TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cellular-News for Thursday 3rd November 2005

Cellular-News for Thursday 3rd November 2005

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Top ten" in mobile phone sales in Telia stores in October

SonyEricsson's W800i Walkman music mobile was one of the newcomers
among the best-selling phones in Telia stores in October, entering the
list directly in third place. As in September, first place was
captured by Nokia....

Yet More Handsets from Nokia

Nokia has extended its N series multimedia range to include three new
devices: the Nokia N92 (the world's first mobile device with a
built-in DVB-H receiver), the Nokia N71 and the Nokia N80. With these
new devices consumers can wirelessly watch mobi...

Top 10 Global Wireless Predictions for 2006

inCode has released its Top 10 Global Wireless Predictions for
2006. The Predictions identify key market changes for the coming year,
including: fierce competition that will leave only five handset
manufacturers standing, new business models enabled ...

French Operator Finds MMS Popular for Email Services

Critical Path says that the French GSM network operator, SFR has
reached 150,000 MMS Mail subscribers in just four months since the
launch of the new consumer mobile email service this summer. Despite
market research indicating that consumers want mo...

Indoor 3G Coverage Expansion

Arqiva's Wireless Solutions group has been chosen by Hutchison 3G UK
to utilise its 3G InBuilding antenna solution in three key retail
locations. The ten-year deal with Capital Shopping Centres sees Eldon
Square, the Victoria Centre and Lakeside bein...

Ericsson may help Russia's VimpelCom to buy URS

Russia's second-largest mobile operator VimpelCom has worked out a
scheme, under which Sweden's telecommunications equipment producer
Ericsson would pay part of the sum necessary to purchase Ukrainian
Radiosystems mobile operator (URS), Vedomosti b...

Thirteen Pre-qualify For Turkey's Telsim Sale

The Turkish Saving Deposits Insurance Fund (TMSF) Wednesday said
thirteen companies pre-qualified for the sale of GSM operator Telsim
Mobil Telekomunikasyon (TMTKM.YY), the Ihlas News Agency, or IHA,
reported. ...

Nortel Reduces Third-quarter Loss

Nortel Networks on Wednesday posted a narrower third-quarter loss as
the Canadian vendor sold more wireless and next-generation networking
gear. ...

UPDATE: Sprint Nextel To Join Forces With Cable Giants

group of major cable companies said Wednesday they will offer
wireless-phone service in partnership with Sprint Nextel Corp. in a
broad-reaching technology deal that could open up a new front in the
telecommunications wars. ...

Russia's Duma OKs 1st reading of bill seeking caller-pays principle

Russia's lower house of parliament State Duma has approved Wednesday
the first reading of a draft amendment to the law on communications
seeking to introduce the Calling Party Pays (CPP) principle. ...

Ukrainian MVNO Privat: Mobile's user base up to 30,000

The subscriber base of Ukrainian mobile virtual network operator
(MVNO) Privat:Mobile rose to about 30,000 people as of November 1 from
about 15,000 people as of June 1, a spokesman for Ukraine's
Privatbank told Prime-Tass on Wednesday. ...

Vodafone Not Involved In TDC Bid With Swisscom - Source

Vodafone Group PLC, the U.K. mobile telecommunications company, isn't
involved in a joint bid for Danish TDC AS with Swisscom SA, a source
familiar with the situation told Dow Jones Newswires Wednesday. ...

UPDATE: O2 Drops After Deutsche Telekom Says It Won't Bid

Shares of O2 PLC dropped as much as 6% in London Wednesday after
Germany's Deutsche Telekom AG said it won't challenge Telefonica's
$31.5 billion agreed cash offer for the British mobile operator. ...

Deutsche Telekom Says Won't Counterbid For 02 PLC

Deutsche Telekom AG won't bid against Telefonica SA's takeover offer
for U.K.-based mobile-telecommunications operator O2 PLC, news wire
Reuters reported Wednesday, quoting Deutsche Telekom Finance Director
Karl-Gerhard Eick. ...

Ericsson Signs 3G Pact Extension With Danish TDC Mobil

Danish operator TDC Mobil, a unit of TDC A/S, has extended a contract
it originally signed with Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson in 2002, the
Swedish telecommunications equipment maker said Wednesday. ...

Ericsson To Supply Push E-Mail To Jordanian Operator

Swedish telecommunications company Telefon AB LM Ericsson Wednesday
said it has received a contract from Jordanian operator MobileCom to
supply its push email solution, Ericsson Mobile Organizer. ...

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