May 15, 2013

Daily News May 15, 2013

BlackBerry Messenger expands to Android, iOS

AT&T launches new brand Aio for prepaid phone service

Gartner Says Asia/Pacific Led Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales to Growth in
First Quarter of 2013

NSN opens global delivery hub in China

Resilient ernings amid currency headwinds and costs of transformation initiatives; SingTel raises dividend payout

Google inks music service deals with Sony, Universal: report

Tablet PCs and Touch Adoption Expected to Drive Mobile PC Shipments Through 

May 13, 2013

Daily News May 13, 2013

Huawei's First Windows Phone 8 Smartphone Lands in USA

SingTel Upgrades LTE Network to 150Mbps Download Speeds

SK Telecom Q1 net grows 15%

PLDT Q1 profit falls 8%

Globe Q1 profit slumps 76%

May 1, 2013

Daily News May 1, 2013

Telefonica Sells Stake in Central America Assets to Cut Debt

Verizon to invest $100 million in solar, fuel cell technology

Mexico Telecommunications Bill Passes Congress, Heads to States

MIIT to step back from cellco-WeChat row

Samsung Electronics Announces Earnings for First Quarter in 2013

More Smartphones Were Shipped in Q1 2013 Than Feature Phones, An Industry First According to IDC 

Global Smartphone Shipments Reach 210 Million Units in Q1 2013

Strategy Analytics: Global Mobile Phone Shipments Reach 373 Million Units in Q1 2013

Greece: OTE agrees to sell Globul for EUR 717 million to Telenor

April 25, 2013

Daily News April 25, 2013

Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA applaud MetroPCS Stockholder Approval of T-Mobile-MetroPCS Combination

France Telecom to Focus on Costs as Mobile Phone Bill Shrinks
positive results from operational efficiency and commercial agility plans; full-year objectives confirmed

Sprint Reports First Quarter 2013 Results

AT&T Misses Estimates as It Struggles to Keep Pace With Verizon
AT&T, Solid Earnings Per Share and Cash Flows, Strong Mobile Data Growth and Record U-verse Broadband Gains Highlight AT&T’s First-Quarter Results|financial

April 24, 2013

Daily News April 24, 2013

Apple Reports Second Quarter Results
37.4 Million iPhones Sold; 19.5 Million iPads Sold

Apple, Data samary

KPN Cancels Dividend as 3 Billion-Euro Stock Sale Planned

UK's EE Quarterly Revenues Fall While Customer Base Shrinks

Low-cost Smartphones to Account for 46% of Smartphone Shipments by 2018-up from 28% in 2012

April 23, 2013

Daily News April 23, 2013

China Mobile First-Quarter Profit Little Changed on Costs

First Firefox OS phones arrive Tuesday for developers

U.S. trade panel says Apple did not violate Google patent

Smartphone, Tablet PC Demand Drive Small/Medium Flat Panel Display Revenue to $71.5 Billion in 2016, Reports NPD DisplaySearch

SK Telecom Signs Up 10 Millionth 4G Subscriber

Slowdown in Apple orders weighs on LG Display's first-quarter profit

Rogers Profit Tops Analysts’ Estimates as Monthly Bills Grow

April 22, 2013

Daily News April 22, 2013

Amazon Expands Global App Distribution to Nearly 200 Countries – Developers Should Submit Their Apps Soon to Reach Millions More Active Amazon Customers

Amazon expanding Appstore worldwide

HTC One sells on T-Mobile for $99 down

China Mobile drops Far EasTone stake deal

Verizon sold 4M iPhones in Q1

iPhone sales hit 35 million last quarter, forecasts analyst

Nokia shipped 5.6M Lumias during first quarter

LTE Radio Access Network (RAN) CAPEX to Soar by 82.4% in 2013

Telefonica Digital expands MDM offering

April 19, 2013

Daily News April 19, 2013

US Networks Take Action to Curb Bill Shock

UK regulator target of 4G probe

Nokia Posts 20% Fall in Quarterly Revenue As Handsets and Networks Suffer

Nokia Working on First Smartphone/Tablet Hybrid Device

Verizon Communications Posts 16% Rise in Q1 Profits

Foxconn Licenses Android Patents from Microsoft

Vodafone Expands Red Tariff to 14 Countries

Sprint Announces Availability of 4G LTE in 21 New Markets

America Movil Profit Falls as Smartphone Discounts Trim Margins

ZTE Ships 500 Millionth Mobile Device

M1 Q1 profit grows 1.8%

April 18, 2013

Daily News April 18, 2013

Orange’s communication app Libon launches on Android

T-Mobile to Offer Samsung Galaxy S 4 at Exceptional Upfront Cost
Only U.S. wireless company to sell Galaxy S 4 with unlimited talk, text and Web with no annual service contract on a fast, nationwide 4G network

