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2009 Will Be Year of the Mini-Notebook in Asia Pacific

Shipments of mini-notebooks in Asia Pacific will reach four million units in 2009, growing by a robust 82 per cent over 2008, according to Gartner. more

Related Tags: gartner, netbooks, toshiba, lenovo, dell, samsung, fujitsu-siemens, mobile-broadband, ovi, tim, social-networking, asus, siemens

Indian Operator at Risk of Losing Telecoms License

The telecoms license held by India's Loop Telecom may be at risk after the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) has asked the communications ministry to investigate if the shareholders violate the law on cross company ownership. more

Related Tags: loop-telecom, vodafone, bpl-mobile, essar-group, ovi, zte, tim, mumbai, essar, loop-mobile, communications-ministry, India

Cost of Supporting Mobile Broadband is Eroding Subscriber Profitability

Mobile broadband services are more expensive to support than any other wireless service and are endangering subscriber profitability for many mobile network operators concludes a new study from WDSGlobal. more

Related Tags: wdsglobal, 3g, usb-modem, customer-care, hspa, ovi, tim, arpu, sim, mobile-broadband, laptop, modem, ev-do, security, usb

Brazil Leads Lat-Am in Deployments, Connections and Demand for WiMAX and 3G Services

Signals Telecom Consulting has issued a commentary which notes that as from 2010 Brazil will account for the greatest number of WiMAX accesses in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, a position that it will keep in the medium term. more

Related Tags: wimax, 3g, signals-telecom-consulting, mobile-number-portability, wi-fi, rcom, mts, hspa, ovi, iden, virgin-mobile, mvno, rural, itu, telefonica, number-portability, anatel, virgin, caribbean, Brazil

LTE Deployments will Cluster in 2600 Frequency Band

Strategy Analytics is predicting that the majority of LTE deployments by wireless operators will use the 2,600 MHz band, creating ample new opportunities for terminal component vendors.  more

Related Tags: lte, strategy-analytics, ovi, verizon, iden, eu, analytics, 3g, usb-modem, usb-modems, usb, rf-power, modems, 2g

Verizon Wireless Reported to be in Talks for CDMA Based iPhone

Verizon is reported to be in advanced talks with Apple to launch a CDMA version of the iPhone handset. The mobile network operator entered into "high-level" discussions with Apple management a few months ago, more

Related Tags: apple, iphone, verizon-wireless, at&t, lte, cdma, wall-street-journal, usa-today, verizon, iden, steve-jobs, 3g, nielsen, ivan-seidenberg, 3g-network,

Qualcomm and Broadcom Wave a Paper and Declare "Peace For Our Time"

The acrimonious patent battle between Qualcomm and Broadcom is finally over. The two firms have entered into a settlement and multi-year patent agreement, more

Related Tags: broadcom, qualcomm, td-scdma, cdma, ovi, iden, tim, lte, wcdma, wimax, european-commission, eu, semiconductor, 3g, compete, patents, 4g, patent, court,

Hong Kong to Auction Spare 1800Mhz Radio Spectrum

Hong Kong's Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA) has issued invitations to the existing mobile network operators to participate in the auction of radio spectrum in the 1800 MHz band, which is scheduled to be held in June. more

Related Tags: office-of-the-telecommunications-authority, ofta, 1800mhz, base-station, compete, radio-spectrum, base-stations, bandwidth, public-mobile, auction, Hong Kong

Vodafone Sees Loss of UK Market Share and Lower ARPUs

The UK added over 3m new mobile connections during 2008, to take the total base to 75.75m, equivalent to 124% penetration. The market is one of the most competitive in Europe, if not the world, with five established MNOs and several MVNOs, more

Related Tags: tesco, virgin-mobile, mvno, vodafone, orange, hutchison-3g-uk, t-mobile, iphone, o2, eu, arpu, 3g, tim, h3g, lte, 3m, virgin, UK

T-Mobile Develops Tiny Embedded SIM Card

T-Mobile USA has announced a first-of-its-kind embedded SIM for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions. Nearly the size of a head of a pin, the durable embedded SIM withstands challenging environmental factors such as temperature, humidity and motion to deliver reliable wireless connectivity. more

Related Tags: t-mobile-usa, sim, m2m, machine-to-machine, encryption, t-mobile, sim-card, tim, ovi, iden, yankee-group, life, embedded-sim,

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