August 31, 2011

Daily News August 31, 2011

Australia regulator may delay Telstra separation plan

Samsung Shows Off Three New Smartphones

China’s Sina Buys $66.4 Million Tudou Stake to Expand in Online Video

Telkom South Africa May Make a Major Deal in Africa ‘Soon,’ Minister Says

comScore Reports July 2011 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share

Android, iPhone gain U.S. share in July as RIM, Microsoft slide

BT unveils fixed line call price increases

Orange Business Services to increase network capacity across Latin America by tenfold

ZTE Records 21.52% Increase in Revenue to RMB37.3 Billion in H1 2011

UMPay Aims to Get Payment License by 2011

Qualcomm Collaborates with Leading OEMs to Announce the Availability of
Multi-mode LTE TDD Devices in India

iPhone 5 to have sub-4" screen: rumors

Japan Internet Users Spend Most Time on Blogs Worldwide

August 30, 2011

Daily News August 30, 2011

AT&T-Verizon-T Mobile Sets $100M for Google Fight

Samsung reportedly recruits ex-HP VP for PC business; considers buying webOS

Samsung said to be considering webOS acquisition from HP

Samsung delays tablet launch in Australia on Apple suit

SK Telecom Wins 1.8-Gigahertz Spectrum Auction in South Korea; Shares Rise

U.S. 2011 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study—Volume 2

New Apple CEO Tim Cook Gets $383.6 Million Handcuffs

Huawei to launch TD-LTE router in Oct

Vodafone explores cooperation with Greek telecoms operator

Mobile ad firm Blyk names insider Eric Kip as CEO

HP says prefers to spin off PC unit

Bangladesh Sets New Radio Spectrum Fee

August 29, 2011

Daily News August 29, 2011

Samsung speeds up the Smarter Life with LTE versions of the GALAXY S II and GALAXY Tab 8.9

Samsung confirms Galaxy S II LTE with upgraded specs
Galaxy Tab 8.9 to go LTE as well
Samsung launches mobile instant messaging tool

Samsung reportedly confirms Nexus Prime

Samsung to announce GALAXY Tab 7.7, Wave 3, GALAXY Note on September 1st

FCC clock resumes on AT&T/T-Mobile deal review

HTC Omega Windows Phone further revealed in leaked image
China Mobile to Release 30 TD-SCDMA Handsets in H2 2011

HTC to Open Over 1,300 Retail Stores in China by Year-End

Highest bidders will be awarded 4G wireless spectrum - ComReg

Deutsche Telekom: U.S. staffing not linked to AT&T deal

Orange Launches 3G Network in Kenya

BPE working on NITEL sale process

Google TV to launch in Europe next year

Sharp Establishes Sales Subsidiary for Consumer Electronics and Communication/Information Equipment in Brazil

HP, Accidents happen -- and so do price reductions!

Softbank to offload most of its Yahoo stake to repay loan

Gartner - Apple Is Still the One to Beat, Even Without Jobs as CEO

Apple kills TV rentals, subscription offer not coming

Amazon Introduces New York City Residents to AmazonLocal

August 26, 2011

Daily News August 26, 2011

RIM unveils new cloud-based music service

Verizon Acquires CloudSwitch

IHS ups tablet forecast, still sees Apple’s iPad share sinking through 2015

Fujitsu’s IS12T Windows Phone Mango Launched In Japan Today (Quick Hands-On)

Fujitsu’s IS12T Windows Phone Mango Launched In Japan Today (Quick Hands-On)

Samsung enhances its own mobile platform with the launch of ‘bada 2.0’

Etisalat Appoints New Group CEO to Handle Overseas Expansion

Verizon intros GoPayment credit card reader for phones, tablets

AT&T’s leaked fall and winter roadmap full of Android, Mango and BlackBerry

Letter from Steve Jobs

August 25, 2011

Daily News August 25, 2011

Steve Jobs resigns as CEO, named chairman

Apple wins ban on some Samsung smartphone sales

Samsung adopts new naming strategy for Galaxy smartphones

New Samsung Galaxy W, Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro announced

