List of Operators News Articles

Tele2 Brand Closed in Norway
Nearly 300,000 mobile Tele2-customers have accepted an offer to become NetCom-subscribers in six months. more

DoCoMo Successfully Conducts 5G Trials in Actual-use Environments
Japan's NTT DoCoMo says that a 5G trial it conducted with Nokia Networks achieved ultra-high-speed data transmission in excess of 2Gbps. more

AT&T Commits To Reducing Carbon Emissions
USA based AT&T has outlined a goal to enable carbon savings 10 times the footprint of its operations by 2025. more

Live LTE Carrier Aggregation of licensed and unlicensed bands on commercial network
Ericsson with Vodafone and Qualcomm have conducted world's first live testing of advanced LTE Carrier Aggregation (CA) of LTE in licensed and unlicensed bands on a commercial mobile network. more

Ooredoo Signs 5-Year Network Upgrade Contracts
Qatar based Ooredoo Group has signed 5-year contracts with both Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent. more

Nokia Networks boosts coverage and speed of Vinaphone network
VNPT - Net, a state-owned operator and subsidiary of the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), has contracted Nokia Networks to provide and roll out its 3G network. more

AT&T Offers Rewards to Catch Tower Vandals
USA based AT&T is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest of vandals who tore down a tower causing around US$1 million in damages. more

Grameenphone Tests Free Wi-Fi Service
Bangladesh's Grameenphone is launching a free Wi-Fi internet service for its customers nationwide. more

MTNL to Scrap National Roaming Charges
India's state-owned MTNL is reportedly close to offering free roaming across the country. more

Nokia Networks, SmarTone bring LTE to one of the world's most densely populated regions
Macau's SmarTone has awarded a 5-year upgrade contract to Nokia Networks. more

Vodafone Outlines $2 Billion Indian Investment Plans
Vodafone has outlined plans to invest INR 13,000 crore (US$2 billion) on capacity augmentation and new business initiatives at its Indian subsidiary. more

US Network Signs Mobile Roaming Agreement with Cuba
USA based Sprint is the first U.S. wireless carrier to sign a direct roaming agreement with Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA). more

Sprint Ordered to Maintain WiMAX Network
USA based Sprint has been blocked from shutting down a portion of its WiMAX network. more

Ericsson to transform Telkomsel's Indonesian mobile network
Ericsson has been selected by Telkomsel, Indonesia's largest mobile operator, for a full radio transformation in Indonesia's Kalimantan region. more

Vodafone Deploys 1Gbps Landline Service
Vodafone announced Christchurch and Wellington are set to receive gigabit speeds as a result of a technology upgrade to Vodafone's landline network; in partnership with Huawei. more

Ericsson and Indosat partner for LTE network transformation in Indonesia
Ericsson and Indosat, have further strengthened their partnership with a new agreement to deploy 4G/LTE network in Greater Jakarta. more

Vodafone Brand to Enter Nigeria and Benin
Vodafone and Globacom have announced a new, non-equity partnership agreement that covers Nigeria and the Republic of Benin. more

iPass Adds Nine Million New Wi-Fi Hotspots to its Global Network
iPass and Fon Technology, the two largest Wi-Fi networks in the world, have announced a strategic partnership to bring nine million community hotspots from participating Fon partners to business clients using iPass. more

Nokia Networks, China Mobile sign $1 billion agreement covering 2015 contracts
Nokia Networks and China Mobile have announced a framework agreement for mobile communications equipment and services valued at more than US$1 billion. more

Vodafone Customer Details Leaked to Criminals
Nearly 2,000 Vodafone customers have had their personal details stolen by hackers, the company has confirmed. more

Google's Balloons to Provide Internet to Rural Indonesia
Starting next year, three mobile network operators in Indonesia will begin testing Google's Project Loon balloon-powered Internet. more

MoneyGram Announces Collaboration with Econet Wireless
MoneyGram has signed a mobile money deal with Zimbawe's Econet Wireless, that enables customers from more than 200 countries and territories to transfer funds via EcoCash more

ZTE, HP and China Unicom complete testing of NFV-based VoLTE technology
ZTE has announced the successful completion of a joint project with Hewlett-Packard and China Unicom to demonstrate the feasibility of network function virtualisation (NFV) based voice over long-term evolution (VoLTE) services. more

Ericsson to Boost Rural Coverage in Benin
Ericsson has signed its first Managed Rural Coverage deal with MTN, bringing mobile coverage as a service to parts of central and northern Benin where there was none previously. more

ZTE wins exclusive spectrum refarming contract from Vinaphone
ZTE says that it has awarded with an exclusive contract by Vinaphone for radio spectrum refarming, to optimise services and facilitate future network planning in central Vietnam. more

Ooredoo signs five-year framework agreement with Nokia Networks
Ooredoo and Nokia have signed a framework agreement to support Ooredoo's long-term development strategy more

Vodafone Calls on London Councils to Relax Planning Restrictions on New Towers
Vodafone UK has called on local governments in the capital city to release more sites for its antennas. more

Vodafone to Deploy Carrier Aggregation in New Zealand
Vodafone says that it has become the first mobile network in New Zealand to deploy carrier aggregation technology. more

Nokia Networks Wins China Mobile 4G Contract
Nokia Networks says has been commissioned to provide an unspecified quantity of its TD based LTE-A technology to China Mobile. more

One Million Customers for Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia
Virgin Mobile says that it has signed up its one-millionth customer in Saudi Arabia. more