BATTLE INTENSIFIES OVER MOBILE WORLD CUP
DI reports that the World Cup Soccer in South Africa, which starts today, will signal the start of a massive mobile-TV expansion, and in Sweden, telecom operators are currently in a bidding war to attract customers with the live broadcasts. The increased use of smartphones and mobile-TV apps in the last six months has made a significant difference in the mobile-TV segment.
MACQUARIE WORRIED BY NOKIA FIGURES
Macquarie predicts that Nokia will amend its forecast for Q2. The investment consulting firm is concerned over Nokia’s weak product line, the weak euro and weak demand for mobile handsets in Europe.