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LG-Ericsson has been commissioned to build the LTE network for South Korea’s smallest operator LG U+.

Melissa Chua
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The telecom sector showed signs of returning to steady growth in 2010, according to figures from Ovum. 

Dylan Bushell-Embling
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It was the week that saw Microsoft buy Skype, as well as NBN satellite deals in Australia and another new subsea cable for Asia.

John Tanner
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ZTE has accused rival Huawei of using Europe’s legal system as a means of competitive bartering, after three courts agreed to block imports of ZTE products into the region. 

Michael Carroll
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Satellite operator Thaicom reported a wider net loss for Q1 this year due in part to its struggling telephone business. 

Melissa Chua
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Software juggernaut Microsoft has announced they will acquire VoIP provider Skype, but promises to continue offering Skype for competing platforms. The $8.5 billion deal is expected to close by year-end. 

Stefan Hammond
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Vivendi has forecast a full-year profit of over €3 billion ($4.28 billion) after its Q1 profit surged to €1.73 billion, from €589 million in 1Q10, largely due to a €1.2 billion windfall from

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Australia's NBN Co has awarded A$300 million ($279.3 million) worth of satellite deals to SingTel's Australian subsidiary, Optus, and Thaicom's IPSTAR Australia. 

Dylan Bushell-Embling
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Early indications show that Europe was a tough nut to crack in the first quarter, with income at several domestic telcos down due to lower sales in the region. 

Michael Carroll
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Alcatel-Lucent is optimistic it can meet its full year targets of growing faster than the market and generating operating margin of 5%, after slashing its losses by €505 million ($726 million) in the first quarter. 

Michael Carroll