News tagged with mobile services

Deal creating top German mobile company gets OK (Update)

In a deal that creates Germany's biggest mobile phone company in terms of customers, the European Union's antitrust authority on Wednesday approved network operator Telefonica's bid to buy its competitor E-Plus under certain ...

dateJul 02, 2014 in Telecom
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Brazil's weak service makes WCup Tweets unlikely

Ecstatic football fans unable to celebrate a World Cup win with real-time Tweets, or post "selfies" of themselves from inside stadiums. Or worse, emergency calls blocked by jammed cellphone towers unable ...

dateMay 24, 2014 in Internet
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Dish aims to launch Web TV service by year's end

Dish says it plans to launch its Internet-delivered TV service by year's end on mobile devices, game consoles and smart TVs for about $20 to $30 a month. It will contain live sports, entertainment and children's programming.

dateMay 08, 2014 in Telecom
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Mobile Internet shakes up stodgy China industries

Alibaba, the e-commerce giant planning a blockbuster share sale in the U.S., shook up China's vast but sleepy retailing industry by popularizing online shopping. Now it and China's other Internet companies ...

dateMay 08, 2014 in Business
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A faster internet for your smartphones

Most of us spend a significant portion of our time on our phones. So when the Internet connection slows or stalls, it can interrupt our lives to a maddening degree. We complain about the network, shut down apps, and double-check ...

dateApr 08, 2014 in Telecom
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EU reform to scrap mobile roaming fees

The European Parliament on Thursday endorsed a sweeping package of EU telecommunications reforms, including a much-awaited measure to end roaming charges for cross-border mobile phone use.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Telecom
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