List of Operators News Articles

Digitalk selected by Vodafone UK to support its MVNE business
Vodafone has awarded a supply contract to Digitalk to support its Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) requirements. more

Saudi Arabia's Zain Launches LTE-A Network
Saudi Arabia's Zain and Huawei, have announced the launch of the first commercial LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation in two frequency bands (Band 1 and Band 3) network in the world. more

AT&T to Spend $3 Billion on Mexican Network Upgrades
USA based AT&T has outlined plans to iunvest US$3 billion on network upgrades, at its newly acquired Mexican subsidiaries, Iusacell and Nextel Mexico. more

China Mobile Partners ZTE and Qualcomm on 3-Carrier Aggregation Trial
ZTE says that it is supporting China Mobile in the deployment of 3-Carrier Aggregation 4G LTE-A (LTE-Advanced) service based on CAT 9 devices. more

Ethio Telecom Loses $33 Million to Fraudsters
Ethiopia's state-owned monopoly telecoms operator, Ethio Telecom is reported to have lost around US$33 million to fraudsters. more

Singapore to Shut Down GSM Networks in 2017
Singapore's mobile networks, M1, Singtel and StarHub have announced that they will shut-down 2G services in Singapore with effect from April, 2017. more

Smile Communications selects Ericsson for LTE managed services
Ericsson says that it has signed a 5-year managed services contract for Smile Communications in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo more

Alcatel-Lucent's Motive software selected by Robi to deliver OSS in Bangladesh
Alcatel-Lucent has announced that its OSS software portfolio has been selected by Robi Axiata Limited, one of the leading mobile telecom operators in Bangladesh. more

Umniah Taps Bango for Carrier Billing Service
Jordanian mobile network operator Umniah has chosen Bango Payment Platform to deliver app store carrier billing. more

Cable & Wireless Testing Drone Technology for Post Hurricane Surveillance
As the Caribbean prepares for the upcoming hurricane season, C&W has begun to test drone technology that would help expedite network and connectivity restoration in the aftermath of natural disasters such as a hurricane or a tropical storm. more

Grameenphone Testing GSMA's Mobile Connect Service
Bangladesh based Grameenphone has launched a trial of the Mobile Connect service, a universal mobile-based authentication solution, for 1000 selected users of a classified website. more

UhuruOne Upgrades Wi-Fi Network
Alepo has announced a new partnership with UhuruOne, an internet service provider in Tanzania, to support the growth and evolution of the ISP's prepaid Wi-Fi services in the country. more

O2 Suffers Major Weekend Network Outage
UK based mobile network operator, O2 suffered a major network outage over the weekend that left customers without phone signal across the country. more

Sigfox: A new wireless network in the Czech Republic
T-Mobile and Blue Cell Network are partnering with Sigfox to bring a wireless network dedicated to the Internet of Things to the Czech Republic. more

Safaricom Awards Network Upgrade Contract to Ericsson
Ericsson has announced the signing of a multi-year agreement with Kenya's Safaricom to support the upgrade and expansion of its converged mobile network infrastructure. more

Ericsson Picks Up Taiwan Network Upgrade Contract
Ericsson has announced a new contract with Taiwan's Far EasTone. more

UK Mobile Network Signs Up 10 Million 4G Customers
UK based mobile network operator, EE says that it has signed up the 10 millionth customer to its LTE based 4G service. more

China Telecom selects Anite for LTE data throughput testing
China Telecom has selected Anite's interoperability and performance test solution - SAS - for LTE data throughput testing. more

Intracom Telecom Supplies Small-Cells Wireless Backhaul Radios to MTS
Intracom Telecom has signed a contract to supply its new mmWave, fully outdoor Ethernet radios, Streetnode-V60 (6250 PTP) and Ultralink-FX80, to MTS Russia. more

Reliance Jio Secures Loan for 4G Investment
India's Reliance Jio Infocomm says that it has raised US$750 million in loans to buy South Korean telecoms equipment, backed by that country's export guarantees. more

Three River Selects NewCore Wireless to Host LTE Network
NewCore Wireless announced that Three River, a telecommunications service provider in Nebraska, has chosen it to host their 4G/LTE network. more

Zain Signs M2M Deal with Vodafone
Zain is expanding its existing Partner Market Agreement with Vodafone, to deliver Machine-To-Machine (M2M) services across the middle-eastern region. more

Vodacom Planning Big Push into Rural Tanzania
Vodacom's Tanzania subsidiary is planning to spend around US$100 million this year expanding its network in rural areas. The investment will also include boosting its mobile money services. more

Huawei in talks with Cuban government
The Cuban government is in advanced talks with Huawei to do more business, Cuba's finance minister Lina Pedraza has confirmed. more

MTN to Upgrade its Backhaul Network
Aviat Networks has announced a new three-year turnkey agreement with MTN South Africa, which is an existing customer. more

Vodafone Launches M-Pesa in Albania
Vodafone has launched its M-Pesa mobile money service in Albania, with an initial investment of more than EUR3 million. more

Bakcell Launches 4G Service
Azerbaijan's Bakcell has launched its LTE service, under the 4th Sur@ brand name. more

Zain Enables Carrier Billing on Google Play
Carrier billing service provider, Boku says that it is bringing its service to Google Play for Zain subscribers in Saudi Arabia, more

Vodafone Sends Mini-Network to Support Nepal Communications
The Vodafone Foundation Instant Network Mini, a portable 'mobile network in a backpack', has been taken to the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal to help restore communications more

Sprint Offers Wi-Fi Access at US Airports
Wi-Fi network, Boingo Wireless has announced a multi-year Wi-Fi agreement with USA based Sprint enabling access to Boingo Wi-Fi networks in 35 major U.S. airports. more