Sprint Brings Truly Unlimited Data to Samsung Galaxy S 4 on April 27

Brazil launches 4G wireless service with few smartphone options

Ericsson transforms Orange France network to 4G

April 16, 2013

Daily News April 16, 2013

Dish Bids $25.5 Billion for Sprint to Challenge Softbank

KT Drops Bid for Vivendi’s Stake in Maroc Citing Price

Deutsche Telekom tweaks charges in German mobile turf war

Nokia seen curbing sales decline with Lumia's China push

Samsung Introduces the GALAXY Mega

Tablet Sales to Reach $64 Billion in 2013; up 28% as Tide Turns to Android

Italy's Wind to invest $1.3 billion in network with Huawei

SingTel leads push to cashless society with mCash

NEC and Portugal Telecom partner in network virtualization

April 12, 2013

Daily News April 12, 2013

Report: Telefónica considers Colombia IPO to reduce debt

Deutsche Telekom submits best and final offer to MetroPCS

Brazil says new 4G mobile band not ready for World Cup

Verizon to launch $35 prepaid plan with 500 minutes, unlimited mobile web and texting

April 11, 2013

Daily News April 11, 2013

App store revenues reach $2.2b in Q1

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments in the First Quarter of 2013 Drop to Lowest Levels Since Second Quarter of 2009

ZTE announces Intel Atom-powered ZTE Geek

Huawei plans flagship phone release for summer

No Microsoft Office for iOS, Android until fall 2014?

Apple pays $10M to license Palm, other patents

AT&T adds six LTE markets, unveils plan for 77 more

iPhone 5 Comes to T-Mobile Friday With New $0 Down Trade-In Offer

Obama budget makes cybersecurity a growing U.S. priority

April 10, 2013

Daily News April 10, 2013

Samsung might announce a 6.3in Android smartphone in June

Samsung prepping 5.8-inch, 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega, rumors say

iPhone 5S to offer multiple screen sizes, analyst says

BlackBerry Q10 coming to Canada April 30

Rogers Will Kick Off Sales of BlackBerry Q10 Phone in Canada

U.K. carrier to push download speeds to 80Mbps in 10 cities

Vodafone Australia to Launch LTE Services in June

LG to expand retail stores in emerging markets, WSJ says

Deutsche Telekom gets conditional regulatory nod for vectoring

Samsung Announces the GALAXY Win

April 9, 2013

Daily News April 9, 2013

22 applications for Myanmar mobile license

HTC posts record-low quarterly profit after delayed phone launch

Ericsson to acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

Huawei's Annual Profits Rise by a Third to $2.5 Billion

ZTE Doubled its Smartphone Sales in 2012

AIS selects Nokia Siemens for 3G rollout

DOCOMO Develops New Technology that Improves Cloud Service Performance
- Enables Up to 50% Reduction in Service Response Time -

April 8, 2013

Daily News April 8, 2013

China Mobile, Vodafone team for Myanmar push

Telecom Italia Considers Combination With Hutchison Unit

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced its earnings guidance for the first quarter of 2013.

China's Tencent says fees for mobile chatting app unlikely: radio

Ericsson Chairman Says Equipment Demand Looks Positive This Year

Gartner Says Worldwide PC, Tablet and Mobile Phone Combined Shipments to Reach 2.4 Billion Units in 2013

GSA Evolution to LTE report: 163 commercial networks launched; 415 operators investing in LTE

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Ubiquisys

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Declined 2.6 Percent in 2012, According to Final Results by Gartner

Kindle Fire HD 8.9'' 4G LTE Available at AT&T Stores Beginning April 5

April 5, 2013

Daily News April 5, 2013

France Tel, Deutsche Tel line up banks for EE market listing

iPhone 5のクリスマス商戦での販売が好調だったためか
comScore Reports February 2013 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share

