Telecom Italia reportedly eyes Metroweb; Turkey blocks Twitter access

> Telecom Italia may look into taking a minority stake in Italian fibre network provider Metroweb, reports say. Article

> Talks between Austria and Carlos Slim's America Movil on pooling their stakes in Telekom Austria have reportedly turned tougher. Article

> Orange Poland plans to work with mBank, a unit of Germany's Commerzbank, to provide mobile financial services. Article

> Jana Marketplace has launched as a new way for advertisers to reach consumers in emerging countries through mobile phones. Article

> UK ad-funded MVNO Ovivo mobile has shut down without warning, citing "reasons beyond our control" in a posting on its web site. Article

> Twitter access was blocked in Turkey after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the microblogging service ignored court orders to remove content related to a government corruption scandal. Article

And finally...A new "anti-social" app called Cloak has been launched as an alternative to social network sites by helping people to avoid their friends. Article


Suggested Articles

Qualcomm may finally be moving closer to purchasing NXP. A Beijing official reportedly said the deal is "looking more optimistic now."

Sprint said it will offer discounted service to customers age 55 and above.

Unlimited data plans placed a strain on carrier networks last year, but according to OpenSignal the carriers met the challenge.