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O2 UK defends network quality (perhaps too much?)

A Vodafone advert claiming that its 3G network offered the best quality of service has provoked a storm of protest from rival operator O2. The company argues that it provides a better customer

E-Plus pulls €8.6m bid in German spectrum auction

KPN unit E-Plus has withdrawn a bid in Germany's mobile spectrum auction, but may still be forced to cough up the cash if no higher offers are made.   The company bid &

MS unveils new youth-centric smartphone

Microsoft has unveiled two new Windows smartphones designed around social networking in an attempt to woo the youth market.   The two devices –

Microsoft, Verizon partner on Kin phones for social networking

Microsoft unveiled two new phones, Kin One and Kin Two, focused on social networking and sharing multimedia. The phones are likely the result of Microsoft's much rumored "Project Pink" initiative.

Report: Vodafone talking to shareholders about Verizon's future

Vodafone will begin holding discussions next month with key shareholders over the fate of Verizon Wireless, its joint venture with Verizon Communications, and will evaluate the possibility of a

Verizon warm on iPhone deal, cool on Vodafone merger

Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg is very interested in an Apple device partnership for its network, but has no plans to pursue a merger with Vodafone, he said in a recent interview. &nb

News In Brief: Orange, BT, Vodafone, TeliaSonera, Vimpelcom, NITA

Orange has partnered with the European Economic and Social committee to establish the Arborus Endowment Fund, which it says is the first fund in Europe designed to

News In Brief: Alca-Lu, LG, Vodafone, KPN, Telenor

ZTE has knocked Motorola from the list

Merger with Vodafone lacks appeal, says Verizon CEO

Speculation that Verizon and Vodafone were in merger talks have been scuppered following remarks from Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon Communications' CEO, stating there were no reasons to pursue the idea.

Verizon CEO down on Vodafone merger, but open to iPhone

Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg seemed to scotch the idea of a merger with Vodafone, noting he sees little compelling reason for such a move. Recent reports indicated the two companies