14 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
Published on: 27th Jul 2014
Albania's Albtelecom has deployed free Wi Fi hotspots in tourist regions.
Austria's T-Mobile has lost a lawsuit filed by a consumer rights organisation against a EUR80 charge it imposed on customers ending their contract early.
Bolivia's Tigo has launched its LTE network
China Unicom says that it ended June with 293 million subscribers, a growth of 1.7 million during the month.
Israel's Partner (Orange) has launched 4G services.
Japan's Ymobile has revamped its tariffs to include a flat-rate offering.
Pakistan's Telenor has expanded its 3G coverage to 10 more cities.
Pakistan's Warid Telecom has started a marketing campaign for its M-Paisa service, in cooperation with Bank Alfalah.
Rwanda's Tigo has expanded its mobile money service to include transfers with the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB).
Surinam's Digicel has lifted the block on VoIP services, but only those that do not fall back onto a mobile number, such as Skype.
UAE's Du is offering free Wi-Fi on the Metro service during Ramadan.
UK based MVNO, GiffGaff says that 10,000 customers have signed up for its LTE trial. The MVNO buys wholesale capacity from O2.
USA's Verizon Wireless has launched a loyalty scheme for its customers.
Venezuela's Movilnet says that it has signed up 100,000 customers to its LTE network.