Daily Archives: September 6, 2013
(Reuters) – American Tower Corp said it would buy the parent of telecom tower operator Global Tower Partners for $3.3 billion as it seeks a bigger share of the billions of dollars that U.S. telecom carriers are spending to upgrade their networks.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom has applied for a sports betting license which could pit the telecommunications company against online gambling companies competing for a limited number of concessions.
BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) – European retailers have gone back to bricks and mortar in the hope of turning their online food businesses profitable – racing to build pick-up points to capitalize on shoppers’ increasing demand for “click and collect” grocery options.
CERNOBBIO, Italy (Reuters) – Telecom Italia needs to set out a new strategy before deciding on a possible new partner, Chairman Franco Bernabe said on Friday.
BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. audio systems maker Harman International Industries Inc said that Europe’s automotive industry, which accounts for most of its sales, has already bottomed out and may show modest recovery in the current fiscal year.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China will cap rare earth production at 93,800 tonnes over the whole of 2013 as part of efforts to rein in unlicensed production in the sector, the country’s land and resources ministry said on Friday.
CERNOBBIO, Italy (Reuters) – Telecom Italia Chairman Franco Bernabe said on Friday that what came first for the telecoms company was a business plan rather than a decision on partners.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s biggest mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo Inc is expected to start selling iPhones as soon as autumn, helping Apple Inc extend its reach in a country where it has more than three times the market share of rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.
(Reuters) – Chinese telecom carriers China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd and China Telecom Corp Ltd will carry Apple Inc’s newest iPhone models within days of their launch in Beijing next week as the U.S. technology giant tries to regain lost ground in its second-biggest market by releasing the phones faster.
SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s acquisition of Nokia’s handset business gives the software behemoth control of its main Windows smartphone partner, but leaves a question mark over the bigger business it has bought: Nokia’s cheap and basic phones that still dominate emerging markets like India.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has repealed its “bitstream and shared/full loop” regulations.
In a statement released today,…
Maurice Blackwood, IBM systems and technology group director for SA.
IBM has announced that its new zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12) mainframe is…
Telkom group CEO, Sipho Maseko, today announced the resignation of Bashier Sallie, MD for wholesale and networks.
In a statement released…
The LG L5II is the Baby Bear of smartphones – not too big, not too small, and pleasantly light.