October 31, 2012

Daily News October 31, 2012

Telefonica Deutschland Rises in Europe’s Biggest 2012 IPO

Telefonica Sets Price for its German Stock Market Listing

France Telecom’s Debt Rating Cut for First Time in Decade

EE Launches Superfast 4G and Fibre For UK Consumers and Businesses Today

UK Mobile Payments Venture Gets New Brandname

China Telcos Announce September 2012 Subscriber Totals

China Telecom Profits Decline As Costs Rise Faster Than Revenues

MetroPCS Q3: 1 million LTE subscribers, strong profit

Google ties Apple with 700,000 Android apps

October 30, 2012

Daily News October 30, 2012

Verizon becomes sole home to Nokia Lumia 822

Nexus 4 phone with Android 4.2 confirmed by Google, LG

Google Announces Nexus 10

France Telecom Mulls Bid for Spain's Yoigo

China search engine company Baidu posts slower revenue growth

Vodafone Selects Gemalto to Setup and Manage Global NFC Mobile Payment Services

Vodafone and CorFire to Bring Innovative Mobile Wallet Services to Consumers, Service Providers

Chunghwa Telecom Profits Fall on Lower Landline Revenues

GSA confirms over 50 mobile networks have launched HD Voice service

Panasonic may cut mobile unit, post writedown: sources

October 29, 2012

Daily News October 29, 2012

Samsung Electronics Announces Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Results

Smartphones Drive Third Quarter Growth in the Worldwide Mobile Phone Market, According to IDC

Telenor Said Close to Selling Stake in Indian Wireless Unit

America Movil Tops Sales Estimates as More Users Get Data Plans


Ericsson third quarter report 2012

DOCOMO to Nurture Growth via New Venture Fund and Incubation Program
— Focusing on business models, technologies and services centered on mobility —

NEC、Consolidated Financial Results for the First Half of the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2013

October 26, 2012

Daily News October 26, 2012

Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results
26.9 Million iPhones Sold; Record Fourth Quarter Revenue and Profit
Data Sammary

Apple Forecasts Profit Shy of Estimates as Product Costs Rise

The third-quarter performance enables France Telecom-Orange to confirm its 2012 operating cash flow target of close to 8 billion euros

Sprint Nextel Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results

ZTE Operating Revenue Up 5% to RMB 60.7 Billion

Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 27% to $13.81 Billion

Android to beat Windows in 2016: Gartner

Sprint unveils new no-contract data plans for 4G LTE tablets

Telekom Austria seeks eastern European acquisitions

Etisalat Profits Jump on Asset Disposals

Indosat reports 55% rise in 9M12 unaudited earnings

PLDT’s Smart launches HD voice calls

October 25, 2012

Daily News October 25, 2012

Nokia Lumia 510 brings Windows Phone to lower price points

AT&T blames disappointing subscriber growth on iPhone

AT&T Third-Quarter Results: Solid EPS Growth, Strong Wireless Revenue Gains and Record Free Cash Flow With Increase of $2 Billion in Full-Year Free Cash Flow Guidance

LG Electronics boosts smartphone sales as rivals fade

EE Results for the Third Quarter to 30 September 2012

Ofcom, End of an analogue era paves way for 4G mobile

iPad Mini vs. Google Nexus 7 vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HD

KPN Profits Drop a Third on Increased Competition in German Mobile Market

October 24, 2012

Daily News October 24, 2012

Apple Introduces iPad mini

CNET's Apple event live blog (Tuesday, October 23)

Britain's first 4G service to start at 36 pounds a month

EE to Launch Superfast Speeds, Exciting New Services, Simple Pricing &
Expert Support for Consumers & Businesses on 30th October

