German spectrum auction raises over €5B

Germany’s hotly contested spectrum auction ended today (19 June), raising €5.08 billion, after 181 rounds and 16 days of bidding. Vodafone Germany spent the most, bidding a total of approximately €2.1 billion, while Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica Deutschland will spend …

The post German spectrum auction raises over €5B appeared first on Mobile World Live.

Comcast in T-Mobile US takeover talks – report

US cable operator Comcast has emerged as T-Mobile US’ latest suitor, after reportedly holding talks with parent company Deutsche Telekom over a possible takeover. The German operator is actively in discussions with a number of parties, according to Manager Magazin, …

The post Comcast in T-Mobile US takeover talks – report appeared first on Mobile World Live.

Chipmaker Atmel explores strategic options, including possible sale – reports

US chipmaker Atmel is reportedly exploring a number of strategic options, including a possible sale, as larger semiconductor players look to ramp up their IoT offerings. Reuters reports the company is working with an investment bank on a sale process, …

The post Chipmaker Atmel explores strategic options, including possible sale – reports appeared first on Mobile World Live.

Lenovo focuses on innovation at inaugural Tech World conference

Lenovo’s first Tech World conference, held in Beijing this week, was talked up “as a celebration of innovation”, by CEO Yang Yuanqing after the company took the wraps off a number of new research projects. The most notable advances included …

The post Lenovo focuses on innovation at inaugural Tech World conference appeared first on Mobile World Live.

Apple says car is the “ultimate mobile device”

Apple dropped the biggest hint yet of its ambitions to transform the automobile industry after its SVP of operations Jeff Williams proclaimed the car as the “ultimate mobile device”. Speaking at the Code Conference, Williams said Apple is exploring “all …

The post Apple says car is the “ultimate mobile device” appeared first on Mobile World Live.