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Mobile operators are resiliently beating the recession

According to the findings of a new report from Ovum, mobile operators are comfortably and steadily beating the recession.  more

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Majority of MENA Telcos Not Affected by Economic Downturn - So Far

While the financial crisis is darkening the mood of business forecasters around the world, the telecommunications industry in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) shows little inclination to be pessimistic, more

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Samsung Shows off its First Android Phone

Samsung Electronics has shown off its first Android-powered mobile phone, the I7500. With a launch of I7500, Samsung became the first company among the global top three mobile phone manufacturers to unveil an Android-powered phone. more

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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

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Telecom Italia Mobile Lost 1.5 Million Customers in 2008

The Italian market lost a total of 135k customers over the year, with net losses in Q2 and Q4 trumping the smaller net gains in the other two periods. more

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Mobistar Profits Up Despite Price Pressures

Belgium based Mobistar has reported a slight rise in first-quarter revenues of 2.5% to reach US$483.8 million - although its customer base rose by 6.4% over the same period. more

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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

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Moody's changes outlook for Nokia' A1 rating to negative

Moody's has changed its outlook on Nokia's ratings to negative, from stable - although it affirmed the A1 ratings for Nokia's senior debt and the Prime-1 for short-term debt. more

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Fitch Downgrades Deutsche Telekom on Guidance Revision, Weak Operating Results

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Deutsche Telekom's (DT) Long-term Issuer Default rating (IDR) to 'BBB+' from 'A-' (A minus) and assigned a Stable Outlook. This follows DT's downward guidance revision for 2009 as operating pressures continue apace in key markets. more

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Electricity Meters to Transmit Usage Data over T-Mobile Network

Echelon and T-Mobile USA have announced an alliance to accelerate the adoption of the smart grid in the North American market by reducing the communications cost of smart meters through the deployment of Echelon's Networked Energy Services system over T-Mobile's GSM network. more

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