September 27, 2010

Daily News September 27, 2010

HTC Targeting 2011 For LTE Smartphones
FCC votes to free-up ‘white spaces’ for new ‘super Wi-Fi’ frequencies
Sony Ericsson says it has 'no plans' for any new Symbian products
ZTE, Telkomsel start LTE trial
Israel to issue two new mobile licences
China Mobile &Vodafone to work on 4G technology
Verizon looks to resume mobile unit dividends
PLDT on track to surpassing record net profit in 2009
T-Mobile USA launches their first solar powered cell tower
France Telecom to deploy Indian Ocean submarine cable

September 24, 2010

Daily news September 24, 2010

MetroPCS launches country's first LTE network, world's first LTE handset
European Commission lays out new broadband plan, reserves spectrum for mobile broadband
EU aims to comply with WTO ruling on tech tariffs
Qualcomm Joins the African Telecommunications Union
FCC to vote on plan to boost school Internet speed
KPN to look outside company for new CEO
Visa rolling out payWave mobile phone payments in NY subway and taxis
EU's Kroes calls for lower roaming fees
Orange confirms EUR 640 mln 40% acquisition of Meditel
Facebook working on creating two smartphone devices: report
Clearwire inks international roaming deal with UQ Communications in Japan
Suppliers say Apple will build first batch of CDMA iPhones in December
Sony Ericsson pushes Android 2.1 upgrade for X10 family back to 'late October'
India mobile phone penetration to reach 97% in 2014, says iSuppli
Vodafone Tops UK Mobile Broadband Speed - Three Wins Overall Award
Dell shows off new 7-inch tablet
NBCU unlikely to join Apple 99-cent rentals
Forbes lists Steve Jobs as 42nd richest American
Supreme Court upholds 3G auction freeze
American Airline to Offer In-Flight Wi-Fi Service

September 22, 2010

Daily News September 22, 2010

Vivendi Close to Buying Vodafone's 44% Stake in SFR
France Telecom Pays $837 Million for 40% Stake in Medi Telecom
Brazil net mobile subscriptions rise 1.3% in August
SK Telecom Mulls Investment in USA Based LTE Network
Telkomsel picks ZTE’s LTE solution
Huawei India to start Chennai manufacturing plant next quarter

RIM may launch tablet device next week: report
Visa tests smartphone payments in mass transit
SingTel Sets Up US$150 Million Innovation Fund

September 21, 2010

Daily News September 21, 2010

Wireless service subscriptions to reach 5bn in Sept - iSuppli
Morgan Stanley: Apple's iPad consuming 25% of PC notebook sales

Samsung Galaxy Tab to take on Apple's iPad via all 4 US carriers

RIM registers 45% growth in Q2'10 shipments

Suppliers preparing for 2nd-gen iPad launch in Q1 2011 - report

IBM to build out computing network for Bharti Airtel in Africa

FCC to vote on freeing-up ‘white space’ Wi-Fi spectrum this week

Idea Cellular in talks to sell up to 26% stake

China Unicom to Spend $10.4 Billion on 3G Network in 2011

LG Electronics CEO resigns after smartphone struggles

Court stops Thai 3G auction

Italian operators reach technical deal on broadband network

Apple, China Unicom to offer iPhone 4 in China from Saturday

India tells telcos to upgrade networks to intercept Blackberry data

Warner Bros. execs find Apple's 99 cent TV show rentals too cheap

ZTE to ship more than 80m terminals this year - executive

New Wellness Diary from Ovi will help you manage your wellbeing: available soon

Sharp to Introduce Two 3G Smartphones for the Chinese Market

Fujitsu Develops Technology for Design of Compact, High-Efficiency Wireless Charging Systems

