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US to Dish up next mobile TV offering?

The US could be getting another mobile TV service, according to The Financial Times. The paper quotes analysts as saying broadcaster Dish Networks “could be considering launching a mobile TV service to compete with the leading US mobile phone companies” after bidding at the US 700 Mhz spectrum auction and winning enough licences to “create […]

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In-flight mobile calls take off with Emirates

The world has finally got its first commercial in-flight mobile service, thanks to Emirates and supplier AeroMobile. Emirates saw its first call on flight EK751, on a plane travelling between Dubai and Casablanca yesterday. According to AeroMobile, it’s the first time that voice calls have been allowed on commercial airline flights, after the European Aviation […]

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Operators ask to dodge termination fees

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has referred the question of wholesale mobile termination rates – the fee each operator charges another to connect a call on their network – to the Competition Commission after appeals by BT and 3. The appeals come after Ofcom changed the controls on mobile termination rates early last year, which it […]