October 31, 2011

Daily News October 30, 2011

Apple slides to No. 5 as ZTE sees Q3 mobile phone sales surge

Sprint, Cleawire near deal for 3-5 year network-sharing agreement, report claims

EC tells Greece to comply with rules easing infrastructure deployment

South Korea smart phone subscribers exceed 20 million

China's mobile subscribers rise 1.3 percent in Sept

3G growth offsets costs for China Unicom

Forex loss in 3Q11 leads to net profit drop for Aerica Movil

Oi targets mobile growth as third-quarter revenues fall

Telkom Indonesia’s sales up, profits down

October 28, 2011

Daily News October 28, 2011

Sony to acquire Ericsson’s share of Sony Ericsson (PDF)

France Telecom-Orange: third-quarter 2011 results

Samsung Profit Beats Estimates on Smartphones

Motorola Mobility Third-Quarter Earnings Exceed Estimates on Droid Sales

Baidu Profit Rises 80% on Search Ad Sales

ZTE Profits Drop on Higher Financial Costs

SOFTBANK CORP. announces its consolidated earnings results for Apr. 2011 - Sept. 2011

HP ditches costly PC unit spin-off

October 27, 2011

Daily News October 27, 2011

Nokia showcases bold portfolio of new phones, services and accessories at Nokia World
Signals new dawn with the launch of Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia Lumia 710, the first Nokia smartphones powered by Windows Phone
European Commission Investigation Agreement Between Portugal Telecom and Telefonica

China 3G mobile users reach 102 million

Philippine regulator approves PLDT's takeover of Digitel

Telefonica expects to offer commercial 4G services in Barcelona next year

Everything Everywhere says customer base stabilizes

Telenor unveils solid third quarter financials; updates FY11 guidance

LG Elec Q3 misses consensus; handset loss widens

China vows stricter controls on social media

RIM delays launch of PlayBook 2 until February 2012

October 24, 2011

Daily News October 24, 2011

80 Million LTE Connections Worldwide by 2013

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop to keynote Nokia World 2011, London

340 Smartphone Models Hit China Market in Q1-Q3 2011

China Mobile’s 3G subscribers rise to 43.16 million

Indosat, NSN carry out 1800MHz LTE trial

Iliad’s Niel, Goldman Sachs Said to Team on Orange Swiss Bid

AT&T smashes 100m mobile subscriber barrier; revenues drop 0.3% to USD31.5bn

Three UK strikes deal to deliver ITV content to customers

Sprint drops unlimited WiMAX data for mobile broadband plans

Saudi Telecom plans acquisitions in 2012

Grameenphone Posts Jump in Quarterly Profits

October 21, 2011

Daily News October 21, 2011

Telefónica and China Unicom reach an strategic agreement to develop M2M and The Internet of Things

China's M2M Market to Reach RMB 250 Bln (USD 39 Bln) in 2011

France Telecom-Orange to acquire 100% of Congo Chine Télécom (CCT), a mobile operator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

European Commission Proposes over $12 Billion for Broadband Investment

AT&T Activates One Million iPhone 4S

Samsung takes smartphone crown in Q3 as shipments top Apple, Nokia

Nokia swings to Q3 loss, but scores win in low-end phones

AT&T Sales Miss Analyst Estimates on Slowing IPhone Demand; Earnings Match

Microsoft Beats Estimates on Business Demand

Bharti Enterprises and SoftBank Announce Mobile Internet Joint Venture

TTSL to integrate all services under the Tata DoCoMo banner

Ericsson Third-Quarter Net Income Beats Estimates on China, Latin America

Anatel reports 3G market grew 67% in a year; could the last TDMA user please turn off network on their way out?

ZTE Expresses Interest in Nokia's Romanian Factory

San Miguel shows its bottle in USD35m telecoms deal

October 20, 2011

Daily News October 20, 2011

Android Ice Cream Sandwich adds NFC P2P and biometric security

RIM Unveils BlackBerry BBX - Combines the Best of BlackBerry and QNX to Provide a Next Generation Platform for BlackBerry Smartphones and Tablets

Amazon.com to enter Japanese e-book market: report

Report: European mobile ad traffic up nearly 50% in 3 months

Barclays: UK m-payments to reach £19.3B by 2021

October 19, 2011

Daily News October 19, 2011

Telstra's $11.2B sale to NBN Co. gets shareholder approval

Telia, Tele2, Telenor win 1800MHz spectrum, Hi3G misses out

KT close to buying into Telkom

Apple Profit Misses Estimates on IPhone Sales

RIM Unveils New BlackBerry Operating System to Challenge Apple, Google

EBay CEO lifts PayPal mobile payment forecast

Apple relies on Samsung chips despite patent war

Verizon Wireless and Motorola Announce DROID RAZR™ by Motorola: DROID Strong. RAZR Sharp.

