Webwire: Nokia bond eases concerns; EE prices 4G service
Nokia has addressed investor’s concerns over its liquidity, raising €750 million in a bond issue yesterday.
UK carrier EE will charge consumers £36 (€44) per month for 500-GB of data on its 4G service, which it is due to launch on re-farmed 1800-MHz spectrum on October 30. The contract is it’s cheapest for the public, and includes unlimited domestic calls and SMS.
A slimmed down version of Apple’s iPad tablet – the iPad Mini – is receiving a lukewarm reception because it will cost around £100 (€123) more than similar products from Amazon and Google.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has invalidated an Apple patent covering the display of pictures on touch screens.
Motorola Solutions has unveiled a prototype version of a head-mounted, voice-controlled mobile computer – a potential competitor to Google's Project Glass.
Russia's MegaFon has postponed a planned road show to promote its IPO on London and Moscow exchanges until after the company posts its Q3 results in November.