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News In Brief: Vodafone, NBN Co, Alca-Lu, Telecom Egypt, Southern Cross

Vodafone UK is offering €150,000 to the top three mobile internet startups in its annual  Vodafone Mobile Clicks &nb

Vodafone centralizes global media planning

Vodafone has confirmed that it will centralize its global media planning contract with one agency in a deal worth €914  million and covering 20 markets.

LTE: Vodafone links with Huawei for LTE tests

Despite already conducting LTE trials in co-operation with Verizon Wireless and China Mobile, Vodafone Germany has announced it will conduct independent trials of the technology using equipment from

Femtocells: Ubiquisys raises US$11m in readiness for upsurge

While femtocell cynics might claim developers are always promising the market is about to explode, one of the leading suppliers of the devices, Ubiquisys, has raised US$11 million to prepare for a

VIDEO: Setting up Vodafone's Access Gateway

Check out this video on how to set up a Vodafone Access Gateway. Source: YouTube

Femtocells: Slow uptake of Vodafone's Access Gateway triggers discounts

Having been the first major European operator to commercially launch a femtocell service, or Access Gateway in Vodafone marketing speak, the device remain largely absent from any promotion and uptake

iPhone: O2 exclusivity ends in October, as T-Mobile UK uses iPhone as retention tool

Having been rumoured for some months, O2 UK looks set to lose iPhone exclusivity despite statements that it has a multi-year agreement with Apple. According to those close to the situation, documents

GSMA: AT&T accounts for 21% of global HSPA connections

According to the GSM Association, AT&T accounts for 21 percent of all HSPA (high-speed packet access) subscriptions worldwide, beating out industry heavyweights such as NTT DoCoMo. The GSMA puts

Mobile money in emerging markets still fragile but ready to become a mass-market service by 2014, says report

A new report from Ovum is said to reveal activity in mobile payment services--and more broadly mobile money services--is accelerating in many emerging markets. The report, 'Mobile money in emerging

Vodafone's Q1 result shows Europe needs attention

Europe is clearly the region where Vodafone is under the most pressure. But this is to be expected. Most of Vodafone’s European markets are now mature (the days of stellar growth are long gone) and it faces fierce competition.