Operators Category

Western Union to Offer PrePay Top-Ups for Thuraya Satellite Users
April 24th 2014 - 09:20 GMT
The satellite operator, Thuraya has signed a deal with Western Union, enabling the money transfer services provider to offer top-up services for Thuraya prepaid SIM Cards....more

Sprint to Stop Locking Handsets from Next Year
April 23rd 2014 - 19:12 GMT
USA based Sprint has revealed that it plans to offer all phones sold by the mobile network available without a network-lock from next year....more

Nepal's NCell Plans $100 Million in Network Upgrades
April 23rd 2014 - 14:25 GMT
The Nepalese mobile network, NCell has outlined plans to invest US$100 million in its network upgrades this year, if regulatory problems are resolved....more

10 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 23rd 2014 - 12:01 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Pelephone Close to Signing LTE Contract with Ericsson
April 23rd 2014 - 11:54 GMT
Israeli mobile network, Pelephone is reportedly close to signing a LTE contract with Ericsson....more

Apple Faces Sales Risk As US Networks Shrink Handset Subsidies
April 22nd 2014 - 18:20 GMT
Apple could come under pressure to maintain sales volumes in its core US market, if the mobile networks continue to cut back on handset subsidies....more

Reliance Jio Planning 2,000 Retail Stores Ahead of Network Launch
April 21st 2014 - 14:10 GMT
India's Reliance Infocomm is planning to open a chain of 2,000 retail stores as its Reliance Jio mobile network prepares to launch services later this year....more

8 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 21st 2014 - 11:02 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

UK's EE Starts Phasing Out the Orange Brand Name
April 21st 2014 - 09:50 GMT
UK based EE is continuing its rebranding exercise and is starting to wind down the websites of its two constituent networks, Orange and T-Mobile....more

Reliance Jio Signs Indian Tower Lease Agreement
April 21st 2014 - 08:37 GMT
India's Reliance Jio Infocomm says that it has signed a tower sharing agreement with American Tower's Indian subsidiary....more

SFR Set to Announce Marketing Agreement with Vodafone
April 20th 2014 - 11:05 GMT
French mobile network operator, SFR is reportedly set to announce a marketing alliance with Vodafone within the next few days....more

Thiland's True Move Targets 1 Million 4G Subscribers
April 20th 2014 - 10:02 GMT
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....more

UK Mobile Network Hiring 300 Staff for Customer Care Roles
April 18th 2014 - 11:20 GMT
Outsourced customer care call centre operator, Convergys has announced plans to open a new centre in Northern Ireland and hire more than 300 staff....more

Thai Network Starts Tests of LTE Network Ahead of Launch
April 18th 2014 - 11:00 GMT
Thailand's Dtac says that it has started drive testing its LTE network ahead of its commercial launch....more

Alibaba Plans MVNO Launch in June
April 18th 2014 - 10:35 GMT
Chinese conglomerate, Alibaba says that it expects to launch its first MVNO service this coming June....more

Pakistan's Warid Considering LTE Deployment in Existing Radio Spectrum
April 18th 2014 - 10:15 GMT
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....more

Huawei Starts Base Station Roll-Out in Rural Zambia
April 18th 2014 - 09:16 GMT
Huawei has launched the first of a series of 169 base stations that will connect rural communities in Zambia to the mobile phone network....more

Rogers Wireless Starts LTE Rollout Using 700Mhz Spectrum
April 17th 2014 - 16:10 GMT
Canada's Rogers Wireless says that it has enabled its LTE network using 700Mhz spectrum in select Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto....more

12 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 17th 2014 - 12:00 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Burger King Expands In-Store Wi-Fi Coverage with AT&T
April 17th 2014 - 11:30 GMT
USA fast food chain, Burger King has extended its Wi-Fi agreement with AT&T to expand the service to all its outlets....more

AT&T Wins Telematics Airtime Contract from Volvo Cars
April 16th 2014 - 16:35 GMT
USA based AT&T says that it has won a contract to provide wireless connectivity to Volvo Cars sold in the USA and Canada....more

