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    Totalplay interested in Mexico's $7B mobile network tender Edit Post

    The CEO of Mexico’s pay TV, Internet and fixed-line operator Totalplay said the company may participate in a tender to build a $7 billion wholesale national mobile broadband network, according to Reuters. CEO Eduardo Kuri added that the company wants to understand the project before making a decision. The network, which is backed by the country’s transport and communications ...
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    Opponents turn on T-Mobile US’ Legere; Claure’s claws are out Edit Post

    The two largest operators in the US – AT&T and Verizon Wireless – have come out fighting against further concessions for smaller rivals in next year’s spectrum auction. Both operators blogged against T-Mobile’s request that a set aside of 30MHz of spectrum for smaller bidders be triggered earlier in the auction process. “Under the FCC proposal, the set aside ...
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    Ofcom hits EE with £1M fine Edit Post

    Ofcom imposed a £1 million fine on UK operator EE over its failure to comply with regulator rules on handling customer complaints. The fine, which is one of the largest handed out by the UK watchdog, is further evidence of the hard line adopted by new Ofcom chief executive Sharon White, who vowed to address poor customer ...
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    India moves to nationwide mobile number portability Edit Post

    India’s mobile operators today have launched national mobile number portability (MNP) to meet the government’s deadline for offering the service, which allows customers to keep their existing mobile numbers when they move to another region. The country has had MNP within regions since 2011. India is divided into 22 telecoms service areas or circles, which generally match ...
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    Facebook plans revenue sharing model to monetise videos Edit Post

    Facebook will share ad revenue with video creators in the hope of attracting better content and more advertising, a move aimed at smartphones on which 75 per cent of its videos are watched. In total, videos are watched around four billion times a day on the social network. The new feature, called suggested videos, will likely put ...

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    Huawei CEO continues European charm offensive Edit Post

    Huawei’s rotating CEO Guo Ping continued his charm offensive in Europe, suggesting in a blog post on its European website that EU-China cooperation holds huge potential for enabling the continent’s industrial sector to take a leadership role in the digital economy. Guo (pictured), who was in Europe in May to announce the launch of its European ...
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    Orange reveals MEA strategy, launches separate holding entity Edit Post

    Orange yesterday reaffirmed ambitions to grow its presence across Africa and the Middle East via acquisition, as the company established a separate holding company for its operations in the regions, effective from this month. The move, which has been mooted for over year, will see Orange launch a holding company for all its assets in both regions under a single ...


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    Xiaomi announces Brazil launch; names new CFO Edit Post

    Chinese handset maker Xiaomi took its first major steps outside of Asia after announcing the launch of its smartphones in Brazil, and vowed to expand further across Latin America. Five year old Xiaomi, which was valued at $46 billion in its latest funding round, is thought of as the world’s most valuable start-up, and will sell ...