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Telenor switches on LTE network

Telenor launched its 4G LTE network in 11 cities and towns in Norway, stating that by the end of 2012 more than one-in-three of the population will be covered.

Huawei wins second LTE trial in Norway

Telenor has awarded a contract to Huawei to deploy LTE radio access and EPC (Evolved Packet Core) equipment for its LTE trial in Oslo.

China Unicom shares surge on report of industry overhaul

Shares in China Unicom have risen to their highest in more than two months after a report said that China has put the finishing touches on a plan to revamp the country’s telecommunications sector.

China Mobile reports 37% rise in profits

China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile phone operator by subscribers, reported first quarter profits this morning of 24.1 billion yuan (US$3.4 billion) – a 37% rise over the year-earlier period – as it continued to sign-up new customers in rural areas and those churning away from local fixed-line operators.

China Mobile Group acquires China Railcom

The long-awaited restructuring of the Chinese telecom industry appears to have begun today, with news that China Mobile Group – parent company of China Mobile, the world’s largest operator by subscribers – is to take over nationwide fixed-line peer China Railcom.

China Unicom agrees restructuring financial terms

The restructuring of China’s telecoms market has taken another step forward this morning with confirmation that China Unicom has settled on the financial terms of its merger with fixed-line player China Netcom and the sale of its CDMA business to China Telecom.

China Unicom to spend US14.6B on expansion

China Unicom said today it expects to receive a 3G license after it merges with China Netcom and could spend up to RMB100 billion (US$14.6 billion) on capital expenditure in the next two years.

China Unicom eyes 3G WCDMA top spot

China Unicom has confirmed it expects to use WCDMA technology for its forthcoming 3G network rollout in a bid to become the country’s largest 3G operator.

Indian ISP signs CDMA reseller deal with MTNL

Indian ISP IOL Netcom has signed a reseller deal with state-owned operator MTNL to provide CDMA-based mobile services in India’s two largest cities Mumbai and Delhi, reports Cellular News.

Telefonica aims to strengthen Chinese alliance

Telefonica is very confident it will be able to strengthen its alliance with China Unicom following the restructuring of China’s state controlled telecommunications industry, according to a Dow Jones report.