provision of wireless ...

FCC adopts reform proposals to streamline satellite rules

30 Sep 2014 21:46 CET | United States

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to simplify and streamline its rules governing satellite communications to make the regulatory approval process for ...

EBay, PayPal to become standalone companies

30 Sep 2014 15:19 CET | World

EBay plans to separate its eBay and PayPal businesses into two independent publicly traded companies. The company said it hopes to achieve the move in the first half of next ...

TeliaSonera sets out new capex plan, dividend policy

30 Sep 2014 12:25 CET | World

TeliaSonera said on the occasion of its 2014 Capital Markets Day that it is replacing its current dividend policy with a target to distribute an annual dividend of at least ...

Tele Columbus plans IPO by year-end

30 Sep 2014 09:50 CET | Germany

Tele Columbus, Germany's third-largest cable operator, announced plans for an initial public offering by year-end. It plans to raise at least EUR 300 million to help reduce ...

Netflix to finance films for theatres

30 Sep 2014 09:25 CET | World

Netflix said it will finance movies that will debut simultaneously in theatres and on its streaming video service, starting with a sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" ...

Apple to bring iPhone 6, 6 Plus to China on 17 Oct

30 Sep 2014 09:17 CET | China

Apple will bring its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to China on 17 October. The phone will be available on China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom. Pre-orders will being on ...

HP launches 7-inch Windows tablet for USD 100

30 Sep 2014 09:13 CET | United States

HP has announced two new Windows tablets launching for the year-end holidays. The Stream 7 and Stream 8 are Intel-powered 7- and 8-inch tablets that come with one year of ...

Three, TalkTalk call for gaining provider led switching

30 Sep 2014 08:19 CET | United Kingdom

UK mobile operator Three, broadband and mobile provider TalkTalk, the Federation of Communication Services and consumer portal LetsSaveMoney.com have written to Ofcom CEO Ed ...

Alibaba's affiliate receives approval to create private bank

29 Sep 2014 23:17 CET | China

A Chinese financial services company affiliated with e-commerce company Alibaba Group has received government approval to set up a private bank in the country. Ant Small & ...

Cisco adds over 30 Intercloud partners

29 Sep 2014 21:20 CET | World

Cisco has announced that more than 30 additional companies, including Deutsche Telekom, BT, NTT Data and Equinix, have added their support to Intercloud, the global network ...

Hungary raises HUF 130.6 billion in mobile spectrum auction

29 Sep 2014 14:19 CET | Hungary

Hungary has raised a total HUF 130.6 billion (EUR 418 million) in the award of mobile spectrum in the 800, 900, 1,800 and 2,600 MHz frequency bands. This will help expand LTE ...

Docomo, Systran, FueTrek launch machine translation tech JV

29 Sep 2014 10:20 CET | Asia, Japan

Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo, machine translation software developer Systran International and speech recognition and translation systems provider FueTrek have set up ...

Camtel secures mobile licence

29 Sep 2014 09:38 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) has obtained a 15-year fixed and mobile licence. Camtel will continue to hold a monopoly in fixed services. It offers both wireline and ...

Telenor CEO accepts to stay until 2016

29 Sep 2014 08:54 CET | World

Telenor has asked CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas to extend his contract until the end of 2015. Baksaas, who will become 60 years old in November, has accepted. From January 2016, he ...

Eircom CEO Hribar steps down, CFO Moat becomes acting CEO

29 Sep 2014 08:50 CET | Ireland

Eircom's CEO, Herb Hribar, has decided to not renew his contract and is stepping down as CEO. After 2 years with the Irish operator, Hribar will be returning to the US. ...

Rocket Internet brings forward IPO

29 Sep 2014 08:44 CET | Germany, World

German start-up incubator Rocket Internet has brought its planned initial public offering (IPO) forward by a week, saying it received exceptional investor demand across all ...

Telecom Italia to extend, amend Telecom Argentina deal

29 Sep 2014 08:35 CET | Argentina, Italy

Telecom Italia has agreed to a request from US-backed investment fund Fintech to extend the deadline to close the USD 960 million sale of Telecom Argentina by another month, ...

Taiwan to launch second 4G spectrum auction in Q3 2015

28 Sep 2014 20:12 CET | Taiwan, Province of China

The Taiwanese government will start the second-stage auction of 4G mobile spectrum in the third quarter of 2015. The government expects to receive bids from six 4G operators, ...

SoftBank to acquire DreamWorks Animation - report

28 Sep 2014 13:19 CET | Japan, United States

Japanese mobile operator SoftBank is in talks to acquire US-based animation studio DreamWorks Animation, The Hollywood Reporter, citing unnamed people familiar with the ...

BlackBerry looks for investments as Q2 losses narrow

26 Sep 2014 16:48 CET | World

BlackBerry has finished its workforce restructuring and will now focus on revenue growth, boosted by prudent investments, to further its leadership position in enterprise ...

 

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