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Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Sign Deal to Deploy Small Cells
September 2nd 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Nokia Networks says that it has won a deal with Ooredoo Qatar to deploy its small cells in hotspots across the country....more

Vodafone India to Launch 4G Service by Year-End
August 31st 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Vodafone India confirms that it will launch its 4G services by end of the calendar year 2015. ...more

MTS and Google Sign Partnership to Promote Data Services in Russia
August 31st 2015 - 01:05 GMT
Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) says that it has signed a marketing agreement with Google. ...more

Verizon Again Takes Overall Title, AT&T Close Runner-Up in Mobile Performance Study
August 28th 2015 - 02:15 GMT
The latest RootMetrics report found that Verizon is still leading the mobile network race on the national level in nearly all aspects of testing. ...more

NEC Contributes to NTT DoCoMo's LTE-A Service at the Top of Mt. Fuji
August 26th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
NEC says that it has delivered its microwave communications system to support NTT DoCoMo's launch of LTE-A service at the top of Mt. Fuji, Japan's tallest mountain....more

Huawei Helps China Mobile with Commercial VoLTE Services Debut in Zhejiang
August 26th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Huawei announced that China Mobile has rolled out its VoLTE HD voice services in Zhejiang, the first province in China to enter into the VoLTE era....more

Síminn and Ericsson Enhancing LTE Services in Iceland
August 26th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Síminn (Iceland Telecom) has entered into a new five-year partnership with Ericsson to enhance further rollout of LTE across Iceland. ...more

NEC to Build Telecommunications Systems for Large-scale Oil Refinery in Kuwait
August 25th 2015 - 02:15 GMT
The systems that NEC will provide to the Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery consists of telecommunications systems, including VoIP phone and wired/wireless in-plant LAN systems, ...more

Ericsson, Swisscom and Qualcomm Achieve New LTE FDD/TDD First
August 24th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson says that it has provided Switzerland's Swisscom with Europe's first fully commercial LTE-A three-carrier aggregation solution combining LTE in both FDD and TDD modes....more

Airtel Signs Mobile Payments Deal with Uber
August 23rd 2015 - 23:05 GMT
India's Bharti Airtel has announced a deal with controversial taxi service, Uber to allow payment for rides using the Airtel mobile wallet service....more

Vodafone Completes 4G Upgrade Programme - Launches New Network Guarantee
August 20th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
More Vodafone customers are benefiting from greater 4G connectivity, following the completion of 121 cell site upgrades and 22 new cell site builds since January this year....more

Optus Launches World First Commercial 1x FDD + 2x TDD Carrier Aggregation
August 19th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Australia's Optus says that it is the first telecommunications provider in the world to deliver 3x Carrier Aggregation (3x CA) using 1x FDD + 2x TDD1 technology with commercial network software and a commercial device....more

Telenor Chooses Ericsson for VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling
August 19th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Telenor Sweden has chosen Ericsson as the sole supplier for a full-scale upgrade of the operator's core network, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi calling....more

Huawei Wins Deal to Swap Entire Indian Network's Base Stations
August 18th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
Huawei has won a contract to swap over 24,000 base stations operated by India's Uninor with its own equipment....more

China Telecom Deploys First LTE Ericsson Radio Dot System in China
August 18th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
China Telecom is to deploy Ericsson's LTE Radio Dot System in two of the country's coastal provinces, Zhejiang and Guangdong. ...more

Etisalat Nigeria Sells Key Towers to IHS
August 17th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
Etisalat Nigeria has transferred a further 555 towers to IHS Towers under a management agreement signed back in August 2014....more

Thai Networks to Share Network Infrastructure
August 17th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
Two of Thailand's mobile networks, AIS and DTAC have announced a deal to share their network infrastruture....more

Nokia Networks Completes World's First Shared GSM, 3G and LTE Radio Network
August 17th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
TT-Network (TTN), the joint venture between TeliaSonera and Telenor, has completed the final phase of its Single RAN network sharing project, ...more

Ooredoo Rolls Out LTE-A Network Speed Upgrades
August 11th 2015 - 04:45 GMT
Qatar's Ooredoo has announced the launch of Ooredoo SuperNet in one of the most significant network evolutions in Qatar's history....more

