TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cellular-News for Monday 24th October 2005

Cellular-News for Monday 24th October 2005

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Vodafone Selects Ireland for Global Data Center Site

Vodafone Ireland's north Dublin-based data centre has been chosen by
Vodafone Group as one of three data centres that will service Vodafone
Group's worldwide data storage and systems needs. The decision to
include the Dublin data centre in the consol...

Mobiles Killing of the Payphones

Telecom New Zealand says that it plans to remove about 400 payphones
this year as part of a move to modernise the payphone network and
respond to the increased use of mobiles by New Zealanders on the
move. The change marks the latest in a series of c...

Are Operator Portals Ignoring Women

Many mobile operators have focused on launching their own mobile
portals, but these mobile portals are usually characterised by having
been developed and marketed by men -- for men, says Strand
Consults. They say that its as if the mobile operators ha...

Appeal Court Denies RIM's Motion For Stay In Patent Dispute

Research In Motion Ltd.'s (RIMM) request to suspend proceedings of its
ongoing patent dispute with NTP Inc. pending the BlackBerry maker's
request for a U.S. Supreme Court review was denied, according to an
NTP press release. ...

Telkom: Vodacom Group Withdraws From Nitel Deal

Telkom SA Limited said Friday that Vodacom Group is withdrawing from a
Nitel deal in Nigeria. ...

German Court Sees Verdict In Mannesmann Appeal Dec 21

A German federal appeals court will Dec. 21 rule whether to retry
Deutsche Bank AG's (DB) Chief Executive, former Mannesmann AG CEO
Klaus Esser and four others in the so-called Mannesmann trial. ...

Alltel 3Q Net Up On Wireless Revenue Gains

Alltel Corp. (AT) reported an 11% gain in its third-quarter net income
on surprisingly strong average revenue per user in its wireless
business. ...

Ukraine's Kyivstar says base stations up to 5,000 units

Ukrainian mobile operator Kyivstar's number of base
stations rose by almost 2% since October 1 to 5,000 units as of now,
the company said Friday. ...

RadioShack CFO: Wireless In Core Stores Down Vs Year Ago

Sales of wireless products in RadioShack Corp.'s (RSH) company stores
during the third quarter were lower than the year-ago period, but they
improved every month during the quarter, Chief Financial Officer David
Barnes said Friday. ...

UPDATE: Ericsson 3Q Net Profit Up, Gains Market Share From Nokia

Telefon AB LM Ericsson (ERICY) Friday posted a 22% increase in
third-quarter net profit as the Swedish telecommunications equipment
maker stole market share off some of its key rivals. ...

Singapore Tightens Controls On Prepaid Mobile Phone Users

Mobile phone users in Singapore who use prepaid SIM cards must
register electronically with their service providers starting Nov. 1,
the Singapore government said Friday in its latest effort to combat
terrorism. ...

Ericsson 3Q Net Profit +22% Amid Network Upgrades

Telefon AB LM Ericsson (ERICY) Friday posted 22% growth in
third-quarter net profit as telecommunications operators around the
world continued to upgrade and expand their networks. ...

India Raises FDI Cap In Telecom Industry To 74%

India's federal Cabinet late Thursday announced plans to raise the
foreign investment cap in the country's telecommunications sector to
74% from 49% in one of the biggest reform moves of the coalition
government. ...

Ericsson Says Its 3G Technology Is Used In 10 Million Handsets

Mobile Systems Manufacturer Telefon AB LM Ericsson (ERICY) said Friday
more than 10 million of the world's WCDMA handsets are based on
Ericsson technology. ...

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