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Apple’s attack on Qualcomm will be a catalyst for mobile IPR shake-up

In most ways, the patent lawsuits are continuations of old arguments about handset royalties, but they will spark a wider debate about 5G licensing

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Sailfish to power Russia’s Google-free mobile platform

Local venture OMP will use Jolla’s Finnish OS to create local apps ecosystem and drive uptake by government agencies and handset makers

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Exclusion from next UK auction will not halt EE’s progress

UK telco BT’s mobile arm deploys 800 MHz spectrum to fill notspots and boost coverage claims, now harnessing three LTE bands

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Mexican shared network goes to only bidder

Altran wins deal to deploy wholesale-only LTE network in 700 MHz, but there are still high barriers to shared RANs, and so to mobile shake-up

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Nokia moves closer to being a software-only vendor

Finnish company sets up standalone software business to target enterprise and IoT, and offset five-year decline in core networking sales

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Wireless Watch is a set of weekly research notes from one of the leading wireless analysts in the world, our head of research Caroline Gabriel. It assesses the impact of events which have happened through the week, in the world of wireless and mobile technology.