Webwire: AT&T to offer to sell part of T-Mo; Germany bans another Galaxy

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
AT&T plans to propose to the Department of Justice that it will keep T-Mobile's prices in place, and possibly divest of up to 25% of the business, if it is allowed to proceed with its acquisition of the company.
 
A German court has ordered Samsung not to sell the Galaxy Tab 7.7 in the nation until after the Apple lawsuit is resolved, adding the device to the injunction that already covers the 10.1 model. This has prevented the vendor from promoting the tablet at the IFA electronics show.
 
Telecom Italia will invest at least €1 billion to acquire spectrum in Italy's 4G spectrum auction, according to the company's CEO.
 
Sources claim Intel may temporarily suspend development of the MeeGo OS, due to lack of demand and partner Nokia's adoption of Windows Phone 7.
 
Thailand's Jasmine International aims to double its broadband revenue and subscriber base by 2013, and to hold a dominant market position by that time.
 
Canadian state-run operator SaskTel has revealed plans to begin LTE deployments in late 2012, using the 700MHz spectrum band.
 
Google plans to shut down a wide range of services, including Google Desktop, Google Web Security and social question and answer service Aardvark, as it seeks to streamline and dedicate more resources to initiatives including Google+.
 
Amazon has revamped its website to make it easier to navigate on tablets, in advance of the rumored launch of its own tablet device.

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