News tagged with telephone operators

China Telecom profit rises after it offers iPhone

State-owned China Telecom, the country's third biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, said Wednesday that profits grew in the first half of the year as revenue from iPhone sales kicked in.

Aug 21, 2013
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Smart card maker Gemalto reports record 2012 sales

The world's leading manufacturer of smart cards, Gemalto, posted on Thursday a 25-percent jump in 2012 net profit on record sales, and forecast double-digit growth for this year built on growth in the international mobile ...

Mar 14, 2013
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Myanmar aims to bring mobile and Internet to masses

Myanmar fired the starting gun in the process of liberalising its communications networks in a move that could finally bring mobile and Internet access to the masses and drive international investment.

Jul 10, 2012
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Toshiba to shut three Japan semiconductor plants

Electronics and manufacturing giant Toshiba said Wednesday it is to shut three semiconductor factories in Japan as part of a reorganisation of its business, as it grapples with falling profits.

Nov 30, 2011
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Ericsson reports profit leap, shares slump

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported Thursday a 65 percent jump in second quarter net profit on strong sales but this still fell short of expectations and its shares slumped.

Jul 21, 2011
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