List of Operators News Articles

Jordan's Zain to Share Military Towers
Jordan's Zain says that it has signed an agreement with the military's Special Communications commission which entails site co-location and sharing of tower assets. more

Telstra to Switch on LTE-A Services Shortly
Australia's Telstra has announced that it will switch on LTE-A services using its 700Mhz spectrum in Perth, Fremantle, Esperance, Mildura, Mt Isa and Griffith within the next few weeks. more

Vodafone Signs Fibre Network Sharing Deal with Portugal Telecom
Vodafone Portugal and Portugal Telecom have signed an agreement to deploy and share fibre networks reaching 900,000 homes in Portugal. more

Viber Evades VoiP Block in Jamaica
Voip based OTT provider, Viber appears to have secured a bypass around a service block imposed on it by Jamaica's Digicel last week. more

Kenya's Safaricom Drops Exclusivity Rule for Mobile Money Agents
Kenya's dominant mobile network, Safaricom has dropped a rule that barred its mobile money agents from working with other mobile networks. more

Ugandan Networks Seeker Tougher Penalties for Cable Theft
Ugandan mobile networks are calling on the government to increase penalties imposed on people convicted of stealing telecoms infrastructure. more

iQmetrix Launches New Sprint Carrier Integration
iQmetrix, which provides point of sale services to independent wireless retailers says that it has completed a new Sprint Carrier Integration for its RQ Retail Management system. more

11 short stories about the mobile networks
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks. more

Globecomm Launches Worldwide MVNO Services
Satellite communications operator, Globecomm has launched its own MVNO services. more

Huawei Shows Off LTE Technology at Kenyan Roadshow
Huawei says that it is preparing to deploy an LTE network in Kenya for a so-far unnamed mobile network operator. more

MyRepublic Aims to be Singapore's 4th Mobile Network
Singapore based ISP, MyRepublic has indicated that it aims to become the country's fourth mobile network operator, and has been fund raising for the investment. more

Alcatel-Lucent Accredited as Supplier of Small Cells to Vodafone
Alcatel-Lucent says that it has been selected by Vodafone Group as a Supplier of Reference for LTE metro cells with integrated Wi-Fi capability. more

12 short stories about the mobile networks
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks. more

ZTE helps China Telecom complete commercial IPv6 test on 4G network
ZTE says that it was a supplier to China Telecom during recent testing for IPv6 capabilities on its mobile network in Hunan province, more

Vodafone Partners with Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Based Network
Vodafone has announced the formation of a new Partner Market agreement in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands with the local mobile network, Bmobile. more

Globalstar Providing Satellite Comms for the Tour de France
Satellite phone provider, Globalstar says that it is providing telecoms services to the Tour de France organisers for the UK leg of the famous bicycle road race. more

Jamaican Networks Block VoIP Based OTT Apps
Both of Jamaica's mobile networks, Digicel and Lime have started blocking VoiP based OTT apps. more

Airtel Complains About Higher Mobile Money Charges by Rival Network
Kenya's Airtel has confirmed that the country's Competition Authority is investigating a complaint about the pricing of mobile money services. more

America Movil selects Alcatel-Lucent's LTE overlay for its 4G rollout
America Movil has selected Alcatel-Lucent to rollout a LTE based 4G network in the Dominican Republic. more

Warid Telecom Planning $400 Million Investment in 4G Network
Pakistan's Warid Telecom is expected to spend around US$400 million deploying its new LTE network over the next 12 months, according to a local news report. more

Zimbabwe's Telecel Starts Laying Own Fibre Backhaul Network
Zimbabwe's Telecel has started deploying its own fibre cable to increase the capacity of its backhaul network. more

15 short stories about the mobile networks
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks. more

Zambia's Rural Towers Rollout Completion by October
Zambia's telecoms regulator, ZICTA says that it expects to complete the construction of 169 new telecoms towers in rural parts of the country, in October this year. more

10 short stories about the mobile networks
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks. more

SK Telecom Launches 225Mbps Mobile Data Download Service
South Korea's SK Telecom says that it has upgraded its LTE-A network to support theoretical peak download speeds of up to 225Mbps. more

Huawei to Deploy eLTE Urban Railway Communications System in Ethiopia
Huawei says that it has been selected as the sole provider of Ethiopia's light rail communication system in the capital city, Addis Ababa more

Vodafone to Deploy Landline Network Over an Electricity Grid
Vodafone has signed a deal with Ireland's dominant electricity generator to deploy a landline network based in part over the electricity grid infrastructure. more

Globe Telecom Adding Backup Power Supplies Ahead of Natural Disasters
Philippines based Globe Telecom says that it is rolling out fuel cell systems that can provide back-up power solution in cell cites identified as most critical to ensure delivery of telecoms services during crisis situations more

T-Mobile Accused of Earning Hundreds of Millions of Dollars From Unauthorised Charges
T-Mobile USA has been accused of earning \"hundreds of millions\" of dollars by placing charges on mobile phone bills for premium SMS subscriptions that, in many cases, were bogus charges that were never authorized by its customers. more

Ericsson Takes Over Managed Services for Two Romanian Networks
Ericsson says that it has signed a seven-year managed services agreement with Romanian operators Romtelecom and Cosmote, both subsidiaries of Greece's OTE. more