DOCOMO to Introduce Multiple Billing Plans for LTE Devices

NTT DOCOMO Unveils 24 New Mobile Devices — New generation of smartphones, including Xi™ LTE models —

MTN considers Vodacom Congo acquisition

Etisalat Q3 net profit down as expenses rise 22%

NEC's iPASOLINK Selected by India's Tata Teleservices for Backhaul of Mobile Broadband Traffic

October 13, 2011

Daily News October 13, 2011

Orange and China Telecom sign strategic partnership framework agreement

Chinese Mobile Payments Customer Base to Pass 230 Million by Year-End

O2 launches trial of new mobile service that allows customers to make phone calls to mobile and landlines over wifi

TDC launches LTE network

Sistema May Sell Stake in Russia's MTS if Offer is Made

Everything Everywhere Said to Ask for U.K. Spectrum Sale Delay

French Networks Allocated 2.6Ghz Radio Spectrum

Hungarian m-payment association to launch NFC tests this year

Deutsche Telekom $5.6 Billion Greek Debt Weighs on Nemat’s Turnaround Plan

Motorola and Verizon Collaborate to Deliver Connected Home Services

BlackBerry problems hit four continents

October 12, 2011

Daily News October 12, 2011

The $1.2 Trillion Revenue Opportunity for Mobile Operators by 2020

India unveils draft telecom policy

CTIA: U.S. smartphone users now total 95.8 million

ComScore: Smartphones, tablets drive 7% of all U.S. digital traffic

Unlocked iPhone 4S coming in November in the U.S.

Sweden Starts 1800Mhz Radio Spectrum Auction

Everything Everywhere to implement 3G network sharing

RIM to switch on BlackBerry NFC mobile payments in Dubai

Verizon will have LTE available in 175 markets by Nov. 17

Indonesian Operator Issues Tender to Lease Up to 5,000 Towers

Everything Everywhere Announces Alliance with USA M2M Enabler

WBS Planning LTE Rollout in South Africa

Motorola Mobility Makes Powerful a Lot More Fun and Affordable with Motorola ATRIX™ 2

October 11, 2011

Daily News October 11, 2011

Ofcom delays 4G spectrum auction

Everything Everywhere Starts LTE Trials in Rural UK

Sprint to launch LTE on 1900 MHz spectrum by mid-2012

Telefónica Germany targets LTE at business users

iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Top One Million in First 24 Hours

Microsoft Statement on European Commission Decision to Approve Skype

Verizon adds LTE-capable Samsung Stratosphere to lineup

Samsung and Visa to celebrate Olympics with London 2012 phone

Sprint shares dive on cash worries

America Movil to launch bid for rest of Telmex

Softbank prices iPhone 4S lower than rival KDDI

Softbank Mobile rises to top for 18th month in a row

NEC Starts Shipment of LTE Base Stations for KDDI

Samsung Profit Beats Estimates as Galaxy Smartphones Challenge Apple, HTC

HTC Quarterly Profits Rise by 68%

October 6, 2011

Daily News October 6, 2011

Samsung targets iPhone 4S sales ban in France, Italy

RIM jumps more than 12 percent on more takeover talk with Vodafone

Sprint to sell iPhone with unlimited data service

France Telecom CFO expects up to €2bn from Swiss unit's sale

UK government commits £150M to boost mobile coverage

Microsoft considers bidding for Yahoo

As KDDI lands iPhone 4S, Japan mobile market begins new tilt

Japan's KDDI to sell new iPhone: Apple

NEC to make mobile network equipment in India -Nikkei

India launches "world's cheapest" tablet computer

Du to launch UAE’s second LTE network by year-end

Android, iOS continue to absorb BlackBerry market share in U.S.

October 5, 2011

Daily News October 5, 2011

Apple iPhone 4S unveiled

Apple iPhone 4S fails to impress Wall Street

Sprint to launch iPhone 4S Oct. 14, along with AT&T, Verizon

Touring the iPhone 4S, in photos

Apple rejects Samsung offer to end tablet row in Australia

Kindle Fire pre-orders reach 95,000 units on day one, market research firm says

Walmart and T-Mobile to launch $30 prepaid unlimited plan on October 16th

USA's Mobile Ad Spending to Top $1 Billion for First Time in 2011

HTC Reports Vulnerability; Working on an Over-the-Air Fix

Bouygues Telecom to deploy 42Mbps on 3G+ network

BT unveils programme aimed at increasing LatAm business

Qualcomm names Altman vice chairman, Mollenkopf to COO


October 4, 2011

Daily News October 4, 2011

Sprint to buy 30.5 million iPhones over 4 years: report

France Telecom Buys 49% Stake in African Mobile Network

Bharti awards TD-LTE deal to ZTE

China Telecom Launches Four RMB-1,000 3G Smartphones

China web users top 500 million: Report

Asian Mobile Networks, The Bridge Alliance, Launch Fixed Rate Voice and SMS for Roamers

2011 Base Station Shipments Will Be Up 14% Year over Year and 2012 Prognosis Is Good

Google’s Schmidt Says Motorola Deal Won’t ‘Screw Up’ Android

Nokia completes the transaction to outsource its Symbian software development and support activities to Accenture

Facebook sued over tracking users after logout

October 3, 2011

Daily News October 3, 2011

Verizon Appeals FCC Imposition of 'Net Neutrality' Rules

Report: Amazon close to acquiring webOS assets from HP

Italian operators bid €3.9B for LTE spectrum, double the reserve price

Everything Everywhere unveils M2M platform--and ambitions

Making P2P Connections Easier: NFC Forum Publishes New Standard
Amazon tablet costs $209.63 to make, IHS estimates

Intel acquires Israeli mobile navigation firm Telmap

Alibaba's Ma: "very interested" in buying Yahoo

Skype 2.5 for Android adds more supported handsets and enhanced video experience