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Cellular-News for Monday 10th October 2005

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New GSM License for Bangladesh

Bangladesh is planning to offer another GSM license in an open
tender. Any applicant must either be an overseas company with existing
GSM experience, or an existing local company or joint venture that has

Improving Telecoms Regulation in Africa

Regulators from fifteen West African nations have agreed to a common
regulatory framework for their national ICT markets. Regulators
hammered out the new framework during a three-day validation workshop
in Sept...

Telecom Italia Prepares for Fixed Mobile Convergence

Telecom Italia says that it is revamping its company to work towards
fixed mobile convergence. Based on analyses provided by the working
groups managing the integration, the Board of Directors of Telecom

EDGE expands in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic based, Oskar Vodafone says that it is expanding its
EDGE service coverage, and data services will be automatically made
available to customers without calling customer care. Until now,

SMS for Burmese Mobile Phones

The few mobile phone users in Burma (Myanmar) are to be permitted use
of SMS services for the first time. As befits the military controlled
country though - all messages are to be passed though a censor in the ...

South Africa Approves Mobile Number Portability

The South African telecoms regulator, Independent Communications
Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has published its plans to launch
Number Portability in the country. The policy will apply to both
landline and...

3G - WLAN Router Launched by Vodafone

Vodafone Netherlands has launced a 3G/UMTS Router, a mobile
mini-hotspot. With 3G/UMTS Router five employees can work simultan-
eously and wireless, on their company network. As soon as the mini-
hotspot, with the...

Vodafone Japan Mobile Phone Users Rise Net 3,300 In Sep

The Japanese unit of U.K. mobile phone giant Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD)
said Friday it gained 3,300 subscribers to its mobile phone services
in September on a net basis, the forth consecutive month of
increase. ...

KDDI Gains Net 165,100 Mobile Phone Users In Sep

KDDI Corp. (9433.TO) said Friday it gained 165,100 subscribers to its
mobile phone services in September on a net basis. ...

NTT DoCoMo Gains Net 124,800 Mobile Phone Users In Sep

NTT DoCoMo Inc. (9437.TO), Japan's largest mobile phone carrier, said
Friday it gained a net 124,800 subscribers in September. ...

O2 Considered Acquisition Of Amena, Wind-CEO

O2 PLC, the U.K. mobile telecommunications company, Thursday said it
considered acquiring both Spain's Amena and Italian operator Wind when
those assets were for sale. ...

13 Companies Shortlisted For Tunisie Telecom Stake

The Tunisian government said Friday it has pre-selected 13 companies,
including Vivendi Universal (V), France Telecom (FTE), Telecom Italia
SpA (TI) and Telefonica SA (TEF), to bid for 35% of state-owned
Tunisie Telecom....

U.S. Court Refuses To Hear Research In Motion Appeal

SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones) -- A federal appeals court said Friday it
wouldn't hear arguments to reconsider a prior decision that upheld
several patent-infringment charges against Research In Motion Ltd.,
the mak...

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