8 short stories about the mobile networks
Published on: 21st Apr 2014
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Azerbaijan's Bakcell says that it has more than halved its roaming prices to "many countries".
Bulgaria's Mobiltel has extended its existing GSM licenses for an additional 10 years following a payment of EUR30.6 million.
Costa Rica's ICE is implementing a "fair use policy" on its unlimited mobile data tariffs.
El Salvador's Tigo has signed a deal with the local construction industry trade body to allow wages to be paid into mobile money accounts.
France's Orange is to start LTE-A trials this summer with Qualcomm and Ericsson.
Singapore's StarHub is ending the free trial service on its LTE network at the end of May and will start charging US$1.70 extra per month for the high-speed network.
Tajikistan's Tcell has expanded its LTE network to the 5th city it has covered, of Dushanbe.
Ukraine's Kyivstar says that it now has over 5 million smartphone users on its network, a rise of nearly 50% over the past year.