Nokia, Alca-Lu antitrust decision due late July; Vodafone prepares FDD/TDD carrier aggregation

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> South Africa's government edged closer to a sale of some or all of its 13.91 per cent stake in Vodafone's Vodacom unit. Bloomberg article

> European Union antitrust regulators are scheduled to decide by Jul. 27 whether to allow Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent. Reuters article

> Etisalat moved to end ownership restrictions for its shares, allowing foreign institutions and expatriate individuals to own up to 20 per cent of the UAE-based company. Reuters article

> Ericsson announced Vodafone will be the first operator to deploy FDD/TDD LTE carrier aggregation in a commercial network. Ericsson statement

> Nokia Networks announced du as the first UAE operator to deploy LTE Advanced. Nokia release

And finally…The name of this app says it all. Telegraph article