AT&T's 4G LTE hits 175 markets

AIS to soft-launch 3G on April 8

Nokia shutters its flagship China store

Samsung presents GALAXY Star and GALAXY Pocket Neo

April 1, 2013

Daily News April 1, 2013

Japan's NEC in talks to sell mobile phone unit to Lenovo: source

Samsung GALAXY S 4、米AT&Tが4月16日に249.99ドルで予約受付開始

China's Tencent messaging app may no longer be free: government official

Billionaire Fridman Offers to Buy All of Orascom Telecom

Alibaba Group and MasterCard Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance e-Commerce Environment

Verizon to offer unlimited LTE on Google's new Chromebook for $9.99 per day

March 29, 2013

Daily News March 29, 2013

U.S. approval of Sprint-Softbank deal may hinge on China

Amazon to use 4.7-inch screen for upcoming smartphone, say sources

GSA REPORT:Status of the LTE Ecosystem

Apple cuts iPad mini shipments for 2Q13

China market: Almost 57 million smartphones sold in 4Q12, says Analysys

Singapore's M1 Launches PrePay LTE Service

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 is AT&T's iPhone 5, But It's Not

Twitter Could Do $1 Billion in 2014, Says eMarketer

March 28, 2013

Daily News March 28, 2013

ZTE Posts Second-Straight Loss on Delayed Contracts

Tele2 Sells Russian Subsidiary for $2.4 Billion

Ericsson Said to Discuss Buying Microsoft’s TV-Software Unit

Ericsson Cuts 1,400 Staff in Sweden

Worldwide Smart Connected Device Market Crossed 1 Billion Shipments in 2012, Apple Pulls Near Samsung in Fourth Quarter, According to IDC

NZ's Telecom to slash over 1,000 jobs, more cuts to come

Nook Tablets to Get In-App Purchasing Soon

March 27, 2013

March 25, 2013

Daily News March 25, 2013

América Móvil announces a proposal for a dividend payment and an increase in the amount to repurchase shares

America Movil Jumps on Buyback Increase, Finance Chief Comments

Vodafone Says Indian Regulator Rejects Renewal of Mobile Permits

FCC Chairman Genachowski Leaving U.S. Agency Leaderless

KPN ‘Laser Focused’ on 3 Billion-Euro Share Sale, CFO Says

China Unicom takes firm stance on FDD LTE 

March 22, 2013

Daily News March 22, 2013

T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Announce Receipt of All Required Regulatory Approvals for Proposed Combination

GSA confirms 156 commercial LTE networks launched and increasing global reach

Visa has no plans for digital wallet fee at this point -exec

Samsung Mobile Executive Confirms Smartwatch Development

China Unicom Posts Two-Thirds Jump in Full-Year Profits

KPN Sells Infrastructure Services Division

World's Most Admired Companies

March 21, 2013

Daily News March 21, 2013

China Mobile books strong revenue, profit growth in 2012

Hesse, Masayoshi Son Met With FCC to Pitch SoftBank-Sprint Deal

Carlos Slim Hangs On As World's Richest, Bill Gates Still No. 2

Vivendi Said to Consider Splitting SFR Unit From Media

Tencent Earnings Beat Estimates as Ads Counter Cost Rise

AIS Looking to Migrate 10 Million Customers to 3G Network This Year

SingTel may sell Optus Satellite business

Global LTE Traffic will Grow by Over 200% in 2013

ZTE’s Statement on Huawei’s Lawsuits

Sony Mobile adds two new Xperia smartphones to its Spring line up, bringing
best of Sony experiences to a broader device range

A Closer Look at GALAXY S 4

March 19, 2013

Daily News March 19, 2013

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics agree on strategic way forward for ST-Ericsson

Verizon Could Raise $80 Billion to Buy Out Vodafone Stake

Indian Smartphone Market Breaks 5 Million Mark in Q4, 2012 Powered by Sub-US$200 Price Points, Says IDC

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa to go into Mass Production in Q2 2013

Arcep gives green light to Bouygues for 1800MHz LTE

Firefox OS Simulator 3.0 makes its debut

Ericsson and Telstra successfully trial 1Tbps optical link

March 18, 2013

Daily News March 18, 2013

China Mobile to boost capex by 49% to $31b

Samsung to Launch Tizen Smartphone by August

Vivendi Cancels Sale of Brazilian Subsidiary

ZTE names new India CEO

March 15, 2013

Daily News March 15, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 to be available in 155 countries starting at the end of April

