O2 UK latest to consider mobile ad blocking; Turkcell makes offer for TeliaSonera's Fintur stake

Wireless news from around the web

> VimpelCom plans to merge its operations in Pakistan with those of Warid Telecom. Reuters article

> Telecom Italia added Vivendi's request for more board members to the agenda of a shareholder meeting planned for Dec. 15. Telecom Italia release

> O2 became the second operator in the UK after EE to say it was looking at technology to block ads across its mobile network. Business Insider article

> Turkcell said it has made a non-binding offer for TeliaSonera's 58.55 per cent stake in Fintur Holdings, which has operations in the Eurasian region. Turkcell release

> Velmenni, an Estonian start-up, achieved data rates of 1 Gbps during a test of Li-Fi wireless technology. Telegraph report

> LG Display sparked speculation Apple is set to deploy organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays in iPhones. Bloomberg article

And finally…The latest version of the Raspberry Pi is so cheap it is offered free with a magazine. Guardian article

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