List of Operators News Articles

Huawei wins five-year managed services contract with MTN Group
Huawei says it has been awarded a five-year managed services contract with MTN Group. more

ZTE and E-Plus on the Road to Voice-over-LTE
ZTE and Germany's E-Plus have announced that they are cooperating on the deployment of an IMS (IP multimedia services) based core network infrastructure. more

Three Ireland Starts Cutting Staff Following O2 Takeover
Three Ireland has started shaking up its staffing needs following the recent takeover of Telefonica O2's local subsidiary. more

Nokia Networks Wins Rwandan LTE Rollout Contract
Nokia Networks says that it has won a contract for an LTE network rollout in Rwanda. more

Zain partners with Huawei to power Internet connectivity for schools
Zain's South Sudan subsidiary and Huawei have teamed-up with UNESCO to provide Internet access to a number of schools in South Sudan powered via Zain base stations. more

Zimbabwe's Telecel Cutting Hundreds of Contract Workers
Zimbabwe's Telecel is cutting hundreds of jobs as part of a cost cutting measure. The job cuts are focused on contract workers, most of whom were working on the rollout of Telecash. more

Irish Networks Sign Infrastructure Sharing Agreement
Two Irish mobile networks, Three and Eircom have signed a new network sharing agreement, fulfilling one of the commitments Three entered into as part of receiving approval for its acquisition of O2 in Ireland. more

Nokia Networks Wins Spanish GSM-R Deployment Contract
Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (ADIF), Spain's state-owned railway infrastructure manager, is expanding and modernizing its GSM-R infrastructure. more

Telstra Testing LTE Using the 700Mhz Bands
Australia's Telstra says that it has secured early access to the 700 MHz spectrum for commercial trials starting in mid September. more

Telstra and Telkom Indonesia sign joint venture
Australia's Telstra and Telkom Indonesia have signed a joint venture agreement to provide Network Application and Services to companies operating in Indonesia. more

ZTE Wins Slovak LTE Rollout Contract
ZTE says that it has signed a contract with Slovak operator Swan for a nationwide LTE network project. more

Nokia Networks Wins Irish Network Upgrade Contract
Hutchison Whampoa's Irish mobile network subsidiary, Three has selected Nokia Networks to upgrade its network and plan integration works with recently acquired O2 Ireland. more

Bell Canada Increases LTE Download Speeds to Hit 150Mbps
Bell Canada says that it has increased 4G LTE network speeds up to 45%. Bell LTE download speeds have increased from 75Mbps to 110 Mbps, with speed as high as 150 Mbps available in some locations. more

ZTE Wins Romanian LTE Contract
ZTE says that it has has won a wireless project contract from Cosmote Romania to transform its existing 2G/3G network and build a new LTE network in southern Romania. more

EMT Launches LTE-A in Estonia
Estonia's EMT has announced the launch of LTE-A services, offering theoretical peak download speeds of up to 300Mbps. more

Hrvatski Telekom to Cut 160 Jobs Due to Weak Local Telecoms Market
Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom has announced that it is making around 160 staff redundant as part of a cost-cutting exercise. more

Ooredoo Reaches Milestone of 1 Million Customers in Myanmar
Ooredoo says that it has already broken through the one million customer milestone in its newest market of Myanmar, less than three weeks after going live with its services. more

Football supporters boost Brazil's roaming traffic
BICS, a global provider of international connectivity and interoperability services, has reported operators in Brazil saw a spike of 400% in the use of roaming services in Brazil during June and July. more

Huawei and China Telecom Realize Pre-Commercial Use of the World's First LTE eMBMS
Huawei and China Telecom have jointly announced that pre-commercial use of the world's first LTE-based evolved multimedia broadcast/multicast service (eMBMS) has been deployed for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games more

Bharti Airtel to Deploy Mobile Mobile Services Across Africa
Bharti Airtel is to offer VeriFone Mobile Money's merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across its 17 operating companies in Africa. more

Digicel Launches 4G Services in Fiji
Digicel Fiji has launched its LTE network, with coverage in the greater Suva area, Nadi including Denarau Island and the wider Lautoka area. more

Ericsson Wins Australian Core Network Replacement Contract
Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has chosen Ericsson as a sole supplier to replace and upgrade the complete core network for their national network. more

TeliaSonera and DNA to Jointly Cover Rural Finland
Sonera, TeliaSonera's Finnish arm, and the local Finnish operator DNA have agreed on mobile network sharing in the sparsely populated Northern and Eastern Finland. more

SingTel, Samsung and Ericsson unveil world's fastest smartphone service
SingTel, in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson, today broke new ground in the mobile industry by unveiling the world's first commercial 300Mbps LTE-A service for smartphones. more

Ooredoo Launches 3G Network in Myanmar
Ooredoo has belatedly confirmed that it launched its new mobile network in Myanmar last Thursday. more

Hrvatski Telekom to Transfer 640 Staff to Ericsson
Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom has awarded a 5-year managed services contract to Ericsson. more

Ericsson Wins Australian Optical Transport Contract
Australia's Telstra has confirmed Ericsson as its continued supplier for optical transport equipment and services more

Arqiva Signs 4G Towers Deal in the UK
UK broadcast tower operator, Arqiva says that it has signed a 10-year deal to support LTE deployments by Vodafone and Telefonica O2. more

BAI Canada expands Railway Coverage
BAI Canada and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) have brought wireless internet service to Bay Station as part of a broader plan to extend Wi-Fi and cellular capabilities to all underground subway stations. more

AT&T Upgrades its Push-to-Talk Service
USA based AT&T has launched an enhanced version of its Push-to-Talk service, that it says is more versatile and feature-rich. more