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    GSMA pushes alternatives to UK national roaming Edit Post

    GSMA, the mobile industry association, suggested alternative solutions to national roaming as a way to tackle the issue of partial not-spots in the UK. At the beginning of November, the government launched an investigation in “various legislative proposals” that could enable national roaming (or an alternative) in the UK, as part of a plan “to eliminate ...
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    EC expresses concern over 'single market' progress Edit Post

    The European Commission’s vice president for the digital single market, Andrus Ansip, said he is “worried” about the direction that negotiations over the Telecoms Single Market package have taken in the European Council, where member states appear divided on the issue. The package was proposed by the European Commission in September 2013 and includes action on roaming charges, ...
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    Poland draws six bidders for 4G auction Edit Post

    Poland’s Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) said six firms have submitted preliminary bids for 4G spectrum — the country’s four biggest operators, plus two newcomers. The bidders are competing over 19 blocks of radio frequencies in the 800MHz and 2.6GHz parts of the spectrum. Leading operators Orange, P4, T-Mobile and Polkomtel are all among the bidders, confirmed ...
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    Tablet market faces sharp fall in growth – IDC Edit Post

    IDC has said that the worldwide tablet market is expected to see a “massive deceleration” in growth for the full year 2014, slowing to a 7.2 per cent increase from 52.5 per cent in 2013. For the full year, market shipments are expected to reach 235.7 million. And looking further out, the company expects even further ...
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    Spectrum scarcity could drive up Indian auction prices — Morgan S... Edit Post

    A lack of available spectrum in the 900MHz band is likely to see operators overbid for licences in India’s spectrum auction in February, leading to a rise in call prices, according to Morgan Stanley. In a research note cited by The Economic Times, the investment bank forecast that premium bandwidth could cost as much as four ...

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    Bouygues accuses rival Free of misleading its own subscribers Edit Post

    Bouygues Telecom is alleging that rival Free Mobile is throttling the data speed of its  subscribers when they roam onto the network of market leader Orange, said Les Echos. Free is reducing the bandwidth available to its subscribers even before they hit their 3GB monthly cap, claims Bouygues, which is pursuing the matter in court. Such a ...
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    BT, EE talks have potential to create European powerhouse Edit Post

    Deutsche Telekom and Orange have confirmed they are in talks with BT over the sale of their EE operation — potentially creating one of the largest integrated fixed-mobile operators in Europe. The German and French operators said they are having “highly preliminary exploratory discussions” and it is “too early to state whether any transaction may occur”, unsurprising ...


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    AirWatch chairman warns industry it has duty of care over IoT data Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Alan Dabbiere, chairman and co-founder of mobile device management specialist AirWatch, is an enthusiast about the life-changing convenience of Internet of Things (IoT) technology, but stresses the importance of ensuring personal data use is transparent to the consumer and, above all, secure. “It’s our job as an industry to protect the consumer somewhat from ...