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

Staff writer
05 Sep 2011

AT&T may divest part of T-Mobile if deal cleared

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.


German court bars Galaxy Tab 7.7 sales

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 to spend €1b on 4G spectrum

Telecom Italia will invest at least €1 billion to acquire spectrum in Italy's 4G spectrum auction, according to the company's CEO.


Intel rumored to have cold feet over MeeGo

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 eyes broadband dominance

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.

Bangkok Post

Canada's SaskTel to begin LTE rollouts in 2012

Canadian state-run operator SaskTel has revealed plans to begin LTE deployments in late 2012, using the 700MHz spectrum band.

Leader Post

Google shuttering services in streamlining

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+.

Smart Company

Amazon revamps site ahead of rumored tab launch

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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