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[[ Handsets ]]
RadioShack Completes Migration to Cingular
The USA electronics retailer, RadioShack says that it has completed
the rollout of Cingular Wireless products and services in more than
5,000 RadioShack stores across the United States. This includes almost
500 RadioShack dealer/franchise outlets tha...
[[ Legal ]]
Serbian Police Searching For Mobtel's UK-born CEO
BELGRADE (AP)--Police issued a search warrant Monday for a former
executive of Serbia-Montenegro's main mobile phone provider, Mobtel,
after he allegedly ignored an information request on a deal with a
Kosovo telecommunications company. ...
Saunalahti Settles Dispute with Sonera Mobile
Finland's Saunalahti Group says that it has reached an agreement with
Sonera Mobile Networks regarding a dispute relating to the termination
of its Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement and will
cancel its action in the court of arbitratio...
[[ Mobile Content ]]
GPRS Roaming Launched in Moldova
The Moldova based GSM network operator, Moldcell has launched, what it
says is the first GPRS Roaming service in Moldova. Moldcell
subscribers that have both Roaming and GPRS services activated have
the opportunity to enjoy the GPRS Roaming Services....
The Right Handset Can Drive Mobile Content Sales
Whether it's downloading a game or ringtone, or browsing news and
information, M:Metrics found that Sanyo SCP-8200 and Motorola RAZR
owners are out-consuming subscribers of all other devices. The portion
of owners of these devices that are used to ac...
[[ Network Operators ]]
Telenor Expands Pakistan Network Coverage
Telenor Pakistan has opened its GSM mobile network for commercial
service in 26 more destinations. This new addition has taken Telenor's
total score to 200 destinations nationwide. Officially launching
Telenor's service in Dera Ghazi Khan, Awais Ahma...
[[ Offbeat ]]
Jumping From the Top of a Telecoms Tower
An Australian base jumper, Gary Cunningham rang in the New Year by
"base jumping" from the top of the Menara Kuala Lumpur telecoms tower
a total of 133 times in just 24 hours. The previous world record was
57 times in 24 hours. Base jumping is named ...
Nepal Telecom Planning Skyscraper HQ
Nepal Telecom, the country's incumbent landline and GSM network
operator has announced plans to build on of the tallest buildings in
the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
region. The building, to be constructed at the Jawalakhe...
[[ Personnel ]]
New COO for Orange Israel
Israel's Partner Communications, which trades under the Orange brand
name has announced that its Deputy CEO, David Avner, will take on the
extra role as COO, effective immediately. In his capacity as Deputy
CEO and COO, Mr. Avner will oversee the sel...
Baumgartl Selected as President and CEO of Siemens Communications
Siemens Communications has named Berndt Baumgartl as the new President
and CEO of the company. Baumgartl assumes this role as the successor
for Andy Mattes and will serve on the Board for Siemens
Communications. Mattes has elected to take a position ...
[[ Statistics ]]
Bulgarian Operator Passes Subscriber Landmark
Bulgaria's Vivatel has announced that its subscriber base passed the
100,000 mark the week prior to Christmas. "We are totally overwhelmed
with the positive response of the Bulgarian public to vivatel, its
fantastic!", said Vivatel CEO Richard Sheare...