Spanish Mobile Market Shrinks by 1.3 Million Lines in 2012

Chinese Phone Production to Exceed 1 Billion Units in 2012

Low-Cost Smartphone Shipments to Double Every Year from 2010 to 2016

Qatar Telecom interested in Maroc Telecom stake

Qtel’s revenues climb 6% in Q3; domestic turnover up 14%

TeliaSonera’s revenues drop 3.2%; 7% of workforce to be cut

Tele2’s 3Q revenues climb 4.6%

Turkcell 3Q12 revenue up 8.9% y-o-y

Du Q3 mobile data revenue soars 93%

Thailand's Dtac Quarterly Profits Drop on Higher Revenue Share

Anatel reports 258.86m registered SIMs at end-September

Texas Instruments forecasts revenue below estimates

October 23, 2012

Daily News October 23, 2012

China Mobile Profit Increases on New Users, Data Sales

Isis finally launches mobile payments service in two cities

Isis Launches in Austin And Salt Lake City; as many as 20 Isis Ready Handsets to be Available by Year End

Telenor seeks to remain in India

Sprint expands LTE to new markets, now up to 32 cities

Amazon says new $199 Kindle Fire HD is top seller

October 22, 2012

Daily News October 22, 2012

Bharti Airtel Becomes World's Fourth Largest Mobile Network Operator

Softbank CEO Won’t Rule Out MetroPCS Bid

Best Buy starts taking pre-orders for Windows Phone 8 handsets
Electronics retailer lists the Lumia 920 and HTC 8X at $149.99 and $99.99, respectively.

Yahoo to exit South Korea in first Asian pullout

October 19, 2012

Daily News October 19, 2012

Sprint to Buy McCaw’s Stake in Clearwire Before Softbank

Nokia Predicts Another Transition Quarter as Loss Widens

Nokia Corporation Q3 2012 Interim Report

Verizon third quarter profit rises 16 percent on wireless business
Verizon Reports Third Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Earnings Growth, Continued Strong Cash Flow

iPhone 5 pushes Verizon to 3.1M iPhones sold in Q3

Google Reports Profit, Sales That Miss Analysts’ Estimates

Google Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results

Alcatel-Lucent to cut 5,490 jobs worldwide

Microsoft Profit Falls Short on Weak PC Demand

Microsoft Reports First-Quarter Results

Google Schedules October 29 Android Event in New York

Mobile DRAM Revenue Hits Record High in Q2
Growth continues because of smartphones and tablets

AMD Forecast Misses Estimates; to Cut 15 Percent of Staff

EBay Q3 Earnings Just Above Street On Mobile, PayPal Growth

October 18, 2012

Daily News October 18, 2012

TeliaSonera to Cut 2,000 Jobs After Earnings Fall Short

France may move to block a sale of SFR

Worldwide smartphone user base hits 1 billion

Google to debut US$99 Nexus tablet in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

iPad Mini could hit stores November 2

Report: Sprint has no plans to acquire Clearwire, for now

Isis, yet another mobile-payment outfit, to launch trials Oct. 22

Alcatel-Lucent wins a major role in the deployment of China Mobile’s TD-LTE trial network

Bharti, Qualcomm and Huaewi launch multi-mode smartphone

Huawei says U.S. probe unlikely to affect other business

Thailand, 2100MHz auction raises USD1.35bn, only 3% above floor price

iPhone users driving nearly half of smartphone Web traffic

Italian postal service to introduce NFC payments

MasterCard Expands Contactless Payments Infrastructure in the UAE

SAMSUNG’S Windows 8 PC Lineup Now Available For Pre-Order; in Stores October 26

October 17, 2012

Daily News October 17, 2012

Telefonica hopes for 1.5 billion euros from German sale

Fitch Places Sprint Nextel's Ratings on Rating Watch Positive

Thailand 3G spectrum auction attracts $1.36 billion in bids

US LTE Infrastructure CapEx to Reach Nearly $40 Billion Over the Next 5 Years

Telecom Italia to Launch LTE Services Next Month

Apple sets Oct. 23 event, smaller iPad expected

Nokia Siemens Networks Brings TD-LTE to Spain

Orange launches NFC in Poland

EU gives Google four months to amend privacy policy

October 16, 2012

Daily News October 16, 2012

Japan's Softbank snaps up Sprint in $20 billion deal

Strategic Acquisition of Sprint by SOFTBANK

[Presentation] SoftBank / Sprint Strategic Partnership

SoftBank to Acquire 70% Stake in Sprint

[Presentation]Sprint / SoftBank Investor Call

Global mobile users reach 6b: ITU 
ITU releases latest global technology development figures

