12 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
Published on: 10th Jan 2013
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Belarus based MTS added 22 new retail stores during the past year to take its total to 80 stores across the country
India's Bharti Airtel has raised the rate on its GSM based mobile data tariffs by 25% in an effort that should help migrate customers to its 3G network.
Nigeria's MTN faces a possible lawsuit by a consumer group complaining about poor service.
British Virgin Islands based CCT Wireless says that it is still working on restoring its GSM network following an outage - customers are currently roaming onto rival Digicel's network.
Canada's Rogers Wireless has signed a deal with Wyless to support its M2M platform.
Indonesia's Axis has increased the amount of prepay airtime that can be sent from one account to another up to Rp500,000 or 5 transactions per day.
Lebanon's Alfa has started allowing international roaming by its prepay customers in selected countries.
UK's Telefonica O2 has selected Mach to support its carrier billing platform.
Qatar's Qtel has reduced the number of mobile data tariffs for its Hala and Shahry customers, but also launched an unlimited data option for the first time.
Cuba's monopoly mobile network, Etecsa has scrapped charges for receiving a phone call from other mobile phones.
South Africa's Vodacom is offering one hour of voice calls for ZAR10 in a month long promotion.
Cambodia's Mfone is facing a lawsuit from a local trade union after making 54 staff redundant, allegedly without pay or warning.