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Wind Italy Launches i-mode Style Information Push Service

WIND's new service, "SuperChannel", will mirror NTT DoCoMo's "i-channel" service in Japan by offering push content delivery of the latest information across mobile handsets, including news, financial updates, weather information, sports results, etc. more

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FOCUS: MTS ready to dump i-mode project

MOSCOW, July 31 (Prime-Tass) -- Having faced sinking average revenues per user (ARPU) for about a year, Russian mobile operators launched several projects aimed at enticing subscribers to use more income-generating non-voice services. While the jury is still out whether the Khameleon project of Russia?s second largest mobile operator VimpelCom and the MegaFon PRO project of the third largest mobile operator MegaFon are successful, Russia's largest mobile operator MTS has admitted that its i-mode project, introduced in September 2005, is a failure. MTS blamed the problems with this project on lack of mobile handsets. more

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Russia's MTS to buy 40,000 mobile handsets from Japan's NEC"

MOSCOW, April 5 (Prime-Tass) -- Russia?s largest mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has signed an agreement to buy 40,000 mobile handsets from Russia's NEC Infocommunications, a subsidiary of Japan's NEC, NEC Infocommunications said in a press release Wednesday. more

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I-Mode Launched in Singapore

DoCoMo has reported that Singapore's StarHub launched its i-mode service over the weekend. The service, which will be offered over StarHub's GPRS and W-CDMA networks, marks the opening of the 15th market for i-mode, following Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Australia, Israel, Russia, England and Ireland, in that order. more

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O2 Launches i-mode In UK From Oct 1

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- O2 PLC Monday announced the U.K. launch of i-mode(R), a mobile Internet service with more than 50 million users in 22 countries.  more

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NEC's Mobile Internet Platform selected by O2

NEC says that it has supplied the Mobile Internet Platform for O2's forthcoming i-mode service. O2's i-mode operations are scheduled to start this autumn in the UK and Ireland. "We are pleased with NEC as the provider of our i-mode platform, which we believe will offer our customers a whole range of new data services when we launch - furthering O2's data services leadership position in our markets," said Dave Williams, Group CTO of O2. more

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Mobile TeleSystems Launches i-mode Portal In Russia

MOSCOW -(Dow Jones)- Russia's largest cellular operator, OAO Mobile TeleSystems (MBT), said Wednesday that its users in Moscow and St. Petersburg could begin using the Japanese-developed i-mode portal from Thursday.  more

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Ericsson To License 3G Platform To NEC

STOCKHOLM -(Dow Jones)- Telefon AB LM Ericsson (ERICY) Thursday said it has signed a license agreement with NEC Corp. (NIPNY) for U250, the latest Wideband Code Division Multiple Access/General Packet Radio Systems platform from Ericsson's Mobile Platforms unit.  more

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NEC ships 3G i-mode handset

NEC says that it has developed its first i-mode 3G terminal "N600i" for an operator outside Japan and has commenced delivery of the terminal for Cosmote, the largest mobile operator in Greece. Cosmote, celebrating i-mode's first year in the Greek market, is the first i-mode operator in the world, after NTT DoCoMo in Japan, to introduce the 3rd Generation i-mode, next generation innovative mobile Internet services. more

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NEC wins Russian i-mode contract

NEC has received orders of Mobile Internet Platform and mobile handsets for Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)'s i-mode service. MTS Russia's largest mobile phone operator in Russia and CIS which is currently holding over 40 million subscribers and over 35% market share. i-mode operation in Russia is scheduled to start in September 2005, and further operation is scheduled in Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Belarus in the future. more

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