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Telco Hall of Shame: Huawei

Inductee: Huawei Headquarters: China CEO: Ren Zhengfei Deputy Board Director: Ken Hu Huawei Board of Directors. CORPORATE INFO Network Size: Not Publicly Available Countries of Operation: More than 150 countries Finances: 11.6 billion CNY in net profits for 2011. HUMAN

8 February 2013

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Telco Hall of Shame: ZTE

Inductee: ZTE Corp Headquarters: China Board Chairman Hou Weigui and the ZTE Board CORPORATE INFO Countries of Operation: Australia, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Belarus, Bolivia, Brasil Brasilia, Brasil Sao Paulo, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Czech, Cyprus, Canada,

8 February 2013

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Telco Hall of Shame: TeliaSonera

Inductee: TeliaSonera AB Headquarters: Sweden Acting CEO: Per-Arne Blomquist Board Chairman: Anders Narvinger TeliaSonera Board of Directors CORPORATE INFO Network Size: 170 million subscribers. Countries of Operation: Azerbaijan, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Nepal, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Tajikistan,

7 February 2013

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Federal Trade Commission gets serious about Do Not Track

In the rapidly-changing mobile landscape in the U.S., users often lack information about the new technology running their apps, games, devices, and accompanying privacy policies. On Friday, the Federal Trade Commission stepped in with guidelines to the mobile marketplace to better protect the privacy of mobile users.

6 February 2013

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Telco Hall of Shame: Telstra

Inductee: Telstra Headquarters: Australia CEO: David I. Thodey Telstra Board of Directors CORPORATE INFO Network Size: 13.8 million mobile subscribers, 2.4 million retail fixed broadband customers and more than 2.5 million mobile broadband customers. Countries of Operation: Telstra Global has partner carrier

6 February 2013

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Government requests for data continues to grow, despite infrequent use of search warrants

Government requests for the digital information of citizens around the world are growing exponentially. Google and Twitter revealed that a rising number of countries are using this mechanism to conduct investigations. Requests to Twitter jumped by 20% in the second quarter of 2012. Google also observed a jump of more than 70% of requests since 2009, totaling 21,389 requests for information about 33,634 users in the last six months of 2012.

6 February 2013

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Telco Hall of Shame: AT&T

Inductee: AT&T Inc. Headquarters: USA CEO and Board Chairman: Randall L. Stephenson AT&T Board of Directors CORPORATE INFO Network Size: More than 103 million wireless, 16.4 million broadband users, and 36.7 million access lines users in 2011. Countries of Operation: “AT&T provides

5 February 2013

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Telco Hall of Shame: Verizon

Inductee: Verizon Communications Company Headquarters: USA CEO and Board Chairman: Lowell C. McAdam Board of Directors Verizon Wireless is a joint venture between Verizon Communications and Vodafone. CORPORATE INFO Network Size: 144.8 million customers Countries of Operation: More than 150 countries Finances:

5 February 2013

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Telco Hall of Shame: MTN

Hall of Shame: MTN Group   Inductee: MTN Group Headquarters: South Africa CEO: RS Dabengwa Board Chairman: MC Ramaphosa MTN Board of Directors Corporate Info Network Size: More than 176 million people Countries of Operations: Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville, Cote d’Ivoire,

4 February 2013

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Telco Hall of Shame: Blackberry

Blackberry / Research in Motion Inductee: Blackberry, formerly Research in Motion (RIM) Headquarters: Canada CEO: Thorsten Heins and the Executive Team CORPORATE INFO Countries of Operation: Canada, USA, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Austria, Turkey, Russia, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore,

1 February 2013

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Telco Hall of Shame: Nokia Siemens Networks B.V.

Inductee: Nokia Siemens Networks B.V. Headquarters: Finland CEO: Rajeev Suri Board Chairman: Jesper Ovesen Nokia Siemens Networks Board CORPORATE INFO Network Size: Sells network equipment to more than 600 operator customers, serving 2.5 billion subscribers. Countries of Operation: Corporate customers

31 January 2013

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