Finland based smartphone start-up, Jolla has started taking pre-orders of its first handset, based on its own Sailfish OS.
USA based mobile network, Sprint Nextel has acquired one of the very early mobile app stores, £Handmark and its subsidiary OneLouder Apps, a mobile app developer and advertising company.
Thailand's mobile networks have agreed to modify their 3G tariffs and reduce the costs by 15 percent as requested by the telecoms regulator.
Vodafone shareholders are calling on the company to make a final decision about the future of its 45% stake in the USA's Verizon Wireless.
South Africa based Vodacom has announced that its full year revenues rose by 4.5 percent to reach R59.
USA based search engine website, Yahoo has confirmed rumours over the weekend and is to acquire the popular mini-blogging website, Tumblr.
Zimbabwe's government is mulling a change to the telecoms regulations that would require the mobile network operators to share their network infrastructure.
Vodafone New Zealand has been ordered to give their former legal council his job back after he was made redundant last year, although Vodafone has said that it will appeal the verdict.
An attempt to curb and monitor the use of illegal VoIP services in Bangladesh backfired over the weekend when a poorly worded memo to internet service providers saw customers suffering slow internet upload speeds.
Australia's Optus has outlined plans to launch a TD-LTE based network, with a commercial launch now talking place next month, slightly later than originally expected.