Apple Inc. changing the iPhone’s charging port is a boon to GN Store Nord A/S’s mobile unit, which predicts that a push into portable music speakers will lead to sales rising as much as 20 percent this year.
Qatar Telecom QSC, the Arab world’s second-biggest phone company by sales, is studying Maroc Telecom SA’s financials as it considers buying Vivendi SA’s 53 percent stake in the carrier, its chief executive officer said.
Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. have no intention of leaving wireless customers in emerging markets to the new Firefox operating system, which phone companies said they hope to establish as a rival platform.
OAO Rostelecom, Russia’s dominant fixed-line and long-distance phone operator, may lose money should the government decide to change its management team, Chief Executive Officer Alexander Provotorov said.
Huawei Technologies Co. and Alcatel- Lucent SA, challenging Ericsson AB’s leadership in the wireless equipment market, are reshaping tactics around services to gain a way into networks they’ve so far been shut out of.
STMicroelectronics NV projects demand from Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. will boost its $1.4 billion in wireless-component sales as it works toward exiting a venture patronized by those companies.
VimpelCom Ltd, an international mobile operator co-owned by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman and Norway’s Telenor ASA, may consider acquisitions to expand in Canada, its Chief Executive Officer said.