10 short stories about the mobile networks
Published on: 3rd Feb 2013
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Cambodia's Smart has notified customers that their SIM cards will continue to work following its merger with Hello Axiata.
Brazil's TIM has started trials of an NFC based mobile payments service operated by the local bank, Itau.
UK based EE has expanded its LTE1800 network to nine additional towns, taking its coverage to 27 locations across the country.
Netherlands based T-Mobile says that it will start trials of its LTE1800 network in the middle of the third-quarter of this year.
India's Reliance Communications has announced plans to sell Levono supplied CDMA smartphones.
Russia's VimpelCom has ordered additional capacity on the SES' NSS-9 satellite to deliver data services in the Russian Far East.
Estonia's EMT says that it added 72,000 new customers in 2012, taking its total customer base to 868,000 at the end of the year.
Ethiopia's Ethio Telecom is to start disconnecting prepay SIM Cards that haven't been used for over six months with effect from the middle of this month.
Czech Republic's T-Mobile has expanded its HSPA+ network to four additional cities offering peak download rates of up to 42Mbps.
Bulgaria's Vivacom has upgraded its network to HSPA+ for around 22% of the popularion.