10 short stories about the mobile networks
Published on: 17th Jan 2014
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France's SFR has launched a EUR26 per month LTE tariff that includes 5GB of mobile data and unlimited access to the YouTube mobile video service.
New Zealand's 2degrees is offering 100 minutes of free voice calls every month for three months with every new phone purchase.
Philippines based Globe has launched a prepay credit alert when the balance falls below a set limit. It was introduced following rumours that accounts were being emptied without permission.
Italy's Vodafone is offering 2GB of free mobile data to contract customers for a one month trial.
Spain's Movistar has made all its existing tariffs compatible with its LTE network.
France's SFR has started selling reconditioned second-hand phones through its online store. The phones are cleansed of the previous owners data by Recommerce before sale.
India's Videocon Telecom says that it wont be participating in the forthcoming GSM spectrum auction and will focus on network upgrades instead.
Albania's Plus has complained about what it says are unjustified delays by the regulator in granting it permission to launch 3G services.
Kenya's Airtel has called for an investigation into the market dominance of Safaricom, accusing it of anti-competitive behaviour.
Brazil's Nextel (NII Holdings) has announced that it will start selling Apple's iPhones at the end of this month.