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Apple partnership is music to our EEars

EE has unveiled its latest initiative to captivate the UK market, offering a free six month subscription new and upgrading EE customers from September 1.

Oracle partners BT in UK cloud push

Oracle has announced a new partnership with BT as the company continues its efforts to redefine its offering and penetrate the cloud computing market segment.

Elitecore announces African carrier wifi win

Wifi service management platform company Elitecore Technologies has announced an as yet unspecified network equipment provider has chosen it as a partner for African projects to enable carriers to extend their data services through a network of wifi hotspots.

South Korea to add fourth mobile operator

The South Korean government has decided having just three mobile operators doesn’t create enough competition, so it will select a fourth within the next year.

RTX launches Fast Pay carrier exchange settlement service

UK wireless exchange outfit RTX has launched Fast Pay, a system designed to speed up payments between users of its global carrier exchange service. The service allows operators to buy and sell voice and data services from each other across the world, which in turn can improve the yield and flexibility of their comms offerings.

EE TV introduces quad-play with a mobile angle

EE has once more piled competitive pressure on rival UK operators with the launch of EE TV, becoming the first UK mobile network owner to offer quad-play. The EE TV box allows subscribers to stream Freeview and on-demand content over wifi and across four devices simultaneously.

UK operators reportedly reject network sharing

Despite growing demand for better mobile coverage in rural Britain from the public and the government, UK carriers have rejected national network sharing, an idea trumpeted by the Culture, Media and Sport Minister Savid Javid.

Ofcom seeks to lower UK mobile termination rates yet again

The UK communications industry regulator – Ofcom – has announced proposals designed to further reduce mobile termination rates; the wholesale prices mobile operators charge other operators for connecting to their networks.

Deutsche Telekom results: T-Mobile USA in recovery

Deutsche Telekom’s results for the first quarter of the year show that the operator group has seen more than a 50 per cent decline in net profit and a 1.1 per cent reduction in revenue. Net profit fell from €480m to €238m, year-on-year for the first quarter of 2012, while revenue fell to €14.4bn. Adjusted net profit fell 17 per cent year-on-year to €581m.

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