First Photos: Samsung's Galaxy S4

Comparing the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S3

Samsung Previews Samsung Hub and New Content Services on GALAXY S 4 Unpacked

AT&T Says It’s Open to Sale of Assets

Vodafone and Orange to Deploy Shared Landline Fibre Network

Vodafone Ends Formula One Sponsorship With McLaren Racing Team

March 12, 2013

Daily News March 12, 2013

BlackBerry Shares Jump as Lenovo CEO Mentions Possible Deal

FCC May Clear T-Mobile-PCS Deal Without Vote, Union Says

Samsung ruled China's smartphone market last year

French Networks May Be Asked to Terminate National Roaming Pact

AT&T’s BlackBerry Z10 Preorders Begin Tomorrow

Verizon’s LTE Network Is Broader, but AT&T’s Is Faster

Lightning-fast data speeds and expanding coverage

Ericsson May Consider Indian Job Cuts - Report

Ericsson, Preliminary market share data for 2012

Telecom Egypt Posts Fall in Full Year Profits - Plans 4G Network

Kyocera Torque: Not Exactly Elegant, but Can Handle All Your Drops and Dunks

Daily News March 12, 2013

BlackBerry Shares Jump as Lenovo CEO Mentions Possible Deal

FCC May Clear T-Mobile-PCS Deal Without Vote, Union Says

Samsung ruled China's smartphone market last year

French Networks May Be Asked to Terminate National Roaming Pact

AT&T’s BlackBerry Z10 Preorders Begin Tomorrow

Verizon’s LTE Network Is Broader, but AT&T’s Is Faster

Lightning-fast data speeds and expanding coverage

Ericsson May Consider Indian Job Cuts - Report

Telecom Egypt Posts Fall in Full Year Profits - Plans 4G Network

Kyocera Torque: Not Exactly Elegant, but Can Handle All Your Drops and Dunks

March 6, 2013

Daily News March 6, 2013

Verizon Said to be Seeking to Resolve Vodafone Venture

Are You Ready for the Next GALAXY?

Android to Account for over Half of Smartphone App Downloads in 2013

Telekom and Daimler announce partnership for automotive online services

Sprint Nextel Declines to Carry BlackBerry's Flagship Touchscreen Smartphone

March 5, 2013

Daily News March 5, 2013

Smartphones Expected to Outship Feature Phones for First Time in 2013, According to IDC

German Regulator Told to Rethink Mobile Termination Rates

Telekom rolls out the WiFi carpet: 2.5 million new hotspots in Germany by 2016

Telefonica scraps LatAm IPO

Bharti Airtel to Offer Voice Services to LTE Customers Via GSM

March 4, 2013

Daily News March 4, 2013

Qualcomm: We will solve 4G roaming problem this year

MetroPCS Quarterly Profits Down by Two-Thirds Due to Higher Costs

MegaFon Posts Strong Fourth-Quarter Results

Vodafone NZ launches LTE

OTE Revenues Shrink, As Do Losses

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[MWC2013]100倍の容量増を1/10のコストで、SK Telecomが見せるスモールセルへの進化

March 1, 2013

February 27, 2013

Daily News February 27, 2013

Sony Mobile and Telefónica reinforce partnership with multi-year commercial and technical collaboration

Sony hopes for Firefox OS phone in 2014

Vivendi Biding Time on Brazil, Morocco Asset Disposals

Telefónica demonstrates seamless 4G–WiFi handover and potential for policy-based network management

Samsung looks to fold Bada OS into Tizen, says report

China Unicom picks Gemalto NFC

Telenor unveils Valyou NFC mobile wallet

AIS to pilot NFC payments and transit in Bangkok

February 26, 2013

Daily News February 26, 2013

LG Acquiring WebOS Software, Engineers From Hewlett-Packard

Nokia takes high-end innovation to new audiences at Mobile World Congress

Mozilla Unlocks the Power of the Web on Mobile with Firefox OS

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor First to Use TSMC's 28HPM Advanced Process Technology

AT&T, General Motors to sell 4G LTE-connected cars next year

New Zealand Plans 700Mhz 4G License Auction Later This Year