13 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks

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Tunisia's Orange has halved the cost of roaming to 10 of its customers most popular countries.

Pakistan's Warid Telecom is offering a double-bonus on prepay top-ups for a small additional charge.

Bahrain's Viva has extended the free trial of its LTE network until the end of this month.

India's Idea Cellular has upgraded its contract customer billing platform as part of a preexisting IT contract with IBM.

Poland's Orange has bought a block of 1800Mhz spectrum from Polkometel for an undisclosed amount.

Kazakhstan's Tele2 has started offering cheaper voice calls to Russia and Uzbekistan on selected tariffs.

South Africa's MTN has regularised the cost of international phone calls to make them the same for prepay and contract customers.

South Africa's Telkom Mobile is to offer carrier billing for BlackBerry World mobile app purchases. It has also extended an offer for free access to its Wi-Fi hotspots.

USA's Verizon has reduced the cost of some prepay tariffs, although while also shrinking the mobile data allowance at the same time.

Moldova's Orange has raised the theoretical peak download speed on its LTE network to 150Mbps.

Kazakhstan's Beeline has doubled the allowance on selected prepay tariffs.

Nicaragua's Telefonica Movistar has opened a drive-thru store that lets customers pay bills without leaving their vehicle.

Etisalat's Nigeria says that it has signed up its 18 millionth customer.

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