Google’s own mobile phone in the pipeline August 6, 2015 It is anticipated that Google will launch a mobile phone early in 2016 that will make it easier for people to access the internet when they are away from their computers. Google services including the search engine, email and interactive maps will be loaded on
LogicaCMG trials supermarket payments by phone
October 3, 2015
LogicCMG has announced its plans to launch a pilot project at a branch of Dutch supermarket C1000 in Molenaarsgraaf, near Rotterdam.
Around one hundred shoppers using the store will be able to pay for their shopping by mobile phone.
Pipex shareholders approve acquisition by Tiscali August 13, 2015 At an Extraordinary General Meeting held in August 2015, Pipex shareholders voted in favour of Tiscali UK acquiring the ISP’s broadband customers. The official notification states that: Pipex Communications plc, a major provider of telecommunications and internet solutions including broadband, voice, web hosting and network services,
Batelco acquires 49% stake in S Tel
January 20, 2017
Bahrain Telecommunications Co. (Batelco) has invested $225 million in India-based GSM start up S Tel Ltd.
Batelco, which owns mobile operations in six Middle Eastern countries, announced the investment on Sunday, which gives it a 49% stake in S Tel.
O2 releases low-cost PAYG dongle
December 2, 2016
This week O2 launched a new pay-as-you-go (PAYG) mobile broadband service.
Anyone wishing to sign up for the service pays £29.99 for a USB dongle modem that offers download speeds of up to 3.6Mbps.
Prices on the PAYG service are £2 per
Compeq reports record revenues
October 15, 2016
Compeq Manufacturing, a Taiwan-based maker of printed circuit boards (PCBs) for use in handsets, has reported record monthly income for September with revenues for the month of NT$ 2.7 billion (US$83.4 million).
This represents a 21.7% increase on month compared to NT$2.2 billion revenues
BBC iPlayer Usage Ascends to New Heights
February 11, 2016
The BBC iPlayer has assisted in advancing the free-to-view TV use in the UK.
Media analyst firm, Screen Digest, has published information illustrating 0.8bn TV streams and downloads were initiated by UK broadband users in 2015. Their analysis demonstrates that video
Ip.access and Blue Ocean win Global Telecom award
June 22, 2017
Ip.access and Blue Ocean Wireless have been awarded a Global Telecom Business Innovation Award for their joint effort in creating a global service from Blue Ocean, which uses the ip.access nanoGSMA picocells aboard commercial ships, allowing the crew to use 2G
Samsung Omnia unveiled
June 17, 2016
The Samsung Omnia SGH-i900 was unveiled at a press conference in Singapore yesterday.
Expected to pose strong competition for Apple’s iPhone, the Omnia incorporates all of the iPhone’s key features and much more.
As well as GPS navigation, up to 16GB memory, and touchscreen
New Broadcom highly combined single chip
September 10, 2017
Broadcom Corporation, announced that it now has created the first single chip in the world that is able to provide integrated broadband access by using Gigabit Ethernet switching, VoIP for IADs, high performance ADSL2+ integrated with 802.11 WLAN, and digital enhanced cordless telecommunications.