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Commuter Wi-Fi Connectivity Boosted with Teclo Networks and Icomera
April 21st 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Teclo Networks has announced that its TCP/IP data optimization solution, the S-Series has been deployed by Icomera on some of the busiest rail networks in the UK...more

Vodafone and MTN to Interconnect Their Mobile Money Platforms
April 20th 2015 - 23:35 GMT
Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone and MTN to interconnect their mobile money services....more

India's Tata to Drop DoCoMo Joint Branding
April 19th 2015 - 23:10 GMT
The Indian mobile network operator, Tata DoCoMo is to drop the DoCoMo brandname as the Japanese investor is looking to sell its stake in the company....more

Jordan's Zain Doubles 4G Download Allowances
April 17th 2015 - 00:09 GMT
Jordan based Zain says that it is doubling the data download allowance for its LTE subscribers, at no additional cost, as part of a time-limited special offer....more

Batelco Putting Wi-Fi Inside Hire Cars
April 16th 2015 - 23:41 GMT
Bahrain's Batelco has signed a deal to put Wi-Fi coverage inside Avis rental cars, using its LTE network for the data backhaul....more

Vodafone Recovering from Network Outage
April 16th 2015 - 06:38 GMT
Vodafone New Zealand suffered a network outage that left several thousand customers without service this morning....more

Eesti Telekom to Add Nearly 20% More Base Stations in 2015
April 16th 2015 - 05:07 GMT
Estonia's Eesti Telekom has outlined plans to invest US$18 million in its mobile network during this year....more

Thailand's CAT Prepares for Radio Spectrum Auction
April 16th 2015 - 03:00 GMT
Thailand's state-owned CAT Telecom has set aside at least THB30 billion (USD922 million) to bid for radio spectrum that will support a 4G mobile network....more

4G Network Switched on in the Channel Islands
April 15th 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Channel Islands' based mobile network, Sure has activated a number of its 4G network sites in Guernsey and across the Bailiwick islands...more

PTCL Accused of Tax Avoidance on Huawei Imports
April 15th 2015 - 06:35 GMT
The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is being accused of avoiding import taxes on Huawei supplied equipment, according to local customs inspectors....more

Telkomsel Spending Nearly $1 Billion on Network Upgrades
April 15th 2015 - 05:49 GMT
Indonesia's Telkomsel has outlined plans to invest nearly US$1 billion in its network as it seeks to take a 50 percent market share of LTE subscribers....more

Huawei Eying Indian LTE Contracts
April 15th 2015 - 05:28 GMT
Huawei expects to pick up a number of LTE contract in India over the remainder of this year, a company executive has said....more

Free Internet for Basic Phone Users
April 14th 2015 - 04:12 GMT
Pakistan's Mobilink is offering upto 10MB of free mobile data downloads for users of mobile phones with the Opera mobile web browser installed....more

Boku Offers Carrier Billing with Taiwan's Mobile Networks
April 14th 2015 - 03:21 GMT
Carrier billing services provider, Boku says that it has launched direct carrier billing with the top five carriers in Taiwan:...more

Sprint Offers Free Mobile Data Roaming
April 14th 2015 - 02:19 GMT
USA based Sprint has announced that its customers will be able to roam overseas and use mobile data services at no additional charge....more

Cell C Taps Huawei and ZTE for LTE Expansion
April 13th 2015 - 23:15 GMT
South Africa's Cell C has outlined plans to invest R8 Billion (US$668 million) over the next three years on its LTE network rollout, in selected parts of the country....more

Sprint Fined $15.5 Million for Billing Government for Spy Upgrades
April 13th 2015 - 12:39 GMT
USA based Sprint has agreed to pay the government $15.5 million to resolve allegations it defrauded federal law enforcement agencies when recovering its costs of carrying out court-ordered wiretaps, pen registers, and trap devices....more

Vodafone Signs Co-Marketing Agreement in Botswanna
April 9th 2015 - 03:40 GMT
Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTCL) have jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Botswana....more

M1 to Offer 4G Voice Calls
April 9th 2015 - 00:45 GMT
Singapore based MobileOne (M1) has announced that it supports Voice over LTE (VoLTE) calls, which customers on 4G plans will be able to use at no additional charge....more

UK Based EE to Offer Voice over Wi-Fi Service
April 9th 2015 - 00:25 GMT
UK based mobile network operator, EE has announced that it will start supporting the use of Voice over Wi-Fi hotspots....more

