Operators Category

Omantel and Ericsson Sign Managed Services and Customer Value Management Deals
April 29th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
Ericsson and Omantel have signed a four-year managed services contract in which Ericsson will operate and maintain Omantel's network as the sole managed services supplier....more

Mobile Network Fined for Misleading Customers
April 26th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Irish mobile network operator, Meteor Mobile has been fined EUR25,000 by a court after it was found to have sold discounted deals to customers that didn't exist and refused to compensate the customers....more

Nokia and Zain KSA to Transform Jeddah into a Smart City by 2018
April 22nd 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Nokia leverages Internet of Things and Cloud technologies to implement smart city applications and improve services for Jeddah residents ...more

Nokia Wins Swedish TF-LTE Network Contract
April 21st 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Nokia and 3 Sweden (Hi3G Access) are to deploy TD-LTE-Advanced mobile broadband technology to enhance quality of service in Sweden....more

Nokia and Turk Telekom Collaborate on Development of 5G and IoT Technologies
April 20th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Nokia and Turk Telekom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the development of 5G radio access network technology and the applications that will drive the Internet of Things....more

Nokia and China Mobile Conduct Trial of Centralized RAN and 4G Technologies
April 19th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Nokia and China Mobile carry out first ever deployment of Centralized RAN within a TD-LTE network at the Beilun Stadium in Ningbo, China...more

Ericsson Wins Mexican Indoor Coverage Contract
April 19th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Telefonica Mexico selected Ericsson to supply more than 1,000 Ericsson Radio Dot Systems in Mexico City's urban areas....more

Nokia Powers Idea Cellular Networks in India with LTE Deployment
April 18th 2016 - 01:40 GMT
Idea Cellular has selected Nokia to provide the technology for its 4G LTE rollout in three of its key regional circles - Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana....more

Mobily Awards 3-Year Managed Services Contract to NEC
April 11th 2016 - 02:15 GMT
Saudi Arabia's Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has signed a three year contract with Japan's NEC for the provision of network managed services....more

Flexenclosure Wins Order for 1,000 Hybrid Power Systems to Power Nigerian Towers
April 11th 2016 - 01:50 GMT
Flexenclosure has received an order to supply 1,000 eSite power systems for IHS Towers' sites in the Abuja region of central Nigeria....more

Construction Commences on Angola Cables' South Atlantic Cable System
April 11th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
The project cost is expected to reach $160 million and will connect Luanda, Angola and Fortaleza, Brazil, directly linking the African continent to Latin America for the first time, ...more

Mobistar to Rebrand As Orange
April 5th 2016 - 02:10 GMT
Belgium's Mobistar has announced that it is to rebrand as Orange, the name of its majority shareholder....more

Optus Cutting Nearly 500 Jobs
April 5th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Australia's Optus has announced plans to rationalise its operations in a move that aims to cut costs by more than AU$200 million....more

Ntel to Launch LTE Services Imminently
April 4th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Nigeria's Ntel, which recently bought the assets of struggling former state-owned telco, Nitel, has announced launch details for its own LTE network....more

ZTE Helps China Unicom Launch VoLTE Commercial Trial
April 1st 2016 - 02:15 GMT
ZTE has announced that it has launched a commercial trial of voice over LTE (VoLTE) high definition voice services in Henan province for China Unicom....more

Ericsson Chosen by Airtel Zambia for Network Transformation
March 31st 2016 - 01:30 GMT
Ericsson has extended its partnership with Airtel Zambia, headquartered in Lusaka, Zambia, with a new contract covering the transformation of Airtel's radio access network (RAN) infrastructure ...more

Vodafone Extends Partnership with France's SFR
March 30th 2016 - 02:45 GMT
Vodafone and SFR have renewed their partner market agreement for France for a further four years to 2020....more

Bhutan Telecom Selects Ericsson As BSS Transformation Partner
March 30th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Ericsson has signed a Business Support Systems (BSS) transformation contract with Bhutan Telecom, Bhutan's largest telecom service provider....more

Tele2 Shifting Network Functions to the Cloud
March 30th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Tele2 has announced a shift in technology whereby Tele2's Network & IT functions are moved to the cloud....more

Ericsson Cloud Platform Enables Launch of Multi-vendor NFV for NTT DoCoMo
March 28th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Ericsson has announced that a multi-vendor NFV solution using its open NFV platform was successfully launched for the commercial network of NTT DoCoMo. on March 9th....more

