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    Wi-Fi group welcomes AlcaLu, operators on board Edit Post

    The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has announced 14 new members including French vendor Alcatel-Lucent as well as Saudi operator Mobily, Australia’s Telstra and Telus from Canada. Earlier this year, the alliance unveiled a definition of carrier Wi-Fi with the aim of aligning itself more closely with the operator community. Since the start of the year, the industry ...
  • Axiata

    Axiata’s Q2 profit drops 44% on forex costs Edit Post

    Axiata Group’s profit dropped 44 per cent to MYR393 million ($124 million) in Q2, due to costs associated with XL’s acquisition of Axis (Indonesia) in March as well as higher forex losses across many of its operating companies. Revenue in Q2 rose 2.2 per cent to MYR4.7 billion. Its profit for the first half of the year ...
  • Oi

    Oi interested in TIM stake Edit Post

    Oi, the Brazilian integrated operator, is preparing to bid for a majority stake in rival TIM Participacoes, as consolidation in the country remains on the cards. Rio-based Oi said it has asked Banco PTG Pactual SA to review options “with the purpose of enabling a viable proposal for the acquisition of the shares of TIM” indirectly ...
  • AT&T

    AT&T reshuffle signals pursuit of mobile, enterprise crossover Edit Post

    AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega will head a new unit combining the operator’s existing mobile and business solutions units, while insider Glenn Lurie takes over de la Vega’s old post. The move acknowledges the central role of mobile services in the enterprise market. More than 50 per cent of AT&T Mobility’s revenue comes from ...
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    Qualcomm could face EC patent probe – report Edit Post

    Qualcomm may be on the receiving end of an EU investigation stemming from a four-year-old complaint from a rival, Reuters reported. The complaint, made by modem company Icera (which was subsequently acquired by Nvidia), apparently alleged that the US chip giant had used “patent-related incentives and exclusionary pricing of chipsets” to discourage customers from doing business ...

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    China Telecom profit rises 12% in H1 Edit Post

    China Telecom announced today its profit in the first half of the year rose nearly 12 per cent from a year ago to CNY11.4 billion ($1.85 billion) as revenue increased 5.3 per cent to CNY166 billion. The company said in a statement that it had faced “unprecedented uncertainty” regarding factors such as 4G regulatory policy, the ...
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    Vodafone – again – subject to AT&T speculation; inks Greek acquisition Edit Post

    There was renewed speculation that Vodafone Group is set to be the subject of a takeover bid from AT&T, sending its share price swiftly upward in anticipation, as the UK-based player also announced an acquisition in the Greek market. A deal between Vodafone and AT&T was mooted earlier this year, forcing the US player to issue ...


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    Sprint hits back at T-Mobile with cheaper unlimited plan Edit Post

    Now that their proposed merger is off the table, tension is increasing between Sprint and T-Mobile as both operators today (21 August) announced unlimited data plan offers designed to steal each other’s thunder. T-Mobile US is to offer a year’s unlimited LTE data to any of its ‘Simple Choice’ customers who can sign up Sprint users. Subscribers signed ...