List of Operators News Articles

XL Axiata selects Ericsson for 4G/LTE deployment in Indonesia
Indonesia's XL Axiata has signed a three-year contract with Ericsson for design and implementation of 4G/LTE network and upgrade of existing 2G and 3G networks in Jakarta and Central Java. more

Vodafone Emerges as EE Challenger in London Urban Experience Mobile Performance Study
Tests by RootMetrics show that although EE is the top-performing operator, Vodafone is emerging as a serious contender, especially in the seven central districts making up the London Urban Zone. more

Vodafone Australia Signs $1 Billion Deal with TPG Telecom
Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom have announced two commercial agreements: a major Dark Fibre transmission network expansion and the migration of TPG's mobile customer base to the Vodafone network. more

Lycamobile signs new multi-year MVNO deal with O2
O2 has announced the multi-year renewal of a wholesale agreement with the world's biggest international MVNO, Lycamobile. more

Vodafone Boosts Coverage in Rural Pubs
Vodafone UK has launched a new pilot scheme which will provide four rural community pubs with indoor mobile coverage for the first time. more

Singtel to suspend outdoor operations due to haze situation
Singtel says that it will be reprioritising its field work services for all outdoor operations, including home/office installations and maintenance, due to the worsening atmospheric haze situation in Singapore. more

Ericsson and Swisscom Achieve new world First in LTE-Advanced
Ericsson and Swiss operator Swisscom have achieved another LTE-Advanced world-first in a live demonstration in Swisscom's commercial mobile network. more

Uninor becomes Telenor India
Telenor Group has announced that Uninor, its subsidiary in India, will change its name to Telenor India. more

Ericsson and LG Uplus to partner on 5G and IoT
Ericsson and South Korea's LG Uplus have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the development of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. more

Ericsson and Entel Chile first in Latin America to reach up to 250 Mbps with LTE-A
Ericsson and Entel Chile have announced the successful demonstration of an end-to-end LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation (CA) solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 250 Mbps. more

Ericsson Wins Network Upgrade Contract in Caribbean
Ericsson has extended its partnership with Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) to transform the operator's 3G network and deploy LTE technology. more

Syniverse Extends LTE Roaming Reach for Dialog Axiata
Syniverse has expanded its decade-long relationship with Dialog Axiata by providing the Sri Lankan operator with single-connection access to the Syniverse IPX Network Solution. more

Vodafone hacking journalist's phone \"attack on democracy\"
Vodafone has been criticized over its reaction to a phone hacking scandal that is engulfing its Australian subsidiary. more

Sprint extends relationship with Gemalto
Gemalto broadens its longstanding relationship with Sprint through a multi-year contract to manage growing LTE deployments across the USA. more

Russia Launches Telecoms Satellite into Orbit
Russia has launched its Express-AM8 communications satellite, which lifted off on Monday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on a Proton-M space rocket. more

Vodafone Demos Emergency Network Deployment Using 4-Wheel Drive Car
New Zealand's Vodafone has this week demonstrated its portfolio of emergency network options for remote, zero-coverage areas, as part of a live civil defence simulation more

Vodafone Staff Listened to Journalist Voicemails
Vodafone Australia is under pressure after it was revealed that a company employee accessed the voicemail and call records of a journalist to find out the source of an embarrassing story. more

Vodafone and Netflix extend mobile partnership deal in the UK
Vodafone UK has renewed its mobile operator partnership with Netflix, the Internet TV network. The partnership, which will see Vodafone customers get up to a year's access to Netflix services. more

Ericsson trials Zero Site solution in Santander, Spain
Ericsson has installed its first Zero Site solution in Spain, which combines radio equipment and new-generation LED lighting technology which provides power savings in opex of 50 percent to 80 percent. more

Orange launches global lab in Egypt with Nokia Networks
Mobinil, part of Orange Group, has hosted Orange Global Operational Skill Center for the deployment of Nokia's radio technologies. more

IHS closes tower sale and lease back agreement with Airtel Zambia
IHS Holding says that it has completed the sale and lease back of 949 towers in Zambia from Airtel Zambia more

Ooredoo Upgrading Qatar Network for LTE-A
Qatar's Ooredoo says that its network enhancement project for the "Supernet" has made significant progress, with the addition of 21 new sites to the nationwide network and the successful upgrade of 400 outdoor sites to 4G+. more

Bharti Airtel selects Ericsson to roll out 4G in Delhi
­India's Bharti Airtel has chosen Ericsson to roll out 4G (LTE-FDD) network for its subscribers in Delhi. more

Google Play launches first carrier billing in Africa as Telkom SA deploys Bango Payment Platform
Bango and Telkom South Africa, have partnered to launch carrier billing in Google Play, a first for Africa. more

Nokia Networks, Ooredoo sign deal to deploy small cells
Nokia Networks says that it has won a deal with Ooredoo Qatar to deploy its small cells in hotspots across the country. more

Vodafone India to Launch 4G Service by Year-End
Vodafone India confirms that it will launch its 4G services by end of the calendar year 2015. more

MTS and Google Sign Partnership to Promote Data Services in Russia
Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) says that it has signed a marketing agreement with Google. more

Verizon Again Takes Overall Title, AT&T Close Runner-Up in Mobile Performance Study
The latest RootMetrics report found that Verizon is still leading the mobile network race on the national level in nearly all aspects of testing. more

NEC contributes to NTT DoCoMo's LTE-A Service at the top of Mt. Fuji
NEC says that it has delivered its microwave communications system to support NTT DoCoMo's launch of LTE-A service at the top of Mt. Fuji, Japan's tallest mountain. more

Huawei helps China Mobile with commercial VoLTE services debut in Zhejiang
Huawei announced that China Mobile has rolled out its VoLTE HD voice services in Zhejiang, the first province in China to enter into the VoLTE era. more