LG Electronics swung to a far wider than expected Q3 loss of 414 billion won ($365.56 million) and missed handset sales forecasts for the quarter.
China's 3G subscriber base reached 102 million at the end of September, with over 43 million of these using the homegrown TD-SCDMA standard, according to government statistics.
Hanoi Telecom, joint owner of Vietnamobile, has offered to buy out cash-strapped state owned rival EVN Telecom's spectrum and network infrastructure at the same price as the amount EVN has invested.
Apple has been granted a patent on unclocking touchscreen smartphones with the swipe of a finger, which could prove to be an important tool in its arsenal for its patent war against Android.
US operator Sprint has signed a non-binding agreement with Clearwire to work together on ensuring interoperability of their LTE networks, paving the way for the former to lean on the latter for some of its 4G needs.
The Chinese government has issued a policy paper pledging to introduce stricter controls on microblogging and other social media tools, vowing to “sternly punish the dissemination of harmful information."
The UK's BT has been given 14 days to block access to filesharing website Newzbin2, and court-ordered to block any subsequent IPs or addresses the owners might subsequently register, in what could prove an important win for the group of Hollywood studios which initiated the court action.
Canada's Rogers Communications lifted its Q3 profit 29% to C$491 million ($487.9 million) on the strength of its wireless business.
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