Nokia focuses on maps; HTC slips into the red

> Current Analysis analyst Peter Jarich ponders why have service providers struggled so much to experiment with new business models and, then, roll out ground-breaking services. Industry Voices

> Hutchison Whampoa seeks European Union approval for its purchase of O2 Ireland. Article

> Nokia focuses on its HERE maps services to seek new revenue in future. Article (sub. req.)

> Ooredoo is reportedly in talks with Telenor on sharing mobile phone towers in Myanmar. Article

> Taiwan's HTC slips into the red for the first time in the third quarter. Article

> Billionaire Alisher Usmanov tightened his grip over MegaFon by boosting his stake in a holding company that controls the No. 2 Russian mobile operator. Article

And finally… Ofcom finds that tablets are becoming a "must-have" device--for children. Article