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SpinVox wins at Optus

Australian operator Optus has launched SpinVox’s Voice to Text service, allowing Optus’ mobile customers to convert spoken voicemail messages into text and receive them as a text message on their mobile phone.

SingTel eyes expansion into emerging markets to offset slowing growth

Singapore-based SingTel has hinted at further acquisitions in fast-growing markets such as Africa after reporting a cautious outlook at its wholly-owned subsidiaries in Singapore (SingTel) and Australia (Optus).

Competition hots up in Australia as networks migrate to HSPA

WCDMA and HSPA connections to overtake GSM during 1H 2009

Vodafone and 3 create powerful number-three player in Australia

New VHA joint-venture poised to take on Telstra in advanced network market

Vodafone unveils Australian HSPA plans

Vodafone Australia has said it plans to cover 95 percent of the country’s population with HSPA technology by the end of 2008.

Optus hastens HSPA plans

Australian mobile operator Optus has brought forward the planned completion date of its HSPA network by twelve months, with the deployment intended to reach 96 percent of the country’s population by the end of next year.

Apple sells 2.315 million iPhones in fiscal Q1

Apple announced today it sold 2.3 million iPhones in its fiscal first-quarter, a figure the company believes keeps it on track to hit its target of 10 million sales by the end of the fiscal year.

Mobile broadband hots up in Australia

The mobile broadband market in Australia has been strengthened with news that Vodafone Australia has selected Ericsson to deploy its HSPA network.

Optus takes on Telstra in new HSPA network push

Australia’s second-placed mobile operator Optus says it will invest a further AU$315 million (US$295 million) in building-out its HSPA-enabled 3G network in an attempt to match the 99 percent 3G network coverage achieved by market-leader Telstra.

Reliance borrows US750M for Huawei deal

Indian mobile operator Reliance is to award equipment manufacturer Huawei a multi-million dollar contract to build-out its GSM network following a deal with China Development Bank to help fund the project.