Webwire: Google eyes EU fiber; MS racks up Android royalties

Google is mulling construction of a 1Gbps fiber network in Europe, after announcing a similar plan in parts of the US, senior vice president David Drummond says.
 
Microsoft lawyers claims it now earns royalties on 50% of Android devices sold, after reaching another licensing deal with third-party manufacturer Compal.
 
Sprint Nextel is the latest US operator to phase out unlimited data plans, however the policy only applies to non-smartphone devices.
 
Video game developer Capcom predicts its profits from mobile will hit 30% in the coming years – up from 6.6% in its current fiscal year.
 
Vodafone subsidiary Vodacom is facing two lawsuits seeking to block the sale of its controlling stake in Congolese mobile operator Vodacom Congo.

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