May 31, 2011

Daily News May 31, 2011

J.D. Power and Associates Reports: Customer Satisfaction with Mobile Phone Providers in the UK Increases Notably in 2011
FCC asks AT&T about spectrum claims
Vodafone Germany hosts car-to-car telematics trial using LTE
MIIT Announces April 2011 Telecom Statistics in China
Rumor: China Mobile Establishes National Handset Procurement Arm
Samsung Galaxy S II sold in more than 1 million units in Korea. New i9101 model shows up
LTE Android tablet mentioned by Samsung exec, it’s probably headed to Verizon
Microsoft’s Lucrative New Revenue Stream? Android.
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Family Gains Momentum with Leading OEMs across Multiple Operating Systems

May 30, 2011

Daily News May 30, 2011

Comming soon: make your phone your wallet

Google Wallet
EBay and PayPal sue Google over trade secrets
DT invited to buy OTE stake as Greece kicks off state fire-sale
BIPT pushes back 2600MHz auction
SingTel to offer 4G by year-end, rivals hard on its heels
Australia Announces Plans for Radio Spectrum Auction
BT reveals commercial FTTP launch delayed until late 2011

May 27, 2011

Daily News May 27, 2011

AT&T will bring 4G LTE to 70M customers in 15 markets by end of 2011
Nokia's Elop pledges Symbian support until 2016
KT Corp aiming for 60% revenue growth from non-telecom, global businesses by 2015
SK Telecom to launch T-Store in China, Japan
Telefonica Slovakia to launch commercial 3G network on 18 July
TRAI says 10m switched under MNP
Little divides Apple, music publishers on cloud deal
Report: Facebook, Spotify team on music outside U.S.
WebP, Google's answer to JPEG, gets better quality
LinkedIn eyes business opportunities in China

May 26, 2011

Daily News May 26, 2011

Everything Everywhere, BT to begin UK LTE trial in September
ZTE to launch Microsoft Mango phones in Q3
HTC CEO says Windows Mango phones in development
Nokia to launch its first Window phone late this year: media
China Unicom units outsource maintenance
Foxconn Explosion to Delay 400,000 iPad Shipments
Bharti Airtel signs five-year deal with Comviva to manage African VAS ops
Bharti to tip an extra $1b into Africa
Telekom Malaysia Q1 net profit down 33%
PCCW extends free Wi-Fi to 158 public housing estates

Google, Facebook warn on Internet rules at e-G8

Schmidt: Want to get rich? Build a platform

May 25, 2011

Daily News May 25, 2011

Microsoft Previews Next Release of Windows Phone
Google to unveil mobile payments Thursday: source
Orange CEO: Apple's next iPhone will be smaller, thinner with new SIM
France Telecom CEO eyes possible Austria, Portugal exits
Apple's iOS App Store reaches a half-million approved apps - report
Oi to simplify ownership structure
SFR invests EUR 1.5bn a year in France - Vivendi CEO

Rumor: Amazon prepping multiple wallet-friendly tablets
Barnes and Noble Shows Off New E-Book Reader
DoCoMo Invests in LTE Antenna Developer
PLDT targets overseas MVNO ventures to serve ex-pats
DOCOMO Demonstrates the Effectiveness of Mobile Spatial Statistics for Disaster-Prevention and Urban Planning
Microsoft says next-gen Windows systems coming next year
Yandex IPO raises $1.3 billion, more than expected

May 24, 2011

Daily News May 24, 2011

France Telecom, TeliaSonera win 4G spectrum in Spain
Verizon Wireless says 21 new markets to get 4G coverage
DT in talks to up Slovak stake to 100%; eyeing wireline assets in Poland, Netherlands, Austria
MTN Deploying LTE Trial in South Africa
German cloud company Zimory eyes U.S. listing
TOT to sign $484m loan to finance 3G network investment
HK telecom body to grant three free-to-air TV licences
Toyota cars to be driver's "friend" in social network service

May 23, 2011

Daily News May 23, 2011

UK operators appeal Ofcom ruling on termination rate cuts
Orange UK Launches NFC Based Mobile Payments in 50,000 Retail Stores
China Telecom in touch with Apple on CDMA iPhone
Verizon to offload EV-DO, LTE traffic onto Wi-Fi
AT&T tests show LTE downlink speeds of almost 29 Mbps
Nokia to use ST-Ericsson chips in Windows Phone devices
China's Telcos Announce April 2011 Subscriber Totals
Vietnam Imposes New Restrictions on Phone Imports
DOCOMO Develops Compact Multi-Band Power Amplifier
Apple nears cloud music service with label deals
Apple's cloud streaming could rely on small, locally stored song segments

