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Vodafone Group announced that Europe still offers significant opportunities to grow its 4G subscriber base because only 30 per cent of its users in the region have taken a 4G subscription to date.
Three UK's "precarious position" in the UK market following the failed attempt to buy O2 UK is set to underpin the next "feisty and potentially acrimonious debate" over future spectrum allocations, according to CCS Insight.
Tele2 endured what Jefferies analysts called a "messy" second quarter, as one-off costs drove down EBITDA and resulted in a 60 per cent year-on-year drop in net profit.
SFR revealed further progress in the rollout of its LTE and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) networks as the France-based operator readies itself for the end of a 4G-network sharing and roaming agreement with Bouygues Telecom.
Vodafone Czech Republic became the latest European mobile operator to launch new IP-based voice services, although the lack of compatible smartphones continues to limit the number of users that are able to exploit such services.
IDC noted that the worldwide smart watch market has seen a decline in shipments year-on-year for the first time after total shipments fell by 32 per cent to 3.5 million in the second quarter of 2016.
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As AT&T readies the launch of its DirecTV Now streaming pay-TV service later this year, the company told investors Thursday that 5 million customers have already signed up for an offer that bundles DirecTV service with unlimited wireless data plans.