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Facebook brings payment plays under one roof

Facebook created a new financial division to house all of its digital payments projects, with ...

Google, Nokia back HMD Global in funding round

Handset manufacturer HMD Global secured $230 million in funding to help accelerate growth plans, with ...

TikTok under fire from France privacy watchdog

The French data protection watchdog launched an investigation into the privacy policies and child safety ...

Quarterly profit eases pressure on SoftBank

SoftBank Group bounced back from a record annual loss with a JPY1.3 trillion ($12.3 billion) ...

India AGR pursuit targets defunct operators

India’s Supreme Court told the country’s government to investigate ways to recover historical adjusted gross ...

MTN states Iran exit not immediate

MTN Group and MTN Irancell sketched-out details on the company’s planned exit from the Middle ...

Telefonica avoids German fine over 4G miss

Germany’s network regulator announced Telefonica Deutschland and Deutsche Telekom had met interim coverage targets set ...

Rakuten Mobile accelerates coverage target

Rakuten Mobile set the ambitious target of having full population coverage in 2021, as the ...

US military clears mid-band spectrum for 5G

The US mobile industry applauded a move by the Trump administration and Department of Defence ...

China Tower profit climbs on 5G deployments

China Tower profited from the country’s accelerated deployment of 5G networks and growth in segments ...

AT&T charts course to standalone 5G launch

AT&T doubled down on a targeted launch of standalone (SA) 5G in 2020, joining rivals ...

Travel restrictions force further IFA cutbacks

Organisers of Berlin consumer electronics show IFA cancelled the Global Markets segment of its already ...

WhatsApp tests multiple devices chat sync

WhatsApp was reportedly working on a feature allowing the synchronisation of chat history on multiple ...

Dish plots mobile business overhaul

Dish Network executives detailed plans to revamp its recently acquired Boost Mobile prepaid business, shifting ...

Intelligence Brief: Can FWA maintain its successful trajectory?

Over the past year or so, I’ve attended an increasing number of briefings and events ...

New Nokia chief tight-lipped on company strategy

Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark sought to stay clear from geopolitical debates or making firm commitments ...

Twitter mulls TikTok tie-up

Twitter was reportedly considering a potential deal with TikTok owner ByteDance related to its operations ...

Qualcomm, Huawei feel pinch of US export ban   

Qualcomm warned US authorities that Huawei export restrictions only served to hand competitors billions of ...

Oi enters new talks for mobile unit sale

Brazilian operator Oi took a step closer to selling its mobile assets by entering exclusive ...

LG Uplus profit jumps on subscriber gains

South Korea operator LG Uplus recorded a sharp profit gain in Q2 as it continued ...