Articles tagged with: Ict and 3G License

Vodafone Raises Debt for Indian Expansion

Vodafone Essar, the company's Indian subsidiary is reported to have sucessfully raised around US$2 billion in a 5-year debt financing for network expansion and the forthcoming 3G license auction. more

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India's BSNL Planning 3G Launch Across 700 Cities

India's state-owned operator, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) intends to expand its 3G network to 700 cities across the North and East of the country by June. more

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Northern Europe Tops ICT Developments Index

ITU has published an ICT Development Index (IDI), which compares developments in information and communication technologies (ICT) in 154 countries over a five-year period from 2002 to 2007. more

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Bharti Airtel Plans $5 Billion CAPEX for 2009-10

Bharti Airtel is planning to spend around US$5 billion on its network infrastructure over the next financial year - in addition to any costs from acquiring a 3G license in the oft-delayed 3G auction due imminently. more

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Ericsson Announces Plans to Cut 5,000 Jobs

Ericsson has reported that its net income for the fourth quarter fell by 31% due to restructuring costs and lower profit margins - and announced plans for a further 5,000 job cuts.  more

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Jordan Plans 3G License Tender - Possible 4th GSM License

Jordan's telecoms regulator, the TRC has confirmed that it is working on plans to offer 3G licenses in the near future. more

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Nigeria Celebrates Six Years of GSM Mobile Phones

It has now been six years since GSM was introduced to Nigeria, and the telecoms regulator, the NCC has published a review of how telecoms in the country has changed since those first mobile phone licenses were sold. more

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