13 short stories about the mobile networks
Published on: 12th Aug 2014
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Cameroon's Orange suffered a serious network quality of service problem in Yaounde lasting several days.
Colombia's Claro has signed up 500,000 customers to its LTE network.
Ecuador's Movistar has received permission from the Central Bank to launch a mobile money service.
Ethiopia's Ethio Telecom says that it has completed a network upgrade in the capital city, Addis Ababa.
Germany's Vodafone has completed a project to improve phone coverage in a number of the country's main football stadiums.
Guyana's Telephone and Telegraph Company has launched its own mobile-commerce service for local retailers.
Madagascar's Orange has signed a mobile money agreement with the local BOA Bank to allow transfers between accounts.
Morocco's Maroc Telecom has been accused of blocking VoiP application such as Viber.
Russia's MTS has switched on LTE coverage in Samara, and expanded coverage in Stavropol.
Turkey's Turk Telekom is offering Apple iPad's on monthly payment plans.
UAE's Du has launched VoLTE services.
Ukraine's MTS says that it had more than 7 million smartphones in use on its network, a rise of 28 percent over the past year.
USA based Verizon Wireless says that it has launched a Push-to-Talk service (again?).