Telecoms news from Armenia
The mobile subscribe base in Armenia has been reduced by 680,000 customers to 3.27 million, a member of the Committee regulating public service of Armenia Samvel Arabajyan has announced. ...more.
Sicap has announced the integration of its value-added mobile service menu browser platform into Vimpelcom's subsidiary networks. ...more.
Orange Armenia says that it has extended its network coverage on North and South national roads of the country, ...more.
Orange Armenia has successfully modernized its network, providing high definition (HD) voice services on the whole network across Armenia, and delivering up to 14.4Mbps data speeds in main cities. ...more.
Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) says that it has been awarded radio spectrum for LTE services in Armenia. ...more.
Russia's Comstar says that it has completed a transaction to increase its shareholding in CallNet Enterprises, which owns 100% of the Armenian operator Cornet. ...more.
Comba Telecom Systems has announced the completion and handover of a turnkey wireless solution for the Yerevan Metro rapid transit system that serves the capital of Armenia. ...more.
Orange has launched its mobile network in Armenia, after winning an operating license last November. For the launch of its operations, Orange has invested around EUR 100 million, and provides coverage for over 80% of the population. ...more.
Armenian mobile network operator, VivaCell-MTS has launched a video ringtone service, provided by Vringo and its partner, Innova Group. ...more.
Redknee says that Armenian network operator, VivaCell-MTS (K-Telecom) has launched its Airtime Reseller; a service that enables voucherless, airtime top-up for its pre-paid customers. ...more.
Armenian network operator, VivaCell-MTS has announced the launch of its 3G network - covering the capital city, Yerevan along with Gyumri and Vanadzor. ...more.
VimpelCom and Amdocs have announced the deployment of a Amdocs solution incorporating billing, customer management and self-service capabilities at VimpelCom's wholly-owned subsidiary in Armenia - ArmenTel. ...more.
Intracom Telecom, a part of Sitronics has signed a US$24 million contract with VivaCell-MTS (K-Telecom), Armenia's leading mobile operator for the expansion of its GSM network. ...more.
Intec, a global provider of business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS), has announced that it has deployed three significant billing installations with VimpelCom subsidiaries operating in Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Armenia; Ukrainian Radio Systems (CJSC), Unitel in Uzbekistan and ArmenTel in Armenia. ...more.
Vodafone and Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has announced a non-equity partnership to offer Vodafone branded services to MTS customers and to collaborate jointly on future technological developments. ...more.
Russia's United TeleSystems (Comstar) says that it has launched its WiMAX network in Armenia and introduced the â€œComstarâ€ brand in the local market. ...more.
Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by iCON Communications, a provider of IP-based services in Armenia,to design, deploy and maintain a commercial WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network in the country. Yerevan, the country's capital, will be the first city covered by the services, which should launch by the end of this year. ...more.
France Telecom's mobile division, Orange says that it has submitted a bid for the 3rd mobile phone license in Armenia - valued at EUR51 million (US$70 million). ...more.
Three rural villages in Armenia's Gegarkunik region have been connected to the mains electricity supply - as a result of the mobile operator, VivaCell-MTS requiring a power supply for its base stations in the region. ...more.
Three companies, Orange, Tele2 and Ireland based Blackrock Communications have been shortlisted for Armenia's 3rd mobile operator license. ...more.