Samsung is readying a new smart watch that it claims will redefine the meaning of the term 'wearable device' by offering wireless connectivity without being tethered to a smartphone.
At least 16 operators worldwide have confirmed they are either trialling or deploying LTE Broadcast, although operators in only five European markets have publically revealed trials to date.
Eircom agreed a key network sharing deal with Three Ireland that will see the two operators share existing mobile infrastructure and split the cost of deploying new cell sites through 2030.
Bouygues Telecom reported a 29 per cent drop in core earnings in the first half of 2014, as the French operator continued to suffer from ongoing pricing adjustments on France's mobile telecoms market.
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Vivendi confirmed on Thursday it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Telefónica on the Spanish company's offer to buy its Brazilian broadband unit Global Village Telecom (GVT), in a blow to Telecom Italia.
Vivendi confirmed it has received binding offers for its Brazilian subsidiary Global Village Telecom (GVT) from both Telecom Italia and Telefónica, marking the official start of a bidding war in Brazil between the two European telecoms heavyweights.
Myanma Posts & Telecommunications (MPT) is gearing up to compete with its two new rivals in Mynamar, saying it anticipates adding "millions of new users by 2016."
du is ramping up its LTE network rollout, pledging to extend the deployment by a quarter to meet surging demand for mobile data in the UAE, the operator's home market.
Cosmote Romania has awarded a contract to build a new LTE network in southern Romania to Chinese equipment manufacturer ZTE, in a deal that will require the construction of more than 3,000 base stations.
Qualcomm faces a fine of up to $2.5 billion (€1.8 billion) if found guilty of monopolistic practices in the European mobile chip market.
Telefónica and Telecom Italia are reportedly gearing up for a bidding war in Brazil, with both operators preparing to go head to head over Vivendi-owned broadband provider Global Village Telecom (GVT). At the same time, Brazilian operator Oi is understood to be considering a bid for an $8 billion (€6 billion) stake in rival operator TIM Brasil.
Worldwide revenues from tablet games will reach $13.3 billion (€10 billion) by 2019, a threefold rise on the 2014 figure of $3.6 billion.
The usefulness of navigation systems certainly hits home when you're driving around unfamiliar areas and need help to get you from A to B. Of course it's also possible to get apps that allow you to download GPS maps, which work even when you do not have a mobile internet connection. But what happens when you do need 3G?
Arianespace said it intends to find out why the fifth and sixth satellites launched as part of the Galileo constellation ended up in the wrong orbit, an event that marks a further setback for Europe's answer to the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS).
The proportion of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections over 3G and LTE technologies will more than double in the five years to 2018, as the industry begins moving away from traditional 2G connectivity.
Mobile services are tipped to remain the dominant revenue generator in sub-Saharan Africa in the five years through 2018, fuelled by high demand for wireless voice and data communications.
In the first quarter of 2014, worldwide mobile service revenue increased 0.58 per cent year-on-year to $264 billion (€200 billion) with aggregate service revenue for 2014 expected to increase by 2.9 per cent to $1.01 trillion.
The Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority (NPT) postponed its planned auction of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band due to the uncertainties caused by TeliaSonera's plan to buy Tele2 Norway.
Vodafone agreed to acquire 72.7 per cent of Greek broadband provider Hellas Online for €72.7 million in cash, in a move that further extends the UK-based operator's strategy to buy up fixed network assets in markets where it already provides mobile services.