9 short stories about the mobile networks
Published on: 17th Apr 2013
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Uganda's Warid Telecom has signed a deal to allow cash withdrawals from mobile banking accounts via Equity Bank cash machines.
Kenya's Safaricom has expanded its M-Pesa mobile money service so that it can be accepted for payments at around 400 restaurants via a deal with Eat Out Kenya.
Philippines based Globe Telecom has selected Polaris Wireless to provide location based services.
Netherlands based Vodafone OpenCloud's Rhino products to support the forthcoming launch of its LTE network.
Lithuania's Omnitel says that it has upgraded its 3G coverage along the main road linking the capital and the country's second city, Kaunas.
Fiji's Vodafone is reported in local news media to have signed a deal to manage the bemobile network in the Solomon Islands. The company hasn't issued a statement confirming the news yet.
New Zealand's Vodafone is accepting old handsets in part-exchange against the purchase price of a newer model.
USA based regional mobile network, Plateau has awarded a network optimisation contract to Astellia.
UK based EE says it will train 300 volunteers who will offer training in using internet services to those who do not currently have access to it.