8 short stories about the mobile networks
Published on: 10th Oct 2012
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Philippines based Smart has launched an SMS based mobile payments service for parking tickets.
UK based O2 has announced that it is cutting the commission it takes for processing a carrier billing transaction, leaving more funds for the retailer.
T-Mobile USA has announced that it is to be the exclusive retailer of the Nokia Lumia 810 smartphone in the USA. However, it has been noted that the phone is almost identical to the Lumia 820 which is exclusively available with AT&T.
USA based Sprint Nextel suffered a network outage across the Pacific Northwest region for several hours on Monday after two fiber-optic cables were cut and it took time to reroute traffic to other cables.
Canada's Rogers Wireless has awarded a supply contract to Gemalto for its NFC based mobile payments service.
Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom has expanded its 3G network coverage in Central and Eastern parts of the country and along major highways. It also launched a range of promotions limited to customers aged between 18-28 years.
Lithuania's Omnitel is offering promotional deals to customers who have subscribed to its services for at least 5 years.
Russia's Yota claims to have deployed eleven LTE-Advanced base stations offering theoretical peak download speeds of up to 300Mbps.