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    High-spec Xiaomi phablet set for China launch Edit Post

    Xiaomi showcased its previously-announced Mi Note Pro in China, describing it as the “gold standard for smartphones”. The high-spec device goes on sale on 12 May in the country, priced at CNY2999 ($484). Mi Note Pro has a 5.7-inch QHD (2560×1440) display, and features 13MP (Sony-sourced) rear and 4MP front cameras and 64GB of storage. The company also ...
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    New Belgian legislation to make Proximus privatisation possible Edit Post

    The Belgian government is working to amend laws to make it possible to sell its stake in Proximus, the country’s largest operator, which could yield €6 billion, although the state may maintain a minimum interest, according to reports. Currently, the law dictates that the government must hold a 50 per cent stake plus one share in ...
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    Telenor reports strong Q1 with “all time high” revenue Edit Post

    Telenor reported a Q1 performance which it described as a “promising start to the year”, with “all-time high” revenue and adding 5.9 million mobile customers. “An encouraging start to the year makes us confident that Telenor will see another good year in which more customers will benefit from mobile internet access and quality services,” said Jon ...
  • ITU

    ITU turns spotlight on 5G core networks Edit Post

    ITU, a UN agency for telecommunications, created a new focus group to look at standardisation requirements of wireline networks to support 5G RANs. The network study group is within the purview of ITU’s Standardisation Sector (ITU-T), an ITU bureau, which is expected to parallel the 5G standardisation work of ITU-R (ITU’s Radiocommunication Sector). While ITU-R is briefed ...
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    4G hopefuls already look ahead to Thailand’s next auction Edit Post

    NEW BLOG: Thailand’s long-delayed 4G spectrum auctions finally look like they are set to move ahead at the end of the year despite calls from various agencies to push the sale back to give the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) more time to free up much needed additional spectrum. The so-called NBTC superboard (a special ...

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    EC chief unveils telecoms reform, warns Europe just at “starting line” Edit Post

    Andrus Ansip, European Commission vice-president for the digital single market, boasted about an ambitious overhaul of telecoms rules, including more effective spectrum allocation, incentives for investment in high-speed broadband and ensuring a level playing field for all market players. However, his announcement of proposals to promote a digital single market by the end of 2016 included ...
  • spidercloud

    SpiderCloud chief plans virtualisation push in “coming months” Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mike Gallagher, CEO of SpiderCloud, a small-cell specialist for the enterprise, told Mobile World Live that the company would shortly be making announcements related to virtualisation and the data centre cloud. “You’ll see some things with our architecture, which will expand our reach and marketplace,” he said. “There’s a lot of new and ...


  • Sprint

    Sprint holds third spot but Q4 loss widens Edit Post

    Sprint is focusing its efforts on “attracting more quality customers, retaining our customers through a better customer experience and continuously improving the network,” as it takes on T-Mobile in the battle of the challengers in the US market. The company added 1.2 million Sprint platform customers during the quarter to 31 March, the highest number in ...