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European Commission Issues Guidance on Termination Rates

The European Commission has today set out clear guidance for EU telecoms regulators on the cost-based method to be used when calculating termination rates. The guidance is in the form of a "Recommendation" that national regulators are obliged to take "the utmost account" of. more

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Hutchison 3G Ireland Awards Satellite Based Broadband Contract

Avanti Communications, a broadband satellite operator, says that it has been awarded a contract by Hutchison 3G Ireland to supply them with broadband internet access under the Irish Government's National Broadband Scheme. more

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Nokia 1st-Quarter Profit Plunges by 90 Percent

Nokia has posted an expected 27% drop in net sales for the first quarter to US$12.2 billion and a slightly worse than anticipated 90% drop in profits to US$161 million.  more

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Study Finds Large Cost Savings for Migrating Heavy Data Users to Femtocells

A study found, across a wide variety of scenarios considering different regions of the world, the business case for femtocells is strong---often doubling the customer lifetime value---and does not depend on any one critical factor or assumption in order to generate a favorable outcome. more

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Business Users Will Fuel Mobile Data Growth in Europe - Report

Despite slowing revenue growth in the European mobile enterprise market, the business sector will fuel mobile data revenues for the next five years due to its high profitability, low levels of churn, and strong demand for mobile data services, more

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Beware: $145 Billion Boom in Telecommunications Outsourcing is Not a Cure-All

The Yankee Group is warning that the current boom in outsourcing and managed services wont cure all problems that communications service providers (CSPs) currently face.  more

Related Tags: itu, tim, outsourcing, ovi, iden, vas, yankee-group, managed-services


There is a Role for Challengers in the European Mobile Communications Market

The question is whether or not there is space for these new entrants in an established market, especially during these economic times, when smaller companies could be viewed as potential acquisition targets. more

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Bouygues Telecom Loses 3G License Appeal

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the French government was correct in retrospectively lowering the 3G license fees it charged to France Telecom and Vivendi's SFR. more

Related Tags: orange, 3g, itu, 3g-license, tim, ovi, iden, france-telecom, sfr, bouygues-telecom, 3g-licenses, license-fees, european-court-of-justice, court-of-first-instance, 3g-licence, court-of-justice, court, auction, France


Active RAN Sharing Could Save Operators $60 Billion

A new study from ABI Research finds that the worldwide combined OPEX and CAPEX savings from active infrastructure sharing could amount to as much as $60 billion over the next five year period. more

Related Tags: t-mobile, 3g, base-station, rural, vodafone, o2, lte, abi-research, capex, telenor, backhaul, tele2, infrastructure-sharing, opex, tower, antenna, telia, network-sharing


Hutchison Whampoa Full-Year Profits Down 43% on One-Off Items

Hong Kong based conglomerate, Hutchison Whampoa has reported a 43 percent slump in 2008 to US$2.3 billion - from US$3.9 billion. more

Related Tags: thomson, 3g, mobile-broadband, hutchison, hutchison-whampoa


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