Vivendi denies Telecom Italia power play; Qualcomm secures Xiaomi patent deal

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> Vivendi denied it planned to seek excessive influence over Telecom Italia or a merger with the Italian operator. Bloomberg article

> Nigeria's government reduced a fine on South Africa-based MTN by 25 per cent to $3.9 billion (€3.5 billion). Reuters article

> Qualcomm agreed a royalty-bearing patent licence deal with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi covering 3G and 4G devices. Qualcomm announcement

> Deutsche Telekom said it will close its ClickandBuy online payment service by end-April 2016, due to fierce competition. Telecompaper report

And finally...Smarten up any watch for $99 (€90). BBC News article