13 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks

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Gabon's Airtel held meetings with government ministers to discuss future network upgrade plans and committed to investing in the country.

Liberia's Lonestar Cell MTN has secured a USD25 million loan from three banks to fund network upgrades.

Colombia's Claro is launching a mobile wallet service based on a platform provided by the banking group, Citi.

USA based Bluegrass Cellular has deployed Exalt microwave systems to provide cell site backhaul to its core network.

India's Vodafone announced an 80% price cut in charges for its PrePay data customers in selected areas of the country.

Kenya's Orange has launched a Facebook dial service that offers access to the Facebook website to non-data enabled customers.

Spain's Orange has launched its LTE network, with coverage available in six cities.

USA's T-Mobile says that it will be the exclusive U.S. wireless company to carry Sony's Xperi Z smartphone.

Afghanistan's Etisalat has signed a mobile marketing agreement with India based Flytext.

New Zealand's Vodafone has expanded its LTE coverage to parts of Queenstown, just ahead of the Winter Festival. 

Indonesia's XL Axiata has deployed the Amdocs Mobile Payments platform to enable carrier billing for Microsoft's Windows Phone app store.

Russia's Tele2 has started trials of LTE in its existing 1800Mhz spectrum. The company only operates a GSM network, and lacks a 3G license.

Thailand's Dtac says that it will launch its 3G network on the 23rd June.

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