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Mobile Phones to Warn of Rampaging Elephants

The forestry department of India's Jharkhand State has started handing out free mobile phones to villages to warn them of rampaging elephants. more

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100 Mln. Internet Subscribers By 2014 for India

India's government plans to raise its Internet subscriber base to 100 million and provide Internet connectivity to all villages by 2014 and also reiterated that the 3G spectrum auctions would take place within this year, more

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China Mobile Spending $10 Billion on Rural GSM Coverage

China Mobile plans to invest RMB 70 billion (US$10.24 billion) over the next three years to expand in its network in rural areas, said company Vice President Li Zhengmao.  more

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Kazakhstan Operator Commissions 3,500th Base Station

Kazakhstan based mobile network operator, Kcell says that it has commissioned its 3,500th base station - expanding its coverage to all villages with a population of more than 5000 people and in 85% of villages with a population of more than 2000 people. more

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Warid Telecom Commissions 6,000th Base Station

Four years after it launched its network, Pakistan's Warid Telecom says that it has commissioned its 6,000 base station.  more

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Zain, Western Union Planning Mobile Money Transfer Service

Zain and Western Union are to work together to deliver mobile money transfer services in countries in Africa and the Middle East through Zain's new Zap platform. more

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RCom adds a record 5 million New subscribers in January 2009

India's Reliance Communications, a dual CDMA and GSM operator, says that it signed up a record 5 million new wireless subscribers on its network during January 2009. more

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WiMAX Leaps Digital Divide in Developing Asia

Strategy Analytics predicts that consumer WiMAX subscriptions in the developing countries of Asia will grow from a few thousand now to almost 27 million by 2013. more

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Solar and Wind Power Brings Mobile Phones to Kenyan Village

As part of the Millennium Villages project, Ericsson and operator, Zain have built a green-powered site in the remote village of Dertu in northeastern Kenya.  more

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Free Phones Given to Indian Villages to Fight Naxalite Terrorists

Villagers in the north-eastern Indian province of Jharkhand are being given free mobile phones so that they can call for assistance if Maoist terrorists are in their vicinities. more

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