Three UK Hacked! Data of millions at risk.

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Three UK looks to have suffered a major hack attack! As many as two-thirds of Three’s customers’ data appears to have been compromised. The Telegraph reported earlier that hackers gained access to Three UK’s customer upgrade database using an employee’s login, which ‘may’ have happened due to a ‘Phishing attack’ due in part to a poor ‘Human Firewall‘ posture at Three UK. …

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Vodafone to sell Dutch fixed business to Deutsche Telekom, to meet regulatory requirements for Ziggo merger.

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Vodafone Netherlands has agreed to sell its fixed business (“Vodafone Thuis”) to Deutsche Telekom’s Dutch subsidiary, T-Mobile Netherlands Holding B.V., subject to regulatory approval. Vodafone agreed to divest because of its commitment to the European Commission, as a step to gain approval for a larger merger with Liberty Global’s Dutch subsidiary Ziggo, the largest cable operator in Netherlands. Vodafone’s fixed business claims …

EditorVodafone to sell Dutch fixed business to Deutsche Telekom, to meet regulatory requirements for Ziggo merger.

Canadian Carrier WIND Mobile Selects Acision to Deliver Advanced Messaging Solutions

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Acision, a world leader in mobile data, today announced that Canadian carrier WIND Mobile, is deploying Acision’s advanced messaging and reporting solutions. This is to enable WIND to have a deeper understanding of subscriber preferences and provides a platform for the delivery of high value mobile messaging and data services to its customers. Launched in December 2009, WIND Mobile is already …

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T-Mobile partners with Plenkyvpraci for flexible women’s work (Czech Republic)

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T-Mobile Czech Republic has organized a workshop focusing on support of flexible employment options for women aged 20-40 in partnership with the civic society Plenkyvpraci (Nappies at Work). The workshop will take place on 16 June. The average age of T-Mobile employees is 31 years and one half of employees are women. To make a comeback to work after maternity …

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Euroset opens 2 retail outlets under Communication Palace brand (Russia)

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Euroset, a Russian mobile retail chain has opened two new retail outlets under the Communication Palace brand. The company opened the outlets in Surgut and Petrozavodsk, each outlet exceeds 200 square meters. At present, Euroset owns seven such outlets in Moscow (three outlets), Orsk, Ryazan, Petrozavodsk and Surgut. The design of the new outlets was created by the UK agency …

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Cell C loses broadband appeal at ASA (South Africa)

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Cell C has lost an appeal against a decision by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that its advertising, in which it makes certain speed claims about its network, is “misleading”. The authority has sustained an original decision by its directorate, made in February, in favor of a complaint lodged by an L van Zyl against Cell C’s advertisement of its …

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Romanian government supports Romtelecom, Cosmote merger

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Romania’s Ministry of Communications and Informational Society (MCSI) minister Valerian Vreme has reportedly stated that the country does not oppose OTE’s recently made proposal to merge telecom operators Romtelecom and Cosmote Romania. According to MCSI, it wants to list the shares owned by the government in the future company on the stock market one year from now. As per Vreme, …

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T-Mobile CR sponsors ‘Rock for People’

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T-Mobile Czech Republic is sponsoring the seventeenth year of the music festival Rock for People, which takes be held from 2 to 5 July in Hradec Kralove. The company has prepared special gifts such as raincoats and blankets for the festival participants, ticket price discounts 1+1 and a SMS contest with prizes such as an iPhone 4, tariff Bav Se …

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GSMA Announces Departure of CEO Rob Conway

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The GSMA today announced that Rob Conway, the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of the GSMA, will step down as CEO effective September 1, 2011 after leading the organisation for 12 years to become the preeminent global body for the mobile industry. “I am very proud of the many industry-leading initiatives and contributions that the GSMA has made during my …

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Texas Instruments MEMS innovation brings IR temperature measurement to portable consumer electronics

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) is enabling contactless temperature measurement for the first time in portable consumer electronics with the industry’s first single-chip passive infrared (IR) MEMS temperature sensor. The TMP006 digital temperature sensor provides manufacturers of mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets and notebooks, with the ability to accurately measure device case temperature using IR technology. This advancement over …

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