Asia Briefs: Vodafone trials NB-IoT in Melbourne, New iPhone to feature Intel modem chips & more

Vodafone trials NB-IoT in Melbourne Australia’s third largest operator Vodafone partnered with Chinese equipment vendor …

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Vodafone talks up return to growth as Project Spring concludes

Vodafone Group trumpeted its return to organic revenue and EBITDA growth for the first time …


Vodafone to deploy NB-IoT in multiple markets next year

Operator Vodafone promises to roll out NB-IoT tech across “multiple markets” in 2017, a fillip for the …

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Bharti Airtel rebrands bank, prepares for launch

India’s Airtel M Commerce Services, a subsidiary of India’s largest operator, has rebranded to Airtel …


India’s Idea has big picture on 4G, data

Idea Cellular, the country’s third largest operator, connected over 680,000 4G subscribers and reported a …

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PayPal’s mobile business powers growth

PayPal saw a steep rise in the volume of mobile payments, as CEO Dan Schulman …

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Vodafone hits back in UK coverage debate

Vodafone said its 30 day network guarantee launched two weeks ago is a “mark of confidence in our network and services” which could be seen as hitting back at a recent OpenSignal report on coverage in which it didn’t perform too well, as well as EE’s ambitious 4G plan, unveiled today.

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Vodafone may select banks for India IPO this week – report

Banks shortlisted by Vodafone to handle the initial public offering of its India unit will make presentations in the UK today, with a decision expected to be made by Tuesday or Wednesday, Economic Times reported.


EC unveils digital plan for industry

The European Commission wants to speed up the standards-making process with a focus on five …


Bharti Airtel subsidiary receives Indian banking licence

Airtel M Commerce Services Limited (AMSL), a subsidiary of India’s largest operator, is the first company …