Imagine Communications Group, which is already rolling out '4G' WiMax mobile broadband technology across Ireland, has acquired the Irish operations of US-based rival Clearmax. Imagine expects its WiMax network to cover 90% of Ireland within two years.
LG Electronics has announced results for the three-month period ending 30th June 2010. It reported sales of KRW 14.4 trillion (around £7.8 billion) and operating profit of KRW 126 billion (around £68.1 million). Net profit was down 33% year-on-year.
UK Minister for Communications, Ed Vaizey, has today launched a programme of measures for radio spectrum modernisation. It's a simplified version of plans that were proposed by the previous Government but didn't become law due to the General Election.
Secure mobile voice calling provider Cellcrypt has launched a secure conference call service. As well as encrypting the voice call to prevent unauthorised 'listening in', it also authenticates each device to ensure that only authorised people can join the call.
Ofcom is planning two more pan-European '116' helpline numbers for the UK.
Last year, 116000 was allocated to the Missing People service, 116111 to the NSPCC and 116123 to the Samaritans. These numbers work alongside the three organisations’ existing helpline numbers and are free of charge in the UK, whether called from a fixed line, a mobile or public phonebox.