Latest Telecoms News about Paraguay

Tigo to Offer Free Mobile Data Access to Facebook Services

  Millicom has announced a partnership between Facebook and Tigo in Paraguay to offer free mobile data access to the social networking service....

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Claro Upgrades Remote Base Station Monitoring to Reduce Thefts

  Kentrox says that it has won a contract from Claro to provide power and security management at their cell sites throughout Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay....

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Millicom Buys Paraguay Cable TV Network

  Millicom today announced that it has signed an agreement to buy Cablevisiˇn Paraguay for US$150 million....

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Millicom to offer Mobile Money Transfer services in Latin America

  Western Union has signed an agreement with Millicom to introduce cross-border mobile money transfers in Latin America though Millicom's Tigo branded mobile networks....

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Catholic Bishop Denounces Mobile Phones as Accursed

  A Paraguayan Catholic Bishop has denounced mobile phones as tools of sin and said that the devices are accursed in a speech given at Caacupe....

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WikiLeaks: Paraguay govt sought DEA spying help

  The Paraguayan government worked closely with the DEA earlier this year to expand its capacity to spy on cellphone calls to confront the threat posed by a band of leftist rebels, according to a U.S. diplomatic cable published by WikiLeaks....

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Paraguay State Owned Telco Buys Local Mobile Network

  Paraguay's state-owned telecoms network operator, Copaco has announced that it has brought the local mobile network, Hola Paraguay, which trades as Vox for an undisclosed amount. ...

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Telecom Argentina Q1 Profits and Revenues Rise

  Telecom Argentina has seen its first quarter profits rise by 17% to P$411 million (US$105 million), while revenues were up by 15% to P$3.25 billion (US$832 million)....

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European Bank Lends to Fund Paraguay GSM Expansion

  The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing EUR68.5 million (US$106.9 million) to Millicom subsidiary, Telef├â┬│nica Celular del Paraguay SA (Telecel) to part-finance the expansion of its GSM network structure....

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Telecom Argentina - Mobile Dominates Group Revenues

  Telecom Argentina's mobile unit Personal added more than half a million customers in its home market in Q4 2007 to end the year with a total of 10.67m - 27% up year on year....

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