telecoms market

telecoms market

Gartner: The black cloud over IT will lift in 2013

Monitoring communications: shrivelling the domain of privacy | Editorial

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To mandate that an automated inspector must jot down the fact of every exchange is to shrivel the domain of privacyTrust us. It's for your own safety. Besides, it's not all that different from what we already do. Plans to monitor and log every form of electronic communication are heading...
Monitoring communications: shrivelling the domain of privacy | Editorial

EC Says Telco Standards Could Make €110 Billion New Digital Content Market

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The European Commission reckons it could unlock €110 ($147.99/£93.27) billion a year in new digital business by harmonising rules for the bloc’s telecoms market. A study it commissioned from Ecorys, published on Tuesday, says the gain would come to content and telco operators from telecom rules that were revised...
EC Says Telco Standards Could Make €110 Billion New Digital Content Market

Huawei & ZTE Under Scrutiny Again, This Time By The European Commission For Unfair Competition

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Another round of headaches for Chinese telecom equipment makers Huawei and ZTE–after previously facing scrutiny over security concerns in the U.S., the two companies are now being targeted by the European Commission. The European Union’s executive body is seeking to investigate Huawei and ZTE for undercutting European firms by receiving...
Huawei & ZTE Under Scrutiny Again, This Time By The European Commission For Unfair Competition

European commissioner promises single mobile market by 2015

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As much as Europe can hope for deeper integration, it doesn't feel that way when citizens get whacked for hefty roaming rates. European digital commissioner Neelie Kroes has got such charges in her sights, telling business leaders that she's planning to push through a single mobile telecoms market before...
European commissioner promises single mobile market by 2015

EC Reforms Aim To Make It Easier For Europe's Telcos To Work Together, Share Assets -- FT

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The European Commission is planning a series of far-reaching reforms this year to support the formation of a pan-European telecoms market, according to the FT. Talking to the newspaper in an interview published yesterday, Neelie Kroes, a VP of the EC and Commissioner for the digital agenda, said: “We’re working on a range of measures...
EC Reforms Aim To Make It Easier For Europe's Telcos To Work Together, Share Assets -- FT

EU digital chief throws €50M in 5G's direction to help continent regain mobile lead

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Europe’s digital chief, Neelie Kroes, wants to fix the EU mobile industry. Still stung by the loss of her funding for ensuring the roll-out of high-speed fixed broadband across the EU, she wants mobile to take up the slack, and to that end she has thrown €50 million ($65 million)...
EU digital chief throws €50M in 5G's direction to help continent regain mobile lead

Vodafone India Raises Call Prices

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Vodafone raised prices of local and intra-city calls for its on-contract customers by at least 20%, indicating increasing stabilization in India's low-priced telecoms market....
Vodafone India Raises Call Prices

Call of Duty helps Vivendi to record profit

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French media, entertainment and telecoms giant hails game's 'exceptional' performance as it posts record profit of £2.47bnVivendi reported a record annual profit of €2.9bn (£2.47bn) in part thanks to the "exceptional" performance of Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard, but admitted earnings will not grow until 2014 due to stiff...
Call of Duty helps Vivendi to record profit

China Telecom to push iPhone 4S in February

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Apple’s iPhone push in China continues to buoy the telecoms market, with further talk of a second carrier in the Chinese market to offer the iOS smartphone. After analysts predicted China Telecom would follow China Unicom in offering the iPhone 4S, as part of a 40m unit sales push by...
China Telecom to push iPhone 4S in February
Neelie Kroes unveils Net Neutrality plan for Europe, aims to end mobile roaming fees in 2014

Intel-backed Nymgo primed to take on Skype with new apps and better quality calling

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The traditional telecoms market is under siege by the likes of Rebtel and Skype, today another company is putting the boot in with the launch of an enhanced PC application and new mobile apps. Nymgo started out in 2008 and has grown steadily with backing from Intel and Abraaj. The money has been...
Intel-backed Nymgo primed to take on Skype with new apps and better quality calling

Vivendi boss Jean-Bernard Levy to step down after disagreement over strategy

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Chief executive of French media, music and telecoms group reported to have had differences with his chairmanJean-Bernard Levy, the chief executive of Vivendi, is to leave after a decade running the French media, music and telecoms conglomerate following a disagreement over the strategic direction of the company, according to a...
Vivendi boss Jean-Bernard Levy to step down after disagreement over strategy
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