TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cellular-News for Friday 30th September 2005

Cellular-News for Friday 30th September 2005

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Fri, 30 Sep 2005 13:37:27 -0500

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Jordan Handset Imports Soar

BIS Shrapnel has forecasted the number of handset shipped to Jordan by
the end of 2005 to reach 1.5 million units (including re-export). The
mobile handset market is expected to continue exhibiting phenomenal
growth out ...

Changing Times in the Smart Mobile Device Market

Canalys research indicates that the trends observed within the EMEA
mobile device market in 2004 have accelerated during the first half of
2005. Shipments of converged smart mobile devices, namely smart phones
and wirele...

Nigerian Operator Plans US$2 Billion Network Expansion Plan

Nigeria's Vmobile has selected Ericsson as a strategic partner for its
'Roll Out Service Everywhere' (ROSE) project estimated at US$2 billion
over the next 2 years. This initiative will see the Nigerian operator
add 3,00...

Buy ringtones on Skype

Skype has signed an agreement with Qpass to start selling ringtones
and other mobile content on the Skype web site. The Personalise Skype
service allows Skype users with the latest version of Skype for
Windows 1.4 to dow...

EU Promotes European Radio Spectrum Standardization

The European Commission has presented a new EU strategy for an optimal
use of radio spectrum in Europe. The proposed EU strategy aims to
lower the barriers to access radio resources and to take advantage of
the synergies...

Portuguese SMS Proves to be Reliable

The SMS service of the three Portuguese networks, TMN, Vodafone and
Optimus has a very good performance, according to a quality study by
ICP - ANACOM. Of the 51,538 attempts to send test messages, over 99.9%
were success...

"Top ten" in Mobile Phone Sales in Telia Stores in September

Two new phones from SonyEricsson debuted on the list of best-selling
mobiles in Telia's retail stores during September. The models were the
K700i and Z800i, which placed No. 9 and No. 10. In other respects, the
list chan...

Research In Motion Not Seeing Pressure On Selling Prices

Shares of Research In Motion Ltd. (RIMM) dropped immediately after the
BlackBerry maker reported tepid second-quarter subscriber growth but
later recovered somewhat as investors absorbed its increase in
third-quarter gui...

Singapore Mobile Phone Penetration Rises To 98.1% In Aug

Mobile-phone penetration in Singapore climbed to 98.1% in August from
97.5% in July, driven by the adoption of third-generation services,
while use of fixed-line services continued to decline. ...

eAccess In Talks With Goldman Sachs On Cellphone Operations Tie

Japan's eAccess Ltd. (9427.TO) said Thursday that it is in talks with
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) to cooperate in cellular phone
operations. ...

Ericsson Signs 3-Year Contract With SeaMobile

Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Telefon AB L.M Ericsson
(ERICY) Thursday said it has signed a three-year contract with
SeaMobile Inc. ...

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