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UK City to Get 1Gbps Internet Services Next Year
April 15th 2014 - 17:55 GMT
The historic city of York in the UK is set to get a 1Gpbs internet service after three companies joined forces to form a joint venture....more

Huawei and LG Uplus to Deploy the World's First OTN for LTE-A CPRI Backhaul
April 15th 2014 - 17:30 GMT
Huawei says that it has won a contract to deploy a backhaul upgrade for South Korea's LG U+ that will improve its LTE-A network performance....more

Korea Telecom Fined for Cancelling Android Tablet Order
April 15th 2014 - 17:00 GMT
South Korea based KT (Korea Telecom) has been fined KRW 2.08 billion (US$2 million) by the country's anti-trust regulator....more

India's Uninor Opens 367 Retail Stores in One Day
April 15th 2014 - 14:25 GMT
India's Uninor says that it opened a massive 367 retail stores in just one day, as the company makes a major push into expanding its retail footprint....more

10 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 15th 2014 - 12:00 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Oman to Boost Rural Phone Coverage
April 15th 2014 - 11:54 GMT
Oman's two mobile networks and the telecoms regulator have jointly agreed a programme to expand mobile coverage to 250 rural villages over the next couple of years....more

LTE Deployment in India No Earlier Than Mid-2015, Says Huawei
April 15th 2014 - 11:42 GMT
Deployment issues are likely to delay widespread LTE services until the middle of next year, a senior Huawei director has said....more

T-Mobile USA Stops Automatically Billing Customers for Exceeding Tariff Allowances
April 14th 2014 - 14:35 GMT
T-Mobile USA says that it will cease charging overage fees when a customer uses more of the mobile network's services than they were expecting to be charged for....more

12 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 14th 2014 - 11:58 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Nashua Mobile to Close Down - Sells Customer Base to Vodacom and MTN
April 14th 2014 - 10:05 GMT
­Nashua Mobile, a South Africa based mobile airtime reseller has announced that it is selling its customer base to Vodacom and MTN as the company has decided to close down after it didn't renew its reseller agreements ...more

India's RCom Could Outsource 5,500 Customer Care Staff
April 14th 2014 - 08:11 GMT
India's Reliance Communications (RCom) is reportedly about to announce the outsourcing of its customer care staff in a move that could affect around 5,500 employees....more

UK's O2 Signs Up Millionth 4G Subscriber -- Outlines Network Upgrade Plans
April 11th 2014 - 11:16 GMT
UK based O2 has announced that its LTE network now covers a third of the UK population indoors, reaching 191 towns and cities across the country. ...more

SingTel Agrees to Promote Samsung Products and Services
April 11th 2014 - 07:45 GMT
The SingTel Group and Samsung have announced a collaboration to promote Samsung products and services across SingTel subsidiaries....more

Gogo Wins Wi-Fi Contract from Air Canada for 130 Aircraft
April 10th 2014 - 09:05 GMT
Air Canada, the first Canadian carrier to offer customers in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, says that it plans to begin rolling out connectivity across its North American fleet in May under an agreement with Gogo,....more

9 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 9th 2014 - 17:47 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Huawei May Benefit from $750 Million Mexican Network Order
April 9th 2014 - 17:41 GMT
Officials from the Mexican and Chinese government have reportedly held a meeting to discuss a Chinese funded expansion of mobile phone coverage into rural areas....more

Helios Towers to Improve Tanzanian Indoor Coverage
April 9th 2014 - 13:30 GMT
African towers operator, Helios Towers has announced plans to offer in-building coverage services in Tanzania....more

Palestinian Telecoms Equipment Reportedly Seized
April 9th 2014 - 11:59 GMT
Israeli authorities are accused of having seized telecoms equipment belonging to the Palestinian mobile network operator, Wataniya Telecom....more

Australia to Reduce Mobile Blackspots in Victoria
April 9th 2014 - 11:15 GMT
The Australian state government for Victoria has announced a AU$40 million to fix mobile blackspots and deliver free Wi-Fi on some Seymour train services....more

YooMee Launches LTE Network in Abidjan
April 9th 2014 - 10:54 GMT
YooMee Africa says that it has launched a LTE network in Côte d'Ivoire. The company is already active in Cameroon....more

Ericsson Wins Taiwan LTE Rollout Contract
April 9th 2014 - 08:08 GMT
Ericsson says that it has won a "major" LTE supply contract from the Taiwan based mobile network operator, Far EasTone....more

MTN and Airtel Offer Cross Network Mobile Money Transfers
April 8th 2014 - 17:30 GMT
MTN Group and Bharti Airtel have announced a cross-border remittance partnership that seeks to remove the hassles of transferring money between Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso...more

Sprint to Close Down Its Legacy WiMAX Network
April 8th 2014 - 14:35 GMT
USA based Sprint has announced that it will be closing down the legacy WiMAX network it acquired from Clearwire by the end of next year....more

MTN and Nova-Lumos to Offer Electricity Services to Rural Nigeria
April 8th 2014 - 13:35 GMT
MTN Nigeria has announced pans to deliver electricity supplies to MTN customers who are living in rural areas across Nigeria and are not connected to the electricity grid....more

12 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 7th 2014 - 19:05 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Nepal Network Upgrades Switching Centers to Survive Earthquakes
April 7th 2014 - 09:10 GMT
Nepal's Ncell has announced that it is looking to improve its network's reliance to earthquakes. The country lies in an area prone to the earth tremors....more

Telkom Indonesia to Close Its CDMA Network
April 7th 2014 - 07:00 GMT
Telkom Indonesia has confirmed that it plans to shut-down its CDMA service at some point probably next year....more

Huawei Wins Pakistan WiMAX to LTE Migration Contract
April 6th 2014 - 09:55 GMT
Huawei is reported to have won a network upgrade contract from the merging Wateen and Qubee WiMAX networks to migrate them to LTE services....more

UK's Co-Op to Launch Own MVNO Through Food Stores
April 5th 2014 - 08:00 GMT
The UK's Co-operative Group is entering the mobile phone market by launching its first own-brand prepay SIM only MVNO....more

11 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 4th 2014 - 12:44 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

T-Mobile Offers Discounts to BlackBerry Users As Cut-Off Looms
April 4th 2014 - 12:40 GMT
Shortly after BlackBerry announced that it was severing ties with T-Mobile USA following a recent very public dispute between the companies, T-Mobile has responded....more

Guam's GTA to Invest $10 Million in Network Upgrades
April 4th 2014 - 10:20 GMT
Guam based GTA has outlined plans to invest approximately $10 million in network upgrades....more

Japan's NTT DoCoMo to Spend $3.9 Billion on LTE Upgrade
April 3rd 2014 - 16:10 GMT
Japan's NTT DoCoMo plans a huge expansion of its LTE network, doubling the number of base stations in just one year to more than 100,000, company officials said Thursday....more

Optus Expands Mobile Coverage Underground Tunnels
April 3rd 2014 - 11:54 GMT
Australia's Optus has switched on mobile coverage on the Sydney underground rail service....more

Digicel Expands LTE Coverage on the British Virgin Islands
April 3rd 2014 - 11:32 GMT
Digicel's subsidiary on the British Virgin Islands has announced the expansion of its LTE network to additional areas....more

Vodafone to Hire 1,400 Additional Staff in the UK
April 3rd 2014 - 07:45 GMT
Vodafone UK has outlined plans to open 150 new retail stores and hire 1,400 staff over the forthcoming year to boost its sales capabilities....more

9 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 2nd 2014 - 18:59 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

10 Short Stories About the Mobile Networks
April 1st 2014 - 19:42 GMT
Summaries of short news items relating to the mobile networks....more

Etisalat Tests LTE-A Upgrade in Abu Dhabi
April 1st 2014 - 15:50 GMT
UAE based Etisalat says that it has carried out trials of LTE-A based services, based on hardware supplied by Alcatel-Lucent....more

Ericsson Wins LTE Contract in Finland
April 1st 2014 - 09:10 GMT
Finnish telecom company DNA has signed a deal with Ericsson to supply a new, nationwide LTE 800 MHz network and to improve existing networks....more