TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cellular-News for Tuesday 13th September 2005

Cellular-News for Tuesday 13th September 2005

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Tue, 13 Sep 2005 08:38:19 -0500


Cheaper Calling Between African Nations

Celtel, which operates several GSM networks across Africa has
announced a pan-African calling tariff for their customers. It was
announced that the new tariffs are exclusively for Celtel customers
calling other Celtel su...

3 UK Opens the Door to Wireless Internet Use

Hutchison 3G is finally going to unlock their wireless internet garden
wall and let their customers access a wider range of wap and web sites
on their 3G handsets. Until now, 3 has blocked access to the vast
majority of ...

Brits can send PrePay Credits to Nigerian Phones

MTN Nigeria has begun the sale of its PrePay top-up cards in the
UK. This unique initiative by MTN allows Nigerians living in the
United Kingdom, to buy airtime and send to their relatives and friends
in Nigeria, while M...

Vodafone Orders Ringback Tones for Greece

NMS Communications and LogicaCMG have announced yet another joint
ringback commercial launch, as Vodafone Greece launched ringback
tones. Vodafone Greece's ringback tone service is based on NMS's
MyCaller personalized mo...

Bango Enables PayPal Billing on Mobile Phones

The mobile billing provider, Bango has announced that it now provides
mobile phone users with the ability to pay for mobile content using
their PayPal accounts. With this agreement, mobile phone users can
approve purchas...

USA Wireless Calling Surpasses Wireline Calling

Yankee Group has revealed that wireless substitution thrives,
substantially displacing wireline services and leaving fixed-mobile
convergence far behind in an embryonic state of development. According
to Yankee Group's w...

Deutsche Telekom To Sell 10% MTS Stake On Russian Market

German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG (DT) Monday said
it will sell its stake of about 10% in Russian firm OJSC Mobile
TeleSystems, or MTS, in an accelerated book-building process. ...

eBay To Buy Skype For $2.6 Billion In Cash, Stock

Seeking to enhance its core e-commerce business while venturing into a
fast-growing segment of the communications field, eBay Inc. (EBAY)
said Monday it will acquire Luxembourg-based Skype Technologies SA
(SKYPE.YY). ...

Vodafone Group Launches High Speed Data Product

Vodafone Group PLC said Monday that it has launched 3G/UMTS Router, a
new product that provides high speed mobile data connectivity for
teams working on the move, together with Linksys and Cisco
Systems. ...

TDC To Launch Business 3G Service In Denmark October 3

TDC AS (TLD), Denmark's leading telecom operator, Monday said it would
launch service on its third-generation mobile network for business
customers Oct. 3. ...

Wind Reassures Market On Financing, Eyes IPO

The new owner of Italian telecoms operator Wind SpA (WIF.YY) Monday
reassured the market about the company's financing and said management
backed its new strategy, including expansion in Italy and Europe and
an initial p...

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