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Ericsson Wins Australian Core Network Replacement Contract
August 20th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has chosen Ericsson as a sole supplier to replace and upgrade the complete core network for their national network....more

TeliaSonera and DNA to Jointly Cover Rural Finland
August 20th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Sonera, TeliaSonera's Finnish arm, and the local Finnish operator DNA have agreed on mobile network sharing in the sparsely populated Northern and Eastern Finland....more

SingTel, Samsung and Ericsson Unveil World's Fastest Smartphone Service
August 19th 2014 - 07:00 GMT
SingTel, in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson, today broke new ground in the mobile industry by unveiling the world's first commercial 300Mbps LTE-A service for smartphones....more

Ooredoo Launches 3G Network in Myanmar
August 19th 2014 - 02:30 GMT
Ooredoo has belatedly confirmed that it launched its new mobile network in Myanmar last Thursday....more

Hrvatski Telekom to Transfer 640 Staff to Ericsson
August 19th 2014 - 01:55 GMT
Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom has awarded a 5-year managed services contract to Ericsson....more

Ericsson Wins Australian Optical Transport Contract
August 17th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
Australia's Telstra has confirmed Ericsson as its continued supplier for optical transport equipment and services...more

Arqiva Signs 4G Towers Deal in the UK
August 15th 2014 - 01:30 GMT
UK broadcast tower operator, Arqiva says that it has signed a 10-year deal to support LTE deployments by Vodafone and Telefonica O2....more

BAI Canada Expands Railway Coverage
August 14th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
BAI Canada and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) have brought wireless internet service to Bay Station as part of a broader plan to extend Wi-Fi and cellular capabilities to all underground subway stations....more

AT&T Upgrades Its Push-to-Talk Service
August 14th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
USA based AT&T has launched an enhanced version of its Push-to-Talk service, that it says is more versatile and feature-rich....more

Alcatel-Lucent to Rollout LTE Network in Oklahoma and Kansas
August 13th 2014 - 06:10 GMT
Alcatel-Lucent says that it is to deploy a complete 4G LTE overlay network in the Midwestern U.S. states of Oklahoma and Kansas...more

Vodafone India Selects Ericsson to Upgrade Prepaid Charging System
August 13th 2014 - 05:30 GMT
Ericsson says that it has deployed its Charging System for Vodafone India, for over 75 million prepaid customers. ...more

Bango and Deutsche Telekom Announce App Store Carrier Billing Partnership
August 13th 2014 - 04:10 GMT
Bango and Deutsche Telekom today announce a partnership to widen access to carrier billing for app store purchases across Germany and other European markets....more

Nokia Networks Wins Vodafone LTE Contract
August 12th 2014 - 10:05 GMT
Nokia Networks says that it has won a contract from Vodafone New Zealand to deploy a 700Mhz based LTE network....more

13 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
August 12th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Ericsson and SoftBank Demonstrate Mobility-based Policy to Improve Performance
August 11th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Ericsson and SoftBank Mobile are working together to improve the user experience in the most congested network areas ...more

12 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
August 10th 2014 - 01:27 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

LG U+ and Huawei Establish Mobile Innovation Center in Seoul
August 9th 2014 - 01:10 GMT
Huawei says that it has opened a Mobile Innovation Center (MIC) in Seoul, in cooperation with the local mobile network operator, LG U+....more

Syniverse Signs LTE Roaming Agreement with Softbank Mobile
August 8th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Syniverse today announced it has signed an agreement with SoftBank Mobile to provide them with its IPX Network Solution...more

Ericsson Wins Egyptian Network Upgrade Contract
August 5th 2014 - 23:15 GMT
Ericsson has signed a three-year managed services agreement with Vodafone Egypt, to deliver network field maintenance services and improve the quality of its network in the greater Cairo area....more

Vodafone and Belgacom Renew Partnership Agreement
August 5th 2014 - 01:25 GMT
Vodafone and the Belgacom Group have renewed their Partner Market agreement in Belgium and Luxembourg for a further three years....more

Telstra to Close GSM Network by End of 2016
August 1st 2014 - 01:25 GMT
Telstra has confirmed, via a blog post, that it plans to close down its GSM mobile network....more

