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27 February 2013
| Laura Hedges
Samsung has announced a partnership with card provider, Visa, to create a faster and more accessible mobile payment system for smartphone users.
The announcement was made at Mobile World Congress in
Barcelona this week and is claimed to be the first of its kind
between a leading near field communications (NFC)...
French player Iliad has claimed it is still working on a deal to acquire T-Mobile US, despite failing in its first attempt to enter the US market.
Essar Capital is said to have entered a binding agreement with Bharti Airtel and Safaricom for the sale of its Kenyan mobile operator, yuMobile.
The GSMA has urged the European Commission to accelerate the repurposing of the UHF spectrum band (470-790MHz).
EU anti-trust regulators have asked telecoms operators in the continent to provide feedback on Facebook’s proposed $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging company WhatsApp.
Telefónica has reportedly revealed plans to exit its 14.8% stake in Telecom Italia upon completion of its deal to acquire GVT from Vivendi.
O3b Networks has announced the launch of four new satellites after successful in-orbit testing.