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ATT 1Q08 results

It has reported steady growth in 1Q08 results, with revenues growing 6% to $30.7bn, operating income up 28% to $6bn and net income up 22%to $3.5bn. Capex increased 27% to $4.2bn, but free cash flow dropped 46% to $0.7bn. Mobile business accounted for...

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FT / Teliasonera €34bn deal

FT announced this week a bid worth €34bn to takeover Teliasonera, one of the largest takeover bid in Europe. Up to now, FT permanently repeated its strategy was to grow in emerging markets, and it has recently bought assets in Middle East and Africa....

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The right step

This first step is the right one. Excessive 3G IPR licensing and the dominant position of very few patent holders have hampered and delayed the development of the 3G technology. So vendors do not want to duplicate the same situation with 4G. Seven vendors...

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EU Top 10 MNOs

At the end of 4Q07, there were almost 710m mobile users in Europe (including Ukraine and Turkey). The top ten MNOs accounted for almost 40% of this total with about 280m mobile subscribers. The top 10 ranking is made by decreasing size with TIM in Italy...

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Nokia 1Q08 results

Nokia reported 1Q08 revenues of €12.7bn in the quarter, up 28%, and a net profit of €1.2bn, up 25%, but below expectations by €150m. The operating margin increased over 1p to 14.7%, but down sequentially 1.2p. With such numbers, most companies would be...

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PC sales: healthy!

Worldwide PC sales amounted to almost 70m units in 1Q08, up 14.5%, and the growth was driven by laptops. But sales began to be impacted by the economical weakness in the North American market that lost two points in market share to 23% and only grew by...

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Top 10 MNOs in LATAM

The Latam mobile market is very competitive, and, either by subscriber base or by net additions, can rival with other markets. The top 10 mobile operators account for a combined 240m subscriber base, but behind, there were lots of small operators with...

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Google in wireless business, again!!!

Google was the main absent (apparently voluntarily) in the recent 700 MHz spectrum auction in the US. It did not buy any spectrum, in spite of its previously declared interest in mobility. A marketing attitude to lure rivals? Why not? In fact Google is...

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Global wireline market

Ovum posted its 4Q07 analysis of revenue trend market share changes in the wireline infrastructure segment. Equipment sales were up 18% in 2007, with switching and routing, cable TV and optical networking growing over 19% each, but DSLAM segment growing...

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Unlimited !!

You probably have already noticed that the word is fashionable ans is employed more and more often into news and comments. It seems it is a deep trend into the economy, as the word surfaced for years as a dream. Now it is more and more real for the benefit...

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