Monday, 10 September 2012
Telecom Headlines: Monday 10 Sept
* Mobile subs reach 1 billion in the Americas, broadband on the up
* Amazon heads to iPad territory with Kindle Fire HD range
* Telecom Argentina shares tumble on regulatory fears
* Verizon lifts quarterly dividend 3%
* Companies awakening to tax benefit, risk in cloud computing - KPMG
* Friday Review: Who's sorry now?
Mobile subs reach 1 billion in the Americas, broadband on the up
The number of mobile subscriptions in the Americas was in excess of 1 billion as of mid-2012, including 225 million mobile broadband connections, or around 22% of the total, according to new data published late Thursday. 65.6 million new HSPA and LTE connections were added across North, Central and South America
Amazon heads to iPad territory with Kindle Fire HD range
Online retail giant unveils three new tablets; aims to reassert e-reader dominance with Kindle Paperwhite.
Telecom Argentina shares tumble on regulatory fears
Questions over competitive threat from Telecom Argentina's links with Telefonica remain.
Verizon lifts quarterly dividend 3%
U.S. telco to pay out an extra $170.9 million per year.
Companies awakening to tax benefit, risk in cloud computing - KPMG
KPMG survey shows tax executives at U.S. companies see impact of cloud on tax bill as biggest challenge.
Friday Review: Who's sorry now?
Would-be Nokia smartphone owners feel they have been lied to as Finnish vendor apologises for 'confusion' caused at demonstration of Lumia 920.
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