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FOCUS: India Bet Becomes a Sure Thing for Global Mobile Operators

When Vodafone Group forked out $13 billion for a majority stake in India's No. 4 mobile operator, Hutchison Essar, a year ago, many feared the British giant had overpaid for an investment that would take years to yield a return. more

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Virgin Media Net Loss Narrows, Flags New Approach

UK cable and MVNO, Virgin Media said it had added 13,000 cable and broadband customers on a net basis in the third quarter, narrowed its net loss, and signaled that competing with British Sky Broadcasting Group for premium pay TV customers wasn't its key priority. more

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Mobile Number Portability - How Loyal Are You To Your Network?

21% of South Africa's cell phone users believe that they will change networks once mobile number portability (MNP) comes into play, a recent Synovate survey has revealed. "The inability to retain your number in the past has resulted in relatively low switching behaviour, but this is set to change," states Jon Salters, Managing Director of Synovate SubSaharan Africa. more

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Carphone Warehouse To Accelerate Store Rollout In 3Q

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Carphone Warehouse Group PLC (CPW.LN), the U.K. mobile phone retailer and telecommunications services company, Wednesday said it will accelerate its store roll-out plan in the third quarter.  more

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Virgin Mobile Outlook Strong As Profits Jump

LONDON (Dow Jones)--Virgin Mobile Holdings PLC (VMOB.LN), the U.K. mobile telecommunications company, Thursday gave an unexpectedly rosy outlook for fiscal 2006 after reporting that net profit more than doubled in its last financial year.  more

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