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Verizon plays down Google, Facebook battle; Q2 revenue falls

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam insisted the US operator remains a small competitor in the mobile ...

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A4AI chair warns on unrealistic UN 2020 goal

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 AFRICA, TANZANIA: The Alliance for Affordable Internet (AFAI) cast strong ...

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Huawei sees strong smartphone sales in H1

Huawei said it shipped more than 60 million smartphones in the first half of 2016, ...

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Vodacom Tanzania boss slams old way of thinking

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 AFRICA, TANZANIA: The managing director of Vodacom Tanzania believes operators ...

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SA government fights regulator over spectrum plan

South Africa’s telecoms ministry intends to launch legal action against the country’s industry regulator for ...

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GSMA head identifies 4 barriers to digital inclusion across Africa

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 AFRICA, TANZANIA: Mats Granryd, director general of the GSMA, hailed ...

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Orange reports “stable” Q2

Orange said its momentum in Q2 “confirms the success of very high-speed broadband, both fixed ...

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Telecom Italia makes cuts from its top tier

Telecom Italia announced a redundancy plan that will see 170 managers, representing a quarter of ...

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Vodafone, Sky hope for joy from wider Openreach separation

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom wants to further separate local network unit Openreach from parent BT, ...

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ARM “obsessive” about technology evolution

VIDEO INTERVIEW: ARM, now subject to a £24 billion takeover bid from Japan’s SoftBank, outlined ...

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Philippines watchdog given deadline for operator spat

An appeals court in the Philippines ordered the competitive watchdog to explain why PLDT and ...

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India regulator sets spectrum usage fee

India’s Telecom Commission set the spectrum usage charge for the next batch of spectrum to ...

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Smart targets 95% LTE coverage in 2018

Smart, the mobile unit of the Philippines’ largest operator PLDT, committed to expanding its 4G ...

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Africa hits 557M unique mobile subs; smartphones to dominate by 2020

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 AFRICA, TANZANIA: More than half a billion people across Africa ...

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Asia Briefs: First Apple Store planned in Taiwan, Grab to expand payment service & more

First Apple Store planned in Taiwan Apple plans to open its first Apple Store in ...

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Smartwatch market sees Q2 slowdown

IDC said the worldwide smartwatch market saw its first year-on-year decline, as customers held back ...

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Cyanogen cuts jobs as platform business suffers

Device platform company Cyanogen is reported to have undertaken significant job cuts, although it played-down reports ...

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Sprint picks up lucrative customers, but losses climb

Sprint said it is making headway in adding high-value customers to its network, but the ...

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LTE surpasses 50% population coverage globally – ITU

More than half the world’s population can now access LTE, with networks having spread to ...

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Verizon to buy Yahoo core for $5B, eyes ad market

Verizon Communications is to acquire ailing internet giant Yahoo’s operating business for $4.83 billion, boosting the US ...