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    Telecom Italia and Sky boast quadplay first Edit Post

    Telecom Italia (TI) struck a five-year deal with Sky Italia to share assets and distribute the satellite broadcaster’s content to fixed and mobile devices over TI’s infrastructure, so paving the way for what both companies claim is the first quadplay service in Italy. “Today, in Italy, with Sky, we are starting a new collaboration model between ...
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    Hutch launches global platform for MVNOs Edit Post

    Hutchison Whampoa, thought to be in talks with future US MVNO Google about a roaming deal, has launched a global platform for virtual operators called Hue. Hue is a mobile wholesale enabling business which will act as a single point of entry for MVNOs “wanting to create global coverage quickly and easily” by accessing Hutch’s mobile ...
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    Mozilla set for more management changes Edit Post

    Mozilla is parting company with two senior executives – including a senior mobile leader – in what TechCrunch suggested could be a wider restructuring of the organisation. The most high-profile departure is Li Gong (pictured), president of Mozilla, who has had a fairly high profile in the last twelve months as Mozilla has continued to push ...
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    China pushes for cheaper, faster 4G Edit Post

    After China’s Premier Li Keqiang criticised the country’s mobile internet for being expensive and slow, the telecoms regulator has pledged to push industry players to reduce costs and improve speeds. “A lot of people ask where they can find Wi-Fi, because our traffic charges are too high,” Li told an audience of entrepreneurs and economists earlier ...
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    Cinven confirmed as sole bidder for Telekom Slovenije Edit Post

    UK private-equity firm Cinven is to invest “significantly” in a network upgrade at Slovenia’s incumbent operator, including an ambitious expansion of 4G coverage, if its bid is successful. Cinven confirmed it made a binding offer for the government’s stake in Telekom Slovenije but did not reveal the size of its bid. It had been thought that Deutsche ...

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    Zuckerberg defends Internet.org in face of Indian controversy Edit Post

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was forced to defend Internet.org after a number of prominent Indian firms withdrew from the initiative over net neutrality concerns. He argued in a blog against those who say offering some internet services for free – so-called zero-rating – is counter to the principle of net neutrality. Zuckerberg portrayed himself as net neutrality’s biggest ...
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    MediaTek CMO: Ecosystem building just as important as chip design Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Johan Lodenius, CMO at MediaTek, is on a mission to extend the influence of the Taiwanese firm beyond its chip designs. “A lot of what MediaTek does is about accelerating and reducing friction in the ecosystem,” he told Mobile World Live in a recent interview. As part of those efforts, MediaTek, at this year’s ...


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    Nokia, AlcaLu tie-up gets French backing, but regulatory hurdles remain Edit Post

    French president Francois Hollande backed Nokia’s planned €15.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, on the proviso there would be no job cuts in France and more researchers hired, but there is still some way to go before authorities elsewhere give the proposed tie-up their blessing. Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes confirmed on French radio, as reported by Reuters, ...