TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cellular-News for Wednesday 5th October 2005

Cellular-News for Wednesday 5th October 2005

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Two Join Up for 3G Testing in Japan

Cetecom and Telec have announced a strategic collaboration to provide
the Japanese mobile communications industry with conformance testing
resources on location for accessing global markets. The first phase of
this coope...

New Wireless 911 Contracts Signed

Intrado has announced new contracts for wireless E9-1-1 solutions with
WestLink Communications, Nex-Tech Wireless, Edge Wireless, Chariton
Valley Wireless, Cellcom Inc. of Wisconsin, and Appalachian
Wireless. Each of the...

MTC Denies Staff Arrest Claims over Lebanese PM Assassination

Last Tuesday, the Information Division of the Lebanese Interior
Security Services visited the offices of the GSM network operator, MTC
Touch in Beirut, as part of their investigation around the
assassination of former Le...

3G Contract Signed in Andorra

Motorola has signed a 3G contract with Andorran operator, Servei de
Telecomunicacions d'Andorra (STA), for a UMTS network. The network
deployment with Andorra's only network provider is planned to commence
in October 200...

Test Equipment Vendors Need to Keep Pace With Changing Standards - report

Recovering from the dismal growth of 2002 and 2003, the European
wireless communication test equipment market improved considerably in
2004 to record revenues of approximately US$572.8 million and is
likely to grow at a ...

Russian Operator Dropping Dollar Currency Tariffs

The Russian operator, MegaFon-Moscow has decided to stop offering its
tariffs in dollars and switch entirely over to the local currency, the
Rubble. The switch will occur from January next year. Expecting the
transfer, o...

Crown Castle Considers Future of Australian Operations

The wireless tower operator, Crown Castle International says that it
has commenced an evaluation of strategic alternatives for its
investment in Crown Castle Australia ("CC Australia"), which may
directly or indirectly i...

Dubai's Emaar Among 15 Cos Interested In Turkey's Telsim

Dubai developer Emaar Properties (EMAAR.DI) is among the 15 firms that
have applied for pre-qualification in the tender for the sale of
Turkey's cell-phone operator Telsim, an Emaar spokesman said
Tuesday. ...

Ericsson To Expand Network For Vodafone In Fiji

Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Telefon AB L.M Ericsson
(ERICY) Tuesday said it has signed a contract with Vodafone Group PLC
(VOD) to expand its network in Fiji. ...

MTN Applies For Prequalification In Tunisie Telecom Sale

JOHANNESBURG--South African telecommunications company MTN Group
(MTN.JO) said Tuesday it has applied for prequalification to bid for a
stake in Tunisian incumbent Tunisie Telecom. ...

EU Launches Web Site Detailing Mobile Phone Roaming Fees

In an effort to increase transparency for mobile phone users, the
European Commission Tuesday launched a Web site detailing the roaming
charges customers pay while traveling abroad. ...

Orange Adds 8 Mobile TV Channels In UK Including Cricket

Orange, the mobile telecommunications unit of France Telecom SA (FTE),
Tuesday said it has added eight new television channels to its mobile
TV service, including live cricket coverage of the ICC Super Series
games. ...

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