Operator News in Brief - 10th Aug 2012
USA based MetroPCS launched commercial launch of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services on its network.
Mobilis Algeria Telecom has awarded a messaging platform contract to Acision.
India's MTS is offering talk time worth Rs 75 along with 68 free SMS to all networks for a prepay top up of Rs 68.
MTN Nigeria has expanded its WiMAX network coverage to the cities of Abuja and Port Harcourt.
Israel's Bezeq says that it has signed up 10,000 customers to its free Wi-Fi service in less than two weeks since its launch.
Macedonia's VIP has been awarded radio spectrum in the 1720-1730 MHz/1815-1825 MHz bands after it was declared the "most favourable bidder" by the regulator.
Liberia's LoneStar GSM is facing strike action over claims by staff that the management are blocking their call for union representation.
Etisalat Afghanistan has launched HSPA+ services in the historical city of Herat.
USA's Sprint has awarded a second small cell contract - to Samsung, to follow on from the contract awarded to Alcatel-Lucent earlier this week.
South Korea's SK Telecom and food retailer, CJ Group have formed a partnership to collaborate on providing services for IT and mobile content.