All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ericsson’

Microsoft Sells Mediaroom To Ericsson To Focus TV Efforts On Xbox

Microsoft and Ericsson announced today that Ericsson will acquire Microsoft Mediaroom, its IPTV platform. It will be integrated into Ericsson’s existing Business Unit Support Solutions. Microsoft will now focus its TV-related efforts on the Xbox brand. In a post on the Official Microsoft Blog, Corporate VP of Marketing, Strategy and Business for the company’s Interactive Entertainment Business, Yusuf Mehdi, writes: …

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The AT&T/T-Mobile Fail’s Silver Lining (Possibly)

In light of the implosion of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, everybody’s kinda standing around scratching their heads and deciding what to do next. According to Reuters, at least one entity involved in the wireless industry may benefit from the fallout: network equipment makers. After having seen their profits decline in the last year, equipment makers are expected to begin to rebound …

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Sony, Ericsson Split May Mean Good Things for PlayStation Fans

Sony announced its intent to acquire Ericsson’s share of Sony Ericsson, to make Sony Ericsson a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony. Sony then wants to integrate that into its own platform of network-connected consumer electronic products. PlayStation Network anyone? “This acquisition makes sense for Sony and Ericsson, and it will make the difference for consumers, who want to connect with content …

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Mobile Broadband Users To Reach 1 Billion This Year

Mobile broadband subscriptions surpassed the half a billion mark globally in 2010 and are on track to double before this year ends, according to a new report from Ericsson.

The greatest number of mobile broadband subscriptions, around 400 million, is expected to be in the Asia Pacific region, followed by North America and Western Europe with more than 200 million subscriptions each.


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