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Nigeria joins list of African countries threatening prison sentences for mobile operators

Tanzania, Zambia also among countries imposing prison sentences on mobile operators who do not provide quality telecom services

Hutchison to buy U.K. carrier O2 for up to US$15 billion

The deal would make Hutchison the biggest mobile player in Britain


Huawei leads new efforts to develop cable infrastructure in Africa

The West Africa Cable System (WACS) Consortium will be upgrading the fiber cable

T-Mobile CEO 'fairly confident' net neutrality won't kill Music Freedom

John Legere says he thinks the music streaming feature is fine under new rules

Feds fine Verizon $3.4 million over 911 service outage issues

750,000 California residents were unable to call 911 during an outage last year, the FCC said

Google Cloud and a Chromebook might be your next contact center

Avaya and Google have joined hands to help mid-sized companies give customer service

5G faces technical, political hurdles on the way to offering multigigabit speeds

The next-generation technology has to be developed in a more inclusive way than in the past

Unify adds connectors, features, Android app to its unified comms service Circuit

Since its demo at last year's Cebit, Circuit has become a real service, changed its name and picked up some paying customers

SAP and Deutsche Telekom join forces to connect machines

The two are working to accelerate standardization and sell systems for connecting industries

Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom put mobile security in the spotlight

They are working on software for both companies and consumers

Google's solar-drone Internet tests about to take off

Project Titan gets FCC permission for airborne testing

Five takeaways for CIOs from this year's MWC

IoT, security and more affordable smartphones were all hot topics

EU countries agree on watered-down roaming and net neutrality plans

Discussions with the European Parliament on a final compromise text will probably continue until the fall

Aruba All-in-one Box Simplifies Branch Office Communications

Aruba Networks today announced the availability of the 7000 series cloud services controller, an all-in-one box that aims to dramatically simplify branch office IT for far-flung businesses.

VMware takes on mobile networks with vCloud for NFV

The virtualized network functions in its platform can come from many vendors

Google's Pichai on Xiaomi, Cyanogen and the Apple Watch

The Google executive offered his views on a wide range of issues

Google sees success with balloon, airplane Internet

Internet connectivity using these methods could be here in a few years

Google confirms carrier plans, details coming soon

The company says it doesn't intend to become a full-service cellular carrier

Nokia, DoCoMo test high-frequency mobile with an eye on 5G

Their trials with 70GHz radios show multi-gigabit speeds

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The Upload: Your Tech News Brief for Monday, March 2

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