Telecoms news from Georgia
Georgia's telecoms regulator, the GNCC has published a public consultation on how it is to manage radio spectrum in the future. ...more.
Alvarion says that it has won a municipal Wi-Fi deployment contract from the Georgia based rural internet services provider, G-Net ...more.
Sicap has announced the integration of its value-added mobile service menu browser platform into Vimpelcom's subsidiary networks. ...more.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping mobile financial services provider OpenRevolution expand its MobiPay services in rural Georgia, ...more.
The telecoms regulators of Azerbaijan and Georgia are expected to sign a cooperation agreement to manage the radio spectrum along their national borders, reports local news media. ...more.
The Georgian telecoms regulator, the National Communications Commission has cancelled a planned auction of additional radio spectrum in the GSM1800 and UMTS bands. ...more.
Georgia's telecoms regulator, the Georgian National Communications Commission imposed fine of US$590,000 on the Russia's MegaFon for allegedly carrying out out unlicensed operations in South Ossetia and other areas of Georgia's sovereign territory. ...more.
The outage that knocked Twitter offline for hours was traced to an attack on a lone blogger in the former Soviet republic of Georgia - but the collateral damage that left millions around the world tweetless showed just how much havoc an isolated cyberdispute can cause. ...more.
The Georgian National Communications Commission says that it has agreed to extend the mobile operating license held by Geocell by a further ten years. ...more.
Harris Stratex Networks has secured a contract with Georgia based mobile operator, MagtiCom for the end-to-end backhaul of both TDM and native Ethernet traffic, ...more.
Georgian mobile network operator, MagtiCom says that it has launched a HSDPA upgrade across its entire network. The upgrade will permit mobile data downloads with speeds of up to 14.4 Mb/s. ...more.
A court in Tbilisi, Georgia has rejected a legal motion brought by the Russian mobile telephone carrier Megafon seeking the dismissal of a fine imposed on the company by regulatory authorities for illegal unlicensed operations in South Ossetia and other areas of Georgia's sovereign territory. ...more.
Russia's Megafon has lost a court appeal in Georgia's Tbilisi City Court over allegations that the mobile network had been operating a mobile network inside Georgia without a license. ...more.
Georgia says intercepted mobile phone calls between South Ossetian border guards show Russian tanks and troops invaded first â€” before Georgia's offensive began in the separatist region. ...more.
TÃ©lÃ©coms Sans FrontiÃ¨res (TSF) which has been on alert since day one of the conflict deployed an emergency crew of telecoms specialists to Georgia on Wednesday. The team left from TSFâ€™s headquarters in France and landed in Tbilisi at 5pm local time on Wednesday to assess the telecoms needs of the humanitarian community and affected civilians. ...more.
Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by VTEL Holding to design, deploy and maintain the first commercial WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network in Georgia. ...more.
The former Soviet state of Georgia has accused Russian mobile operator, Megafon of illegally operating a network within its borders. ...more.
Georgian mobile operator, MagtiCom has launched a new mobile content portal which is to be managed by UK based WIN PLC. ...more.
TeliaSonera has directly and via its subsidiary Fintur closed two transactions in Eurasia, in order to streamline ownership structures and to strengthen its positions and influence in the Georgian and Uzbek markets. ...more.