Netbiscuits, which enables development, publication and monetization of cross-platform mobile websites and apps, has raised ‘several millions of Euros’ worth of funding from T-Venture, the venture capital arm of Deutsche Telekom, and Creathor Venture.
The extra capital will be used to grow Netbiscuits’ business in the United States, and for expansion in key markets like Asia and Europe. → Read More
[Germany] T-Venture Holding, the venture capital company of Deutsche Telekom, has made a strategic investment in Neubiberg, Germany-headquarted Lantiq, a provider of next-generation access and home networking technologies. The terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed.
Along with the investment in Lantiq, Deutsche Telekom will provide future strategic advice to the company.
Lantiq is the second… → Read More
Read&Go, an e-paper from France Telecom One of Europe’s biggest telecommunications companies, Deutsche Telekom, is developing a portable e-reader, apparently a competitor for Amazon’s Kindle. There are no pictures of the new device available at this point. The German powerhouse plans a test run with a few dozen prototypes in Berlin this fall. The project is code-named… → Read More
Oh boy. As if Sprint didn’t have enough on its plate. The WSJ is reporting that Sprint is looking to spin off or sell Nextel, which is a clear-cut sign that their $35 billion acquisition is a bona fide disaster. The Nextel network lost roughly 3.4 million subscribers from 2006 to 2007. Their current subscriber base is around 13.2 million, but those close to the matter believe that number could… → Read More
This isn’t the first I’ve heard about T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom possibly looking to acquire Sprint and I still don’t see it happening, but stranger things have happened. Sprint is currently the 3rd largest operator in the US with T-Mobile ranked 4th. If DT were to merge or takeover Sprint, T-Mobile would shoot straight to the top of heap, but that’s easier said than… → Read More
She’s actually holding the wrong sign Deutsche Telekom plans to charge companies for the ability to use its network to deliver video to its customers. Net Neutrality and all that jazz. The German company, which has little to no competition (apparently), says it has to charge because all that bandwidth costs entirely too much. No, this doesn’t affect us Americans per se, but the… → Read More