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Telefónica Deutschland's E-Plus buy tipped to boost European MVNOs

Telefónica Deutschland's plan to buy E-Plus from KPN is set to benefit mobile virtual network operators throughout Europe, analysts say.

Israel issues tender for LTE spectrum

Israel's Communications Ministry has finally issued a tender for 1800 MHz frequencies to operate LTE and LTE Advanced networks in a move that will come as a relief to a market that has been impatiently awaiting the arrival of LTE services.

European Commission urges governments to embrace potential of Big Data

The European Commission is calling on national governments to wake up to what it terms the "big data" revolution in order to embrace the potential that it can offer. It has now adopted a...

Amazon prepared to fight FTC over in-app purchases dispute

Amazon said it is prepared to go to court with the Federal Trade Commission rather than submit to increased oversight and other measures the FTC says are needed to ensure children do not make unauthorized in-app purchases from apps in Amazon's Appstore.

Vodafone Ireland, ESB challenge eircom with $615M fiber-based broadband network

Vodafone Ireland and Irish electricity utility ESB are emerging as a new broadband challenger to incumbent telco eircom with a $615 million investment to build a fiber to the building (FTTB)-based broadband network that will deliver speeds ranging from 200 Mbps to 1 Gbps.

TDS' Salem, Ky., broadband stimulus project extends service to 650 new homes

TDS Telecom has completed its latest broadband stimulus project around Salem, Ky., bringing service to area businesses and more than 650 residents--nearly 100 more than it projected in its funding application.

Online video's course after Aereo

This week in online video was  almost all about Aereo. Almost. In the midst of a disappointing ruling by the Supreme Court that may put the streaming provider out of business, a little thing called the World Cup caught Americans' attention.

Telefónica Deutschland gains EU approval for E-Plus acquisition

Telefónica Deutschland succeeded in convincing European Commission (EC) regulators that a planned €8.6 billion ($11.7 billion) acquisition of KPN's German mobile business E-Plus will not harm competition in the country.

Aereo's Supreme Court loss and the fallout: full coverage

Since the Supreme Court's decision in favor of broadcasters stating that its online streaming business violated copyright laws, Aereo has paused its service as it explores options. But a number of moves in the online video market are now taking place, and Aereo's ultimate fate remains unclear.  FierceCable and FierceOnlineVideo are following the results of this historic decision.

Industry proffers advice to operators after roaming fees are slashed

Industry experts say operators must do more to offset the effect of European Commission mandated cuts to consumer roaming charges for mobile data usage, texts and calls that came into effect on July 1.