News tagged with mobile phone network

Nokia launches cheaper smart phones

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. on Tuesday launched three less-expensive smart phones, including its first model expected to sell for under euro100 ($135) - in a strong move to grab new customers in emerging markets.

Apr 13, 2010
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UK's O2 apologizes for smart phone service trouble

(AP) -- The head of mobile phone operator O2 has apologized to customers in the British capital who were unable to make calls after the group's network was swamped by people using smart phones such as Apple Inc.'s iPhone.

Dec 29, 2009
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Nokia posts loss of $832 million in third quarter

(AP) -- World-leading mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of euro559 million ($832 million) in the third quarter, taking hits from a 20 percent drop in sales and a one-time charge for the fallen value ...

Oct 15, 2009
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Facebook Lite On its Way

(PhysOrg.com) -- The social networking site Facebook has begun testing a simpler, no-frills alternative to its regular interface. The cleaner, uncluttered interface is particularly aimed at entry-level users ...

Sep 15, 2009 weblog
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Mobile phones, Facebook, YouTube cut in Iran

The main mobile telephone network in Iran was cut in the capital Tehran Saturday evening while popular Internet websites Facebook and YouTube also appeared to be blocked, correspondents said.

Jun 14, 2009
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Mobile services made simple

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers believe they have achieved what has remained an almost impossible dream in the wireless world: powerful mobile services that work simply, seamlessly and intuitively.

May 25, 2009
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NKorea allows limited Internet cell phone service

(AP) -- North Korea has begun limited Internet service for mobile phone users, a government Web site reported, months after launching an advanced network in cooperation with an Egyptian telecommunications company.

May 22, 2009
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France 'delays 3G telecom licence tender'

France has delayed a tender for a fourth mobile phone licence to examine the conditions, a top official said Wednesday, as existing operators warned they could go to court if the price were set too low.

Apr 29, 2009
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