7 short stories about the mobile networks
Published on: 13th Jan 2013
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Romania's Orange has started a marketing tour to promote the benefits of its LTE network, and has completed the expansion of its HSPA upgrade and can now offer peak rates of 21Mbps across the country.
India's Vodafone has raised the cost of GSM mobile data tariffs by 30% to push more customers onto 3G networks. It follows a 25% hike by rival Bharti Airtel earlier in the week.
Bolivia's Tigo has launched a mobile money transfer service, branded as E-Fectivo.
Sri Lanka's Bharti Airtel says that it has completed the nationwide upgrade of its 3G network.
British Virgin Islands based CCT Wireless has suspended international phone calls for its prepay customers as it tried to repair a long running network outage.
Oman's Nawras has completed the latest phase in its network upgrades, doubling its 3G download speed in additional towns.
Saudi Arabia's Mobily has upgraded 6,500 base stations as part of a country-wide programme.