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Palm responds to Pre privacy concerns

Smartphone vendor Palm has hit back at concerns that its high-profile Pre device may be abusing owners’ privacy.

Telefonica ups investment in Ecuador

Spain’s Telefonica is to increase its investment in its Ecuador subsidiary by 30 percent this year, the unit’s marketing manager said this week, reports Wall Street Journal. In March

Telecom Italia ordered to sell holdings in Argentina

Anti-trust regulators in Argentina have ordered Telecom Italia to sell its holdings in the country over concerns that Spain’s Telefonica – a shareholder in Telecom Italia – could monopolise the market

Telefonica and Portugal Telecom exit Morocco

Spain’s Telefonica and Portugal Telecom have completed their exit of Morocco by selling their combined 64.36 percent interest in Meditel – the country’s second-largest mobile operator – to a consortium of minority shareholders.

Telefonica O2 Slovakia gets new CEO

Telefonica Europe today announced that Juraj Sedivy is leaving his post as CEO of Telefonica O2 Slovakia, notes Cellular News.

Foreign players eye stake in Nigeria’s Nitel

Several leading international operators are among the 13 potential investors that have expressed interest in acquiring Nitel, the struggling state-controlled Nigerian operator.

Telefonica and China Unicom tighten alliance

Operator giants Telefonica and China Unicom yesterday announced plans to buy US$1 billion worth of stock in each other to deepen a strategic alliance.

Telefonica launches business app store

Spain’s Telefonica has introduced its platform for business applications, dubbed ‘Aplicateca,’ reports Telecompaper.

Telefonica edges closer to HanseNet deal

Spanish telecoms group Telefonica aims to bring talks with Telecom Italia to buy its German broadband division HanseNet to a close within the next few weeks, Bloomberg reports, citing Telefonica’s chairman Cesar Alierta.

Telefonica raises dividend

The Wall Street Journal reports that Telefonica today pledged to increase shareholder returns with higher dividends, but lowered its forecast to 2012 amid falling revenue in mature European markets.