BT Brings 4G Support for O2

Posted by Priyanka Monday, April 29, 2013

O2 is going to have all its 4G related support from BT. And BT will help this operator achieve a faster network in near future.

O2 and BT have signed a contract for next ten years of support and co-operation. O2 will help BT develop a superfast network.
This agreement simply means that from now on BT will provide O2 all 4G services and it will help O2 get better and wider network capacity. BT has more secure spectrum in the 4G auction and it is in all potential for bringing in better services for network provider.
Additionally, BT will stay responsible for bringing O2 better back up and stronger connection between the network base station and the new network.

Old Merger Get Approval from Shareholders

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, April 25, 2013

On Wednesday the shareholders of MetroPCS Communications voted and approved a merger with U. S. 4th wireless service provider T-mobile USA. Though, they have softened their terms and conditions related to this after facing a huge resistance from activists shareholders.
This deal was declared in 2012 October. However, it had been held on up to first week of this month.

ZTE enters Into Android Patent Deal with Microsoft

Posted by Priyanka Wednesday, April 24, 2013

One of the World’s largest Smartphones manufacturers and China’s corporate giant ZTE has entered into a deal with Microsoft and has agreed to pay loyalty for its devices that come up with Google’s Inc’s Android and Chrome operating systems.
 
ZTE is among the hardware manufacturers who made a deal with Microsoft lately and said that it would start using Android. Google provides this free to handset manufacturers by using Microsoft technology.
 
However, Google along with its Motorola phone manufacturer unit are the most notable one who resist agreeing with Microsoft’s patent rights. This difference of opinions is likely to be settled soon which now depends on Seattle court’s verdict.
This latest deal with ZTE makes it clear that Microsoft has already signed deals with the top four out of the five largest Android phone manufactures.
Microsoft has already entered into patent rights deal with Samsung, LG and HTC. However, it has no deal with China’s fast-growing manufacturer Huawei though.

Users Want Larger Than Life Mobile Screen

Posted by Priyanka Monday, April 22, 2013

In a survey conducted all over the month of March 2013, mobile users have questioned about their present devices and what more they would expect from their mobile devices. The conductor of this survey was iGR and the other list of questions was related to what activity they do in their mobile devices and Tablets and how they would recommend the manufacturers for their dream devices.
However, one of the questions of main focus was about the screen size of the devices users love to use. This top the list of questions as iGR is focusing more on the mobile screen size itself. On smartphones even, people love using bigger mobile screen and they really want it when it comes down to shopping for a new device. 40% of the people who take this survey said that they would like to have the same size of mobile screen as they are having it right now; 21% of them want a much bigger screen. A few of them choose for smaller screen too.

All Winner A20 Brings In another Change In Mobile Market

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, April 18, 2013

The worldwide leader in mobile application and its designing, All Winner Technology has announced that they have started shipping many products that possess the world first dual-core ARM. It’s named as Cortex A7.
Thanking all customers the marketing director of this organization, said that they knew about this market demand for a better and more balanced processor for mobile application. And A20 is the product of this market research. He pressed that with A20, many brand would get a more balance, cost-efficient option for A20 has a better chipset and platform.
He added that this dual-core A 20 platform provides more market scope for many brands especially in the lower end and middle level of their products.

Smart watches are not new. However, the concept of this wearable device could come true due to many reasons. Some of them are not trendy and the rest has some flaws or the other. But, a silver lining is visible now. Over the last few months, many a top mobile device manufacturers are trying hard to make this dream project the truth of the day. And it can now change the way people used to think of smart watches. In 2013, it has been reported that more than 1.2 million watches will shipped.
The report has explained that this micro device would be categorized in four divisions. They are notification types, voice operational smart watches, hybrid smart watches, and completely independent smart watches. Now, it’s just few months away to grab a stylish and functionally best mobile device.

NAO (UK) is set to investigate into 4G cases

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, April 16, 2013

After the failure of 4G auctions to bring in expected level of revenue for the UK government,
the National Audit Office is all set to make a thorough investigation into the cases. Earlier
this year, the 4G auction earned or raised a fund. It was only 203billion pound. The bidders
who were successful are EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three. However, the amount was less by
1.2 billion pound as forecasted by the treasury.

Guardian magazines reports that the NAO’s officers are going to make through study of
this failure and are going to dig up the entire earth to find out the reasons why this failure
took place. They are two officers who are going to conduct this and they would make “value
for money” study. They added they by facing a failure in this project, the government has
failed to get the expected result. And this is why they want a clear analysis of the study.

On the other hand, Ofcom commented that instead of focusing much on the collecting
amount, they were more concerned about the competitive market prevailing all across the
United Kingdom.

