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  • Vodafone and EE under increasing Phones 4u PR pressure - Telecoms.com
    Telecoms.comVodafone and EE under increasing Phones 4u PR pressureTelecoms.comThe defining feature of nearly all public statements surrounding the recent collapse of UK mobile phone retailer Phone 4u has been overwhelming concern for welfare of the 5,596 employees who stand to lose their jobs, coupled with a concerted attempt to ...and more »


  • EE extends Cash on Tap contactless mobile payments to London Underground - Telecoms.com
    Telecoms.comEE extends Cash on Tap contactless mobile payments to London UndergroundTelecoms.comTransport for London (TfL) has extended contactless payment support to the full Oyster network and operator EE has expanded its mobile micropayment service accordingly. Cash on Tap – EE's NFC-based contactless payment system that uses a prepay ...and more »


  • Operators reject Phones 4u administration blame claims - Telecoms.com
    Telecoms.comOperators reject Phones 4u administration blame claimsTelecoms.comLongstanding UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u dramatically put itself into administration over the weekend, citing the decisions of Vodafone and, late last week, EE not to renew their current contracts as the reason. While these don't expire until ...


  • Microsoft reportedly canning Nokia and Windows Phone brands for good - Telecoms.com
    Telecoms.comMicrosoft reportedly canning Nokia and Windows Phone brands for goodTelecoms.comA leak verified by a couple of tech news sites appears to confirm that Microsoft will completely phase out all Nokia branding starting with its holiday season marketing. The leak also implies Microsoft wants to stop differentiating its desktop and ...and more »


  • House prices to remain affordable - NEWS.com.au
    House prices to remain affordableNEWS.com.auBicheno, about 137km from the Hobart CBD, experienced the biggest growth in median house prices during the three months to May. Its median increased by 28.3 per cent to $295,000. Clifton Beach in the Hobart region had the biggest increase in median ...and more »


  • Australia's suburbs for highest price growth outside capital cities - NEWS.com.au
    Australia's suburbs for highest price growth outside capital citiesNEWS.com.au17A Harveys Farm Rd, Bicheno is seeking offers above $498,000. Picture: realestate.com.au Source: Supplied. The area, 310km from Brisbane recorded a 31.4 per cent increase in its median house price during the quarter to $280,000. In the Northern ...


  • Apple has first interesting product launch for four years - Telecoms.com
    Telecoms.comApple has first interesting product launch for four yearsTelecoms.comBack in 2010 Apple looked a serious danger to take over the world. Sales of the iPhone had gone exponential and a mere three years after disrupting the mobile phone market beyond recognition, Apple launched the first iPad and did a similar number on ...and more »


  • Ericsson aims to raise the picocell bar with RBS 6402 launch - Telecoms.com
    Ericsson aims to raise the picocell bar with RBS 6402 launchTelecoms.comInfrastructure vendor Ericsson is the latest to unveil a new picocell initiative, with its latest launch featuring carrier aggregation and offering a 300Mbps LTE boost to smaller office buildings. Picocells seem to be somewhat in vogue at the moment ...and more »


  • Taqua acquires Kineto to form complete voice-over-wifi player - Telecoms.com
    Taqua acquires Kineto to form complete voice-over-wifi playerTelecoms.comUS company Taqua, which makes a virtual mobile core, has acquired Kineto, which provides voice-over-wifi (VoWifi) software for smartphones, with the aim of creating a complete VoWifi provider. They had already been collaborating extensively, including ...and more »


  • Voice Services Still Making Themselves Heard - IT Business Edge (blog)
    Voice Services Still Making Themselves HeardIT Business Edge (blog)Telecoms' Scott Bicheno described the synergies: Taqua offers 3GPP functions and Kineto provides handset functionality. Together, the companies say they can offer a comprehensive VoWifi platform. VoLTE differs significantly from earlier cellular voice ...and more »