EE to axe Orange Wednesdays; Ericsson wins ban on Xiaomi's smartphone sales in India

> The GSMA re-elected Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas for a second term as chairman and elected Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, CEO of Etisalat Group, as deputy chairman. Release

> EE plans to axe Orange Wednesdays from February. The 2-for-1 cinema ticket deal was first launched in the UK around 10 years ago by Orange. Article

> Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web, said Internet access should be a basic human right, as he unveiled a report covering several topics including net neutrality. Release

> Google is shuttering its Spanish news service as the country prepares to introduce laws that would require the company to pay newspapers for content. Report

> Ericsson won a ban on sales of Chinese handset maker Xiaomi's smartphones in India, as part of a patent infringement suit. Report

> Europe's telecoms industry is forecast to return to growth in 2016 after six years of revenue declines, according to a report from the European Telecoms Network Operators' Association (ETNO). Article

And finally…A fully operational Apple 1 computer has been sold at auction for $365,000 (€293,000). Article

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