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  • The European Parliament voted to end mobile phone roaming fees by 2016 and barred telecoms operators from prioritizing some Internet traffic over others.

  • Britain's Vodafone Group has raised its preliminary offer to buy Kabel Deutschland, Germany's largest cable operator, a source close to the situation has told CNBC.

  • Is it time for investors in the Consumer Discretionary sector to exercise some discretion of their own?

  • Inside an America Movil SAB Telcel store in Mexico City.

    Reforms that aim to level the playing field of Mexico's telecom industry will not necessarily end the dominance of the two big players.

  • A receptionist sits behind the counter at the Huawei office in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province.

    Huawei has given up its quest to conquer the market for telecom network equipment in the US, where the Chinese company's sales have been repeatedly blocked. The FT reports.

  • Will Motorola Help or Hinder Google's Hunt for Mobile Money?

    British TV decoder maker Pace said on Monday that it had made an early-stage proposal to Internet group Google to acquire its set-top TV box maker Motorola Home.

  • Chinese Telecom Firm Finds Warmer Welcome in Europe

    A month ago, as a United States Congressional committee prepared to warn American telecommunications networks against doing business with two Chinese suppliers, the founder of one of those companies, Huawei, posed for photos with Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain in front of the fireplace at 10 Downing Street in London. The New York Times reports.

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    The wireless carrier ended its hosting agreement with start-up LightSquared, because regulators say it interferes with GPS navigation devices.

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    RIM’s market drop has been so dramatic, analyst Mark McKechnie of ThinkEquity says it’s likely too late for a comeback.

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    In times of financial market volatility, utilities such as telecom firms are generally perceived as safe haven plays for investors. This has been true for the sector in Singapore, where all three telecom service providers have outperformed the broader market.

  • An Indian man checks a new mobile phone at a shop in New Delhi on May 12, 2010.

    Vodafone, the UK-listed telecoms company, has warned it faces a doubling of the $2.5bn tax bill it is contesting in the India Supreme Court in July. The FT reports.

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    With volatility roiling global markets in recent weeks, Christopher Mittleman, Chief Investment Officer at Mittleman Brothers Investment Management, recommends that investors ignore the short-term events - like the Greek crisis - and focus on fundamentals.