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    Telenor appoints new CEOs for Bangladesh, India Edit Post

    Telenor Group announced that its operations in India and Bangladesh will have new CEOs from 1 December. Vivek Sood will rejoin Uninor to become CEO after holding the same position at Grameenphone since January 2013. Owing to Sood’s departure from Grameenphone, Rajeev Sethi, Uninor’s current CMO, will move to the Bangladeshi operator to assume the CEO ...
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    GSMA rebrands Asia event under Mobile World Congress banner Edit Post

    The GSMA’s annual Asia event, previously known as Mobile Asia Expo, will now be called Mobile World Congress Shanghai and is due to be held on 15-17 July 2015 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). “As we go into our fourth year in Shanghai, we’re focused on evolving and expanding our Asia event and ...
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    KPN would consider selling 20.5% Telefonica Deutschland stake, sa... Edit Post

    Dutch operator KPN’s CEO Eelco Blok told an investor conference that selling its 20.5 per cent stake in Telefonica Deutschland was an “interesting option” worth considering,  and that a decision to do so would “depend on the price”. “Looking at the value of Telefonica Deutschland today there is clearly an upside. That’s one of the elements ...
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    Qualcomm keeps expectations in check; reveals 5G push — report Edit Post

    Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf (pictured) warned investors that the company expects revenue over the next five years to slow as the mobile chipset vendor deals with a number of challenges. Speaking at the company’s annual analyst day in New York, Mollenkopf said revenue is expected to grow between 8 and 10 per cent per year over the ...
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    Airtel offloads towers in Tanzania, Malawi — report Edit Post

    Bharti Airtel agreed to sell mobile phone towers in Tanzania and Malawi to specialist players Helios Towers and Eaton Towers, according to Reuters. Sources said around 1,000 towers in Tanzania will go to Helios, while an unknown number of assets in Malawi will be sold to Eaton Towers. Alan Harper, the chief executive of Eaton, told Reuters ...



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    China Mobile reveals LTE aspirations Edit Post

    LIVE FROM HUAWEI GLOBAL MOBILE BROADBAND FORUM 2014, SHANGHAI: China Mobile executive VP Li Zhengmao this morning revealed the operator’s goals for LTE deployment, claiming that a peak data rate of 1Gb/s should be the objective of 4G not 5G, while the world’s biggest operator targets 70 million 4G subscribers by the end of the year. Outlining China Mobile’s network ...