China says Google has not sought approval on Motorola

China Unicom Profits Drop on Higher Costs

Slim pickings for Claro in July as TIM Brasil takes second spot

BlackBerrys Said to Get Android Apps

Nokia launches three no-compromise mass-market smartphones powered by Symbian Belle

Iliad (Free) petitions courts over 4G licensing terms

Sunrise records 10.1% y-o-y increase for Q2 mobile revenues

China Telecom, Sina Launch Eight 3G Weibo Handsets

China's Renren signs agreement with Microsoft's MSN

Microsoft Formalizes Cross-Platform Collaboration With CS2C in China

August 24, 2011

Daily News August 24, 2011

China Overtakes U.S. as Largest Market for PCs

China Telecom Second-Quarter Profit Gains 12% on Growth in Mobile Users

Sprint to start selling iPhone 5 mid-Oct: report

Exclusive: Apple suppliers building cheaper, 8GB iPhone 4

Malware targeting Android devices jumped in Q2: McAfee

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint Say Calling Surges After Quake; No Network Damages

Verizon to activate 16 new 4G LTE markets on September 15th

Migration of DSL users to LTE to save Vodafone millions

Microsoft Windows Phone Mango Marketplace Opens for Developers

Turkcell’s German unit nets 132,000 subs since launch

Axiata reveals net profit increase in 2Q11


Philippines to adopt Japan's digital TV standard

Microsoft partners with China firm on cloud-computing

August 23, 2011

Daily News August 23, 2011

The NPD Group: As Android Solidifies Lead, Google Acquisition Has Potential to Revitalize Flagging Motorola

Skype To Acquire GroupMe For Group Messaging

South Korea to develop smartphone OS with Samsung and LG

HTC joins the board for supporting UnionPay’s mobile payment (China)

HTC Windows Phone Mango handsets (Omega, Eterninty) to be announced on September 1

iPad 3 May Arrive in Early 2012

China Mobile adds 5.06 mln users in July, down 10 pct m-o-m

China Mobile - Operation Data

Huawei Sales Revenue Reached CNY 98.3 Billion in 1H2011; Operating Profit Reached CNY 12.4 Billion

Mexico’s Supreme Court calls for review of AM units’ dominant status

A smart member of the Walkman™ family

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman delivers unique social experience for smartphones
LG Diversifies Smartphone Line-Up With User-Friendly Optimus Sol
Samsung NC215 Solar Netbook announced for South Korea

August 22, 2011

Daily News August 22, 2011

Verizon's Striking Union-Represented Employees to Return to Work

KDDI shareholder, Tepco, to offload stake to pay for Fukushima compensation

HP webOS: The next generation

Sprint Said in Talks About Clearwire Buyout

AT&T VP: iPhone 5 coming in early October, prepare to get ‘really, really busy’

Mobile Apps Beat the Mobile Web Among US Android Smartphone Users

Brazil’s Anatel issues first MVNO authorisations

August 19, 2011

Daily News August 19, 2011

China Mobile Profits Rise As 3G Subscriber Base Passes 35 Million Customer Mark

China Mobile H1 profit grows, talking to Apple on iPhones

China Telecom plots UK MVNO

HP to Pay $10.3B for Autonomy, May Spin Off PCs

Indian mobile market reduced by 30% to remove "redundant" subscribers

Huawei Wins LTE Deployment Contract in Hong Kong

RIM near BlackBerry music service launch: sources

ZTE India Establishes Global Experts Resource Hub

Brazil TNL (Oi) says 2011 CAPEX will reach USD3.15bn-USD3.46bn

Ofcom slaps TalkTalk with GBP3m fine for mischarging consumers

Google Nexus Prime with Super-Amoled-HD and Android Icecream launch in October

Samsung roadmap leaks again, adds a WP7 handset to the mix

August 18, 2011

Daily News August 18, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab ban lifted in Europe

