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Telenor Myanmar customers to get free Wikipedia

Telenor Myanmar customers to get free Wikipedia

November 8, 2013 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

Telenor Myanmar and Wikimedia Foundation which operates Wikipedia has anounced Wikipedia knowledge base free of mobile data traffic charges when Telenor begins services in the country. Telenor is supporting the country’s ambition of connecting its 60 million people. “The Wikimedia Foundation imagines a world in which every single person hasRead More

Airtel launches 3G in Bangladesh

Airtel launches 3G in Bangladesh

November 7, 2013 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

Airtel Bangladesh today announced the launch of its 3G services in Bangladesh. Presently, Airtel 3G will be available to customers in Dhaka and Chittagong. Speaking about 3G launch,  Chris Tobit, managing director and CEO of Airtel Bangladesh said, “As the country ushers in an era of high speed mobile telephony,Read More

True selects Amdocs for Convergent Billing Solution

True selects Amdocs for Convergent Billing Solution

November 7, 2013 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

True has announced a five-year extension of its relationship with Amdocs for convergent billing platform. The extension follows Amdocs’ successful deployment of convergent billing at True for the support of innovative, personalized bundled offerings designed to enhance the customer experience and increase operational efficiencies. True has also selected Amdocs forRead More

Huawei to work with Vodafone Foundation

Huawei to work with Vodafone Foundation

November 5, 2013 at 7:32 am 0 comments

Huawei has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vodafone Foundation to provide critical infrastructure during disasters. Under the agreement Huawei, through its corporate sustainability development programme, will continue to deliver equipment and expertise to help the Vodafone Foundation provide critical network infrastructure in the aftermath of disasters. Huawei has developedRead More

G-Mobile deploys small cells

G-Mobile deploys small cells

October 29, 2013 at 5:42 am 0 comments

G-Mobile, one of Mongolia’s leading service providers, is deploying small cell base stations to improve 3G mobile broadband coverage in densely populated areas such as shopping malls and stadiums in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. Initial deployment for indoor and outdoor locations will boost 3G mobile broadband capacity and coverageRead More

MTS makes a big splash, launches 3GPLUS in 500+ cities

MTS makes a big splash, launches 3GPLUS in 500+ cities

October 23, 2013 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

Today MTS announced the commerical rollout of 3GPLUS or Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Rev B Phase II in 500+ cities across 9 circles. The announcement is historic as the company has launched EV-DO Rev B Phase II in all the cities within two weeks of the company receiving its third spectrumRead More

Mobile data traffic will grow 17x from 2012 to 2017: Etisalat

Mobile data traffic will grow 17x from 2012 to 2017: Etisalat

October 21, 2013 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

Mobile Internet in Middle East and Africa will treble, and mobile data traffic will grow 17 times from 2012 to 2017, giving the region an annual growth rate of 77 per cent says Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, CEO, Etisalat Group. Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, CEO, Etisalat group, the leading telecoms operator inRead More

Vodacom Tanzania goes for NSN’s 3G upgrade

Vodacom Tanzania goes for NSN’s 3G upgrade

October 17, 2013 at 2:58 pm 0 comments

Vodacom Tanzania goes for NSN advanced infrastructure for GSM and 3G HSPA network across the country. Using Nokia Solutions and Networks’ Single RAN (radio access network), Vodacom has upgraded its GSM and 3G HSPA network across the country. NSN’s advanced radio network infrastructure and comprehensive services have enabled the operatorRead More

RCOM to offer iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

RCOM to offer iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

October 14, 2013 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

Reliance Communications (RCOM) today announced it will offer iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c to customers beginning November 1st 2013. RCOM will offer iPhone 5c starting Rs 41,900 for a 16 GB version and iPhone 5s  16 GB version will be offered at Rs 53,500.      

MTS receives 3rd carrier in 800 MHz spectrum

MTS receives 3rd carrier in 800 MHz spectrum

October 9, 2013 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

Sistema Shyam TeleServices that provides telecom services under the brand name MTS has received its 3rd carrier in the 800 MHz spectrum band from Department of Telecom (DoT). The allotment of the 3rd carrier is significant as the company would now be able to launch its next generation, REV BRead More