India’s government has threatened to penalize Vodafone for not paying a disputed $2.5 billion tax bill. Chief financial officer Andy Halford cautions the move could double the amount owed.
The Philippines' PLDT has pushed back the planned acquisition of a controlling stake in Digitel by 30 days until July 30, due to delays receiving regulatory approval for the deal.
A US judge has denied Google's request to dismiss lawsuits filed over last year's Street View Wi-Fi packet data collection controversy.
RIM has agreed to appoint a committee to examine the executive and board roles, avoiding a shareholder vote into splitting the co-chair and co-CEO roles, as an open letter circulates that contains an alleged employee's summation of the company's internal problems.
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission will preside over an initiative that will see 1,000 telecom towers deployed this year, in a bid to help improve wireless broadband penetration.
Vodafone refutes reports it is seeking a $5.5 billion dividend from Verizon Wireless, stating the figure is the mathematical maximum and that no date has been set for payments to resume.
Spain's first spectrum auction – for blocks in the 800-MHz, 900-MHz and 2.6-GHz bands – attracted bids worth just €900 million ($1.31 billion) in the first day, 38% below the minimum price for the auction process.
Smartphone sales have overtaken feature phone sales in the US, according to statistics from Nielsen. Android still leads sales in the nation's smartphone market, but its growth appears to be slowing.
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