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Vodafone is fibre-ing up Spain and Portugal

Vodafone UK to launch 4G August 29

Operator group Vodafone has announced that it will launch 4G services in the UK later this month. The service will be live in London as of August 29, the same date that rival O2 plans to switch its LTE network on. Twelve further cities will be connected to the network by the end of the year, the operator added.

SDN is appearing in more and more places

Operator boards to blame for lack of innovation

The boards of the world’s ten largest operators are dominated by executives with legal, financial and engineering backgrounds, resulting in a conservative culture that “struggles to drive and nurture innovation”, according to recruitment consultancy European Leaders.

Rapid smartphone uptake combined with the recent rise of music streaming services have for the first time enabled music to make a substantial impact on operator’s market share, ARPU and churn

Content partnerships spell big bucks for carriers

Amid all the talk of partnerships and ‘smart pipes’, figures released this week suggest that mobile operators could add millions of Euros to their bottom line by partnering with a music streaming service rather than going it alone.

Rapid smartphone uptake combined with the recent rise of music streaming services have for the first time enabled music to make a substantial impact on operator’s market share, ARPU and churn

Spotify goes social

Spotify, the darling of the music industry, has overhauled its service, turning its focus on social networking to help users discover music.

Spotify comes to TV in Finland

Spotify comes to TV in second deal in Nordics

Spotify, the darling of the online music market, has expanded its presence in the Nordics through an exclusive deal with Finnish carrier TeliaSonera that will see the Spotify service deployed on a number of devices from mobile phones to TVs.

Spotify makes it onto Symbian

Spotify makes it onto Symbian

On Monday popular music streaming service Spotify announced the launch of a mobile app for the Symbian platform, making the service potentially available on millions more devices.

Rapid smartphone uptake combined with the recent rise of music streaming services have for the first time enabled music to make a substantial impact on operator’s market share, ARPU and churn

3UK bundles Spotify with Android

The UK’s smallest but most disruptive mobile operator, 3UK, said Monday it has struck a partnership with online music service Spotify, bundling the offering with the Android-based HTC Hero.

Spotify has been forced to rein in its subscriptions due to high demand

Spotify overwhelmed by mobile demand

The hit music streaming service Spotify has been forced to rein in new subscriptions to its free service after being overwhelmed with demand following the launch of its mobile applications earlier this month.

Spotify music app coming to iPhone

Spotify coming to iPhone

Music streaming service Spotify has created an iPhone app and sent it over to Apple for approval and inclusion into the App Store.

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