List of Operators News Articles

Ericsson and MTN first LTE-U trial in Africa
Ericsson and MTN have partnered to successfully trial LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U), a mobile technology innovation that improves indoor app coverage for smartphone users, in South Africa. more

Vodafone M-Pesa reaches 25 million active customers
Vodafone M-Pesa now has more than 25 million active customers, marking another year of accelerated growth for the mobile money transfer service. more

SK Telecom Inks IoT Deal in Iran
South Korea's SK Telecom says that it has agreed to export its IoT software solutions to companies in Iran. more

Hutchison 3 Indonesia engaged Nokia for its mobile core expansion
Nokia and Hutchison 3 Indonesia (H3I) have signed an agreement under which Nokia will expand H3I's core network more

Zain Launches LTE Services in Sudan
Zain says that it has launched 4G LTE services in Sudan. The launch of the 4G network was announced at a press conference last week in Khartoum. more

Omantel and Ericsson sign managed services and customer value management deals
Ericsson and Omantel have signed a four-year managed services contract in which Ericsson will operate and maintain Omantel's network as the sole managed services supplier. more

Mobile Network Fined for Misleading Customers
Irish mobile network operator, Meteor Mobile has been fined EUR25,000 by a court after it was found to have sold discounted deals to customers that didn't exist and refused to compensate the customers. more

Nokia and Zain KSA to transform Jeddah into a smart city by 2018
Nokia leverages Internet of Things and Cloud technologies to implement smart city applications and improve services for Jeddah residents more

Nokia Wins Swedish TF-LTE Network Contract
Nokia and 3 Sweden (Hi3G Access) are to deploy TD-LTE-Advanced mobile broadband technology to enhance quality of service in Sweden. more

Nokia and Turk Telekom collaborate on development of 5G and IoT technologies
Nokia and Turk Telekom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the development of 5G radio access network technology and the applications that will drive the Internet of Things. more

Nokia and China Mobile conduct trial of Centralized RAN and 4G technologies
Nokia and China Mobile carry out first ever deployment of Centralized RAN within a TD-LTE network at the Beilun Stadium in Ningbo, China more

Ericsson Wins Mexican Indoor Coverage Contract
Telefonica Mexico selected Ericsson to supply more than 1,000 Ericsson Radio Dot Systems in Mexico City's urban areas. more

Nokia powers Idea Cellular networks in India with LTE deployment
Idea Cellular has selected Nokia to provide the technology for its 4G LTE rollout in three of its key regional circles - Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana. more

Mobily Awards 3-Year Managed Services Contract to NEC
Saudi Arabia's Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has signed a three year contract with Japan's NEC for the provision of network managed services. more

Flexenclosure wins order for 1,000 hybrid power systems to power Nigerian towers
Flexenclosure has received an order to supply 1,000 eSite power systems for IHS Towers' sites in the Abuja region of central Nigeria. more

Construction commences on Angola Cables' South Atlantic Cable System
The project cost is expected to reach $160 million and will connect Luanda, Angola and Fortaleza, Brazil, directly linking the African continent to Latin America for the first time, more

Mobistar to Rebrand as Orange
Belgium's Mobistar has announced that it is to rebrand as Orange, the name of its majority shareholder. more

Optus Cutting Nearly 500 Jobs
Australia's Optus has announced plans to rationalise its operations in a move that aims to cut costs by more than AU$200 million. more

Ntel to Launch LTE Services Imminently
Nigeria's Ntel, which recently bought the assets of struggling former state-owned telco, Nitel, has announced launch details for its own LTE network. more

ZTE helps China Unicom launch VoLTE commercial trial
ZTE has announced that it has launched a commercial trial of voice over LTE (VoLTE) high definition voice services in Henan province for China Unicom. more

Ericsson chosen by Airtel Zambia for network transformation
Ericsson has extended its partnership with Airtel Zambia, headquartered in Lusaka, Zambia, with a new contract covering the transformation of Airtel's radio access network (RAN) infrastructure more

Vodafone Extends Partnership with France's SFR
Vodafone and SFR have renewed their partner market agreement for France for a further four years to 2020. more

Bhutan Telecom selects Ericsson as BSS transformation partner
Ericsson has signed a Business Support Systems (BSS) transformation contract with Bhutan Telecom, Bhutan's largest telecom service provider. more

Tele2 Shifting Network Functions to the Cloud
Tele2 has announced a shift in technology whereby Tele2's Network & IT functions are moved to the cloud. more

Ericsson cloud platform enables launch of multi-vendor NFV for NTT DoCoMo
Ericsson has announced that a multi-vendor NFV solution using its open NFV platform was successfully launched for the commercial network of NTT DoCoMo. on March 9th. more

Swisscom and Ericsson plant LTE small cells underground
Swisscom and Ericsson have deployed the world's first underground vault site for LTE and small cells in Switzerland. more

Ericsson and Ozone to provide Small Cell as a Service to Reliance Communications in India
India's Reliance Communications has become the first mobile operator in the country to join the Ozone Networks and Ericsson Small Cell as a Service Wi-Fi network. more

Ericsson selected by TrueMove H for LTE-Advanced rollout in Thailand
Ericsson says that it has signed a three-year frame contract with True Move H to enhance further rollout of LTE-A Carrier Aggregation and 2G/3G networks more

Telstra Suffers Another Network Outage
Australia's Telstra has suffered its second network outage in less than a week, and third outage in two months. more

Grameenphone Re-Registers 23 Million Customers
Bangladesh's Grameenphone says that over 23.27 million customers have successfully completed their re-registration through the biometric verification process, more