TV and online entertainment business Sky has agreed a mobile voice and data partnership with Telefónica UK.
As a result, Sky plans to launch its own mobile services in 2016.
Categories: Networks and operators, News
Tags: o2, voice, data, television, sky, uk telefonica
New figures from Strategy Analytics show that Samsung and Apple each produced 74.5 million smartphones in the final quarter of 2014, giving each of them just under a fifth of the total smartphone market.
It’s the first time the two companies have been this close with quarterly shipments since the end of 2011.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, News
Tags: research, samsung, motorola, apple, smartphone, huawei, lenovo
BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said he thinks ‘net neutrality’ - preventing telecoms networks from restricting or prioritising certain types of internet traffic - should go further than just network operators and service providers.
In a letter to the US government (later published as a blog post) he says that neutrality should also be mandated for content and applications.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Operating systems, Applications, News
Tags: usa, legal, applications, blackberry
Shipments of ‘smart glasses’, such as the Google Glass product, are expected to grow by almost 150% this year.
That’s according to ABI Research, which expects over 90% of these purchases to come from enterprise or public sector customers.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Applications, News
Tags: wearable, research, google
Apple has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 financial year.
For the three-month period until 27th December 2014, the company says quarterly revenue reached a new record of $74.6 billion and quarterly net profit hit a new high of $18 billion.
Tags: watch, apple, ipad, iphone
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