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Grey-Market Sales and Destocking Driving Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales

Smartphone sales surpassed 41 million units, a 12.8 per cent increase from the same period last year, and Apple overtook RIM in Western Europe for the first time since the launch of the iPhone.  more

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Review: New BlackBerry Storm improves on original

The first touch-screen BlackBerry phone, the Storm, got a few things right, but generally it was a chore to use. more

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Touchscreen Mobile Phone Adoption Grows at Blistering Pace in USA

There are now nearly 24 million touchscreen based phones in use in the USA, reports comScore. This represents a 159 percent growth rate over the past year. more

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Mobile VoIP Clouds the Economics for Mobile Operators

Market research firm, In-Stat, believes Mobile VoIP could pose a direct threat to operator voice revenue. The cost to a mobile subscriber for a minute of voice is at the center of the storm with Mobile VoIP promising to fundamentally change mobile voice economics. more

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Sales of NAND Flash Memory for Smart Cell Phones to Boom

Global sales of NAND-type flash memory for use in smart cell phones are expected to rise by nearly sixfold from 2008 to 2013, as shipments of the high-end cell phones boom in the coming years,  more

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Competitors Scramble for Hot Features as PMP/MP3 Player Market Loses Steam

As the worldwide PMP/MP3 market matures, with shipment growth of only 5% in 2009, competitors are scrambling to add features such as touchscreens and Wi-Fi connectivity to re-ignite demand, more

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US Operators Relying on Mobile Data Services and Innovative Pricing

The North American mobile market, with over 80 percent penetration, is saturated. Mobile operators are optimizing revenues from existing subscribers by introducing innovative premium data services that utilize next generation wireless networks and devices. more

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Vimpelcom and Kyivstar Reported to be in Merger Talks

The long-running feud between Telenor and Russia's Alfa Group may be nearing a conclusion after it was reported that the two companies are again considering merging VimpelCom and Ukraine's Kyivstar. more

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Hike in telecom capex expected in 2H09, though overall capex still down in 2009

Market research firm Infonetics Research has reported that global service provider capex (capital expenditures) hit a plateau at $298 billion in 2008, marking the end of a five-year investment cycle more

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Farimex Launches Attack Against Telenor in Ukraine

According to a statement from Telenor, Farimex, reputed to be attacking Telenor's investments in the Russian mobile operator VimpelCom, is also behind an investigation launched by the Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMC) against Telenor and Kyivstar. more

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