Leading communications executives to headline GSMA Mobile Asia Congress 2010

September 17, 2010

Daily News September 17, 2010

China Mobile to pilot TD-LTE in three cities
Malaysia Preparing to Award LTE Licenses
Vodafone may sell Polkomtel stake
Sun's Former Software Chief Helps Nokia Get Its Swagger Back
Nokia Hires Former Palm Design Guru for MeeGo
France Telecom CEO plans to pass on VAT increase
iPad coming to 5 Latin American countries on Sept. 17
IDC expects 12 million tablet PC shipments in 2010 and 18 million in 2011, says paper
HTC Restocks The Android Bandwagon With The Desire HD & Desire Z

September 15, 2010

Daily News September 15, 2010

Orange to Link Nokia Ovi Store with Own Apps Platform
Wal-Mart introduces wireless plan under own brand
Tata Teleservices reaches 75 mn subscriber mark

Nokia makes E7 QWERTY slider official: 'beautiful and all business'
Nokia E7 first hands-on
Video: Nokia E7 demoed live at Nokia World
European Smartphone Market Grows 41 Percent in Past Year
Nokia announces new C6 and C7 Symbian^3 handsets with 8 megapixel cameras, 720p video
Acer to launch three tablet PC models featuring 5- to 7-inch panels
iPad heading to China on Friday
Intel unveils new chips and software app store
Intel discloses new Sandy Bridge technical details
Thai Operator Wins Court Investigation into 3G License Tender
Thailand Selects Telcordia for Mobile Number Portability Services

September 7, 2010

Daily News September 7, 2010

Private equity groups line up bids for Polkomtel
SingTel considering C&W Worldwide takeover, paper says
Etisalat Mulls Buying Stake in India's Idea Cellular
Orange, T-Mobile's shared UK network to go live in October
Vodafone Looking to Outsource Customer Management Jobs
DT Takes First Orders for LTE Service
More TeliaSonera LTE benchmarks: 33.4 Mbps average download, 12.7 Mbps average upload
Regulator sets 15 Nov as 3G auction date
Orange welcomes the new Doro: an easy-to-use and practical mobile phone for older people
Total iPod Touch Sales Estimated at Over 45 Million
Samsung sees return to double-digit mobile margin in Q3
Amazon Germany lists Galaxy Tab for 799 euros
Cell C launches HSPA+ network in Port Elizabeth; Durban and Bloemfontein to follow
Google’s Music Service to Launch by Christmas

September 6, 2010

Daily News September 6, 2010

Samsung to launch LTE-enabled smartphone in the US in September, sources say
Vodafone unveils LTE rollout plans, confirms tariffs
iOS 4.1 confirmed for September 8th on Apple's UK website
Samsung launches Android tablet in joint venture with Vodafone
RIM faces ban over content filtration in Indonesia
RIM Acquired BlackBerry Document App Developer DataViz for $50 Million?
Android gaining on Apple iOS in mobile web market share
South Korea’s KT Corp. sets a September 10th date for the iPhone 4 launch

Apple now building 2M iPads per month to meet demand
More MeeGo screenshots surface, shows promise
Ping draws over 1 million users in first 48 hours
Huawei Ideos hands-on
Toshiba to Launch the World's Fastest SDHC Memory Card

September 1, 2010

Daily News September 1, 2010

Apple App Store now swelling with 250,000 apps
Microsoft seeks China joint venture partner for online search
Sony Ericsson announces China-bound A8i Ophone: its first-ever TD-SCDMA smartphone
Oi to launch operations in Colombia in September
Only three 3G bidders, but more hoped for in second round
T-Mobile HSPA+ 3G now covers over 100 million people
Rumor: New iPhone 4 Antenna Design Coming Late September
Palm puts webOS 2.0 SDK into limited release starting today
Iliad 1H net profit more than doubles, confirms views
T-Mobile G2 official shots break loose, corroborate rumors of wanton awesomeness
Skype App for BlackBerry Beta Leaked
Motorola: “Do NOT Load the Leaked 2.2 Upgrade”
Microsoft to Build Giant Data Center in Virginia
Amazon trying to create Web-based TV service: report
Apple's new iPod nano to maintain price points, won't push out shuffle - sources
NTC refuses to drop mobile TV case