French Mobile Network, SFR in Merger Talks with Cable TV Operator

DT expects T-Mobile/MetroPCS deal to close in Q2

China's ZTE to post nine-month loss of up to 1.75 billion yuan

GSMA Welcomes Decision by Taiwan Telecom Regulator to Adopt APT Band Plan in 700mhz

Leaked Photos of Sony Nexus Branded Smartphone

Amazon in Talks to Buy TI's Mobile Chip Business

New Google Play Developer Console Available to Everyone

Announcing Xbox Music

AT&T's LG Optimus G available November 2 for $199.99

October 15, 2012

Daily News October 15, 2012

Softbank to Buy 70 Percent Stake in Sprint: Sources

Telefonica to Sell Call-Center Unit to Bain in EU1B Deal

Apple Likely to Unveil “iPad Mini” at October 23 Event

Telenor Buys Out Indian Partner in Uninor for Nominal Amount

EBay’s PayPal Said to Cut as Many as 400 Jobs

Samsung Electronics introduces a compact, GALAXY S III mini

October 12, 2012

Daily News October 12, 2012

Softbank’s Sprint Bid Seen Surviving U.S. Review

Softbank Eyes 70 Percent Stake in Sprint; Deal Would Include Cash Injection

Softbank-Sprint Deal Seen Presaging Deutsche Telekom Exit

Sprint Confirms Discussions with Softbank on a Possible Transaction

Verizon aims for voice over LTE in late 2013, early 2014

Ericsson and Huawei Solidify Lead in the Wireless Infrastructure Market

Telefonica | Vivo chooses Ericsson as supplier for 4G/LTE network in Brazil

MasterCard Connects NTT DOCOMO’s Domestic Payment Network to the World

Tablets and Smartphones Drive 700 Percent Surge in Motion Combo Sensor
Market in 2012
Amazon gets FCC's OK to sell Kindle Fire 4G tablets

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 8 Percent in Third Quarter of
2012 as the Market Prepares for the Launch of Windows 8

PC Shipments Set to Decline in 2012 for First Time in 11 Years

DOCOMO to Enhance Cloud Services for Smartphones and Tablets

NTT DOCOMO Unveils 16 New Mobile Devices
Extensive Lineup Satisfies Diverse User Needs for Mobility

October 11, 2012

Daily News October 11, 2012

Samsung to unveil 4-inch 'mini' Galaxy S III on October 11th

Samsung says to launch Galaxy S Mini phone in Europe

Verizon CTO: 35% of data traffic now goes over LTE

Telefónica launches NFC transit trial in Spain

Isis to go live on 22 October?

Deutsche Telekom and Digi International Announce Collaboration in M2M Market

Smartphone Apps Processor Growth Lifts Broadcom, MediaTek and ST-Ericsson

Huawei Completes Breakthrough LTE-to-GSM CSFB Test to Accelerate Development of Mobile Broadband

Samsung Smart TVs Get Spotify Music Service In Europe

New AMD Z-Series APU for Tablets Enables Immersive Experience for Upcoming Microsoft Windows 8 Platforms

October 10, 2012

Daily News October 10, 2012

MegaFon Files for IPO in Biggest Russian Sale Since 2007

Vivendi Looking at Sale of Majority Stake in Moroccan Subsidiary

FCC's Genachowski: We're on track to free up 300 MHz of spectrum by 2015

China rejects U.S. accusations against telcoms firms

DOCOMO and KT Aim to Develop Mobile NFC-based Cross-border E-money Service

iPad Mini may only come in Wi-Fi version, report says

HTC Profit Falls 79 Percent Amid Competition

Verizon Wireless says ahead of target on high-speed network

Kuwaiti Networks Authorised to Reuse 1800Mhz Spectrum for LTE Services

Bangladesh Network Forms Infrastructure Subsidiary

Samsung Makes Galaxy Music Official

October 9, 2012

Daily News October 9, 2012

U.S. lawmakers seek to block China Huawei, ZTE U.S. inroads

Italy's Wind calls for mobile network sharing

Samsung Electronics Announces Earnings Guidance for Third Quarter 2012 

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Complete Strategic Partnership in New Subsidiary: NOOK MEDIA LLC

