December 28, 2012

Daily News December 28, 2012

Samsung aims to sell 510 million phones

Motorola Mobility Looking to Close French Office with 170 Job Losses

Samsung India has sold 10 million Galaxy devices

Samsung Seeks Ericsson Ban

ZTE officially unveils high-end Nubia Z5

December 26, 2012

Daily News December 26, 2012

China market: November mobile phone users grow to 1.104 billion, says MIIT

Asiacell Seeks $1.3 Billion in Top Mideast IPO Since 2008

NEC Establishes Branch Office in Myanmar

December 25, 2012

Daily News December 25, 2012

AT&T Receives FCC Approval for Acquisition of NextWave Wireless, Other WCS Transactions; Approval Sets the Stage for WCS Spectrum for Mobile Broadband Use

Nokia Siemens Networks Wins UK LTE Network Contract

Orange selects Ericsson for Managed Services in Switzerland

China market: 3Q12 mobile Internet user base grows to 489 million, says

Verizon responds to AT&T, adds 29 LTE markets

NEC signs mobile backhaul contract with Tele2 for expansion and upgrade across Europe and Russia

ZTE Avid 4G Adds to MetroPCS’s Lineup of Affordable LTE Phones

Huawei to go jumbo with 6.1-inch Ascend Mate

December 21, 2012

Daily News December 21, 2012

Deutsche Telekom finance chief to replace CEO Obermann

Deutsche Telekom defining succession early on and securing continuity

Ericsson Hit by $1.2 Billion Write Down of Subsidiary Company

Nokia to resume development of 10-inch Windows RT tablet, say Taiwan makers

Google sells Motorola TV set-top business for $2.35 billion

FCC: DISH must roll out 40% of its LTE network in four years

Samsung preps 5.5-inch flexible phone screen for CES demo

Nepal Considers Licensing Third Mobile Network Operator

Indosat selects Alca-Lu for mobile broadband boost

December 20, 2012

December 19, 2012

Daily News December 19, 2012

Telefonica transfers shares of Peru unit to LatAm co

Google Maps for iOS nabs 10M downloads in first two days
India's GSM Networks Lose 9.4 Million Customers in November

Ring in the Holidays with Sprint 4G LTE: Available in Six New Markets, Including Indianapolis, Santa Rosa, Calif., and Southern Puerto Rico

Contactless Payments in Europe Expand with MasterCard PayPass

Nokia Switches to Faster Memory Chips for Select Smartphones

Volvo teams with Ericsson on connected cars

December 18, 2012

Daily News December 18, 2012

Sprint to Acquire 100 Percent Ownership of Clearwire for $2.97 per Share

France concerned about Alcatel loan deal: paper

EU5 Smartphone Penetration Reaches 55 Percent in October 2012

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Declined 3 Percent in 2012

MasterCard buys into NFC wallet provider C-Sam

Anatomy of the GALAXY Note II: A closer look

Bridge Loan for Sprint Acquisition

Boingo to Provide Global Roaming and Data Offload Solutions for NTT DOCOMO

December 17, 2012

Daily News December 17, 2012

Exclusive: Softbank caps how much Sprint can pay for Clearwire

New global telecoms treaty agreed in Dubai

MIIT to tighten app regulations

China Warns Europe Against Imposing Sanctions on Huawei and ZTE

Huawei Cutting 100 Jobs from US Infrastructure Division

KPN Scraps Dividend to Finance Purchase of Web Spectrum

Orange Spain acquires Simyo

Dutch 4G frequency auction raises more than expected

SKT hits target of seven million LTE subscribers by end-2012

Hello Axiata to buy Smart Mobile

December 14, 2012

Daily News December 14, 2012

Sprint offers $2.1 billion to buy rest of Clearwire

BT joins UK LTE spectrum auction as doubts surface over £3.5B target

Bouygues Telecom sues Free Mobile over smears and 'unfair competition'

Worldwide Smart Connected Device Market, Led by Samsung and Apple, Grew 27.1% in the Third Quarter, According to IDC

Galaxy Note III rumored to feature a 6.3-inch AMOLED Display

Press Release: Mobile VoIP Users to Reach 1 Billion by 2017, or One in Seven Mobile Subscribers

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Sales to Reach $311 Billion in 2013, a 4.5 Percent Increase from 2012

Worldwide Smart Meter Shipments Surpass 15.4 Million Units in 3Q 2012, According to IDC Energy Insights

