The Femto Forum, a mobile industry body that promoted femtocell adoption, is being renamed the Small Cell Forum.
It’s doing this because its work had begun to involve a variety of small cell sites - including what have been called picocells, microcells and metrocells - alongside femtocells.
Mobile imaging company Scalado, which currently has its technology in over 1 billion devices worldwide, has announced a new product called simply ‘Remove’. It can automatically highlight and remove any unwanted object from a captured photo.
Scalado Remove detects movement when taking the photo, enabling users to remove people who walk in front of or behind the central subject.
Last March, Ofcom published its plans for Wholesale Mobile Voice Call Termination charges; the inter-company ‘mobile termination rates’ paid when calls are connected from fixed-line phones to mobile phones. It set a decreasing scale of charges for UK network operators.
Everything Everywhere, BT, Hutchison 3G UK and Vodafone all appealed to the Competition Appeal Tribunal, arguing that the MTR changes unfairly favoured their competitors.
This week’s podcast from The Fonecast includes European & US approval for Google’s acquisition of Motorola, job cuts as Nokia restructures its manufacturing, a new type of upgrade scheme from Phones 4u and security problems for satellite phones.
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