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Mozilla's Firefox Mobile OS looks strangely familiar...

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Mozilla announced earlier this month that the HTML5-based mobile platform it’s currently concocting will launch in early 2013 as Firefox Mobile OS. The platform will focus on open Web standards, and Mozilla has already partnered with Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Smart, Sprint (S), Telecom Italia, Telefonica and Telenor to support the platform. TechWeek...
Mozilla's Firefox Mobile OS looks strangely familiar...

Telefónica's digital arm brings in API specialist Apigee to beef up its app ecosystem

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Fresh from revealing plans to open an office in London to grow its European business, API management firm Apigee has inked a deal with Telefónica Digital that will see it become the partner for the operator’s API management platform. Apigee enables developers and company to design, test and monitor APIs and the...
Telefónica's digital arm brings in API specialist Apigee to beef up its app ecosystem

Mozilla's HTML5 Phone Project, Now Christened Firefox OS, Signs Sprint and Other Carriers

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The Mozilla open mobile project “Boot to Gecko” now has the official name Firefox OS. It’s won the support of a crew of global carriers, with the first Firefox OS phones set to launch early next year in Brazil through Telefónica’s Vivo. Firefox OS is to be an open mobile platform...
Mozilla's HTML5 Phone Project, Now Christened Firefox OS, Signs Sprint and Other Carriers

Telenor Seeks Damages, New India Partner

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Norway's Telenor said it will look for a new partner in India and seek compensation for lost mobile licenses from its current partner Unitech, following the cancellation of the licenses by an Indian court earlier this month....
Telenor Seeks Damages, New India Partner

Indian court cancels telecom licences after corruption scandal

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Court rules that 122 2G licences must be scrapped, which could spell the end of some of the smaller mobile phone firmsIndia's top court has ordered the government to cancel 122 licences granted to mobile phone companies during an irregular sale, that has been branded one of India's largest corruption...
Indian court cancels telecom licences after corruption scandal

Danish Pirate Bay ISP Block Gets Supreme Court Date

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Following a court case initiated by the IFPI, in February 2008 a Danish judge ruled that ISP Tele2 had to block its customers from accessing The Pirate Bay. The music group had successfully argued that that Tele2 was assisting in mass copyright infringement by providing its subscribers access to...
Danish Pirate Bay ISP Block Gets Supreme Court Date

Interview: Omnifone CEO Eyes Investments As Music Access Takes Off

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Veteran music access vendor Omnifone may not own a stake in Rara, the fledgling Spotify rival it span off last year - but CEO Jeff Hughes tells paidContent it will invest in other music companies over the next year. “We’re going to make a profit this year,” Hughes told...
Interview: Omnifone CEO Eyes Investments As Music Access Takes Off

Don't Call It WAC! Telefonica Adds Telenor To Its BlueVia API Platform, Carrier Billing Now Covers 460M Customers Worldwide

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Telefonica today has announced a deal with Telenor as its first carrier partner to the BlueVia API platform — one of the Spanish company’s many efforts, via Telefonica Digital, to create new lines of revenue around its operator assets. In this case, it’s a platform that it opens up to...
Don't Call It WAC! Telefonica Adds Telenor To Its BlueVia API Platform, Carrier Billing Now Covers 460M Customers Worldwide

India's Supreme Court cancels all licenses in 2008 2G auction, shocking large foreign investors

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In an astounding rebuke of powerful political and commercial players in India, the country's Supreme Court today canceled all 2G spectrum licenses issued in 2008, claiming that the conferrals were "totally arbitrary and unconstitutional." As The TImes of India reports, India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) found that bribes...
India's Supreme Court cancels all licenses in 2008 2G auction, shocking large foreign investors

Unitech Moves Against Telenor

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Indian developer Unitech has approached a local court seeking to prevent partner Telenor of Norway from entering into any competing business venture or transferring their telecom joint venture to a new entity....
Unitech Moves Against Telenor
Why Firefox OS may bring balance back to the smartphone industry

Telenor cyberespionage attack has Indian origins

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A recent intrusion on the computer network of Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor was the result of a large cyberespionage operation of Indian origin that for the past few years has targeted business, government and political organizations from different countries, according to researchers from security firm Norman Shark....
Telenor cyberespionage attack has Indian origins

Pirate Site Blocking Legislation Approved By Norwegian Parliament

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Issues surrounding online file-sharing have existed in Norway for many years but events leading up to the relatively recent push for legislative change can be traced back to frustrations linked to the persistence of The Pirate Bay. In March 2009, the IFPI and several local movie studios began putting pressure...
Pirate Site Blocking Legislation Approved By Norwegian Parliament

What innovations do carriers need?

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This sponsored post is produced by Kerton Group. The rapid pace of technological change means that fixed and wireless telecom carriers must be on the constant search for new technologies. They need the new tech to provide new services, to respond to competitive threats, and to offer operational efficiencies. And the...
What innovations do carriers need?

