If BT succeeds in its bid to acquire EE, one thing it won't be doing is bringing the Orange and T-Mobile brands back to life in the UK: according to the Financial Times, BT has no interest in rekindling the two former brands as it intends to focus on driving 4G data services, for which EE is of course famous.
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Ericsson's net income dropped by SEK1 billion (€106 million/$120 million) in 2014 despite the company successfully offsetting a drop in sales in North America with higher infrastructure equipment revenues from Europe, Middle East and Asia.
Future consumers will place further requirements on shared data plans in terms of new services and capabilities, according to a new report from Ericsson ConsumerLab.
Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has launched an LTE network on the 800 MHz frequency band throughout the Moscow region, enabling it to expand coverage to 300 "population centres" and on suburban roads.
Ofcom released details of plans designed to ensure the UK takes a leading role in developing the Internet of Things (IoT), as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) separately outlined its approach to the emerging technology sector.
Maroc Telecom said it has finalised the acquisition of Etisalat subsidiaries in six West African countries, with the final transaction cost amounting to €474 million ($538 million).
More than 400 million phablets will ship in 2019, a five-fold increase over the 138 million devices estimated to be shipped in 2015.
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The FCC voted unanimously to adopt new rules are intended to help improve how first responders locate people who dial 911 on their wireless phones from indoor locations, including in multi-story buildings.