May 20, 2011

Daily News May 20, 2011

Gartner Says 428 Million Mobile Communication Devices Sold Worldwide in First Quarter 2011, a 19 Percent Increase Year-on-Year
Gartner cuts full-year handset sales forecast on inventory issues
China Mobile, Apple agree on 4G TD-LTE technology
European operators unite around 1800MHz as core band for LTE

O2 Names Partners for its Forthcoming Mobile Wallet Service
Telefonica to Support Encrypted Phone Calls

Ericsson Wins a Contract to Manage the Telenor Sweden Network

MegaFon Q1 revenues increase 18% y-o-y; subscriber base witnesses ‘seasonal decline’

China Unicom launches BlackBerry handsets, services

Samsung Droid Charge wins best device award at LTE World Summit 2011
Poland: T-Mobile - a global telecommunications brand replaces Era
LTE iPhone pushed to 2012; China Mobile may get iPhone in September

Fujitsu to launch 7-inch Android tablet PC in 3Q11

Connected Devices: How We Use Tablets in the U.S.
comScore Releases April 2011 U.S. Online Video Rankings
Google Sites Accounts for 9 of 10 Searches Conducted in Latin America

May 18, 2011

Daily News May 18, 2011

Vodafone Full-Year Profits Drop 8.7% on Write-Offs
Vodafone Announces Results for the Year Ended 31 March 2011
Verizon files suit against FCC's data roaming rules
SK Telecom may launch services in Brazil
Samsung strengthens market position in Europe with differentiated LTE network solution
China Telecom opens representative office in Thailand
Google Services Security Vulnerability Reported in Android OS
FCC asks Apple, Google to location-tracking forum
Intel chief says doesn't need ARM for mobile chips
Over 2 Billion People to Own a Smartphone by 2015

CSL Opens LTE Network - to Existing Customers Only
O2 Hit by Massive Network Failure Across South-East England
Sequans and Ericsson Collaborate on TD-LTE Development
GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile Money Summit 2011 in Singapore
Amazon: Analyst Says Evidence Mounts That Tablet Is Coming
Tencent acquires 16% stake in ELong

May 17, 2011

Daily News 17 May, 2011

EU seeks to maximize cloud computing potential
China's online population rises to 477 million
Vodafone launches EUR 90 Android phone

France wants minimum 2.5 bln euros from 4G auction
ARCEP publishes draft decisions on procedures for 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz frequency band allocations, which it has submitted to the Electronic communications advisory committee for feedback.
GSA - Evolution to LTE Report 
AT&T plans consumer security service for 2012
KCC to decide on mobile tariff cuts this month
Bouygues. First-quarter 2011 results
Vodacom Group reports 3.6% revenue rise, 21.9% surge in net profit for FY10/11
Samsung's Bada Smartphone OS is Gaining Market-Share in Europe
NTT DOCOMO Unveils 24 New Mobile Devices
— Including biggest and most diverse lineup of smartphones —
Nvidia head sees Android beating Apple

May 16, 2011

Daily News May 16, 2010

Telefonica's revenues rose 10.8% in the first quarter of 2011 and the group confirms full-year guidance
Telefónica Europe reports strong Q1 financials
Deutsche Telekom confirms AT&T break-up fee worth $6 billion
EU Committee Wants Ban on Mobile Phones in Schools
DOCOMO Agrees to Purchase Additional Shares in PLDT
China market: China Mobile occupies nearly 70% of 1Q11 handset-based e-mail users
China market: 1Q11 search engine revenues over CNY3.2 billion
Fon Tops 4 Million Wi-Fi Sharing Hotspots
iOS app makers targeted in patent spat

May 14, 2011

Daily News May 14, 2011

EU seeks end to mobile roaming price shock: sources

SFR Revenues Hit by Sales Tax and Regulatory Changes

Ofcom talks up spectral efficiency benefits of LTE

Ericsson Planning to Hire 1,500 Staff for Indian Managed Services Centre

Vivo Q1 net up on better operational performance

Singapore and Australia deliver resilient performance; SingTel proposes
special dividend and higher ordinary dividend

