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    Sonera, DNA form rural network sharing JV in Finland Edit Post

    Sonera and DNA – the second- and third-largest mobile operators in Finland respectively – have struck a network sharing deal aimed at extending their coverage into the country’s rural areas on a more cost-efficient basis. Another motivation for TeliaSonera (which owns Sonera) is that regulators require it to reach 99 per cent of Finland’s population with ...
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    Ballmer departs Microsoft board, backs leadership Edit Post

    Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft (pictured), stepped down from the company’s board, leaving his replacement Satya Nadella to wrestle with the company’s transition to a more mobile and cloud-focused strategy. In a letter to Nadella explaining his decision to step down from the board, Ballmer said “there are challenges ahead but the opportunities are ...
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    CEO of Nokia’s maps unit steps down after two months in role Edit Post

    Michael Halbherr (pictured), CEO of Here – Nokia’s digital maps division – has resigned. It’s a sudden departure as he only took over the helm on 1 July. Nokia, in a statement, said he stepped down “in order to pursue his own entrepreneurial interests outside of the company”. Halbherr also gives up his role as member of the Nokia ...
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    SingTel claims first 300Mb/s LTE-A service Edit Post

    SingTel announced today it is ready to launch the world’s first commercial LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network supporting theoretical peak download speeds of up to 300Mb/s. Singapore’s largest operator will go live with the service on Saturday (August 23), when it also introduces the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+, “the first handset globally to be compatible with 4G LTE-Advanced networks.” ...
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    Vodafone: APAC leads world in M2M adoption Edit Post

    Asia Pacific leads the world in adoption of machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, with more than a quarter of APAC-based companies saying they use M2M in their businesses, compared with 21 per cent adoption rates in Europe and 17 per cent in the Americas. A report from Vodafone, its second annual ‘M2M Adoption Barometer’, found that M2M connections ...

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    ZTE forecasts strong profit growth following H1 hike Edit Post

    ZTE said that improvements on its margins for international contracts, coupled with growth in its domestic 4G infrastructure business, had boosted its bottom line in the first half of 2014 – with the company promising “triple digit” profit growth in its nine-month forecast. The company reported a profit attributable to shareholders of CNY1.13 billion ($183.75 million), ...
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    Telenor opens up on Myanmar challenges Edit Post

    Telenor has laid out the unique challenges posed by building mobile networks in the untapped region of Myanmar, including a struggling legal framework and instances of child labour. Telenor Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg briefed the media yesterday on how the company is addressing the widespread risks and uncertainties of doing business in what many say is the ...


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    Vodafone eyes Brazil deal – report Edit Post

    Vodafone is considering an acquisition of one of the three major Brazilian operators with TIM its favoured target, according to a report in Estado De S.Paulo. The report points to a London meeting at the end of July between Brazilian authorities and Vodafone in which the operator said its preference was for an acquisition, and not ...