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Report: Project Oscar, UK's Multi-Carrrier Mobile Payment JV, Could Get Regulator Nod This Summer

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Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica’s O2 are all pushing ahead on their own mobile payment services, but in a bid to outpace companies like Apple and Google that may disintermediate them completely, these carriers are also working together. Now, a carrier JV in the UK, code-named Project Oscar, which...
Report: Project Oscar, UK's Multi-Carrrier Mobile Payment JV, Could Get Regulator Nod This Summer

Vodafone Considering Course of Action in India

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Vodafone Group said it is urgently considering several courses of action as India moves toward law changes which would allow the government to impose a tax of more than $2 billion on the British company's 2007 purchase of Hutchison Whampoa's Indian telecom venture....
Vodafone Considering Course of Action in India

'Infinite storage' startup Bitcasa hires former Box VP; Horizons' Frank Meehan joins board

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Bitcasa, the interesting startup that promised to deliver users ‘infinite storage’ when it emerged last year, is today announcing a double win. The first is its recruitment of Tony Lee, formerly VP of backend engineering at that other hot cloud storage startup, Box. The former Yahoo director of engineering will...
'Infinite storage' startup Bitcasa hires former Box VP; Horizons' Frank Meehan joins board
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Telefónica to Sell Irish Unit

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Telefónica agreed to sell its Irish unit to Hutchison Whampoa for $1.1 billion, a move aimed at cutting the Spanish company's debt....
Telefónica to Sell Irish Unit

Fast Track To A Facebook Phone — Buy INQ Mobile?

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As the heat around the “Facebook Phone” story gets higher, our thoughts turn to the days a couple of years ago when it emerged Facebook had been thinking about developing an actual phone. Back then, it transpired that Facebook was working with INQ Mobile on a smartphone. The phone duly...
Fast Track To A Facebook Phone — Buy INQ Mobile?

Austrian mobile operators consolidate, but a new player is on the horizon

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Some rather thorny consolidation has just gone through in the Austrian mobile market, with 3 Austria closing its acquisition of Orange Austria, minus some of Orange’s key assets, which have been sold off to Telekom Austria. The explanation of how this changes the country’s telecoms landscape is rather number-tastic, so...
Austrian mobile operators consolidate, but a new player is on the horizon

Three shrugs off 4G with 1m new mobile phone customers

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The UK's smallest mobile phone network becomes the fastest growingThree, the mobile phone network owned by Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, has added 1.04 million customers in the UK in a year.With 300,000 joining in the last quarter, the country's smallest network is now also the fastest growing, with 8.8...
Three shrugs off 4G with 1m new mobile phone customers

Hutchison's Underlying Profits Gets European Lift

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Hutchison Whampoa's underlying profit rose 19% last year, as the flagship company of billionaire Li Ka-shing benefited from utility investments in Europe....
Hutchison's Underlying Profits Gets European Lift

Wireless Carrier Tries to Make Cellphone Bill Fun

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Swedish customers of cellphone carrier 3 have access to a new app that is trying to make fun out of a typically un-fun experience — the monthly bill. The Android and iPhone app, created with design firm Fjord, offers a bunch of different visualizations, including a look at data use...
Wireless Carrier Tries to Make Cellphone Bill Fun

Asia’s StarHub latest to harvest 2G spectrum for LTE

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Singapore’s StarHub has taken its 4G fate into its own hands, revealing today it will shut down part of its 2G network to make room for LTE, rather than wait around for new 4G spectrum to materialize. It will launch an LTE network by the end of 2012 over its...
Asia’s StarHub latest to harvest 2G spectrum for LTE

Dublin Court Rules Against Hutchison

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Hong Kong ports-to-telecom operator Hutchison Whampoa has lost a motion in an Irish court to have its €2 billion bid for Irish telecom firm Eircom "given due consideration," according to people familiar with the situation....
Dublin Court Rules Against Hutchison

Skype Will Work on Verizon’s Android & Blackberry Phones

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Skype and Verizon are likely to announce a brand new partnership tomorrow at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), currently being held in Barcelona. The two companies are keeping mum about their plans. Just not quiet enough. The Verizon-Skype partnership isn’t going to mimic the relationship between Skype and 3 U.K,...
Skype Will Work on Verizon’s Android & Blackberry Phones
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