WOW! to Provide Fiber Backhaul for Hundreds of Towers in Chicago
July 31st 2014 - 23:45 GMT
WOW! Business, a communications and cloud service provider, says that it has been selected by multiple unnamed mobile network operators to provide fiber backhaul for more than 500 cell towers in Chicago...more

Kenya's Safaricom Wins $170 Million Government Communications Contract
July 31st 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom has been granted a controversial security infrastructure contract after a Parliamentary committee approved the contract....more

Nokia Networks Trials LTE for National TV Broadcasting
July 29th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
Nokia Networks says that it has started working with a range of partners in the world's first field trial of wide-area TV broadcasting using a single LTE frequency within UHF spectrum....more

Nokia Networks Upgrading Idea Cellular Infrastructure
July 29th 2014 - 02:50 GMT
Nokia Networks is reported to have won a three year contract from India's Idea Cellular to replace its entire GSM and 3G networks....more

Bharti Airtel Signs Up 300 Million Customers
July 29th 2014 - 02:30 GMT
Bharti Airtel says that it has crossed the 300 million customers mark across its operations. The milestone includes customers across mobile, fixed line & DSL, and DTH services....more

Vodafone UK Launches National Programme Focused on Rural Notspots
July 29th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
Vodafone UK has launched a national programme giving up to 100 rural communities across the country the opportunity to apply for mobile access....more

Mexico Expected to See Two New Mobile Networks
July 29th 2014 - 01:20 GMT
The Mexican telecoms market will receive two new mobile operators, and one of them will be European, a Mexican trade group, Canieti has predicted....more

India's Indus Towers to Double Tower Deployment Rate
July 29th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
India's largest tower operating company, Indus Towers expects to deploy around 2,000 towers per year over the next few years to meet demand from its mobile network operator tenants....more

Huawei Collaborates with Vodafone for LTE Broadcast Trials
July 28th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Huawei says that it worked with Vodafone Germany to provide an eLTE-based broadband communications network to enable video transmission and live video broadcasting during a recent German sporting event....more

Telefonica Sings Up 250 Partners to M2M Programme
July 28th 2014 - 01:45 GMT
Telefonica says that over 250 partners have now joined its M2M Global Partner Programme, exceeding the Programme's target of 250 partners by the end of 2014,...more

14 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
July 27th 2014 - 02:07 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Verizon to Start Throttling 4G Data Speeds for Heavy Users
July 26th 2014 - 11:55 GMT
USA based Verizon Wireless is to start throttling the download speeds of some of its heaviest LTE traffic customers....more

Digicel Outlines Fiji Network Upgrade Plans
July 25th 2014 - 00:05 GMT
Digicel Fiji has announced plans to spend FJ$70 million expanding and upgrading its mobile data network - this being the most significant investment since the operator launched in 2008. ...more

Nokia Networks Wins Spanish Upgrade Contract
July 24th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Spain's Telefonica has awarded a network upgrade contract to Nokia Networks as a key supplier for radio access equipment and professio...more

Optus Launches LTE Using 700Mhz Spectrum
July 24th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
Australia's Optus is turning on its first commercial 4G 700MHz network in Darwin and Perth business districts. ...more

SingTel to Offer Commercial 300Mbps 4G Service
July 24th 2014 - 01:55 GMT
Singapore based SingTel says that it is the first mobile operator in the world to offer a 4G service capable of reaching theoretical 300Mbps download speeds, ...more

Ericsson Supplies LTE Network to Costa Rica
July 24th 2014 - 00:20 GMT
Ericsson says that it had been selected by Claro as the sole supplier of the operator's LTE network in Costa Rica....more

Airtel Plans $80 Million Worth of Upgrades in Zambia
July 23rd 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel's Zambian subsidiary expects to invest around US$80 million over the next 12 months expanding its network coverage and deploying LTE upgrades....more

Jordan's Zain to Share Military Towers
July 23rd 2014 - 15:20 GMT
Jordan's Zain says that it has signed an agreement with the military's Special Communications commission which entails site co-location and sharing of tower assets....more