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    Globe data roaming customers up by 40% Edit Post

    Globe Telecom’s data roaming customers increased by 40 per cent in 2014, the company has announced, as more postpaid customers have made use of its flat rate for unlimited data roaming. The ‘P599 Flat Rate’ gives subscribers of the Philippines operator 24 hours of unlimited roaming for PHP 599 ($14) in over 80 countries “without the fear ...
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    Airtel tower deal raises more than $300M Edit Post

    India’s largest operator Bharti Airtel raised $310 million through a secondary sale of shares in its towers unit Bharti Infratel, with the proceeds earmarked primarily for debt reduction. This is not the first time the operator has chosen to offload a chunk of the same unit to raise cash. It collected $349 million in a similar manouevre ...
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    Telefonica launches TU Go on WebRTC Edit Post

    Telefonica announced that its TU Go messaging app can now be accessed within compatible web browsers, so saving customers the need to download it for desktop use. The Spanish and Latin American giant said that the WebRTC version is now available in the UK and Argentina, with more markets – including Peru, Mexico and Brazil – to ...
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    LG unveils LTE smartwatch Edit Post

    LG Electronics said it will use Mobile World Congress to unveil “the world’s first LTE-enabled smartwatch”, which “will also include NFC and a host of other features that have never been offered before on a smart device for the wrist”. The device is a version of the vendor’s recently announced Urbane line, and as the company’s ...
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    Vodafone India to fight regulator's wholesale charges in Supreme ... Edit Post

    Vodafone India is challenging the country’s new tariff structure in the country’s Supreme Court, under which the mobile call termination rate has been reduced by 30 per while the interconnection usage fee for all types of calls made from fixed-line phones has been scrapped. Vodafone wants an early hearing from the court, which may take place as soon ...

  • 3UK

    3 Group eyeing opportunities as revenue climbs Edit Post

    3 Group will “continue to explore growth opportunities through potential consolidation in markets which the Group currently operates in,” indicating it will continue to be a key dealmaker in the European market. The company has already acquired Telefonica’s O2 Ireland business and participated in consolidation in Austria, and in January this year entered into exclusive negotiations ...
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    DT chief boasts of “massive” network investment; growth “top priority” Edit Post

    Timotheus Hoettges (pictured), Deutsche Telekom (DT) CEO, said that the Bonn-based operator was “forging ahead toward becoming the leading European telecommunications provider” on the back of “massive” network investment. Under the stewardship of Hoettges, who took the DT helm in January 2014, the German firm styles itself as a leading integrated operator, providing what it calls ...


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    Huawei opens up further on 4.5G Edit Post

    Ryan Ding, president of products and solutions at Huawei, said that so-called 4.5G networks represent “the first time that a mobile network is not focused on people – it will be focused on people and things”. At the vendor’s pre-MWC 2015 analyst and media briefing in London this morning, he claimed this represents “the big, big change”. The ...