Articles tagged with: Ict and 3G

Cost of Supporting Mobile Broadband is Eroding Subscriber Profitability

Mobile broadband services are more expensive to support than any other wireless service and are endangering subscriber profitability for many mobile network operators concludes a new study from WDSGlobal. more

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Brazil Leads Lat-Am in Deployments, Connections and Demand for WiMAX and 3G Services

Signals Telecom Consulting has issued a commentary which notes that as from 2010 Brazil will account for the greatest number of WiMAX accesses in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, a position that it will keep in the medium term. more

Related Tags: wimax, signals-telecom-consulting, mobile-number-portability, wi-fi, rcom, mts, hspa, ovi, iden, virgin-mobile, mvno, rural, itu, telefonica, number-portability, anatel, virgin, caribbean, Brazil

LTE Deployments will Cluster in 2600 Frequency Band

Strategy Analytics is predicting that the majority of LTE deployments by wireless operators will use the 2,600 MHz band, creating ample new opportunities for terminal component vendors.  more

Related Tags: lte, strategy-analytics, ovi, verizon, iden, eu, analytics, usb-modem, usb-modems, usb, rf-power, modems, 2g

Verizon Wireless Reported to be in Talks for CDMA Based iPhone

Verizon is reported to be in advanced talks with Apple to launch a CDMA version of the iPhone handset. The mobile network operator entered into "high-level" discussions with Apple management a few months ago, more

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Qualcomm and Broadcom Wave a Paper and Declare "Peace For Our Time"

The acrimonious patent battle between Qualcomm and Broadcom is finally over. The two firms have entered into a settlement and multi-year patent agreement, more

Related Tags: broadcom, qualcomm, td-scdma, cdma, ovi, iden, tim, lte, wcdma, wimax, european-commission, eu, semiconductor, compete, patents, 4g, patent, court,

Vodafone Sees Loss of UK Market Share and Lower ARPUs

The UK added over 3m new mobile connections during 2008, to take the total base to 75.75m, equivalent to 124% penetration. The market is one of the most competitive in Europe, if not the world, with five established MNOs and several MVNOs, more

Related Tags: tesco, virgin-mobile, mvno, vodafone, orange, hutchison-3g-uk, t-mobile, iphone, o2, eu, arpu, , tim, h3g, lte, 3m, virgin, UK

Deutsche Telekom Issues Profits Warning - May Write Down T-Mobile Value

Deutsche Telekom has issued a profits warning, and now expects adjusted EBITDA in 2009 to be 2 to 4 percent below last year. The company is now expecting to post EBITDA in the range of EUR18.7 billion - EUR19.1 billionn (US$24.7 billionn) after an initial forecast of EUR19.5 billion. more

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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

Related Tags: , vodafone, 3g-license, tim, mumbai, tax, hutchison, essar, vodafone-essar, court, auction, India

Outremer Applies for Mobile License in Mauritius

Outremer Telecom says that last month, it tabled an application for a Mobile licence for Mauritius with that islandís telecom authorities, the ICTA, for the deployment of GSM and 3G networks by 2010. more

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Spectrum Auctions in Latin America Will Trigger Massive Broadband Subscription Growth

3G and WiMax spectrum auctions in Latin America will trigger massive broadband subscription growth, from 9 percent at year-end 2008 to 70 percent at year-end 2014, more

Related Tags: , wimax, pyramid-research, bandwidth, telmex, latin-america

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