Archive for June, 2010:

iPhone OS is the leader of mobile Internet

The analytical company Quantcast has published the latest data on the prevalence of the operation systems for mobile devices in North America. The research provides three main solutions — iPhone OS, Android OS and Blackberry. In general, Apple with its market share of 58.8% is the leader, Android gives in to iPhone OS (the market [...]

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Skype got access to 3G

After many months of discussions and proceedings (including court proceedings) the latest version of Skype for iPhone supports the calls not only from Wi-Fi networks but from 3G networks. The application Skype 2.0 is already available for downloading in the App Store. For a long time Skype for iPhone and other smartphones didn’t allow making [...]

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Mayor of London promised complete coverage of the city with WI-FI networks by 2012

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, promised that London will be covered with Wi-Fi networks by the Olympic Games 2012. Speaking at the conference ‘Google Zeitgeist’ in Hertfordshire Johnson stated that access points will be deployed at every lamp post and at every bus stop. He also said that it’s only the beginning and in [...]

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Germany sold out 4G frequencies

The Federal Network Agency of Germany (Bundesnetzagentur) held an auction on distributing frequencies for 4G networks. During this auction the government received about €4.4 billion. Most frequencies went to the telecommunication holding Deutsche Telekom as well as the mobile operators Vodafone and O2. Two last mentioned companies paid €1.42 and €1.38 billion for 11 and [...]

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