December 13, 2012

Daily News December 13, 2012

European Commission Approves Acquisition of Orange Austria by Hutchison 3G

Sprint Nextel in Talks to Take Full Ownership of Clearwire

Half of Smartphones Sold in 2017 Will Be Priced Below US$150

UK makes next move toward 4G

Ofcom welcomes applications for 4G auction

Moody's: Vodafone Has Stronger Credit Profile Than Telefonica and Telecom Italia

1800 MHz is the most widely used band for 4G/LTE systems deployments worldwide

Apple could make bid for map firm TomTom, analyst says

TeliaSonera to Receive $525 Million from Kazakhstan Listing

Verizon sells Samsung Galaxy Camera on December 13 for $550

Vodacom Deploys 500th LTE Enabled Base Station

First Ericsson LTE network built in Africa

Maxis allocates $164m for LTE rollout

December 12, 2012

Daily News December 12, 2012

Spanish Mobile Operators Launch Nationwide Joyn Services

Ericsson: Ericsson starts negotiations on ownership of ST-Ericsson

STMicro to quit ST-Ericsson mobile chip venture

Huawei Announces EUR 70 Million Investment in R&D in Finland

KPN Close to Sale of Spanish MVNO

Motorola Mobility to leave South Korea, cut jobs

North America: LTE Adds 19 Million Subscriptions Year-over-Year at 3Q 2012

AT&T opens four new LTE markets, covers 160 million

Telecom New Zealand Starts LTE Trials

Telecom NZ launches flat-rate data roaming

China Mobile launches mobile TV in HK

Intel says on track to launch smaller mobile chips

U.S. Online Holiday Spending Approaches $27 Billion for First 37 Days of the November-December Shopping Season, up 13 Percent vs. Last Year

December 10, 2012

Daily News December 10, 2012

Deutsche Telekom invests almost EUR 30 billion over three years in the future of telecommunications

T-Mobile USA plans to ditch phone subsidies, sell iPhone in 2013

NTT Docomo loses record 40,800 subscribers in Nov, as iPhone gains

Amazon Launches Brazil Kindle Store and Free Portuguese Kindle Reading Apps for Android Phones and Tablets, iPads and iPhones—R$299 Kindle Available in the Coming Weeks

Samsung Galaxy Admire 4G comes to MetroPCS for $169

December 7, 2012

Daily News December 7, 2012

Deutsche Telekom Said to Weigh More Job Cuts in Germany

China Mobile to develop own-brand smartphones

Nokia announces its first Windows Phone 8 in China and the new Lumia 620

Nokia’s ‘affordable’ Lumia 620 comes with NFC

A closer look at Xperia E

AT&T raises 2012 smartphone sales target

Qualcomm Atheros Introduces Ultra-Low Power Near Field Communication Chip for Mobile Devices

TeliaSonera Chairman to Retire Next April

U.S. Online Holiday Spending Surpasses $21 Billion for First 32 Days of the November-December Shopping Season, up 14 Percent vs. Last Year

December 6, 2012

Daily News December 6, 2012

Nokia announces its first Windows Phone 8 in China and the new Lumia 620

IDC Raises Tablet Forecast for 2012 and Beyond As iOS Picks Up Steam, Android Gains Traction, and Windows Finally Enters the Market

Qualcomm Technologies Expands Line of Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processors with
Quad-Core CPUs for High-Volume Smartphones

Optus planning to deploy TD-LTE infrastructure in Canberra next year

China Mobile readying TD-LTE for Hong-Kong

Nokia Siemens Networks Jumps Up the LTE Infrastructure Sales Rankings

MetroPCS expands joyn messaging service to more smartphones

Nokia Sells its Head Office Building

Samsung Names Lee as Vice Chairman in Succession Plan

DOCOMO to Launch Global M2M Platform

December 5, 2012

Daily News December 5, 2012

Worldwide Mobile Phone Growth Expected to Drop to 1.4% in 2012 Despite Continued Growth Of Smartphones, According to IDC

Telefonica Moving Closer to Stock Market Listing for Latin American Networks

Analyst: AT&T to launch LTE Advanced in second half of 2013

U.S. Cellular testing VoLTE, will launch 'at some point in the future'

Qualcomm Rides Wireless Wave to Take Third Place in Global Semiconductor Market in 2012

Ofcom, Latest customer service satisfaction levels revealed

iPhone 5 snags 100,000 preorders through China Unicom

China Unicom Expects to Sell 140 Million 3G Phones in 2013

Nokia Siemens to close German services unit: sources

Sharp, Capital Alliance with Qualcomm, Inc. and Display Technology Development Agreement with its Subsidiary Pixtronix, Inc.

December 4, 2012

Daily News December 4, 2012

Ericsson seeks U.S. import ban on Samsung products

Nokia Siemens to sell optical networks unit

Nokia Siemens Networks Closing Factory in Germany

iPhone 5 Arrives in South Korea & More Than 50 Additional Countries in December

[Orange press release] Today, Orange announced the first 4G offer for its corporate customers, and will launch its 4G offers for the wider public in February 2013

ITU members define a new era for ITU’s standards sector

Vatican unveils Pope's Twitter handle: @pontifex

December 3, 2012

Daily News December 3, 2012

Bharti Airtel May Bid for South African Network

Telefonica and MasterCard partner to offer mobile payments in Brazil

T-Mobile USA Completes $2.4 Billion Towers Sale to Crown Castle
T-Mobile USA closes deal with Crown Castle

Zain Names Former Wataniya CEO As New Group CEO

comScore Reports October 2012 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share