List of Operators News Articles

Telstra Expanding its Wi-Fi Network
Australia's Telstra says that it will more than double its Wi-Fi trial to switch on more than 1,500 new hotspots nationwide by June, more

Bharti Airtel Close to 4G Launch in Delhi
Bharti Airtel is expected to launch its LTE service in Delhi shortly after it agreed to make a payment ahead of a legal appeal it is engaged in. more

Hue launches end-to-end enabler of virtual mobile networks
Hong Kong based Hutchison Whampoa has launched a end-to-end mobile wholesale enabling business, branded as Hue. more

Safaricom Moves M-Pesa Platform to Improve Reliability
Network problems with Kenya's M-Pesa service are expected to drop sharply as Safaricom completes the relocation of computers from Germany to Nairobi. more

Dixons Carphone to Launch its own MVNO
UK based electronics retailer, Dixons Carphone has announced plans to launch its own MVNO, with wholesale capacity being provided in the UK by the Three network. more

Google Sets Up Own Mobile Network
Google has become a virtual mobile network operator, and will be setting up its own service in the USA, relying on the Sprint and T-Mobile USA networks. more

Former Huawei Exec Join's India's Jio
Huawei's former marketing director for India, Anand Narang is reported to have joined the soon-to-launch mobile network operator, Reliance Jio Infocomm. more

Commuter Wi-Fi Connectivity Boosted with Teclo Networks and Icomera
Teclo Networks has announced that its TCP/IP data optimization solution, the S-Series has been deployed by Icomera on some of the busiest rail networks in the UK more

Vodafone and MTN to Interconnect their Mobile Money Platforms
Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone and MTN to interconnect their mobile money services. more

India's Tata to Drop DoCoMo Joint Branding
The Indian mobile network operator, Tata DoCoMo is to drop the DoCoMo brandname as the Japanese investor is looking to sell its stake in the company. more

Jordan's Zain Doubles 4G Download Allowances
Jordan based Zain says that it is doubling the data download allowance for its LTE subscribers, at no additional cost, as part of a time-limited special offer. more

Batelco Putting Wi-Fi Inside Hire Cars
Bahrain's Batelco has signed a deal to put Wi-Fi coverage inside Avis rental cars, using its LTE network for the data backhaul. more

Vodafone Recovering from Network Outage
Vodafone New Zealand suffered a network outage that left several thousand customers without service this morning. more

Eesti Telekom to Add Nearly 20% More Base Stations in 2015
Estonia's Eesti Telekom has outlined plans to invest US$18 million in its mobile network during this year. more

Thailand's CAT Prepares for Radio Spectrum Auction
Thailand's state-owned CAT Telecom has set aside at least THB30 billion (USD922 million) to bid for radio spectrum that will support a 4G mobile network. more

4G Network Switched on in the Channel Islands
Channel Islands' based mobile network, Sure has activated a number of its 4G network sites in Guernsey and across the Bailiwick islands more

PTCL Accused of Tax Avoidance on Huawei Imports
The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is being accused of avoiding import taxes on Huawei supplied equipment, according to local customs inspectors. more

Telkomsel Spending Nearly $1 Billion on Network Upgrades
Indonesia's Telkomsel has outlined plans to invest nearly US$1 billion in its network as it seeks to take a 50 percent market share of LTE subscribers. more

Huawei Eying Indian LTE Contracts
Huawei expects to pick up a number of LTE contract in India over the remainder of this year, a company executive has said. more

Free internet for basic phone users
Pakistan's Mobilink is offering upto 10MB of free mobile data downloads for users of mobile phones with the Opera mobile web browser installed. more

Boku Offers Carrier Billing with Taiwan's Mobile Networks
Carrier billing services provider, Boku says that it has launched direct carrier billing with the top five carriers in Taiwan: more

Sprint Offers Free Mobile Data Roaming
USA based Sprint has announced that its customers will be able to roam overseas and use mobile data services at no additional charge. more

Cell C Taps Huawei and ZTE for LTE Expansion
South Africa's Cell C has outlined plans to invest R8 Billion (US$668 million) over the next three years on its LTE network rollout, in selected parts of the country. more

Sprint Fined $15.5 Million for Billing Government for Spy Upgrades
USA based Sprint has agreed to pay the government $15.5 million to resolve allegations it defrauded federal law enforcement agencies when recovering its costs of carrying out court-ordered wiretaps, pen registers, and trap devices. more

Vodafone Signs Co-Marketing Agreement in Botswanna
Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTCL) have jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Botswana. more

M1 to offer 4G Voice calls
Singapore based MobileOne (M1) has announced that it supports Voice over LTE (VoLTE) calls, which customers on 4G plans will be able to use at no additional charge. more

UK Based EE to Offer Voice over Wi-Fi Service
UK based mobile network operator, EE has announced that it will start supporting the use of Voice over Wi-Fi hotspots. more

AT&T Fined Over Customer Data Privacy Breaches
USA based AT&T has been fined $25 million by the telecoms regulator following privacy breaches at AT&T's call centers in Mexico, Colombia, and the Philippines. more

Thai Network to Boost 4G Spectrum Capacity
Thailand's DTAC has confirmed that it is refarming some of its radio spectrum to improve services on its 4G network and cope with growing demand for the network. more

Overheating Datacenter Knocks Out Three Ireland Network
Hutchison Whampoa's Ireland operations have blamed an electrical fault for a network failure that knocked millions of customers off its network over the Easter weekend. more