Firefox OS: Mozilla’s phone experiment gets support from Sprint and global carriers

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Because “Boot to Gecko” doesn’t have much of a ring to it, Mozilla announced today that its upcoming phone OS will now be called “Firefox OS.” The new platform also has the backing of major worldwide carriers, including Sprint and Telefonica, and a couple device manufacturers. With Firefox OS,...
Firefox OS: Mozilla’s phone experiment gets support from Sprint and global carriers
Mozilla’s HTML5-based Firefox OS coming in early 2013

Is Norway Leaving Its Tech Startups Out In The Cold?

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I am regularly reminded of the amazing innovation coming out of the Nordic region. Countries like Sweden, Finland and even tiny Denmark regularly punch above their weight, producing global companies like Spotify, Rovio, Tradeshift and Everbread. But there remains one country which seems bizarrely content not to engage nearly as...
Is Norway Leaving Its Tech Startups Out In The Cold?

Telenor Warns May Exit India

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Telenor warned the Government of India would be forcing it to exit the country completely, if it were to follow current recommendations for the planned renewal of an auction for mobile licences in the country....
Telenor Warns May Exit India

Browsing Wikipedia is now completely free for 230M mobile users globally

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Thanks to a new partnership between Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Wikimedia, 25 million STC mobile customers in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait can now access Wikipedia free of charge – with zero data fees. This deal raises the total number of mobile users with free Wikipedia access to an impressive 230 million, as part of the Wikipedia Zero...
Browsing Wikipedia is now completely free for 230M mobile users globally

China Mobile remains world's largest operator, India's Bharti up to fourth: Report

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China Mobile remains the world’s largest telecom operator by a stretch, according to a report from Wireless Intelligence which pegged it at 683.08 million subscribers, a significant margin ahead of second-placed Vodafone (386.88 million customers). The data and analysis firm pulled together the cumulative customer base for the world’s top...
China Mobile remains world's largest operator, India's Bharti up to fourth: Report

Telenor: Uncertainty About Indian Operations Remains

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The chief executive of Norwegian telecom operator Telenor said he has met the Indian telecommunications minister at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona but uncertainty about the company's future in India remains....
Telenor: Uncertainty About Indian Operations Remains

Unitech, Telenor Dispute Referred for Arbitration

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Unitech said India's Company Law Board had backed its view that its dispute with Norway's Telenor should be sorted out through arbitration in Singapore....
Unitech, Telenor Dispute Referred for Arbitration

ZTE readies Firefox OS handset for Europe as it mulls US launch

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ZTE has confirmed plans for a European launch of a Firefox OS-powered smartphone by the end of this year, and, if the market conditions are right, it could also release a similar device in the US, Bloomberg reports. The Chinese handset maker revealed last September that it had teamed up...
ZTE readies Firefox OS handset for Europe as it mulls US launch

Telenor Seeks Compensation From Indian Partner for Loss of 2G Licenses

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Norwegian mobile operator Telenor said Wednesday that it has issued a notice to its Indian joint venture partner seeking indemnity and compensation after the......
Telenor Seeks Compensation From Indian Partner for Loss of 2G Licenses

Mozilla says a slew of carriers and handset makers set to support Firefox OS

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Sure it's not as catchy as "Boot to Gecko," but Mozilla's newly-christened Firefox OS has already gained favor with a number of carriers, including Deutsche Telekom, Smart, Sprint, Telecom Italia, Telefónica and Telenor -- as previously reported, Telefonica-owned Vivo is set to introduce the earliest handsets early next year...
Mozilla says a slew of carriers and handset makers set to support Firefox OS

Norway Faces Site Blocking Measures in Anti-Filesharing Bill

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Back in March 2009, the IFPI and several local movie studios began putting pressure on Telenor, Norway’s largest Internet service provider. It was a familiar tale – stop your subscribers from accessing The Pirate Bay, the ISP was told, or legal action will follow. Following Telenor’s refusal the rightsholders kept...
Norway Faces Site Blocking Measures in Anti-Filesharing Bill
Mozilla’s Boot To Gecko Becomes Firefox OS, Scores Support From Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, ZTE, And More
Firefox OS coming to Telefónica in 2013, Sprint and others to follow

Pirate Bay Legal Action Dropped In Norway

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superapecommando writes "Copyright holders have given up legal efforts to force Norwegian ISP Telenor to block filesharing site The Pirate Bay, one of the parties to the case said. The copyright holders, led by Norway's performing rights society TONO and by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry Norway (IFPI...
Pirate Bay Legal Action Dropped In Norway

Spotify Gets Some Local Competition – But It’s A Bit Of A WiMP

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Although Sweden-born streaming music startup Spotify has done well in Scandinavian countries it would appear to now have a local competitor in the shape of a new service launching in Norway. Tech companies Aspiro and Platekompaniet have teamed up with telco Telenor to launch a music streaming service for Norwegian...
Spotify Gets Some Local Competition – But It’s A Bit Of A WiMP
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