Yahoo inks another app acquisition

Yahoo is acquiring media app Qwiki, in a deal which some sources have said is valued at around $50 million. The media giant said that it will continue to support the app, with its team joining Yahoo

FCC clears SoftBank/Sprint and Sprint/Clearwire deals

The long-running SoftBank/Sprint saga could be heading towards its close, as the Japanese company

Vodafone set for clear run with Kabel Deutschland bid

Media company Liberty Global is unlikely to raise its offer for Kabel Deutschland, removing a possible obstacle to Vodafone

EE to launch trio of services on 17 July

EE is to launch a shared package for its LTE service which enables subscribers to connect up to five devices to a single tariff plan

EE launches shared data plans

The UK’s first LTE operator, EE, has announced the availability of shared pricing plans for its LTE customers. The plans, which will become available July 17th, were announced as EE switched on what it is calling “double speed LTE”.

BRIC countries set for smartphone growth

Brazil and India will be in the top four markets for smartphone shipments by 2018, joining China in a strong performance for the BRIC markets, according to analyst firm ABI Research. The company also forecast that the remaining country in …

Hutchison losing patience over Telecom Italia tie-up

Hutchison Whampoa is reportedly losing patience with Telecom Italia, due to the lack of progress being made in a proposed deal to merge their Italian mobile units. According to Reuters, while the board of the Italian incumbent is set to …