SK Telecom to Test Maritime LTE Service
August 11th 2015 - 04:20 GMT
South Korea's SK Telecom has announced plans to launch the world's first pilot LTE-M (LTE for Maritime Wireless Communications) network, ...more

Huawei Wins Largest Share of China Mobile VoLTE Project
August 11th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Huawei says that it has been awarded the largest share of China Mobile's VoLTE (CM-IMS phase 2) project, which includes network convergence building and reconstruction ...more

Optus to Shut-Down Its GSM Network in 2017
August 10th 2015 - 03:30 GMT
Australia's Optus says that it will shut down its 2G GSM network from April 2017 in order to re-allocate some of this spectrum for its 4G services....more

Ericsson Continues to Support China Mobile with LTE TDD Rollout
August 10th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Ericsson has been selected to be part of the radio network equipment procurement for China Mobile's 4G network Phase-3 project. ...more

Huawei Partners with Siemens to Deploy South Africa's First GSM-R System
August 5th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Huawei is to partner with Siemens Convergence Creators to deploy South Africa's first GSM-R solution for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)....more

MTS Rolls out Russia's First Ericsson Radio Dot System
August 4th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson and Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) have successfully completed the first live deployment of the Ericsson Radio Dot System in a commercial building in Russia....more

Deutsche Telekom Selects Boingo for Global Wi-Fi Roaming
August 3rd 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Boingo Wireless has announced a global roaming agreement for Deutsche Telekom's business customers....more

Airtel and Ericsson Extend Partnership with LTE Deployment in Gabon
August 3rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Airtel Gabon has selected Ericsson as its sole supplier for the deployment of a new LTE network. ...more

Saft Wins Additional Orders from Reliance Jio for Base Station Battery Back-Ups
July 31st 2015 - 01:30 GMT
Saft says that it has received additional orders for lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery systems worth over €20 million from Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL)....more

C Spire Leaps Forward with Latest Boost in 4G Network Performance
July 30th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
USA based C Spire says that it that it has doubled the bandwidth and power throughout much of its 4G LTE+ network....more

Deutsche Telekom Expands Its Brandname into Albania
July 29th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
The Albanian Mobile Telecommunications company (AMC) has been rebranded as Telekom Albania by its majority shareholder, Deutsche Telekom....more

NEC Deploys 176km Microwave Link Between the Islands of Sao Tome and Principe
July 29th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
NEC has installed a microwave radio link between the islands of Sao Tome and Principe, providing twenty 2Mbps channels for GSM communications ...more

IFC Invests in Africell to Expand Telecommunications in Africa
July 28th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced that it will invest $35 million in telecom operator, Africell, to support the expansion and upgrade of mobile networks in Gambia, the DRC, Sierra Leone and Uganda....more

Cambodian Network Launches LTE Service
July 27th 2015 - 02:25 GMT
Cambodia based mobile network operator, Seatel has launched its 4G network, a year after the Chinese owned company started building its network in the country....more

Bharti Airtel Expands LTE Coverage to 4 Additional Cities
July 27th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Bharti Airtel has rolled out LTE trials in four cities on Friday, a company statement said....more

Nokia Networks to Become Largest GSM-R Supplier for Deutsche Bahn
July 24th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
DB Netz AG, the rail infrastructure company of Deutsche Bahn AG, has awarded Nokia Networks an 8-year deal to modernize its GSM-R network in southern Germany....more

July 21st 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Huawei, Shanghai Shendi Group, general agent of Disney China, and China Unicom Shanghai have signed the first global 4.5G network strategic cooperation agreement, ...more

Nokia Networks Uses Drones to Test Mobile Network
July 17th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Nokia Networks and UAE based Du have used drones carrying smartphones with network testing applications to analyze Du's network....more

Syniverse Establishes LTE Roaming for Saudi Telecom Company
July 16th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Syniverse has announced an agreement to enable Saudi Telecom Company (STC) to launch LTE roaming via its IPX Network Solution. ...more

Telefónica and China Unicom Collaborating in Joint Procurement of Smartphones
July 15th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Telefonica and China Unicom have entered into a collaboration with the purpose of selecting smartphones based on shared specifications,...more

MTN Swaziland Offers Mobile Financial Services with Ericsson
July 8th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson says that MTN Swaziland has deployed Ericsson Converged Wallet, enabling the operator to quickly introduce new mobile financial services....more