Telecoms news from Dominican Republic
Cable & Wireless Communications has outlined plan to build a new major submarine cable in the Caribbean, more than doubling its carrier capacity in the region. ...more.
Samsung Electronics says that it has won a Mobile WiMAX deployment contract in the Dominican Republic from Wind Telecom, a local broadband internet and subscription TV service provider. ...more.
Amdocs has announced that Dominican Republic telco, CODETEL has deployed its CES (customer experience systems) for convergent wireline, wireless, broadband and IPTV billing, ordering and customer relationship management. ...more.
A mob tried to lynch a 14-year-old boy who was returning a cell phone Monday that he had stolen from a student minutes earlier in Santiago, a city in the northern Dominican Republic, police said. ...more.
Dominican Republic based mobile operator, Trilogy Dominicana (trading as Viva), and mobile payments vendor, MoreMagic Solutions have announced that MoreMagic Solutions is now offering international recharge for mobile phone customers ...more.
Tricom wants a bankruptcy judge to determine how much it owes, if anything, to a pair of failed foreign banks that claim the Dominican Republic telecommunication firm's owner looted $178 million from their institutions in in an alleged phony stock deal. ...more.
A failed Cayman Islands bank that claims it lost millions through a series of "phony" transactions involving Tricom blasted the Dominican Republic telecommunications firm's bid to "steamroll" a U.S. bankruptcy court into approving its restructuring plan. ...more.
Tricom is one of the Dominican Republic's biggest telecommunications companies, with yearly revenues of $215 million and more than 1,700 employees. Its founder, Manuel Arturo Pellerano, was convicted of bank fraud. ...more.
Ceragon Networks says that it is shipping its advanced FibeAir solutions to the Dominican Republic operator, Codetel in order to enhance the reach and capacity of its fixed and mobile backbone network. ...more.
Trilogy International Partners, an American holding company which invests in wireless telecommunication operations outside the United States, has announced the launch of its new mobile network in the Dominican Republic, VIVA. ...more.
The Dominican Republic operator, Tricom has awarded Airspan an expansion contract to continue to supply its WiMAX solutions in the licensed 3.5 GHz frequency band. ...more.
Dominican Republic telecommunications company Tricom and its U.S. affiliate filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. after reaching a deal with its banks and investors to trade some $630 million of debt for control of the reorganized company. ...more.
Number portability (NP) is scheduled to take off in 2008 in Mexico, 2009 in Brazil and the Dominican Republic, and 2010 in Peru, followed by Chile, Colombia, and Panama, which are currently studying its regulatory measures and implementation. ...more.
Reforms to the Dominican Republic's telecommunications laws are due to come into being on February 1, 2008, telecoms regulator Indotel said in a statement. ...more.
The Dominican Republic ended the third quarter of 2007 with an overall telephony penetration rate of 65.5%, including both fixed and mobile lines, the country's telecoms watchdog Indotel said in a statement. ...more.
Airspan Networks has announced that the Dominican Republic based, Tricom has awarded it a contract to supply its WiMAX solutions in the licensed 3.5GHz frequency band in order to expand their network. ...more.
Mexican mobile group America Movil has closed its acquisition of Jamaican mobile operator Oceanic Digital, the former said in a statement. ...more.
Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF) deployed a crew of emergency telecommunication specialists to the Dominican Republic to support the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination teams (UNDAC) in the aftermath of storm Noel which seriously affected the country. ...more.
The Dominican Republic is expected to have three WiMax players offering services to the public in November, local press reported Jose Alfredo Rizek, director of the Dominican Republic's telecommunications regulator Indotel, as saying. ...more.
The world's first WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network at 3.5GHz has been launched - in the Dominican Republic. The network has been provided to the new operator, Onemax and supplied by Alcatel-Lucent. ...more.