DT will always explore options,says T-Mobile CEO (US)

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T-Mobile USA’s CEO Philip Humm wrote to his staff recently about not ruling out the chances for a sale in the future. He states in his letter that the parent company Deutsche Telekom (DT) will always explore options for maximizing the value of its portfolio and profits, without elaborating on what talks, if any are ongoing. He confirmed in the …

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Turkcell delays its debut in Western Europe

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Turkcell’s Director General S¼reyya Ciliv has revealed that it has delayed its debut in Western Europe. According to Ciliv, the firm would open for business in the country in April, despite originally targeting a launch during 1Q10 when it unveiled a five year deal to piggyback on Deutsche Telekom’s 3G networks in the country in October. According to reports, the …

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‘Everything Everywhere’ reports customer and revenue declines (UK)

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Everything Everywhere, the entity formed by the merging of France Telecom’s Orange and Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile has posted weak results for the last quarter. Company’s revenue dropped 2% in the nine months from April last year when the merger went through from US$8.77 billion to US$8.60 billion. Underlying profit was US$1.62 billion, decresed from US$1.78 billion. Mobile service revenues grew …

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Sale of Telekom Srbija may be cancelled (Serbia)

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The government officials have stated that Serbia may decide not to sell a 51% stake in Telekom Srbija if bidders offer less than the minimum price of US$1.9 billion. According to the officials, they will not sell it at any cost. If offers are below minimum price then they will say that the tender had failed. Four firms are seen …

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World’s leading mobile operators announce commitment to NFC technology

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Many of the world’s leading operators, including America Movil, Axiata Group Berhad, Bharti, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, KT Corporation, MTS, Orange, Qtel Group, SK Telecom, SOFTBANK MOBILE, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telekom Austria Group, Telenor and Vodafone, have voiced their commitment to implementing Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, and intend to launch commercial NFC services in select markets by 2012. “NFC is perhaps …

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