10 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
Australia's Telstra is offering LTE roaming across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region using Tekelec's Diameter Signaling Router (DSR).
Azerbaijan's Bakcell has confirmed that it is now ready for the launch of Mobile Number Portability. The launch date has still to be announced by the government though.
Ethiopia's Ethio Telecom says that its mobile subscriber base has reached 17.26 million at the end of June, and is rising at an average of 450,000 customers per month.
South Africa's Cell C has upgraded its internet firewall platform with Crossbeam Systems - allowing for a 10-fold increase in traffic.
India's Aircel has launched a youth tariff with unlimited internet and text messages, branded as "PocketBuddies - Srf n Txt"
Canada's newish mobile network, Wind Mobile says that its customer base has now passed the half-million mark.
Tanzania based Tigo in partnership with Swedish non-profit organization Reach for Change launched the 'Tigo Reach for Change' initiative, which focuses on identifying and supporting local social entrepreneurs with solid ideas on improving the lives of Tanzanian children.
Bahrain's Viva is offering top-ups for its tariffs that extend their bundled allowances to an unlimited status.
Azerbaijan's Nar Mobile says that its coverage of the Baku underground has now reached 22.25% of the tunnels and the rest will be covered by the end of this year.
Tele2 has announced that its Kazakh operations has reached 3 million customers in total. Tele2 will give an updated guidance regarding customer intake in Kazakhstan for 2012 in its Q3 report.