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NSN Opens Two Offices in Myanmar

  Nokia Solutions and Networks says that it has just opened two new offices in Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar....


Zain Posts Modest Improvements in Q1 Financials

  Zain has reported its financial results, and announced that its first quarter revenues rose marginally with a faster rate of growth in profits....


Thiland's True Move Targets 1 Million 4G Subscribers

  Thailand's True Move has set itself a target of signing up a million customers to its LTE network by the end of this year....


VimpelCom Sells 51% Stake in Algeria's Djezzy to Settle Long Running Dispute

  VimpelCom has finally settled the long running dispute over the ownership of the Algerian mobile network it acquired when it bought from Naguib Sawiris's Orascom Telecom in 2010 in a US$6 billion deal....


Pakistan's Warid Considering LTE Deployment in Existing Radio Spectrum

  Pakistan's Warid Telecom is reportedly considering deploying a LTE network using its existing 1800Mhz spectrum as it declines to participate in the forthcoming spectrum auction....


Unwired Planet Closes Lenovo Patent License and Purchase Transaction

  Unwired Planet says that it has completed a previously announced patent license and purchase transaction with Lenovo. ...


LTE Investment is Set to Accelerate Throughout Latin America in 2014

  Upgrades and expansion of 3G WCDMA and LTE coverage will result in radio access network-related spending capturing 40% of CapEx....


Zain Secures 4G License in Jordan

  Jordan is expected to get its first LTE network by the end of this year after Zain was awarded the necessary license....


Pakistan Regulator Denies Plans to Cancel 3G License Auction

  Pakistan's telecoms regulator has refuted claims that there was a poor response to the planned 3G license auction, despite reports that the finance minister (Ishaq Dar) was furious about the lack of interest....


Research: 98 Percent of Mobile Network Sessions Now Data

  The share of network traffic from data vs voice has grown to 98 percent - up from 90 percent in the previous 12-month period, according to network traffic analysis by Amdocs....


Samsung Galaxy S5 Carries Astronomical Bill of Materials, Teardown Reveals

  The latest member of Samsung's line of Galaxy smartphones ups the ante on features -- and on cost -- with the S5's discrete-intensive design yielding a high bill of materials (BOM)....


Oppo Looking to Expand into Indian Mobile Phone Market

  Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, Oppo has announced that it will expand its operations in India, starting with the launch of its flagship smartphone, the Find 7 around the middle of this year....


Pakistan Disappoints with Just 4 Bidders for 3G Licenses

  Pakistan's telecoms regulator, the PTA has confirmed that it received four bids to participate in the country's forthcoming 3G license auction, although no new entrants applied despite significant lobbying by the regulator to encourage them....


10 short stories about the mobile networks

  Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....


Oman to Boost Rural Phone Coverage

  Oman's two mobile networks and the telecoms regulator have jointly agreed a programme to expand mobile coverage to 250 rural villages over the next couple of years....