German spectrum auction loses momentum in 82nd round

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news:? Loss of significant momentum was encountered by Germany’s mobile spectrum auction on Monday this week with all bids standing at EUR1.6 billion, up just slightly from the EUR1.47 billion reached Friday. The auction is estimated to gain proceeds of EUR6 billion to EUR8 billion and could take weeks. Spectrum in 800 megahertz, 1.8 gigahertz, 2.0 GHz and 2.6 GHz …

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Deutsche Telekom launches its own app portal (Germany)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Softwareload, Deutsche Telekom’s mobile applications portal offering more than 15,000 mobile applications for download has been launched in the UK. Currently, there are more than 1.5 million registered users of Softwareload’s sister site. According to Dirk Lebzien, Head of Softwareload, consumers and business people alike are using mobile devices far more often for work or entertainment on the move …

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Deutsche Telekom unveils UK Mobile App Store with 15,000 Apps

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Deutsche Telekom’s software download portal, softwareload.co.uk has unveiled its UK mobile app store. It contains more than 15,000 mobile app for download. A visitor can shop for apps which may range from navigation, games, software, business, communication and organizational tools. They can securely install them directly onto their mobile device or via their PC. According to Dirk Lebzien, Head of …

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European operators ask Google to share revenues

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Google has been called up by the heads of the leading European telecommunications groups, including Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom to pay them for carrying content such as YouTube videos on their networks. The operators are interested in finding common cause with media companies to strengthen their voice. These media companies get little or no money from Google …

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T-Mobile USA criticized by Unions for using double standards

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Deutsche Telekom management has been criticized by the union representing workers at Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile Germany, the Communications Workers of America and UNI Global Union, for using double standard in the way it treats workers in different countries. According to CWA’s President Larry Cohen, contrary to T-Mobile USA’s anti-union efforts, AT&T has set a standard based on neutrality …

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KPN to act smart in Germany’s largest spectrum auction

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: With Germany preparing itself for the largest mobile spectrum auction scheduled for April 12, 2010, Dutch telecoms group KPN has announced that it would be ‘disciplined’ in its participation in the auction. Working under the name of E-Plus brand, t has also announced to improve its network. E- Plus also divulged its interest in new spectrum as on option …

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Deutsche Telekom to support T-Mobile USA- CEO

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: According to CEO Rene Obermann of Deutsche Telekom, the company is committed to keeping and growing T-Mobile USA. With this, speculation that the operator may sell or merge the fourth-largest US mobile operator has been knocked off. US market is considered to be highly attractive in the years to come and the US operators has been described as highly …

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Sale of 40% stake in Telecom Srbija inches closer

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The Serbian government is all set to discuss the sale of a 40% stake in Telecom Srbija later this week. Greek operator OTE owns 20% of Telekom Srbija while the remaining stake is controlled by the government. According to Jasna Matic, the telecoms minister, the state has been poorly managing the company and that a sale would be good for …

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Deutsche Telekom introduces new growth plan (Germany)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: A number of new financial targets and focus areas for accelerating growth have been introduced by Deutsche Telekom on its investor day. The focus has been put on driving growth from broadband, TV and IT services to offset the steady decline in fixed and mobile voice revenues. Five growth areas have been outlined by the German operator in particular. …

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MTel decides business diversification (Hungary)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: In a bid to gear up the business, Magyar Telekom (MTel) of Hungary has decided to diversify its business into the utilities services sector. The decision is also aimed at retaining existing customers amid the country’s steepest economic dip for more than a decade. Natural gas and electricity of the Deutsche Telekom-backed telco will be resold to its residential …

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