Research reveals top UK retailers struggle to be mobile and tablet ready. 74% of top spending retailers have a mobile optimised sites, but only 8% have a tablet optimised site.
Kuwait's Viva says that it has signed a US$270 million five-year funding agreement with the National Bank of Kuwait which it said was to cover network upgrades and expansion plans.
USA's Verizon Communications has confirmed that it is mulling a bid to buy Canada's Wind Mobile in a move that would mark its entry into the Canadian market.
Ovum expects the optical components (OC) market to grow 4 percent in 2013 driven by WAN and datacom demand.
On the verge of launching its satellite constellation, O3b Networks has announced a long-term capacity deal, providing fiber equivalent capacity to Malaysian telecoms provider Maju Nusa.
The USA's Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) says that it is forming the Driver Device Interface Working Group to develop industry standards and/or best practices for designing consumer electronics products Click here for more.
The cost of chipsets for smartphones and tablets are expected to fall by 10-20% in the second half of this year, due to increased competition between MediaTek and Qualcomm.
Kuwait based Zain has ruled out any further acquisitions in new countries, but will seek to boost its IT services in the countries where it currently has operations.
3D printing can now be used to print lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand. The printed microbatteries could supply electricity to tiny devices in fields from medicine to communications Click here for more.
Philippines based PLDT says that it continues to be upbeat about growing its prepaid mobile subscriber base, citing market segmentation as the key growth driver.