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    BlackBerry unveils Classic Edit Post

    BlackBerry announced its long-anticipated BlackBerry Classic device, which John Chen, the company’s CEO, described as “everything you know about BlackBerry, upgraded”. The device sees the return of the familiar BlackBerry keyboard and trackpad, coupled with the company’s BlackBerry 10 platform. Comparing the device to the BlackBerry Bold 9900, the company said that the new smartphone offers a ...
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    Verizon signs Google patent agreement; speaks out on “Johnny-come... Edit Post

    Verizon and Google have signed a global patent cross-licensing agreement, which the two companies said will lower the risk of “frivolous” litigation in the future. In a blog, Verizon general counsel Randall Milch wrote the pact will reduce the supply of patents that so-called trolls can use against the operator. The two companies have signed a five-year ...
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    Sprint set to be hit by $105M cramming fine Edit Post

    The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reportedly plans to fine Sprint $105 million for charging customers for unwanted services. An FCC official confirmed the plan to The Wall Street Journal, and said it relates to the practice of ‘cramming’, in which customers are billed for unwanted services such as text message alerts, horoscopes, sports scores and ...
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    T-Mobile CEO Legere takes on "scam" overages as part of Uncarrier 8 Edit Post

    T-Mobile’s latest uncarrier move saw CEO John Legere take aim at the “scam” that sees Americans pay $1.5 billion in overage fees each year. The company’s new feature called ‘Data Stash’ will allow users to roll over their unused monthly data into the next billing cycle. There is no limit to how much data customers can collect in their ...
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    Xiaomi set to restart Indian device sales Edit Post

    Xiaomi is set to resume sales of its devices in India, following a bar imposed by the Delhi High Court related to patent licensing issues. Hugo Barra, international VP for the vendor, said that the same court has now “issued a ruling in our favour, allowing us to resume sales to India subject to certain terms”. According ...

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    Interview: GSMA Director General Edit Post

    Anne Bouverot tells Mobile World Live of the challenges facing Europe’s mobile industry. Bouverot also gives her thoughts on the impact of the continent’s ‘mobile economy’, as well as the hype surrounding 5G.  
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    Feature video: Top 5 dramatic moments of 2014 Edit Post

    Take a look back at another rollercoaster ride for the mobile industry as Mobile World Live embarks on its traditional annual review. 2014 was a year that saw some major players lose their mojo, while the market even went a little loony thanks to Google. But the last twelve months will really be remembered as ...

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    Oi paves way for Brazilian consolidation Edit Post

    Brazil’s Oi said it is taking actions to ensure it is able to “participate in the industry consolidation process in Brazil”, and that it is “carefully assessing all the available alternatives in order to identify the most efficient structure in terms of value creation for its shareholders and for all of its stakeholders”. The company said ...