Verizon Wireless Expands LTE Network to 50% of the US Population

Verizon to pull striking worker’s health benefits on August 31st

Apple may invest $1 billion in Sharp LCD plant: sources

Global WiMAX subscriber base tops 20m, report says

Wearable Wireless Medical Devices to Top 100 Million Units Annually by 2016

Apple, Qualcomm, others eye InterDigital

S&P downgrades Google stock on Motorola deal plans

Telekom Austria Group revenues drop 2.9% in 1H11; net loss reported after
restructuring costs in home market

MTN 1H11 revenues up 1%; consolidated subscriber base reaches 152.3m

Brazil Regulator says 4G technology will be in place in host cities for 2014
World Cup

Russia Megafon Secures $1 Billion Loan Facility from Chinese Bank

Huawei bulks up cellcos for Universiade

Sina profit slips in second quarter

Rumor: Tencent to Invest in Youku

Rumor: Sina Acquires USD 40 Mln Stake in Tudou

Google just bought itself patent protection

Baidu may face tougher rules after state media criticism

August 17, 2011

Daily News August 17, 2011

ATandT Planning First LTE Devices For Aug. 21 Debut

Germany Networks Working Towards Mobile Payments Launch by Year-End

New Android spyware answers incoming calls

Brazil Oi says profits down due to lower revenue and change in accounting policy

Thailand DTAC officially launches 3G services

Philippines Digitel: wireless business drives 16% growth in revenue in H1

Google-Motorola: the pundits' views

Verizon: Google’s Motorola purchase could bring stability to patent wars

Google's Motorola bet to reshape Asian phone makers

HTC says Google-Motorola bid would not affect its ties

August 16, 2011

Daily News August 16, 2011

Google to Buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion

Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility

Telefonica plans urban LTE rollout

Huawei closes in on Ericsson, sees growth in consumer sector

China to Release M2M Sensor Standards by 2012

Apple Cuts iPhone 5 Sales Forecasts on Delayed Launch Date

China Mobile parent, Beijing unit to form financial management firm

Eight telcos submit bids for 3.4GHz–3.5GHz frequencies

Bulgaria to Auction Additional 3G Radio Spectrum

Finnish Mobile Network Starts LTE Trials

GTL Infrastructure Losses Widen on Higher Interest Costs

Indosat 1H net profit more than doubled

August 15, 2011

Daily News August 15, 2011

Reliance Communications Net Drops 37% on Interest Expenses, Forex Losses

Apple Planning Possible iPhone 5 Launch on 7th September

China Internet user base at 485 million at end of June 2011, says CNNIC

Huawei to Start Selling Smartphones in the UK Next Month

14 Million Americans Scanned QR or Bar Codes on their Mobile Phones in June 2011

Iraqi Mobile Networks Ordered to Pay $2.85 Billion in License Fees Within 30 Days

ZTE Buys Brazilian Factory for Handset Production

Thaicom considers pulling investment from Laos, Cambodia

Renren Q2 2011 Profit Nearly USD 1 Mln

August 12, 2011

Daily News August 12, 2011

Gartner Says Sales of Mobile Devices in Second Quarter of 2011 Grew 16.5 Percent Year-on-Year; Smartphone Sales Grew 74 Percent

Caution marks mobile device market in H2: Gartner

Telefonica Ratings Lowered on Concerns About Slowing Growth and Debt Levels

SingTel Posts Unexpected Profit Drop as Regional Units Drag Down Earnings

SingTel Group reports resilient performance from Singapore and Australian operations

KT confirms basic monthly mobile fee cut from October 2011

Android Takes 20% Media Tablet Market Share from iPad in Last 12 Months

Tencent Falls to Lowest Level in Seven Months After Profit Misses Estimate

Alibaba Q2 net up, sees global econ threat to H2

Renren posts small Q2 profit; Q3 view drags down stock

Swisscom Profits Rise on Lower Revenues

U.K. May Block Twitter, Blackberry Messaging Services in Future Riots

Globe calls for PLDT licences to be revoked

Is Google rushing to unwrap Ice Cream Sandwich?

