December 25, 2009

Daily News 25 December, 2009

VoIP service Jajah gets acquired by Telefonica

Nexus One to go on sale January 5 by invite only?

Twitter buys developers of GeoAPI

Apple to host product event in January: report

Steve Jobs may demo Apple tablet in January

Tele-base soars to 543m as mobile cos add record 17.65m in Nov

Reliance Comm introduces new billing plan '20 paise/min'

FTC asks for more info on Google-AdMob deal

Facebook Traffic Jumps in Japan but It Still Lags Mixi

Apple CEO Steve Jobs receives salary of $1 in 2009

December 23, 2009

Daily News 23 December, 2009

Vodafone Loses Appeal Over $3.5 Billion Tax Liability

Orange signs up its 25 millionth mobile customer in France
Govt says 3G auction to be held as scheduled on Jan 14 even as DoT yet to issue notice for inviting bids
Samsung Application Store launched in Korea as part of SK Telecom’s app store
China Will Have Over 10 Million 3G Users By End Of 2009
Consumer Bodies Express Concerns About T-Mobile/Orange UK Merger Plans
In brief: Telefonica close to buying Jajah
Saudi Arabia mobile subscription reaches 41.1m
Global WiMAX Deployments Hit 500 in 2009
Orange, SFR cut prices on French iPhone
iPhone top US handset in 2009, says Nielsen
BlackBerry service hit by second outage in a week

Intel launches redesigned Atom chip for Netbooks
Yelp rejects $500 million Google bid

Why Oracle Ultimately Stands to Win the Bitter Battle over MySQL
Twitter Profitable from $25M in Search Deals with Google, Microsoft

July 17, 2009

Mobile Headline, 17 July 2009

Nokia sales and profits dip in 2nd quarter

Symbian Foundation Announced Brand New Application Publishing Platform "Horizon", it's not an application store. Horizon will back up developer making application for Symbian OS.

Operator O2 may lose exclusive distribution of the iPhone. T-Mobile may get a rihgt to sell iPhone in UK

Foxconn may manufacture iPhone for China Unicom? Wi-Fi is not standard in China, iPhone for China to employ Chinese standard Wireless LAN module.

Nokia to accelerate mobile services push and to acquire 300 million users of Nokia's VAS services in 2011.

Google Brings Location To The Mobile Web On The iPhone

Windows app store extended to existing models,1000000085,39682624,00.htm

Zero-Sum comic contents provider in Japan provides local comic for mobile handsets in India via Vodafone Essar

4,000 Indian jobs go as BT brings call centre work back to UK

Huawei and Viettle agreed to construct 3,000 base stations of HSPA+ in main cities in Vaitnum

Blyk MVNO to run as Orange agent. Orange to line up Blyk as one of their brands

NEC merged Mobile Manufacturing Section to other device section and erased the word "Mobile" in the company

June 16, 2009

DOCOMO Achieved Milestone, 50 Million 3G Subscribers!

Japanese dominant mobile operator DOCOMO achieved 50 million 3G subscribers on 11th June. DOCOMO started W-CDMA service as "FOMA" bland in Octorver 2001 and takes 7 years and 9 month for this accomplishment.

DOCOMO's 3G subscribers growth history

  • Service Launch of W-CDMA as "FOMA" in October, 2009
  • 1 million in September, 2009
  • 5 million in July 2004
  • 10 million in February 2005
  • 20 million in December 2005
  • 30 million in November 2006
  • 40 million in September 2007
  • 50 million on 11th June 2009

DOCOMO's Press release: