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News and developments around 3G technology, 3G operators, their tariff plans, various 3G smartphones and 3G spectrum auction

Grameenphone launches 3G commercially

Grameenphone launches 3G commercially

October 9, 2013 at 6:19 am 0 comments

Grameenphone launches 3G for its customers of Basundhara and Baridhara area on commercial basis from October 8, 2013. The launch marks the beginning of a nationwide network roll out, with the ambition of covering all 64 district towns by end of March, 2014. “It’s a proud moment for Grameenphone asRead More

Elitecore deploys residential Wi-Fi for India’s tier 1 operator

Elitecore deploys residential Wi-Fi for India’s tier 1 operator

October 9, 2013 at 6:01 am 0 comments

Elitecore Technologies, the global provider of Wi-Fi Service Management Platform (SMP) has enabled India’s leading tier 1 operator to deploy residential Wi-Fi services for its subscribers both on prepaid and postpaid. The SMP fulfills the operator monetization goals by offering enhanced experience to residential customers, creating new services and achievingRead More

Videocon to participate in Delhi spectrum auction

Videocon to participate in Delhi spectrum auction

October 7, 2013 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

Videocon Telecom, the telecom arm of the $4 billion Videocon Group is planning to participate for Delhi circle in the upcoming spectrum auction planned in January, 2014. Videocon Telecom finds the sharp cut in the reserve spectrum floor price for the 900 MHz spectrum to be very attractive and isRead More

U Mobile inks disaster recovery agreement with ZTE

U Mobile inks disaster recovery agreement with ZTE

October 7, 2013 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

U Mobile Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s 3G mobile operator has inked a disaster recovery (DR) system partnership agreement with ZTE in the presence of the prime minister of Malaysia and the president of the People’s Republic of China. Through this partnership, U Mobile is appointing ZTE to deploy DR system forRead More

America Movil extends KPN offer till October

America Movil extends KPN offer till October

October 1, 2013 at 11:15 am 0 comments

America Movil has extended its public offer for KPN and it will now be made in the course of October, 2013. America Movil has announced that the launch of the voluntary public offer in cash for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of KPN at an offerRead More

Airtel partners with Samsung

Airtel partners with Samsung

September 27, 2013 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

Airtel has partnered with samsung to drive next generation mobile communication, infotainment and technology services. Samsung’s mobile device will grow the 3G and 4G customer base and also enhance the experience of mobile customers and broaden their access to intelligent networks. Samsung has tied up with SingTel Group companies. UnderRead More

Mobile consortium and Ruckus kicks off stadium Wi-Fi

Mobile consortium and Ruckus kicks off stadium Wi-Fi

September 26, 2013 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

Ruckus Wireless has been selected by a consortium of four Latin America mobile network operators to supply indoor/outdoor smart Wi-Fi products and technology for stadium Wi-Fi initiative in Brazil. Claro, Oi, Telefonica, and TIM Team with Comba Telecom will bring high capacity smart Wi-Fi to Brazilian ‘Futebol’ fans. Two ofRead More

Airtel Nigeria bags ‘Most Innovative Telecom Operator’ award

Airtel Nigeria bags ‘Most Innovative Telecom Operator’ award

September 23, 2013 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

Airtel Nigeria has been named the most innovative telecom operator in Nigeria at an industry award’s event that attracted regulators, telecoms pundits and politicians. The company also bagged the best customer services operator at the event which was held at the Incubator Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Airtel in Nigeria hasRead More

Deutsche Telekom selects Cisco’s Videoscape

Deutsche Telekom selects Cisco’s Videoscape

September 16, 2013 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

Deutsche Telekom, one of the world’s leading telecom companies has selected Cisco’s Videoscape suite to support the roll-out of the operator’s recently launched TV Everywhere service “Entertain to go”. Cisco VDS, part of Cisco’s Videoscape Unity TV services delivery platform, enables the distribution of video content across multiple screens, protocols,Read More

Grameenphone to launch 3G in October

Grameenphone to launch 3G in October

September 11, 2013 at 7:02 am 0 comments

Grameenphone today announced that it will launch 3G for customers in the first half of October. Grameenphone is planning to give 3G coverage in selected areas of Dhaka City and Chittagong by October, while 7 divisional cities will come under coverage by December this year. Dhaka City, Narayangonj and GazipurRead More