Qualcomm wins 40 MHz UK radio spectrum
May 19, 2016
Qualcomm Inc, a US-based mobile technology company, has acquired 40 MHz of UK radio spectrum, for £8.3m, which could be used for mobile TV, wireless broadband or satellite radio.
Ofcom, the communications regulator, auctioned the spectrum earlier this month.
ZTE aim their sights high
March 13, 2016
ZTE, a China-based handset vendor, aims to become one of the world’s top five handset vendors within the next five years. The announcement comes after a strong 2015 for the company, in which it shipped around 30 million handsets.
70% of ZTE’s shipments
HTC to launch MID handsets this year
March 10, 2016
High Tech Computer (HTC) are joining forces with Intel to develop mobile internet device (MID) products. Industry experts are predicting that HTC will launch an MID with handset functions later this year.
Once MID handsets are launched, Intel’s MID platform will
Commission plans EU-wide telecoms market
November 13, 2015
The European Commission has released plans for a single European Union-wide telecoms market from 2018, with a new Europe-wide watchdog.
The proposed strategy, which will be discussed by the European Parliament, aims to increase competition in the telecoms market and could require
Zen Internet named best ISP June 25, 2015 Broadband provider, Zen Internet, secured three prizes at the recent PC Advisor Awards for its reliability and high standard of service provision. The Internet Service Provider was recognised as both the most reliable ISP and the best small ISP. The company also received a Customer Service award
BT Openreach shies away from fibre investment
October 2, 2015
According to Amy Chalfen, director of equivalence and regulatory and public affairs at BT Openreach, the company is concerned that it would not receive an adequate return on investment in the fibre instrastructure needed to provide next-generation broadband.
Q3 release for Windows Mobile 6.5
January 22, 2017
Microsoft’s new mobile operating system, Windows Mobile 6.5, is expected to debut at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, DigiTimes reports.
Some devices powered by the OS will launch in the third quarter of 2017, although most vendors are likely