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    Apple sells record 10M new iPhones over debut weekend Edit Post

    Apple’s new iPhone 6 models flew off the shelves during their debut sales weekend, eclipsing the previous nine million record set by the iPhone 5s and 5c when they first went on sale last year. “Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceeded our expectations for the launch weekend, and we couldn’t be happier,” purred ...
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    AT&T chief warns on “predictive” mobile regulation Edit Post

    LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 NORTH AMERICA: Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO of AT&T Mobile & Business Solutions, used his keynote to highlight the importance of a regulatory model that will support future innovation in the mobile industry, warning against “predictive” decisions made in the fast-moving sector. “One of the biggest enablers in any field, ...
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    M2M to make up 10% of cellular connections by 2020 – GSMA Edit Post

    LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 NORTH AMERICA: M2M connections will account for at least 10 per cent of the global mobile market by 2020, according to a forecast from GSMA Intelligence. The number of connections will be nearly one billion (974 million) of the 10 billion total mobile connections expected by the end of the period – ...
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    GSMA report urges US M2M market to fulfil potential Edit Post

    LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 NORTH AMERICA: A new report from the GSMA hails the United States as one of the most advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) markets in the world, but the industry association warns the sector must address a number of major challenges in order to fulfil its potential. Citing GSMA Intelligence data, the report claims ...
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    Mexico receives first bid to build state-owned mobile network Edit Post

    The Mexican government reportedly received the first bid to build a proposed state-owned mobile network aimed at curbing the dominance of American Movil. According to Reuters sources, an unnamed consortium, which has received input from infrastructure companies Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent, submitted a bid to build the network which is estimated to require investment of around $10 ...

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    ITU's Touré claims central role for 5G Edit Post

    LIVE FROM WWRF/techUK 5G HUDDLE: Hamadoun Toure (pictured), Secretary-General of the ITU – a UN agency championing ICT adoption and global standards – said it will play a key role in defining and standardising 5G and that “work was already well underway” to achieve that. “ITU and the ICT industry have recognised the relationship between IMT ...
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    Iliad sets mid-October deadline in T-Mobile US bid Edit Post

    Faced with a search for additional financial backing and the need to convince a sceptical Deutsche Telekom, French operator Iliad set itself a mid-October deadline to press on or walk away from its T-Mobile US bid, according to Reuters. Majority shareholder Deutsche Telekom doubts whether Iliad can improve T-Mobile US as the French operator has no ...


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    Asia home to five of world's top 12 operators Edit Post

    Five Asian mobile operators are among the top 12 mobile operators in the world according to the latest ranking by GSMA Intelligence. China’s big three were all in the top ten, with India’s Bharti Airtel 11th and Japan’s SoftBank 12th. The ranking is calculated by adding together each operator’s ranking in mobile connections and mobile revenue for ...