Articles tagged with: Number Portability

Google Voice Now Accepting Porting of US Cell Phone Numbers

Google is to start letting US mobile phone users to port their mobile phone number over to the Google Voice platform.  more

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FCC: Landline number move should take 1 day, not 4

The Federal Communications Commission is telling landline phone companies that they now have to act faster when their subscribers want to move their phone number to a rival service. more

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Contract Awarded for Spanish Mobile Number Portability

The Spanish mobile operators are reported to have awarded a contract to local form, Indra to manage their mobile number portability platform from February 2010. more

Related Tags: indra, cmt, mobile-number-portability, telefonica, vodafone, orange, yoigo, Spain


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, 3g, signals-telecom-consulting, mobile-number-portability, wi-fi, rcom, mts, hspa, ovi, iden, virgin-mobile, mvno, ict, rural, itu, telefonica, anatel, virgin, caribbean, Brazil


Econet Denies MTN Interest in Kenyan Network

Econet Wireless Kenya, which trades under the Yu brandname, has refuted local media reports that South Africa's MTN has offered US$450 for a stake in the company. more

Related Tags: orange, lte, mtn, mobile-number-portability, iden, vas, safaricom, telkom, essar, celtel, econet-wireless, partner, econet-wireless-kenya, essar-telecom-kenya, yu, essar-telecom, econet, telecom-kenya, telkom-kenya, Kenya


Vodafone Turkey Cuts 260 Jobs

Just a few days after apparently announcing plans to hire 500 extra staff this year, Vodafone Turkey has announced 260 job cuts as part of a corporate restructuring.  more

Related Tags: avea, eu, vodafone, mobile-number-portability, turkcell, vodafone-turkey, Turkey


Econet Kenya Signs Up 200,000 Customers in 3 Months

Econet Wireless's newest network, in Kenya is reported to have signed up 200,000 subscribers since it launched last November - and is aiming for one million customers by the middle of the year, more

Related Tags: orange, eu, lte, mobile-number-portability, safaricom, telkom, essar, celtel, econet-wireless, econet-wireless-kenya, yu, econet, telkom-kenya, target, Kenya


Econet Wireless Secures Kenyan Network Rollout Funding

New entrant into the Kenyan mobile market, Econet Wireless (trading as Yu) has secured the Sh 35 billion (US$450 million) loan necessary to fund its network rollout.  more

Related Tags: orange, lte, mobile-number-portability, safaricom, telkom, essar, celtel, econet-wireless, econet-wireless-kenya, econet, telkom-kenya, network-sharing, nairobi, Kenya


Lat-Am Telecoms Operators Well Places to Maintain Credit Ratings

Fitch Ratings has issued a report on Latin America Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) industry, which indicates that most of the companies in the TMT sector within the region are well positioned to maintain stable credit profiles, aided by strong cash generation, low to moderate leverage and favorable debt maturity profiles. more

Related Tags: itu, fitch-ratings, telmex, latin-america, television


Macedonia Offers Additional 3G Licenses

Macedonia's telecoms regulator, The Agency for Electronic Communications has announced plans to award three additional 3G licenses through a public tender. more

Related Tags: t-mobile, 3g-license, mobile-number-portability, mts, cosmote, umts, vip, 3g-coverage, Macedonia


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