NTT DoCoMo, Twitter to develop location-based alert

Argentina to auction mobile spectrum in 2H 2011

Viettel set to test LTE in two cities, boosts 3G coverage

Alca-Lu and China Mobile make first call over TD-LTE trial network in

TeliaSonera to adopt single brand

Reliance, Tata Tele face license revokes

Ericsson Wins South Korean LTE Deployment Contract

Nvidia results beat Street as Tegra chips take off

Systems Australia Pty Ltdの株式70%を取得で合意

Andy Rubin: Why Android is only quasi-open

May 12, 2011

Daily News May 12, 2011

Google launches Chrome PCs, takes on Microsoft

Deutsche Telekom could be forced to acquire OTE stake

Telefonica creates unified structure for Brazil assets

AT&T to sell Cisco's business-focused tablet

Cloud access will be 70% mobile – Ericsson

PayPal is top brand for mobile payments: survey

Alcatel-Lucent says demand to remain strong in U.S.

Intel to sell up to 10 million Clearwire shares

Visa to launch digital wallet for U.S. banks

SingTel Group’s mobile customer base crosses the 400 million mark

Deutsche Telekom and iPass are partnering to launch a global WiFi solution
meeting the needs of smartphone users from carriers worldwide

Android OSは"Ice Cream Sandwich"で統合へ

Tencent net profit up 61%, plans investments Honeycomb 3.1 now, Ice Cream Sandwich later

How to rent movies from Google's Android Market

Google wants Android to be the device hub

May 11, 2011

Daily News May 11, 2011

Google Announces It Mobile Music Service - Confirms 100 Million Android Smartphones
Huawei gets its foot further in UK's door
4G Equipment Spending on Base Stations Will Approach $3 Billion in 2011
AT&T to invest $1B in cloud, mobility services
PLDT to launch smartphones in June, tablets in Q3
PLDT Q1 net profit declines 6%
Globe Telecom Q1 net profit up 1%
Analyzing the world's 10 biggest handset makers in Q1
Microsoft to buy Skype for pricey $8.5 billion

May 10, 2011

Daily News May 10, 2011

HTC to cooperate with Conexus Mobile Alliance
Arcep announces mobile call rate cuts for 2011/13
European Payments Council Consults on NFC Mobile Payment Rules
NVIDIA Buys Icera to Boost Handset Processor Market Share
SingTel names Temasek's Israel as chairman
Apple usurps Google as world's most valuable brand
Italian telcos launch joint digital payment platform
TOT awards $530m 3G network contract to units of Samart, Loxley
Advanced Info Q1 net up 26%, beats expectations
Taiwan market: FET launches mobile video on demand services through cooperation with CatchPlay
Softbank Profits Surge Helped by Smartphone Sales

May 9, 2011

Daily News May 9, 2011

DT posts drop in Q1 net profit, confirms guidance

Deutsche Telekom on track to meet its full-year targets in 2011
France Plans LTE License Auction Later This Month
Apple Planning Automatic OS Updates for iPhone 5
Samsung Overtakes Nokia in Western Europe to Be Top in the Mobile Phone Market
Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Grew Nearly 20% in the First Quarter; Smartphones and Vendors Outside the Top 5 Keys to Growth, According to IDC

Vimpelcom acquires majority stake in New Telephone Company from KT
MTN's Worldwide Subscriber Base Rises 4% in Three Months
Brazilian internet users reached 43.2m in March, report says
Bharti profit falls 33% on costs, Africa
China operators all increasing 2011 spend

Etisalat Looking to Enter Turkmenistan Market
U.S. Cellular to deploy LTE in 24 markets by November
iMac quad-core CPUs found 25% faster than in Apple's last gen models

May 6, 2011

Daily News May 6, 2011

France Telecom-Orange reports solid first quarter results, in line with its guidance for 2011, despite intensified pressures in certain markets
Vincent Benoit appointed Group VP Mergers and Acquisitions
16 Million Mobile LTE Subscribers by Year’s End
FCC chief: antitrust law can't adequately defend Internet
Ofcom may step in to set wholesale price for access to BT’s ducts and poles
Regulator says French telcos need to up investment significantly
Motorola Mobility Announces First-Quarter Financial Results
Telefónica Europe Company Name Change
China Mobile reports 1Q results
Telenor’s first quarter results bolstered by Asian operations
GrameenPhone 1Q11 sales jump 21.3% in local currency
StarHub posts 62% rise in Q1 net income
Microsoft Reports Record Third-Quarter Results
Exclusive: Facebook, Google mull Skype deals
Renren's big day, maybe a prelude to Facebook IPO