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As the Indian government steps up efforts to address overcrowding in the nation's telecom sector, reports have surfaced that many mobile executives have given up on the segment altogether.
 
India's Department of Telecom has asked regulator Trai to review existing M&A guidelines, Times News Network

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Google is considering expanding on its experiment to roll out a 1Gbps fiber network in parts of the US with a similar project

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Apple endured mixed fortunes this week, with record iPhone 4S sales offset by lower than expected earnings for the third quarter.

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NetCracker has entered into an agreement to acquire Subex’s activation business.

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PLDT will likely divest spectrum held by a subsidiary as an olive branch to regulators concerned about the corporation’s planned takeover of DigiTel.
 
According to BusinessWorld, PLDT is currently in

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South Korea's KT is on the verge of acquiring a 20% stake in South Africa's Telkom, in a deal worth around 4.6 billion rand ($581.7 million).
 
South Africa's chamber of commerce has confirmed that both operators are finalizing contracts to secure the investment deal, BusinessLive

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Credit ratings firm Fitch is backing Ericsson to exit its handset joint venture with Sony to alleviate concerns over future funding of the business.
 
The agency notes that Ericsson has already increased debt guarantees from 1.1 billion Swedish krona ($165.1 million) to 2.1 billion krona this year, and faces the prospect of further rises if the handset business cont

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Reports that Sony is considering buying Ericsson out of the pair’s handset joint venture make sense.
 
The world has changed a lot in the decade since Sony Ericsson was formed, with the shift in focus from hardware to content ‘ecosystems’ making Ericsson’s contribution to the business far less valuable than Sony’s huge stack of musi

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News of the death of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs dominated the headlines this week, overshadowing the launch of the firm’s latest iPhone.

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US congressman Mike Rogers, the head of a House intelligence committee, has accused China government of conducting cyber economic espionage on an “intolerable level,” and called

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