T-Mobile and Nokia Introduce the Nokia Lumia 810

Ruckus Wireless files for IPO of up to $100 million

Motorola Mobility Introduces the Powerful Motorola RAZR™ i with Intel Inside® and an Edge-to-Edge Display in Brazil

iPhone: Camera image effects

October 5, 2012

Daily News October 5, 2012

Via Teams with Wireless Leaders to Launch Groundbreaking LTE Patent Pool

Telefonica Confirms German IPO by End of This Year

Google, LG to debut Android 4.2 next month, report says

AT&T to sell Nokia's latest Lumias, Samsung camera

It’s official: The Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 are coming to AT&T

Windows tablets from Samsung, Asus head to AT&T

AT&T will sell LG's flagship Optimus G phone

Samsung teases Galaxy S3 mini for October 11 launch

4G Data is Priced 20% Higher Than 3G, Says ABI Research

France Telecom-Orange to recruit 4,000 employees in permanent positions in France over the next three years (2013-2015)

Ericsson and Qualcomm Demo Fall Back from LTE to GSM Networks

Interbrand, Best Global Brands 2012

Thailand's DTAC Plans $1.3 Billion Investment in 3G Network

Amazon Introduces Cloud Drive in Italy and Spain, Following Recent Launches in the UK, Germany and France, and Adds New Features for All Customers

Amazon Opens Portal for Mobile App Distribution in Japan

October 4, 2012

Daily News October 4, 2012

T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS to combine, creating value leader in U.S. wireless marketplace

Statement to be attributed to Olaf Swantee, CEO, EE

EE's 4G-ready smartphones go on sale today

Nokia mulls selling its headquarters

Ofcom, Delivering 4G mobile for consumers

MIIT to Issue TD-LTE Spectrum Plan in One Month

China market: China Mobile aims to sell over 100 million TD-SCDMA devices in 2013

LTE User Devices: GSA's products database increased to 467

Say hello to PlayStation Mobile

Thailand's Regulator Mulls Extending 2G Spectrum Licenses

Isis to pay USAT for adding NFC to vending machines

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Oracle Collaborate on Platform for Machine-to-Machine Applications

October 3, 2012

Daily News October 3, 2012

Deutsche Telekom in T-Mobile USA-MetroPCS merger talks

Gemalto acquires mobile payment platform from Ericsson

Kindle Paperwhite Begins Shipping Today

Sharp Begins Production of 5-Inch Full-HD LCD Panels
LCDs for Smartphones Have Pixel Density among Highest in the World

October 2, 2012

Daily News October 2, 2012

GSA confirms 105 commercial LTE networks are launched

Vodafone and O2 Network Infrastructure Merger Plans Approved

Telefonica Plans Mexican LTE Launch Next Month

China Mobile to order over 200k 4G terminals

ZTE joins the U.S. Windows Phone party with ZTE Render

Telenor Increases Stake in Russia's VimpelCom

Accenture buys Nokia Siemens IPTV assets

Hard Drive Shipments Rebound to Record Level in 2012

October 1, 2012

Daily News October 1, 2012

T-Mobile USA to Sell Towers to Crown Castle for $2.4B


Google and Asustek Computer rumored to be planning US$99 Nexus 7 for the end of 2012

Apple - A Letter to Our Customers Regarding Maps


Instagram Beats Twitter in Daily Mobile Users for the First Time, Data Says

Samsung Pencils In October 24 for Another Pen-Based Mobile Launch

Express、Galaxy Rugby Pro、Galaxy Note II、Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)
AT&T Continues to Build 4G LTE Android Portfolio With the Addition of Three Smartphones and One Tablet From SAMSUNG

Micron Posts Wider Fourth-Quarter Loss on Memory-Chip Slump