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Mexican watchdog: Carlos Slim’s Telcel dominates the mobile market

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Mexico’s federal antitrust commission (CFC) confirmed a decision declaring Telcel the dominant mobile player and opening the door to specific regulation, the Wall Street Journal reports. As you may know, this Mexican telco belongs to America Movil, itself controlled by the richest man in the world, Carlos Slim. According to the WSJ,...
Mexican watchdog: Carlos Slim’s Telcel dominates the mobile market

Apple Loses Appeal in 'iPhone' Naming Rights Case in Mexico

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Apple has lost an appeal over its use of the 'iPhone' trademark in Mexico, reports The Wall Street Journal. The case has been going on for some time, but does not appear to impact Apple's ability to sell the iPhone and related services in the country. Apple sued to have...
Apple Loses Appeal in 'iPhone' Naming Rights Case in Mexico

Claro takes on Netflix as it expands its VOD service to Brazil

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Claro will soon launch its VOD portal Claro Video in Brazil, the mobile operator announced in Rio de Janeiro at Futurecom‘s conference. The service will initially roll out to a limited number of Claro clients by the end of the year, before a full launch during 2013′s first quarter. While this...
Claro takes on Netflix as it expands its VOD service to Brazil

America Movil to Boost Stake in Royal KPN

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Carlos Slim's America Movil said it now has 24.9% of KPN of the Netherlands and will buy an additional 2.8%....
America Movil to Boost Stake in Royal KPN

Mozilla makes strides with mobile-oriented Firefox OS

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Last week we suggested a few things to keep an eye out for at Mobile World Congress, and last night we had our first sighting. Mozilla announced a greatly expanded line-up for its Firefox OS. Firefox OS, or FOS, is interesting because it is entirely ‘web-based,’ meaning the average...
Mozilla makes strides with mobile-oriented Firefox OS

Mexicans Overbilled Billions For Internet, Voice - Courtesy of Carlos Slim and Telmex Monopoly

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According to a new report, Mexicans have been overcharged $13.4 billion a year for phone and Internet services, primarily thanks to the fact that the Mexican telecom market is dominated by one player: billionaire Carlos Slim and his incumbent telco Telmex. Telmex dominates 80% of the landline voice and broadband...
Mexicans Overbilled Billions For Internet, Voice - Courtesy of Carlos Slim and Telmex Monopoly

Analyst raises his Apple earnings estimate 39%, but downgrades the stock

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Predicts the carriers will “stunt the pace of phone upgrades” in 2012, starting this quarter BTIG’s Walter Piecyk sent his clients some deeply mixed signals Monday, two weeks before Apple (AAPL) is scheduled to report its second fiscal quarter earnings. On the one hand, he’s taken a new look at...
Analyst raises his Apple earnings estimate 39%, but downgrades the stock

America Movil Extends European Push

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Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim bought a 21% stake in Telekom Austria, hard on the heels of his bid for a major stake in Dutch phone company Royal KPN....
America Movil Extends European Push

VOD platform Claro Video is coming to Mexico and other Latin American countries in 2013

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VOD service Claro Video is coming to Mexico and other countries, FayerWayer reports. The announcement was made by America Movil’s mobile arm Telcel during the presentation of its 4G/LTE network plans in Mexico. “We will have [Claro Video] in all other countries [where we operate],” said Telcel’s director of Added...
VOD platform Claro Video is coming to Mexico and other Latin American countries in 2013

China Mobile's Li Yue on iPhone 5: TD-SCDMA is not a problem, it's all about business model and benefit sharing

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With iPhone 5 soon shipping in 100+ countries and few hundred operators, China Mobile is the biggest gap on Apple’s smartphone’s availability map. China Mobile, after all, is the biggest carrier in the biggest smartphone market in the world. With 703 million subscribers – it is bigger than the second...
China Mobile's Li Yue on iPhone 5: TD-SCDMA is not a problem, it's all about business model and benefit sharing

Google, Microsoft Dominate Forbes' List Of Tech Billionaires; Zuckerberg, Moskowitz Are The Youngest

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Forbes has today published its annual list of the world’s richest people — and once again tech and its related tentacles continue to lead the top of the list. Coming in at number-one for the fourth year in a row is Carlos Slim Helu, the Mexico-based mogul who controls Latin...
Google, Microsoft Dominate Forbes' List Of Tech Billionaires; Zuckerberg, Moskowitz Are The Youngest