Goodman has been quoted as saying by the Guardian that serious questions related to the
failure of this auction on 4G happened even after the government has reported something
else just a month earlier.

O2 Comes Up With New Tariff Plan

Posted by Priyanka Friday, April 12, 2013

O2 has announced the launch of a new 24 month tariff, O2 Refresh, designed to allow customers to upgrade their device at any time during their contract.
 On Refresh customers will be able to separate their airtime agreement from the handset cost and, as a result, replace the device whenever they wish after paying off any balance remaining on the original handset.
It claims the new tariff, which is available from Tuesday,‘simplifies’ the subsidy model and allows customers to pay off how ever much of the phone price they want to upfront, reducing monthly payments.

The airtime side of the deal will cost either £12 a month for 600 minutes, unlimited texts and 750MB of data; £17 for unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of data or £22 for unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 2GB of data.

Huwai Comes With An Entry Level Smartphone G510

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, April 11, 2013

Huwai is going to launch an entry level smartphone. It claims that this particular phone is its most powerful low-to mid-tier devices and its going to be released by April 12th.
According to sources, this device is coming up with a 4.5 inch screen, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 170mAh battery back-up.
Moreover, it has a five megapixel camera, runs on Android Jellybean 4.1 and gives a push for enhancing video and gaming experience.

Micro-P Gets a New MD

Posted by Priyanka Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Micro-P has appointed a new managing director. He was the sales director previously. And he is the
present managing director.

Micro-P has promoted its sales manager Paul Bryan to this managing director post. Gerry O-Keeffe
has been replaced and this new MD. He is the person who will now feel the newly created role of group
managing director.

The organization is hopeful this newly-appointed MD would surely make big difference for the business
and the overall growth of the company.

UK has Some Serious Concern Over Mobile Goods Counterfeit

Posted by Priyanka Monday, April 8, 2013

Otter Box, a Smartphone case developer in the UK has come up an announcement; it has developed a new wing for you encountering serious issues like mobile goods counterfeiting.
The value of such imitated goods is roughly 1.3 billion pound a year in the UK and approximately 731 pound a year in the Ireland.
Online shopping has given hiked to infringement of these goods according to this organization. This is why they have launched this wing.
It has added that its Brand protection department would start working with sales monitor online which will work quite like the protection cells of amazon.com and ebay.com and this way they are planning to stop these dealing of infringement of mobile goods.

Samsung’s New Profit Forecast

Posted by Priyanka Friday, April 5, 2013

A new report has come out that states that Samsung is expecting a 53% hike in profit in the same quarter last year. The amount they are forecasting is almost Won 8.7 trillion.

However, they have accepted the fact that their profit would go down by 8.8 trillion which is marking the end of highest profit earning quarters in a successive period. Its sales are said to be as much Won 52 and this is also a hike of 14%. They would be able to get higher profit margin in this way.

Mobile Phones Complete Today A 40-Year Journey

Posted by Priyanka Thursday, April 4, 2013


Today is being celebrated all over the world as the 40th Anniversary of the first mobile phone device. In the city of New York the first call was made with a Motorola handset. The first caller was an employee of Motorola, Martin Copper.
However, that device was not as technically advanced as today’s. It was a nine inch long device with 1KG weight and used to take 10 hours time for recharging for only 35 minutes talk time.
It was the US where these mobile devices were used in cars. And it became almost commonplace in 50s and 60s

Micro-P, a B2B and retail distributor has launched a new and dedicated division for IT and mobile accessories division. In order to help its partners, it opens a new division which they call Attach. It will help its partners to drive their sales.
On the behalf of the organization, it has been said that new division would advise its resellers on accessories and it would substantially help them get better opportunities for maximizing their cross-selling scope too.
They are expecting to get their customers and partner a better way of business expansion.

A report shows that BlackBerry loses 3m customers in just three months to March 2 2013. However, this lose haven’t yet impacted its profit-margin. Interestingly, BlackBerry makes a profit rise from $14m to $94m in the Q4.

At the end of the previous quarter, BlackBerry had a customer base of 79m which has now come down to 76m. Even, the revenue for it’s the third quarter was 2% higher than the revenue for its Q4. By the end of Q3, BlackBerry revenue was 2.7billion. However, the Q4 revenue figure points a slowdown in revenue generation by 36% in compare to the same period last year.


 
 By January 31 2013, BlackBerry dispatched one million BlackBerry 10 units to the UK and the rest 5m smartphones were shipped the world over.

This manufacture looks forward to launching an extensive marketing campaign in Q1 which will be followed by the global release of BlackBerry 10. They expect a 50% increase of sales sequentially.

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