TIM Brasil launches children’s content platform

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TIM Brasil has launched an entertainment platform and targeted educational content for children, as reported by Meta Analise. The first service is TIM Kids Playing, developed by Digital Virgo, which offers activities, videos, books, music, games with content regarding characters known by children, such as Chicken Pintadinha, Patati Patata, My Big Big Friend, Fishtronaut and many others. The subscription is BRL …

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American Tower closes stock offering

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American Tower has announced the completion of the issuance of 23,500,000 shares of its common stock and 12,500,000 depository shares, each representing a 1/10th interest in a share of its 5.50% mandatory convertible preferred stock, series B. The common stock offering and depository shares offering resulted in net proceeds to American Tower of approximately USD 2.22 billion and USD 1.22 …

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UK has 84.3 mln mobile subscribers in Q2

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According to Ofcom, there were 84.3 million active mobile subscribers in the UK at the end of the third quarter of 2014, up by 1.2% compared to the previous quarter. The number of dedicated mobile broadband subscriptions, excluding M2M, increased by 2.6% in 3 months to 5.1 million. The number of residential and small business broadband connections increased by 0.8% to …

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Telefonica to bring FiLip smartwatch to Europe, LatAm

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Telefonica has announced an agreement with FiLip Technologies to bring the child-tracking FiLip smart-watch to Europe and Latin America. Designed for children aged 4 to 11, FiLIP combines GPS, Wi-Fi, and GSM technologies into a colorful watch that can be worn to school, the playground and everywhere in between, stated Telefonica. The device comes with location tracking, voice calling, and direct …

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Otelco revenues decline 6.0% in Q4

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US fixed line telecommunications services provider Otelco reported total fourth quarter 2014 revenues of USD 18.2 million, down 6.0% year-over-year from USD 19.3 million. Local services revenue declined 5.2% to USD 6.5 million from USD 6.9 million. Hosted PBX and fibre installation revenue increased by more than USD 0.1 million and network access revenue declined 13.6% to USD 5.9 million …

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Vodafone Portugal to comply with decision on Pirate Bay

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Vodafone Portugal was notified of the decision of the Court of Intellectual Property and will bar access to the piracy site Pirate Bay, as reported by Lusa. An official source of PT Portugal, which operates Meo, declined to comment on the matter. A decision by the Court of Intellectual Property taken last week requires major telecom operators in Portugal to bar …

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Samsung Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge by AT&T

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AT&T has announced plans to offer the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge in its retail stores and online. Pricing, availability and further details will be announced at a later date. The Samsung Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge smartphones feature a 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED displays with 577ppi, Android 5.0, auto real time …

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Alcatel Onetouch unveils Hero 2+ unlocked LTE phablet

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Alcatel Onetouch has announced a new software partnership with Cyanogen, which includes an unlocked phablet for North America featuring Cyanogen operating system, the Hero 2+. The Hero 2+ LTE phablet will be available unlocked via the Alcatel Onetouch store powered by Amazon for USD 299 beginning in the second quarter. The Hero 2+ LTE phablet features a 6-inch full HD …

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First Kanguru 4G hotspot for cars by Nos

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Portuguese operator Nos has launched the Kanguru 4G Wi-Fi hotspot, manufactured by Huawei, for private cars. It connects to the cigarette lighter and allows internet sharing on up to 10 devices simultaneously. The device was considered one of the innovations of the year at the CES 2015. The Hotspot Kanguru 4G has no battery and can also function as a charging …

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E-Plus takes reservations for Galaxy S6 (Edge), HTC One M9

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The E-Plus brand Base has started to take advance orders for the Samsung Galaxy S6, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the HTC One M9. For EUR 55 per month on the All-in tariff, the Galaxy S6 with 32 GB of memory is available for a one-off charge of EUR 1; on the same tariff, customers have to pay EUR …

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