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LTE Networks Rolling out at 2.6Ghz Pending Lower Spectrum Availability

According to a new survey, almost half of mobile operators planning to launch LTE networks will do so initially in the 2.6GHz band, although many of these launches are dependent on the licensing of new spectrum over the next two to four years. more

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Higher Wages Costs in China Driving Manufacturers Back to the USA

Within the next five years, the United States is expected to experience a manufacturing renaissance as the wage gap with China shrinks and certain U.S. states become some of the cheapest locations for manufacturing in the developed world,  more

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Western operators should position mobile broadband as a complement to fixed broadband, not a substitute

Attempts to sell mobile broadband as an alternative to fixed broadband are likely to fail in European and US markets because there is a strong, and correct, perception among consumers that mobile broadband is slower, less reliable and more expensive than fixed broadband.  more

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Telecoms industry calls for swift adoption of European Spectrum Policy

Europe's leading fixed and mobile telecommunications operators have jointly welcomed the European Union's efforts to maximise the potential of radio spectrum for the economy and society as a whole. more

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ST-Ericsson Meets Rising Demand for Dual-SIM Phones

ST-Ericsson announced that Samsung has chosen two ST-Ericsson platforms to underpin its Dual-SIM Dual-Standby handsets, the E2152 and the Ch@t 322. more

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Majority to Use Location-Based Apps for Holiday Shopping Season

According to a survey, marketers can attract more customers by extending the range of their location campaigns beyond the basic storefront check-in to include the entire city. more

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Wireless Service Providers Say the "Capacity Crunch" Impacts Brand Perception

More than 60 percent of wireless service providers interviewed for a survey are experiencing data congestion, with 20 percent registering severe overload at specific times. more

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Nokia Siemens Networks to acquire IRIS Telecom

Nokia Siemens Networks has announced that it is buying Turkey based IRIS Telecom, a telecom and engineering services firm.  more

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Asian Smartphone Manufacturers to Increase Market Share to 18% in 2015

A new study has forecast that challengers from the consumer electronics market will achieve global sales of smartphones exceeding 26 million by 2015. more

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Telefonica to Revamp Customer-Facing Brands

Telefonica is reported to be planning a rebrand of all its consumer facing businesses under the Movistar brand after awarding the advertising agency contract to Mother. more

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