9 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
Austria's Three is offering a new 3Gb mobile data tariff, but only for younger customers.
Brazil's Claro is offering free mobile data access to the Twitter website one selected tariffs.
Bolivia's Tigo and Viva could be nationalised by the government if they do not step up efforts to clamp down on the use of mobile phones by criminals.
Italy's Vodafone is offering EUR20 bonuses for each friend they recommend to the network who then becomes a customer. It also named Aldo Bisio as its new CEO, replacing Paulo Bertoluzzo who is moving to the Group HQ.
Nigeria's MTN is being sued by the estate of the late Pa Benedict Odiase after it used the National Anthem as a ringtone.
Nepal Telecom's mobile network suffered disruptions on early Saturday morning, after rats chewed through the optical fibre based transmission links in its Sundhara office.
Thailand's Dtac is lowering the signal strength along the Laotian border to reduce problems with phones on the other side picking up its network.
India's Vodafone has launched a smartphone app to allow customers to manage their accounts through the handset. The app works on the iOS, Android and Blackberry platforms.
Bahamas Telecommunications Company is blaming the disruption of its services yesterday on "gun shooting pigeon hunters" who damaged fibre-optic cables in the Family Islands.