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    MediaTek chief trumpets consumer electronics credentials Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Ambitious chipmaker MediaTek’s strength in the consumer electronics space gives it the lead over rivals such as Intel and Qualcomm, which are “more polarised in PCs or communications,” Johan Lodenius, the company’s CMO, told Mobile World Live. “They’re still good companies in their own right, but when it comes to consumer electronics, I think ...
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    Sony set for job losses as mobile woes continue Edit Post

    Sony is apparently set to cut an additional 1,000 staff from its smartphone unit, amid speculation that it may also postpone the launch of its next flagship device – widely anticipated to take place at Mobile World Congress early in March. According to reports, Sony will confirm the job losses early next week in line with ...
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    European Council pushes back on roaming Edit Post

    A new proposal by the European Council calls for a review of the wholesale roaming market that should be completed by mid-2018 — in contrast to the European Commission’s proposal to finish with the charges by the end of this year. The Latvian presidency proposes a review to take place by 30 June, 2018. The European Commission’s ...
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    Kuwaiti operator Zain's decision to sell towers in "early stages" Edit Post

    Following news that Kuwait’s largest operator Zain is considering selling its transmitter towers in several markets where it operates, the company has said the reports are “inaccurate and misleading” and that “the examination of a new tower related business model is in its very early stages.” It also said that if it decides to undertake any changes ...
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    India delays auctions, cabinet yet to clear 3G price Edit Post

    India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) has pushed back spectrum auctions by a week to give it more time to respond to questions raised during a pre-bid meeting held two weeks ago. The cabinet has not yet approved the 3G pricing recommended by a DoT commission (which was sent a week ago), but the Economic Times said ...

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    Apple’s world-record Q1 reflects growing iPhone reliance Edit Post

    Apple reported the largest net profit ever for a public company in the three months to December, powered by 74.5 million iPhone sales. Strikingly, the contribution of the iPhone to Apple’s total revenue leapt to 69 per cent in Q1 2015 from 56 per cent a year earlier. However, the quarterly numbers also told another story – ...
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    Microsoft reports mixed Q2 results; Lumia gains at low-end Edit Post

    Microsoft announced numbers for the quarter to 31 December 2014 which highlight the challenges it is facing on a number of fronts, with Satya Nadella, CEO, stating it is making “bold steps forward” across its businesses. “We saw success in a number of our strategic areas including cloud adoption; redefining and revitalising the Windows ecosystem; and ...


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    Ericsson takes hit in Q4; North America slows Edit Post

    Swedish network vendor Ericsson reported weaker-than-forecast profit and sales in the fourth quarter, as operators in North America curbed their spending. The world’s largest mobile infrastructure company reported Q4 profit of SEK4.2 billion ($510 million), a 35 per cent decline on a year ago (albeit the Q4 2013 figure was boosted by a one-time gain from ...