Swisscom and Ericsson Plant LTE Small Cells Underground
March 28th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Swisscom and Ericsson have deployed the world's first underground vault site for LTE and small cells in Switzerland....more

Ericsson and Ozone to Provide Small Cell As a Service to Reliance Communications in India
March 25th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
India's Reliance Communications has become the first mobile operator in the country to join the Ozone Networks and Ericsson Small Cell as a Service Wi-Fi network....more

Ericsson Selected by TrueMove H for LTE-Advanced Rollout in Thailand
March 24th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson says that it has signed a three-year frame contract with True Move H to enhance further rollout of LTE-A Carrier Aggregation and 2G/3G networks...more

Telstra Suffers Another Network Outage
March 22nd 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Australia's Telstra has suffered its second network outage in less than a week, and third outage in two months....more

Grameenphone Re-Registers 23 Million Customers
March 21st 2016 - 02:00 GMT
Bangladesh's Grameenphone says that over 23.27 million customers have successfully completed their re-registration through the biometric verification process,...more

China Mobile Starts Shutting Down 3G Base Stations
March 16th 2016 - 02:40 GMT
A number of China Mobile's regional divisions have started shutting down their 3G-only base stations, as the Chinese developed 3G standard struggles to maintain a customer base....more

Ericsson and Vodafone Deploy Cloud-based VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling
March 16th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson and Vodafone Netherlands have deployed the country's first cloud-based and fully virtualized Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi calling solution....more

Verizon Signs Direct Interconnection Deal with Cuba
March 15th 2016 - 02:20 GMT
Cuban and U.S. telecom firms have signed an agreement to establish direct international voice traffic, basically in incoming and outgoing calls, Cuban official daily Granma reported....more

Mobinil Adopts Orange Branding
March 15th 2016 - 02:00 GMT
Egypt's Mobinil has been rebranded as Orange, matching the brandname of its majority shareholder....more

O3b and SpeedCast to Improve Connectivity for the Republic of Kiribati
March 14th 2016 - 02:15 GMT
Satellite broadband provider, O3b Networks has announced an agreement to provide connectivity to the Republic of Kiribati, ...more

Sprint Deal with Dixons Carphone to Open 500 New Retail Stores
March 10th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
USA based Sprint has announced a joint-venture to open up to 500 new Sprint-branded stores, in partnership with Europe based Dixons Carphone....more

Google Opens Project Fi to All Customers
March 8th 2016 - 03:05 GMT
Google has dropped the restrictions on customers signing up to its Project Fi mobile phone service....more

ZTE Upgrades Airtel Uganda Network to Pave Way for 4G
March 8th 2016 - 01:40 GMT
ZTE says that it has completed a 3G network upgrade for Airtel Uganda....more

Verizon Wireless Ranked Highest in Network Quality Across Six Regions in the USA
March 7th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
When it comes to wireless network quality in the United States, Verizon Wireless ranks highest across all six regions among U.S. wireless providers, ...more

Swisscom Selects Ericsson for Cloud Infrastructure and NFV of Core Network
March 4th 2016 - 01:40 GMT
Ericsson has been selected as supplier by Swisscom to transform its core network in Switzerland through the deployment of a telco cloud infrastructure and virtual network functions of its mobile core....more

Mobinil and Ericsson Launch World's First E-band MINI-LINK with 5Gbps Capacity
March 4th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
In a world first, Ericsson launched a live E-band link with 5Gbps capacity on Mobinil's network in January, 2016. ...more

Vodafone Selects Ericsson As Global Customer Experience Management Partner
March 3rd 2016 - 02:45 GMT
Ericsson says that its Expert Analytics software has been selected by Vodafone Group for Customer Experience Management (CEM) across 22 countries....more

T-Mobile and Ericsson Partner for 5G Pre-standard Trials
March 3rd 2016 - 02:05 GMT
T-Mobile USA and Ericsson are to work together to deploy a 5G pre-standards based 28GHz test system for lab and field trials in the United States....more

Ericsson Transforms Network Capabilities for Telenor Asia
March 3rd 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson has signed a five-year contract with Telenor Group for the design and implementation of 4G/LTE networks...more

Telstra PrePay Customers Suffer Network Outage
March 2nd 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Australia's Telstra has suffered a second outage in recent weeks, with a large number of prepay customers suffering problems....more