9 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
Published on: 5th Dec 2013
UK based EE announced that 4G is now live in 10 more towns and cities bringing the total to 141. A further 19 places will be covered by LTE by Christmas.
Macedonia's T-Mobile has launched its LTE network, with coverage initially available in the cities of Skopje and Mavrovo.
Italy's Telecom Italia is to preload Amazon's own Android app store into own-branded Android devices that it sells.
Germany's Deutsche Telekom is to preload a customised version of the Twitter app onto its own Android smartphones from next year.
Fiji's Vodafone has started offering LTE services to its contract customers.
Hong Kong's 1O1O and one2free have launched VoLTE services based in equipment supplied by ZTE.
Russia's MTS is enabling upto 3 phone numbers to be associated with a single SIM card (appears to be using the dormant data/fax numbers for voice services).
Colombia's Tigo (Millicom) has launched its LTE network, with coverage in four cities.
Malawi's Airtel says that its mobile money service has passed the half-million users mark some 20 months after it was launched.