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    Mexican regulator targets service providers with new antitrust in... Edit Post

    America Movil’s mobile and fixed line operations are likely to face further scrutiny, with the announcement of a further probe by the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), Mexico’s telecoms regulator. Both Telcel and Telmex could be impacted by the IFT inquiry, announced in the government’s official gazette. The announcement said the regulator will determine which operators hold substantial ...
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    LINE acquires music streaming service MixRadio from Microsoft Edit Post

    LINE Corp, the Japanese company behind the messaging app of the same name, announced it is acquiring Microsoft’s MixRadio, a free music streaming service that allows users to create a personal radio station, as part of a strategy to expand and become “an integral part of consumers’ daily lives.” MixRadio, which said it will continue to ...
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    Telecom Italia favours all-stock bid for Oi — report Edit Post

    Telecom Italia (TI) is reportedly favouring an all-stock bid through its Brazilian business to acquire integrated operator Oi — an approach that would enable it to invest in its network in the South American market. According to Bloomberg sources, TI is waiting for the Brazilian government and telecoms regulator to indicate whether or not it would ...
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    CSL rolls out LTE-A in parts of Hong Kong Edit Post

    Hong Kong’s CSL announced today it has upgraded parts of its 4G network to LTE-Advanced using carrier aggregation across two 20MHz bands to offer theoretical peak download speeds of 300Mb/s. CSL has 20MHz of spectrum in each of the 1.8 and 2.6GHz bands and aggregates the two blocks to boost the speed of its 4G network from ...
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    Huawei, ZTE plan to join Ericsson with patent lawsuits — report Edit Post

    China’s Huawei and ZTE are reportedly preparing legal action against device vendors Xiaomi, Oppo and Bubugao for patent infringement. The two companies, better known for their telecoms network gear, had sent the companies a warning letter requesting royalty payments, Business Korea reported. Since the three so-called second-generation handset makers failed to respond, Huawei and ZTE said they ...

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    BlackBerry continues to cut losses; talks up IoT strength and MWC15 plans Edit Post

    BlackBerry reported lower revenue for the period ending 30 November 2014, but managed to reduce its net loss for the period. The company reported a GAAP net loss of $148 million, including a $150 million non-cash charge associated with the fair value of debentures and a pre tax restructuring charge of $5 million. The loss was less ...
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    Nokia-AlcaLu merger talks rumoured again Edit Post

    Infrastructure vendors Nokia Networks and Alcatel-Lucent are reported to have resumed discussions about a potential merger. Manager Magazin, a German publication, cited company sources as saying that the pair could either merge or agree to cooperate closely as a result of the discussions. The sources said the discussions resumed in the autumn. However, a source close to the ...


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    Google may build Android directly into cars Edit Post

    Google is working on an Android version that would be built into cars, enabling drivers to use the internet without the need for plugging in smartphones, as is the case with its current Android Auto software, sources have told Reuters. Thilo Koslowski, vice president and automotive practice leader at Gartner, did not know about Google’s plans ...