Android 4.0 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ images and details revealed

Samsung Announces High-performance 512GB SSDs with Ultra-fast SATA Revision 3.0 Interface

August 11, 2011

Daily News August 11, 2011

Samsung blindsided by Apple's EU tablet injunction

Vodafone Sells Stake in Indian Subsidary to Local Health Company

AT&T’s T-Mobile Bid Shouldn’t Be Approved, Consumer Group Says

ZTE's First Half Profits Decline Despite Revenue Improvements

ZTE wins Ethernet transport network to support Smart’s LTE rollout plans

Japan's DoCoMo Bus Stake in Vietnamese Mobile Content Provider

SingTel Group expands mobile customer base to 416 million

German hackers crack mobile phone GPRS code: report

BookStats Publishing Formats Highlights, The Association of American Publisher

Desktops and Notebooks: Amazon's Kindle Cloud Reader Offers Apple Challenge, HTML5 Reading

Verizon sees FiOS less profitable than copper

FCC lays out plan for texting 9-1-1 messages

US Cellular posts 81% increase in profit in 2Q; customer numbers continue to fall

Spectrum fees set at USD19.7m per MHz

Bangladesh May Offer 3G Licenses in 2012

Chinese loan blocked amidst overpricing fears

Consumers Respond to Personalised Mobile Adverts More Than Location Based Ads

Cisco Profit Tops Analysts Estimates

August 10, 2011

Daily News August 10, 2011

Regulators link reviews of AT&T's transactions

Nokia to abandon feature phone, Symbian businesses in U.S. and Canada

Verizon seeks injunctions against strikers

Apple briefly passes Exxon as largest U.S. company

Orange Switzerland could fetch EUR1.5 billion

Huawei Completes LTE Trials on Live Network in India

Visa to speed up migration to mobile wallet

MP calls for BlackBerry Messenger suspension to calm UK riots

Softbank president Son says 'megasolar' energy project is 'social contribution'

Philippines Globe reports rising profit in 1H11; seeks annulment of PLDT licences

MTN Nigeria Planning $1 Billion Investment

BSNL and ZTE ink broadband project partnership agreement

LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy S II Celox leaked

August 9, 2011

Daily News August 9, 2011

45,000 Staff Go On Strike at Verizon Communications

Indian Mobile Subscriber Base Passed 851 Million Customers

Hungary to sell-off 900MHz spectrum to new entrant

China Mobile invests USD2 billion in Shanghai

Baidu and BMW tie up on search services in vehicles

HTC acquires Dashwire to bolster cloud services – and patent portfolio

LTE available for all CSL customers; unlimited plan USD50 per month

NTT first-quarter net down 1.8%

Softbank tops pile for mobile net additions in July

Gree partners with SK Telecom for mobile gaming service

Japan's eAccess says first-quarter EBITDA, profit up to record levels

Here’s the full change log for iOS 5 beta 5

comScore Reports June 2011 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share
2 out of 5 Smartphone Subscribers Now Use Android Platform

Telcordia Wins Number Portability Contract in Chile

August 8, 2011

Daily News August 8, 2011

Gartner Says Worldwide Mobile Connections Will Reach 5.6 Billion in 2011 as Mobile Data Services Revenue Totals $314.7 Billion

Deutsche Telekom Quarterly Profits Plunge by 27 Percent

Deutsche Telekom maintains strong domestic business and sees improvement in many European markets

T-Mobile USA Quarterly Profits Halved As Customer Base Continues to Shrink

Telecom Italia Reports First-Half Loss on $4.5 Billion Goodwill Writedown

India Bharti profit falls for sixth quarter

Smartphone sales boost SKT’s second-quarter profit

KT’s Profit Misses Analyst Estimates on Higher Costs to Buy Smartphones

AECEP - Telecommunications observatory (mobile market) in France - June 31st, 2011 - provisional results - Publication at 4th August 2011

AT&T and NGMOCO Announce Agreement to Bring Popular Social Gaming Platform MOBAGE to AT&T Android Customers

Nokia Debt Ratings Are Downgraded by S&P

Moody's Downgrades Nokia Debt Ratings

Thailand AIS’ net profit up 26% to USD205m

NTT Financial Results for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2011

August 2, 2011

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