Articles tagged with: Wimax and Vodafone

Hong Kong Undreground Railway Extension Gets Mobile Phone Coverage

A major extension to Hong Kong's mass transit railway will feature another wireless communications network from wireless confined-coverage system solutions provider, Radio Frequency Engineering (RFE).  more

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Clearwire Taps Former Vodafone Director for CEO Role

USA based WiMAX operator, Clearwire Corp. has brought in former Vodafone director, Bill Morrow to act as the joint-CEO of the firm - replacing co-founder and CEO Ben Wolff. more

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Vodafone Raising Funds for India's 3G Auction

Vodafone Essar is reported to be currently trying to raise US$2 billion as a bridging loan to finance its bids in the country's delayed 3G and WiMAX auctions.  more

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SmarTone-Vodafone Confirms LTE Network Upgrade Intent

Hong Kong's SmarTone-Vodafone has announced that it plans to migrate its network towards an LTE platform after it withdrew from last weeks WiMAX license auction. more

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Vodafone Interested in Romanian WiMAX Licenses

Romania's new telecoms regulator, ANC has announced that six companies have expressed an interest in the forthcoming award of two WiMAX licenses.  more

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WiMAX, 3G and Number Portability to Drive Indian Wireless Market in 2009

Defying the global economic slowdown, India’s mobile-phone demand is expected to continue to rise at an accelerated rate in 2009 due to the rollout of 3G and WiMAX networks and the implementation of Mobile Number Portability (MNP), according to iSuppli. more

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Safaricom Subscriber Base Jumps 50% in Six Months

Kenyan mobile operator, Safaricom has reported that it subscriber base rose over the six months to October by 50.3% over prior year position of 7.956 million to 11.956 million - while turnover increased by 20% compared to September 2007 to US$469 million. more

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Vodafone Corrects Maltese WiMAX Subscriber Numbers

Following the latest Communications market review of the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) for the period January-June 2008, Vodafone has had to clarify its position on the WiMAX customer base figures reported, after a mistake by Vodafone staff resulted in incorrect figures being provided by the company. more

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Multi-Mode WiMAX-LTE Chips to Hit Markets in 2009

2009 will see the introduction of a new class of wireless communications chip that features dual-mode support for both WiMAX and LTE, according to ABI Research. more

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Network Infrastructure Spending Positions Carriers for 4G Services But Proves Competitive for Vendors

2008 is delivering mixed results for mobile infrastructure vendors such as Nokia Siemens Networks, Ericsson, and Alcatel-Lucent. more

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