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    LTE 450MHz: taking the road less travelled Edit Post

    NEW BLOG: While it is true that spectrum is a scarce resource that operators can’t get enough of, it’s also true that not all spectrum is equally loved. While demand for the mainstream frequencies have led to bumper auction bidding worldwide, others have been less widely adopted. One such band is 450MHz, which, nevertheless, is being ...
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    Orange CEO: Talk of more price cuts is “insane” Edit Post

    Stephane Richard, the CEO of Orange, forecast an end to the price war in France which has taken a toll on the country’s operators and their margins. “In France we have among the lowest prices in the world for both fixed and mobile telecoms. Let’s be realistic: saying that prices will continue to decline in the ...
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    Nokia denies handset market return Edit Post

    Following speculation that Nokia is ramping up efforts to rejoin the mobile phone market after selling its devices business to Microsoft last year, the company released a statement saying “it currently has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets”. “Nokia notes recent news reports claiming the company communicated an intention to manufacture consumer handsets out of a R&D ...
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    Joachim Horn to leave Tele2; new post in Asia Edit Post

    Operator Tele2 announced that Joachim Horn, Group CTIO and executive vice president, will leave his role and take up a new position at a “telecom company in Asia”. The identity of the company is not disclosed, but Horn already has plenty of international experience. Prior to joining Tele2 in 2011, Horn was Group CTO at India’s Bharti ...
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    EE’s 4G growth story continues in Q1 but revenue falls short Edit Post

    UK carrier EE claimed the crown again as Europe’s biggest 4G operator but is still struggling to convert that distinction into revenue growth. EE added 1.7 million new 4G customers in the past three months and is targeting 14 million by end-2015, according to its Q1 results. Yet, operating revenue stubbornly refuses to respond, falling 1.1 per ...

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    AVG chief warns on perils of ignoring security threats Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: The history of computing has brought devices successively closer to the individual, yet each step appears to put less attention on security, cautions Gary Kovacs, AVG Technologies’ CEO, during an interview with Mobile World Live. Bringing the internet of things (IoT) into the home and attaching wearable devices to our bodies means consumers will ...
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    BlackPhone maker Silent Circle taps into new market Edit Post

    Encrypted communications firm Silent Circle is riding an unexpected wave of attention and success following a spate of recent high-profile cyber attacks to have hit the tech industry. In an interview last night in London, CMO Rob Smith (pictured) told Mobile World Live that the growth of the Blackphone maker, whose clients include “30 to 40 per cent of ...