AT&T Fined Over Customer Data Privacy Breaches
April 8th 2015 - 11:50 GMT
USA based AT&T has been fined $25 million by the telecoms regulator following privacy breaches at AT&T's call centers in Mexico, Colombia, and the Philippines....more

Thai Network to Boost 4G Spectrum Capacity
April 7th 2015 - 23:45 GMT
Thailand's DTAC has confirmed that it is refarming some of its radio spectrum to improve services on its 4G network and cope with growing demand for the network....more

Overheating Datacenter Knocks Out Three Ireland Network
April 7th 2015 - 12:27 GMT
Hutchison Whampoa's Ireland operations have blamed an electrical fault for a network failure that knocked millions of customers off its network over the Easter weekend....more

Chinese Tower Assets Company Could Start with Nearly Million Towers
April 6th 2015 - 23:30 GMT
A new telecoms towers infrastructure company could be set up by the Chinese government with at nearly a million towers at its start....more

Google in Talks with Hutchison Whampoa
April 6th 2015 - 05:15 GMT
Web giant Google is reportedly in talks to secure free international roaming services for USA mobile phone users....more

India's Airtel to Let App Developers Pay for Mobile Data Download Charges
April 6th 2015 - 04:50 GMT
India's Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of 'Airtel Zero' - an open marketing platform that will allow customers to access mobile applications at zero data charges....more

China Unicom Suffers Two Network Outages
April 6th 2015 - 04:00 GMT
Hong Kong's telecoms regulator has ordered China Unicom to explain the cause of two network outages that took place within three days of each other....more

Digi and New CEO Take Network for First Test Drive of 2015
April 6th 2015 - 03:15 GMT
Late last week, Malaysia's Digi mobilised about 200 employees, including its new CEO Albern Murty, in a day-long Network Drive Test and customer engagement around the Klang Valley. ...more

China Telecom Selects Gemalto to Deploy Mobile NFC Transport
April 1st 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Gemalto says that China Telecom has selected its UpTeq Multi-tenant NFC SIMs to deploy secure NFC transport services in China's two largest cities - Shanghai and Beijing....more

Nokia Networks Selected by IWireless As Sole Supplier for LTE Network in USA
March 18th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Nokia Networks expands its relationship with iWireless, a regional wireless provider in Iowa, eastern Nebraska and western Illinois, with a new technology evolution contract....more

MegaFon Selects Nokia Networks to Build Its 4G LTE Network
March 17th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Russia's MegaFon has signed a 7-year contract with Nokia Networks to upgrade the operator's nationwide network....more

INET Announces Pilot LTE Deployment in the Gulf of Mexico
March 13th 2015 - 02:15 GMT
Infrastructure Networks (INET) says that it is deploying a pilot LTE system in the Gulf of Mexico....more

Ericsson Selected As Managed Services Partner for Orange in 5 Countries
March 13th 2015 - 01:50 GMT
Ericsson says that it has been selected by Orange as the reference provider of managed services....more

NTT DoCoMo, Nokia Networks Showcase High-speed Data Transmission in 5G
March 13th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
Japan's NTT DoCoMo has partnered with Nokia Networks to explore and harness the potential of Nokia Networks mmWave technology in the 70 GHz spectrum band....more

Ooredoo Reaches 100 Million Customer Milestone
March 12th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
Ooredoo has announced that its customer base has exceeded 100 million people across its footprint in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia....more

China Mobile and Ericsson Complete LTE-A TDD Trial in the 3.5GHz Band
March 12th 2015 - 01:50 GMT
China Mobile and Ericsson have successfully used the 3.4-3.6 GHz (3.5 GHz) frequency band for testing data speeds, mobility and TDD carrier aggregation....more

Ooredoo and Telefonica Announce Strategic Partnership
March 12th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Telefonica and Ooredoo have signed an agreement that will allow Ooredoo to become part of the Telefónica's Partners Progam, ...more

China Mobile Launches 4G Roaming in 71 Countries and Regions
March 11th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
China Mobile's 4G network has accumulated over 100 million domestic users since its launch in December 2013 and opened 4G international roaming services in 71 countries and regions,...more

Idea Cellular Selects Ericsson to Roll out 3G Services in Delhi
March 11th 2015 - 01:50 GMT
India's Idea Cellular has awarded a three-year contract to Ericsson for network upgrades in Delhi....more

Singtel Partners Ericsson and Samsung to Boost LTE Speeds Beyond 300Mbps
March 11th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Singapore's Singtel says that it will soon deliver speeds beyond 300Mbps for its customers....more