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AMR-NB G.729 CDMA iLBC DSP + Howler Tech. Nice.

Don’t bother reading on if the headline means nothing to you. It’s geekery time. It is most definitely time for the ‘science bit’. Yes. Howler Tech is live. Dan Lane and Ed Hodges — regular contributors here at Mobile Industry Review — have come out of the shadows. If you’ve ever spoken to them or […]

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Devices

Nokia goes after US with “lots of devices”

The US has always been a bit of a thorn in the side of the US – it’s never managed to get a real foothold over there and it’s been losing market share hand over fist. But not one to give up, it’s revealed that it’s planning to get more handsets into the US, according […]

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Operators

Deutsche Telekom to buy Sprint?

According to German paper Der Spiegel, Deutsche Telekom is considering going shopping and acquiring US carrier Sprint Nextel, with a view to merging it with its own T-Mobile USA. It’s a fascinating rumour but I’m not entirely convinced that this isn’t just an idle ‘what if?’ scenario from some Deutsche Telekom exec. Granted, for anyone […]

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Telstra bids adieu to its CDMA network

Telstra has finally received the go ahead from the Aussie government to close down its CDMA network, after three months of waiting. The telco had hoped to close it down in January of this year, after its 3G network reached the same coverage levels, but was prevented by the government. The country’s communications minister said […]

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Operators

Sprint: looking at Deutsche buy, Nextel spin off?

Rumour mills are great fun. And there’s been some great rumours coming out of the US mobile industry in the last couple of days, both concerning Sprint Nextel and what might be its next move in the face of some ongoing financial troubles. The first rumour comes from suggestions by analysts that T-Mobile parent Deutsche […]