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Shoppers Unhappy With Phone Shops - report
As wireless penetration among new users begins to slow and the
competition to keep existing customers continues to accelerate, the
likelihood of switching providers among those most dissatisfied with
their recent retail ...
Telecom New Zealand Offers Compensation Over Billing Fault
New Zealand's Commerce Commission says that it has reached a
settlement with Telecom Mobile after a billing fault on the 027
network resulted in thousands of customers being charged peak rates
for off-peak calls....
Leather, Willow and 3G
CDMA Group Publishes 3G Evolution White Paper
The CDMA Development Group (CDG) and Signals Research Group have jointly published a white paper on CDMA2000 evolution to 3G and beyond and the benefits it offers to operators in regards to capacity, data throughput, enh...
More Cash for Mobile Content Firm
The mobile content provider, Mforma Group says that it has raised
US$30 million in a third round of institutional financing. The round
was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and includes
participation by existi...
Top Selling Handsets in September 2005
The Swedish manufacturer of carrying cases for portable electronics,
Krusell, has released their "Top 10"-list for September 2005. The list
is based upon the number of pieces of model specific mobile phone
cases that has...
Americans Benefit from Mobiles more than Europeans - report
The wireless industry has become a strong driver of the USA's economy,
comparable to the US automobile industry, according to Ovum the
analyst and consulting firm. In a study commissioned by CTIA-The
Sprint Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Agaist Two Telcos
w Jones)- Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) filed a patent infringement lawsuit
against two separate companies, alleging they infringed seven of its
patents relating to voice over packet technology. ...
Vodafone New Zealand Lifts Fiscal Year Net Profit, Will Reinvest In Network
Jones)- Vodafone New Zealand said Wednesday its full year net profit
was 18% higher than a year ago and added that the increase will allow
it to continue investing in its network as it battles rival Telecom
Corp. of New...
Nokia To Commence Fixed-Mobile Trial in Brazil
Jones)- Finland's Nokia Oyj (NOK) said Wednesday it has signed a
Memorandum of Understanding with Brazilian telecommunications giant
Telemar Oi to begin trials of Nokia's Fixed Mobile Convergence
T-Mobile Launches "web'n'walk" Mobile Internet Service
es)- T-Mobile International AG (TMO.YY), the mobile telecommunications
arm of Deutsche Telekom AG (DT), Wednesday launched a mobile Internet
service called "web'n'walk." ...
FOCUS: Russia mulls fighting mobile handset thieves
Russia is facing a rising problem of mobile handsets theft. In 2004,
the Moscow police officially registered over 7,000 mobile handset
thefts. However, analysts consider that the real number of stolen
mobile handsets is ...
Ericsson To Supply 3G Network To Polish Operator
Jones)- Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Telefon AB LM
Ericsson (ERICY) Wednesday said it will supply a 3G network to Polish
operator Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa (PTC.YY). ...
Nokia Gets GSM/EDGE Expansion Deal In Argentina
Jones)- Finland's Nokia Oyj (NOK) Wednesday said it has signed an
agreement with Argentine phone company CTi Movil Argentina to deliver
servers to enable an expansion of the GSM and EDGE networks in
O2 Launches i-mode In Ireland
es)- O2 PLC (OOM.LN), the U.K. mobile telecommunications company,
Wednesday launched its i-mode mobile Internet service in Ireland, with
handsets enabled for the service available in shops from Friday. ...
Belarus' MDC mobile subscriber base up 4.1% in September
The subscriber base of Belarus' mobile phone operator
Mobile Digital Connection (MDC) increased 4.1% on the month in
September to 1.645 million users, the company said Tuesday. ...
Siemens To Expand PTC's 3G Wireless Network In Poland
Jones)- German technology company Siemens AG (SI) has an order from
Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa (PTC.YY) to expand the Polish
telecommunications company's third-generation wireless technology
network to the cities of Poznan...
Nokia Delays Launch Of Mobile Internet Device Until 4Q
Jones)- Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. (NOK) Wednesday said it
has delayed the launch of its wireless Web surfing device, 770
Internet Tablet, to the fourth quarter. ...
Ukraine's Jeans mobile subscriber base up to 5 mln users Sep 30
The subscriber base of Ukraine's Jeans rose 74% since the beginning of
the year to 5 million users as of September 30, Ukrainian Mobile
Communications (UMC) said in a press release. ...
Russia's Euroset to cooperate in MVNO project with MTT
Russia's largest mobile handset retailer Euroset has concluded an
agreement with Multiregional Transit Telecom (MTT) on cooperation in
the development of Euroset's mobile virtual network operator (MVNO)
project, an MTT...
Lucent Tech In External Manufacturing Services Pact With Celestica
Jones)- Lucent Technologies Inc. (LU) said Wednesday it entered into a
pact that gives Celestica Corp. (CLS) the exclusive right to
manufacture most of Lucent's existing and new wireless products for
three years. ...
TeliaSonera says holders to invest $60 mln in Moldova's Moldcell in 5 yrs
Shareholders of Moldova's mobile service operator Moldcell
plan to invest U.S. $60 million in the company within five years,
Anders Igel, CEO of TeliaSonera, Moldcell's key shareholder, said