SK Telecom and Nokia expand partnership to develop 5G networks

South Korea’s SK Telecom and Nokia have agreed to conduct joint research to develop supposed core 5G network technologies such as gigabit-level data communications and cloud-based virtualised base station technology. The companies plan to demonstrate 5G in 2018 and commercialise …

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Qihoo 360 invests $409M in Coolpad venture

Qihoo 360, a leading internet company in China, is investing $409 million to take a 45 per cent stake in a joint venture with smartphone maker Coolpad. The venture will design, manufacture and market mobile devices that are distributed via …

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Uber strikes partnership with America Movil, creates European dev team

Uber, the car-booking app maker, signed a deal with America Movil to bring the service to the Latin American operator group’s customer base in Mexico. In addition to the app featuring on Android devices used by America Movil subscribers, Telcel …

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Sprint to offer Google Apps to enterprise customers

Sprint has announced that it will begin offering Google Apps for Business to enterprise customers in August. The US telco said it plans to provide the full array of Google Apps and emphasize a mobile-focused approach to using the cloud suite. It will also provide and offer online training and support free.

Orange Business Services lands in Equinix Cloud Exchange

Equinix’s global cloud exchange saw the addition of Orange Business Services this week, the latest cloud service provider to tip its hat and join the datacentre operator’s growing cloud interconnection service.