Everything Everywhere, the Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom partnership that runs T-Mobile and Orange in the UK, says it'll give its customers access to both networks at no extra cost from next month.
From 5th October, the combined customer base of Orange and T-Mobile in the UK, which is around 30 million customers, will be able to sign-up for access to both networks.
As Ramadan - the Islamic month of fasting and praying – draws to a close, there are reports from Saudi Arabia that ringtones and mobile phone conversations are starting to disturb pilgrims at the Grand Mosque. A number of visitors have called for the installation of mobile phone jamming devices.
Vodafone has started searching for a new chairman, according to press reports at the weekend. Sir John Bond, who became chairman four years ago, is expected to be replaced before next year's AGM. The reported move follows a minor revolt by shareholders at this year's AGM, although it appears that Vodafone's decision had been made before then.
Are services such as Vodafone 360 here to stay?
The answer, according to the latest research from Analysys Mason, is a resounding yes. It's calculated that mobile content and applications influence $80 billion (£52 billion) of mobile spending.
Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics, has cut its long-term growth target by half. Terry Gou, founder and chairman of the Foxconn Technology Group, is lowering the target after demand for computer equipment slowed.