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GSMA launches online commerce platform to aid mobile procurement

The GSMA on Wednesday launched the GSMA Marketplace, an online commerce platform designed to improve the procurement processes for buyers and sellers in the mobile industry.

Huawei adds Wi-Fi for German Bundesliga club, announces four new ICT technologies at CeBIT

Huawei scored another win for its Agile Stadium connectivity platform, revealing on Wednesday that it will connect the arena of German Bundesliga football club VfL Wolfsburg.

Turkey sets minimum 4G auction price at €2.3B

Turkey's telecoms regulator has set €2.3 billion ($2.44 billion) as the minimum price that mobile operators must pay to secure frequency bands for an LTE (4G) network and services.

Orange to spend €15B on networks to drive recovery by 2018

Orange unveiled a new five-year plan that will see the France-based operator spend more than €15 billion ($15.9 billion) on its fixed and mobile networks between 2015-2018 in order to set it apart from rivals and fuel its recovery.

Infonetics: LTE pushes mobile infrastructure market to $47B in 2014; big drop ahead

Infonetics/IHS expects the 2G/3G/4G mobile infrastructure market to drop from nearly $47 billion to $27 billion from 2014 to 2019.

NTCA, Vantage study reveals wireless is complementary, not a replacement for wireline networks

Wireless technology may offer a number of great advantages in terms of ease of use and convenience, but a new study conducted by NTCA and Vantage Point Solutions reveals that wireless technologies are a complement rather than a replacement.

Fastback Networks, Sub10 merge to create hybrid backhaul company

Backhaul providers Fastback Networks and Sub10 Systems announced they will merge to address what is forecast to be a $1.6 billion market for sub-6 GHz and millimeter-wave solutions for backhaul. The companies are combining their intellectual property and technology platforms to create what they describe as the industry's first provider of hybrid Any Line of Sight (AnyLOS) backhaul solutions.

Ovum: Myanmar achieves 87.4% annual growth in mobile subscriptions

Telenor and Ooredoo's entry into Myanmar helped drive up mobile subscriptions by 87.4 per cent year-on-year to 10.7 million at end-September 2014, and pushed up mobile penetration to 19.9 per cent from 12.5 per cent at end-2013, global analyst firm Ovum revealed.

Verizon's appetite for small cells could spell bounty for regional telcos

Verizon's plan to deploy more small cells could provide a bevy of backhaul opportunity for a host of regional telcos like Cincinnati Bell, FairPoint Communications and Lumos Networks.

National Instruments provides technology starting blocks in race to 5G

A lot has been made of the industry's focus on 5G, a technology that has yet to be formally defined. But National Instruments is being, well, instrumental in forming--and proving--the types of technologies that eventually will get written in the standard.