DealBook: America Movil Increases Stake in Telekom Austria

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America Movil, the Latin American phone carrier owned by billionaire Carlos Slim Helu, has reached a deal to increase its stake in Telekom Austria, advancing the Mexican investor's push into the European telecommunications market....
DealBook: America Movil Increases Stake in Telekom Austria

AT&T sees a brighter Q2, projecting 500,000 new contract subscribers

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AT&T didn’t have the greatest first quarter. It sold a lot of smartphones, but it only brought in 296,000 new contract customers, less than half of archrival Verizon’s 677,000. But things are looking up in the current quarter. AT&T is projecting 500,000 net postpaid additions when it reports its Q2...
AT&T sees a brighter Q2, projecting 500,000 new contract subscribers

Opera opens its Mini browser to 500m mobile users through deals with Bharti Airtel and America Movil

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Norwegian browser maker Opera has significantly boosted its visibility and usage worldwide, after it agreed deals with two of the world’s largest global mobile operators: India’s Bharti Airtel and Latin American telecom giant America Movil - which boast nearly 500 million subscribers combined. The partnerships will see both carriers promote a customized and co-branded...
Opera opens its Mini browser to 500m mobile users through deals with Bharti Airtel and America Movil

No Te Pases’ app helps Mexicans keep their mobile bill under control

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According to a study from the OECD, Mexicans are blatantly overcharged for phone and Internet services, Reuters recently reported. This is the result of a situation where high margins and oligopolies prevail; as the report points out, the world’s richest man Carlos Slim controls 70% of the cellphone market through his...
No Te Pases’ app helps Mexicans keep their mobile bill under control

World's Richest Man Sets His Eyes On The US

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Dec. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil SAB has brought its Telcel brand, Mexico's biggest wireless carrier, to the U.S. to offer plans with unlimited calls south of the border. Telcel America is selling prepaid mobile-phone plans for $60 a month with unlimited voice, text and data nationwide,...
World's Richest Man Sets His Eyes On The US

Mexico Clears Televisa Mobile-Phone Venture

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Mexico's antitrust commission dealt a blow to Carlos Slim by clearing the country's leading television company to take a stake in mobile-phone operator Grupo Iusacell, in a challenge to Mr. Slim's America Movil....
Mexico Clears Televisa Mobile-Phone Venture

America Movil's Mexican Fine Lifted

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Mexico's antitrust commission reversed a $925 million fine against America Movil unit Telcel after the company agreed to continue lowering mobile interconnection rates....
America Movil's Mexican Fine Lifted
CFC backtracks on Slim's near-billion dollar fine in Mexico, lays out other terms and conditions

24 wireless operators agree on data roaming alert mechanisms, do nothing about actual roaming rates

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GSMA, also known as the entity that produces Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Expo each year, seems to be onto something. And by "something," we mean "getting 24 carriers around the globe to agree on a single point." That's no easy feat, mind you, and the latest release...
24 wireless operators agree on data roaming alert mechanisms, do nothing about actual roaming rates

Mobile carrier Entel Chile is the latest to get a customized Opera Mini browser

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Opera is partnering with Entel Chile to bring a customized version of its Opera Mini browser to the operator’s mobile subscribers, the company announced today. As you may know, Entel is Chile’s principal telecommunications company, and has over 10 million subscribers – out of a total population of 17 million. Following...
Mobile carrier Entel Chile is the latest to get a customized Opera Mini browser

Opera Q2: Sales Up 32% To $52.1M; Mobile Surges, Desktop Flat, Google Deal Stays Put

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Opera Software, the Norway-based internet browser company, today reported Q2 2012 earnings that solidified the company’s strength in mobile, and ongoing weakness in desktop usage in the face of competition from Google’s Chrome and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browsers: revenues were $52.1 million, up 32% on Q1 2011 and just about...
Opera Q2: Sales Up 32% To $52.1M; Mobile Surges, Desktop Flat, Google Deal Stays Put

Opera Mini starts Latin American rollout, offers custom version to Telcel's 67m Mexican mobile users

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Opera has partnered with Mexican mobile carrier Telcel on Opera Mini, the companies announced today. Following the deal, Telcel’s 67 million subscribers will get access to a customized version of the mobile browser. As you may know, Opera Mini’s compression capacities means that it is very light on data usage,...
Opera Mini starts Latin American rollout, offers custom version to Telcel's 67m Mexican mobile users

America Movil Boosts KPN Stake to 20.9%

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America Movil said it acquired additional shares of Royal KPN and now owns 20.9% of the Dutch telephone company....
America Movil Boosts KPN Stake to 20.9%
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