Operator News in Brief - 25th Jun 2012
O2 Germany has announced that it will launch its LTE network on the 3rd July, with coverage in Nuremberg and Dresden, and to be followed by Munich and Leipzig.
Luxembourg's Tango says that it has renewed its GSM license and been given permission to launch LTE services.
New Zealand's Vodafone and Telecom both suffered unrelated consumer email problems that knocked out services for several hours before being fixed.
Japan's KDDI has signed a Wi-Fi roaming agreement with iPass.
Iraq's Zain says that it has spent US$20 million in its preparations for a listing on the local stock market, a key requirement of its operating license.
Kyrgyzstan's Beeline is to offer bonuses to subscribers each time their receive a phone call from rival networks, Megacom and O!.
Digicel Jamaica says that it signed up half-a-million activations for its new "sweetest plan" tariff on the day of its launch.
Ukraine's Kyivstar and MTS, have agreed on the terms of interconnecting their networks.
Russia's MTS is to start selling NEC supplied femotcells to its customers in Siberia.
Japan's NTT DoCoMo has ordered VoLTE Client Software from Ecrio.
Bahrain's Batelco has announced a range of new tariffs that take advantage of its HSPA+ network.
T-Mobile USA has signed a deal to put its prepay handsets into 6,400 retail stores owned by Dollar General, a convenience store.