List of Operators News Articles

Vodafone India to Launch 4G Service by Year-End
Vodafone India confirms that it will launch its 4G services by end of the calendar year 2015. more

MTS and Google Sign Partnership to Promote Data Services in Russia
Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) says that it has signed a marketing agreement with Google. more

Verizon Again Takes Overall Title, AT&T Close Runner-Up in Mobile Performance Study
The latest RootMetrics report found that Verizon is still leading the mobile network race on the national level in nearly all aspects of testing. more

NEC contributes to NTT DoCoMo's LTE-A Service at the top of Mt. Fuji
NEC says that it has delivered its microwave communications system to support NTT DoCoMo's launch of LTE-A service at the top of Mt. Fuji, Japan's tallest mountain. more

Huawei helps China Mobile with commercial VoLTE services debut in Zhejiang
Huawei announced that China Mobile has rolled out its VoLTE HD voice services in Zhejiang, the first province in China to enter into the VoLTE era. more

Síminn and Ericsson enhancing LTE services in Iceland
Síminn (Iceland Telecom) has entered into a new five-year partnership with Ericsson to enhance further rollout of LTE across Iceland. more

NEC to build telecommunications systems for large-scale oil refinery in Kuwait
The systems that NEC will provide to the Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery consists of telecommunications systems, including VoIP phone and wired/wireless in-plant LAN systems, more

Ericsson, Swisscom and Qualcomm achieve new LTE FDD/TDD first
Ericsson says that it has provided Switzerland's Swisscom with Europe's first fully commercial LTE-A three-carrier aggregation solution combining LTE in both FDD and TDD modes. more

Airtel Signs Mobile Payments Deal with Uber
India's Bharti Airtel has announced a deal with controversial taxi service, Uber to allow payment for rides using the Airtel mobile wallet service. more

Vodafone completes 4G upgrade programme - launches new network guarantee
More Vodafone customers are benefiting from greater 4G connectivity, following the completion of 121 cell site upgrades and 22 new cell site builds since January this year. more

Optus launches world first commercial 1x FDD + 2x TDD carrier aggregation
Australia's Optus says that it is the first telecommunications provider in the world to deliver 3x Carrier Aggregation (3x CA) using 1x FDD + 2x TDD1 technology with commercial network software and a commercial device. more

Telenor chooses Ericsson for VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling
Telenor Sweden has chosen Ericsson as the sole supplier for a full-scale upgrade of the operator's core network, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi calling. more

Huawei Wins Deal to Swap Entire Indian Network's Base Stations
Huawei has won a contract to swap over 24,000 base stations operated by India's Uninor with its own equipment. more

China Telecom deploys first LTE Ericsson Radio Dot System in China
China Telecom is to deploy Ericsson's LTE Radio Dot System in two of the country's coastal provinces, Zhejiang and Guangdong. more

Etisalat Nigeria Sells Key Towers to IHS
Etisalat Nigeria has transferred a further 555 towers to IHS Towers under a management agreement signed back in August 2014. more

Thai Networks to Share Network Infrastructure
Two of Thailand's mobile networks, AIS and DTAC have announced a deal to share their network infrastruture. more

Nokia Networks completes world's first shared GSM, 3G and LTE radio network
TT-Network (TTN), the joint venture between TeliaSonera and Telenor, has completed the final phase of its Single RAN network sharing project, more

Ooredoo Rolls Out LTE-A Network Speed Upgrades
Qatar's Ooredoo has announced the launch of Ooredoo SuperNet in one of the most significant network evolutions in Qatar's history. more

SK Telecom to Test Maritime LTE Service
South Korea's SK Telecom has announced plans to launch the world's first pilot LTE-M (LTE for Maritime Wireless Communications) network, more

Huawei wins largest share of China Mobile VoLTE project
Huawei says that it has been awarded the largest share of China Mobile's VoLTE (CM-IMS phase 2) project, which includes network convergence building and reconstruction more

Optus to Shut-Down its GSM Network in 2017
Australia's Optus says that it will shut down its 2G GSM network from April 2017 in order to re-allocate some of this spectrum for its 4G services. more

Ericsson continues to support China Mobile with LTE TDD rollout
Ericsson has been selected to be part of the radio network equipment procurement for China Mobile's 4G network Phase-3 project. more

Huawei partners with Siemens to deploy South Africa's first GSM-R System
Huawei is to partner with Siemens Convergence Creators to deploy South Africa's first GSM-R solution for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). more

MTS rolls out Russia's first Ericsson Radio Dot System
Ericsson and Russia's Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) have successfully completed the first live deployment of the Ericsson Radio Dot System in a commercial building in Russia. more

Deutsche Telekom Selects Boingo for Global Wi-Fi Roaming
Boingo Wireless has announced a global roaming agreement for Deutsche Telekom's business customers. more

Airtel and Ericsson extend partnership with LTE deployment in Gabon
Airtel Gabon has selected Ericsson as its sole supplier for the deployment of a new LTE network. more

Saft Wins Additional Orders from Reliance Jio for Base Station Battery Back-Ups
Saft says that it has received additional orders for lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery systems worth over €20 million from Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL). more

C Spire leaps forward with latest boost in 4G network performance
USA based C Spire says that it that it has doubled the bandwidth and power throughout much of its 4G LTE+ network. more

Deutsche Telekom Expands its Brandname into Albania
The Albanian Mobile Telecommunications company (AMC) has been rebranded as Telekom Albania by its majority shareholder, Deutsche Telekom. more

NEC deploys 176km microwave link between the islands of Sao Tome and Principe
NEC has installed a microwave radio link between the islands of Sao Tome and Principe, providing twenty 2Mbps channels for GSM communications more