Cellcom Awards LTE Rollout Contract to NSN
April 16th 2014 - 16:05 GMT
Israel's Cellcom says that it has selected Nokia Solutions and Networks for the supply of its 4G network....more

India's RCom to Hike Voice Call Tariffs by 20 Percent
April 16th 2014 - 10:55 GMT
India's debt laden Reliance Communications (RCom) has announced plans to raise tariffs for all its contract customers by up to 20 percent from the 25th April, ...more

UK City to Get 1Gbps Internet Services Next Year
April 15th 2014 - 17:55 GMT
The historic city of York in the UK is set to get a 1Gpbs internet service after three companies joined forces to form a joint venture....more

Huawei and LG Uplus to Deploy the World's First OTN for LTE-A CPRI Backhaul
April 15th 2014 - 17:30 GMT
Huawei says that it has won a contract to deploy a backhaul upgrade for South Korea's LG U+ that will improve its LTE-A network performance....more

Korea Telecom Fined for Cancelling Android Tablet Order
April 15th 2014 - 17:00 GMT
South Korea based KT (Korea Telecom) has been fined KRW 2.08 billion (US$2 million) by the country's anti-trust regulator....more

India's Uninor Opens 367 Retail Stores in One Day
April 15th 2014 - 14:25 GMT
India's Uninor says that it opened a massive 367 retail stores in just one day, as the company makes a major push into expanding its retail footprint....more

10 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 15th 2014 - 12:00 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Oman to Boost Rural Phone Coverage
April 15th 2014 - 11:54 GMT
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....more

LTE Deployment in India No Earlier Than Mid-2015, Says Huawei
April 15th 2014 - 11:42 GMT
Deployment issues are likely to delay widespread LTE services until the middle of next year, a senior Huawei director has said....more

T-Mobile USA Stops Automatically Billing Customers for Exceeding Tariff Allowances
April 14th 2014 - 14:35 GMT
T-Mobile USA says that it will cease charging overage fees when a customer uses more of the mobile network's services than they were expecting to be charged for....more

12 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 14th 2014 - 11:58 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Nashua Mobile to Close Down - Sells Customer Base to Vodacom and MTN
April 14th 2014 - 10:05 GMT
­Nashua Mobile, a South Africa based mobile airtime reseller has announced that it is selling its customer base to Vodacom and MTN as the company has decided to close down after it didn't renew its reseller agreements ...more

India's RCom Could Outsource 5,500 Customer Care Staff
April 14th 2014 - 08:11 GMT
India's Reliance Communications (RCom) is reportedly about to announce the outsourcing of its customer care staff in a move that could affect around 5,500 employees....more

UK's O2 Signs Up Millionth 4G Subscriber -- Outlines Network Upgrade Plans
April 11th 2014 - 11:16 GMT
UK based O2 has announced that its LTE network now covers a third of the UK population indoors, reaching 191 towns and cities across the country. ...more

SingTel Agrees to Promote Samsung Products and Services
April 11th 2014 - 07:45 GMT
The SingTel Group and Samsung have announced a collaboration to promote Samsung products and services across SingTel subsidiaries....more

Gogo Wins Wi-Fi Contract from Air Canada for 130 Aircraft
April 10th 2014 - 09:05 GMT
Air Canada, the first Canadian carrier to offer customers in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, says that it plans to begin rolling out connectivity across its North American fleet in May under an agreement with Gogo,....more

9 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 9th 2014 - 17:47 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Huawei May Benefit from $750 Million Mexican Network Order
April 9th 2014 - 17:41 GMT
Officials from the Mexican and Chinese government have reportedly held a meeting to discuss a Chinese funded expansion of mobile phone coverage into rural areas....more

Helios Towers to Improve Tanzanian Indoor Coverage
April 9th 2014 - 13:30 GMT
African towers operator, Helios Towers has announced plans to offer in-building coverage services in Tanzania....more