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    ITU "reveals" 5G plan, coins IMT-2020 term Edit Post

    United Nations agency ITU claims to have established an overall roadmap for 5G development, including goals, process and timeline but, while unveiling "IMT-2020" as the name it will use for the mobile standard, the announcement was sparse on details.T...
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    Vivendi set to announce increase in TI stake in coming days – rep... Edit Post

    French media group Vivendi is likely to announce as soon as 23 June or 24 June that it is raising its stake in Telecom Italia (TI) to 14.9 per cent and may also have secured two board seats, according to Reuters.This follows the news that members of i...
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    Canada relents on potential Mobilicity takeover Edit Post

    Leading operators Rogers and Telus are both interested in acquiring smaller rival Mobilicity, according to The Globe and Mail.Both recently submitted takeover proposals to the Canadian government for preliminary review, and received a positive respons...
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    China plans USF to boost rural broadband Edit Post

    China’s State Council, the country’s cabinet, has announced it will set up a broadband universal service fund (USF) to support the rollout of high-speed broadband networks in rural areas.The fund will be used to increase broadband speeds and reduce ta...
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    Fitbit on the up after IPO Edit Post

    Wearables maker Fitbit saw strong growth in its share price following its Initial Public Offering (IPO), indicating that concern about its position in this competitive market is not dampening investor sentiment.Shares were initially priced at $20, abo...



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    German spectrum auction raises over €5B Edit Post

    Germany’s hotly contested spectrum auction ended today (19 June), raising €5.08 billion, after 181 rounds and 16 days of bidding.Vodafone Germany spent the most, bidding a total of approximately €2.1 billion, while Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica Deut...