10 short stories about the mobile networks
Published on: 15th Jan 2014
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Malaysia's Maxis has opened up its LTE network to prepay customers.
Qatar's Ooredoo says that it has added support for SMS alerts when a Twitter user changes their password, to prevent unathorised access to accounts.
Hong Kong's PCCW-HKT says that it will start selling smartphones from fast-rising Chinese vendor, Xiamoi.
UK based MVNO, Virgin Mobile has carried out small cell tests based on hardware supplied by Intracom Telecom.
India's Vodafone India has expanded its 'M-Pesa' service to Haryana.
Latvia's Tele2 says that it has added 240 additional 3G base stations to its network as part of an upgrade plan stated in 2012.
Ecuador's Movistar has been ordered to stop promoting its 3G service in five provinces after the quality of the network missed regulatory standards.
Saudi Arabia's Zain has enabled prepay top-ups to be processed using a transfer direct from the users bank account.
Russia's Megafon has started subsidising phones sold through its own retail stores, subject to them being SIM-Locked to its network.
Cyprus' CYTA has objected to plans to require prepay subscribers to register their identity to keep their SIM cards active.