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

EU calls on mobile operators to continue to improve child safety policies

Half of 10 year-old, 87% of 13 year-old and 95% of 16 year-old children in the EU have a mobile phone, but half of European parents worry mobile phone use might expose their children to sexually and violently explicit images (51%) or bullying by other children (49%), according to a survey. more

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Emerging Markets Cautious About Telecoms CAPEX for 2009

Debt ratings agency, Fitch Ratings said today that the challenging macro-economic outlook is driving emerging market telecoms to adopt a more cautious stance on capital spending for 2009. more

Related Tags: , 3g, fitch-ratings, driving, tim, capex, pt-excelcomindo-pratama, xl, sharp, excelcomindo, fitch, africa

Mexico's Iusacell Loses 600,000 Customers Due to Clean-Up

The Mexican mobile market finished the year on 77.93m customers with a below-par performance for customer growth in Q4 2008. In fact, the quarterly increase of 2.24m was the smallest gain since Q2 06 and the smallest fourth-quarter gain in five years. more

Related Tags: , tim, telcel, iusacell, nextel, Mexico

Chile Publishes Details of 3G License Tender

The Chilean telecoms regulator, Subtel has published the tender details for a round of 3G licenses, which it anticipates will bring a new entrant into the market. more

Related Tags: , 3g, 3g-license, entel, compete, movistar, nextel, antitrust, subtel, nextel-international, telefonica-moviles, claro, court, auction, 2g, Chile

There is a Role for Challengers in the European Mobile Communications Market

The question is whether or not there is space for these new entrants in an established market, especially during these economic times, when smaller companies could be viewed as potential acquisition targets. more

Related Tags: orange, t-mobile, sim, social-networking, eu, 3-uk, vodafone, mvno, o2, tim, wind, lte, outsourcing, iden, yoigo, 3, movistar, play, p4, virgin, UK

Telefonica Selects Level 3 for North American Network

Level 3 Communications has expanded its relationship with Telefonica International Wholesale Services to establish a dedicated wavelength network across North America, which represents the largest single capacity commitment in Level 3 history. more

Related Tags: sim, eu, lte, iden, 3, level-3, partner, andrew, bandwidth

Dot com diet keeps telecoms in good shape

But are telecoms deals past it as debt levels mature? Telecoms M&A market has recalled the lows of the early noughties with deals values falling 95 per cent over the last two years, a PricewaterhouseCoopers report has revealed. more

Related Tags: sim, intel, rsa, ict, itu, o2, wind, capex, iden, sharp, intelsat, viacom, viacom

Nokia, Universal, Team up on Music Downloads

Nokia, the world's largest mobile phone handset maker by sales, Tuesday said it had joined forces with Universal Music to offer unlimited music downloads for a year on phones bundled with its new Ovi web services platform. more

Related Tags: universal-music, nokia,

2nd UPDATE: Vodafone Opens Door to Nokia's Ovi Web Portal

Nokia Wednesday received strong backing for its Internet strategy, with global operator Vodafone Group throwing its support behind the handset maker's "Ovi" music and Web-services platform.  more

Related Tags: microsoft, walled-garden, mobile-advertising, youtube, ben, arun-sarin, maps, billing-systems, telefonica,

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