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ITU Receives Six Proposals for 4G Mobile Technologies

The ITU says that it has received six candidate technology submissions for the global 4G mobile wireless broadband technology known as IMT-Advanced. The selected technologies are expected to be accorded the official designation of IMT-Advanced - to qualify as true 4G technologies - in October 2010. more

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4.6 billion mobile subscriptions by the end of 2009

The ITU is reporting that mobile growth is continuing unabated, with global mobile subscriptions expected to reach 4.6 billion by the end of the year, and mobile broadband subscriptions to top 600 million in 2009, having overtaken fixed broadband subscribers in 2008. more

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Deutsche Bank to Roll Out Mobile Payments to 80 Countries

Deutsche Bank's Global Transaction Banking (GTB) division has announced that it is introducing mobile phone payments services to its clients in 80 countries across Europe, Middle East and Asia. more

Related Tags: eu, mobile-payments, 3, partner, luup, mobile-money, kpmg, Germany


Western European Mobile Phone Market now in Recession

Three consecutive quarters of negative growth have led the Western European mobile phone market into recession. According to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 53.6 million units in 4Q08, 13.5% lower than the 62 million units shipped in 4Q07. more

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Chinese Handset Production Growth Down to Single Figures

The research firm predicts that the scale of Chinese mobile phone chips market is expected to reach RMB 110 billion (US$16 billion), up by 6%, down to single-digit growth for the first time. more

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Mobile Communications Is Uniquely Placed to Drive Economic Growth

At the GSMA’s Leadership Summit, bringing together 400 CEOs, government ministers and officials, industry leaders today stressed the unique role that broadband, specifically mobile broadband, can play as an economic stimulus.  more

Related Tags: 3g, sim, rural, china-mobile, telenor, ericsson, mobile-broadband, telecom-italia, gsma, 700mhz, play, mobile-broadband-network, television


Global Mobile Traffic to Increase 66 Times in Five Years

Cisco has published the details of its Visual Networking Index (VNI) Mobile Forecast for 2008-2013, providing key findings on a variety of Internet Protocol (IP) networking trends driven largely by the increased use of mobile broadband applications. more

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Emerging Markets Mobile Penetration to Rrise from 46% in 2008 to 95% by 2013

Mobile penetration rates are forecast to rise from 46% in 2008 to 95% by 2013 according to a new survey of 34 emerging market countries published by Tariff Consultancy. more

Related Tags: sim-card, sms, voip, mobile-broadband, hsdpa, top-up, India


39% of Voice Calls Fall Below Industry Minimum Standard for Quality

Ditech Networks has published the results of its worldwide voice quality audit, which showed that an average of 39 percent of all mobile calls fall below the industry minimum standard for voice quality, often called the "churn zone". more

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The NGMN Alliance Oulines Development Plans for Next Year

The NGMN Alliance - a group of network operators - says that it has defined its roadmap for the year ahead following a meeting of all its partners. more

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