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Dutch govt starts consultation on DTT future

The Dutch ministry of economic affairs is holding a public consultation until the end of July on the future of free-to-air TV. The current DVB-T licences will expire 31 January 2017, and the government aims to take a decision in early 2015 on what to do with the associated spectrum.  KPN operates the DTT service through its subsidiary Digitenne, and ... Read More »

Telekomet Announces Private Label Wireless and MVNO Solutions On the Nation's Leading CDMA and GSM Wireless Networks

(PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Today Telekomet announced its resellers can brand their own wireless service on several of the nation’s leading wireless networks. The Private Label Wireless or MVNO Solution presents a unique opportunity by enabling small businesses to offer their own branded wireless service on a nationwide CDMA or GSM network without the large initial investment. Telekomet is already ... Read More »

Telefonica buys Mediaset stake in Digital+ for EUR 295 mln

Telefonica has agreed to acquire Mediaset’s 22 percent stake in Spanish pay-TV platform Digital+ for an initial EUR 295 million. In a statement to Spain’s market regulator CNMV, Telefonica said it had also agreed to pay Mediaset a further EUR 30 million in compensation for waiving its right of first refusal for the stake, a further EUR 10 million when ... Read More »

Gowex goes bankrupt after CEO admits falsifying accounts

Spanish wireless internet services provider Gowex is to file for bankruptcy after its CEO and founder Jenaro Garcia admitted that he had falsified the company’s accounts for at least the past four years. “I made a voluntary confession in court. I want to collaborate with justice. I will face the consequences,” said Garcia on Twitter, having earlier posted “I ask ... Read More »

TeliaSonera to buy Tele2 Norway

Tele2 has agreed to exit the Norwegian market and sell its activities there to TeliaSonera for SEK 5.3 billlion cash. The decision follows Tele2’s failure to win additional spectrum rights in the auction in December 2013 in Norway. Tele2 said in March it was considering strategic options, including a sale or partnership, for the Norwegian activities.  The sale, which puts ... Read More »

Telekom Slovenije attracts 8 bidders

Eight interested parties submitted non-binding bids for the takeover of Telekom Slovenije by the set deadline. The highest bid did not come from Deutsche Telekom, but rather from financial funds, reports Dnevnik and Finance.si. Bids for the purchase of the Slovenian national telecommunications operator were submitted by Russia’s MTS, Turkcell and Deutsche Telekom, as well as by financial funds Apollo ... Read More »

HTC returns to profit as sales improve in Q2

HTC reported second-quarter sales of TWD 65.06 billion, just meeting its outlook for revenues of TWD 65-70 billion. The smartphone maker posted an operating profit of TWD 2.43 billion and net profit of TWD 2.26 billion or TWD 2.74 per share. The figures showed a strong improvement on the first quarter of the year, when the company reported a net ... Read More »

Qualcomm buys Wilocity, launches new tri-band platforms

Qualcomm has acquired Wilocity, a specialist in 60 GHz wireless chipsets based on the IEEE 802.11ad standard, also known as WiGig technology. No financial details were disclosed. Qualcomm also launched a family of tri-band platforms that combine Qualcomm Atheros Wi-Fi and WiGig systems with the goal to meet future demand for data and wireless innovations. The initial tri-band platform is ... Read More »

EC approves Vodafone's EUR 7.2 bln takeover of Ono

The European Commission has approved Vodafone’s EUR 7.2 billion takeover of Spanish cable provider Ono without conditions. The deal, which Vodafone said will now be closed “within two to three weeks”, represents the UK operator’s third acquisition of a European fixed-broadband asset in two years and gives it immediate access to Ono’s extensive fibre network covering 7.2 million Spanish homes. ... Read More »

Vodafone, ESB confirm Irish FTTB network plans

Vodafone Ireland and ESB have signed a JV agreement to invest EUR 450 million in building a new 100 percent FTTB broadband network offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1 Gbps. The network will use existing electricity infrastructure nationwide to deploy fibre directly into homes and businesses, initially reaching 500,000 premises in 50 towns. The fibre will be deployed on ... Read More »