Latest Telecoms News about Lao People'S Democratic Republic

Thailand and Laos to Restrict Phone Signals Along their Borders

  Thailand and Laos mobile networks have been ordered to restrict their mobile phone coverage along the border between the two countries to prevent accidental roaming onto foreign networks by customers....

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Vimpelcom Looking to Sell Smaller Subsidiaries

  Russia based Vimpelcom is reported to be looking at selling off a number of its smaller subsidiaries in Asia and Africa as it refocuses its attention on its main markets....

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Thaicom Mulls Selling Cambodian and Laos Subsidiaries

  Thailand's Thaicom is considering selling its Cambodian and Laos subsidiaries, citing poor performance in the highly competitive markets....

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New Mobile Network Launched in Laos

  The joint venture between Vietnam's Viettel and local partner, Lao Asia Telecom have launched their new mobile network in Laos. The network is being marketed under the brandname of Unitel....

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VimpelCom Buys Majority Stake in Laos Mobile Network

  Millicom has signed an agreement for the sale of its 74.1% holding in its Laos operation, to Russia's VimpelCom for approximately US$65 million in total cash proceeds, payable on completion....

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Laos Operator Plans 3G Network Rollout

  Laos based mobile network operator, Star Telecom is reported to be preparing to launch a 3G network in the near future....

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3G Service Launched in Laos

  The Lao Telecommunication Company (TLC) has launched a 3G phone service, although mobile data speed is limited to just 114Kbps....

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Thailand's AIS profits up despite prepaid slowdown

  ShinCorp holds investments in mobile networks in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. AIS, the Thai market leader, is by far the largest operation of these three, with a customer base of 26.77m at the end of Q3 08. ...

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First 3G Network Launched in Laos

  Lao Telecommunications says that it has launched the first 3G network in Laos - in the capital city, Vientiane. The company also plans to expand the network into the main cities during 2009....

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Over 500 million new mobile subscribers expected from Asias emerging economies by 2012

  Asia's emerging markets, comprising eight nations, are expected to see mobile subscriber net gains of 573 million by end-2012, breaching the one billion mark to close the year at an estimated 1.06 billion subscribers....

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