TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cellular-News for Friday 6th January 2006

Cellular-News for Friday 6th January 2006

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Fri, 6 Jan 2006 07:35:52 -0600

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[[ 3G ]]

Ericsson To Supply Network To Indonesian Operator

Sweden's Telefon AB LM Ericsson Thursday said it received an order
from Indonesian mobile operator Natrindo Telepon Selular to build,
operate and manage its new 3G/WCDMA network in Jakarta and surrounding
areas. ...

Make 3G Videocalls from a Normal PC

Vodafone Portugal has launched a service, designed for computer users
which will enable any Vodafone customer (whether or not they have a 3G
phone) to associate their mobile phone number with their PC and to
receive or make videocalls from their comp...

[[ Financial ]]

Vietnam Post & Telecom Corp. 2005 Revenue Up 9% To $2.12 Billion

Vietnam's state-run Post & Telecommunications Corp., or VNPT, reported
revenue of $2.12 billion for last year, up 9% on year, a company
statement said Thursday. ...

[[ Handsets ]]

Nokia Adds Bluetooth To Two Popular Phone Models

Nokia Corp. Thursday announced the Nokia 6102i and Nokia 6103 phones,
both of which adds Bluetooth technology to the feature sets found on
the mid-range fold-style Nokia 6101 and Nokia 6102 phones. ...

EDGE Capable Walkman Phone from SonyEricsson

Sony Ericsson has announced a new Quad-band EDGE Walkman-branded
mobile music phone. The latest Walkman phone comes with a 512MB
removable Memory Stick (approximately 150 music tracks), which can be
upgraded to 2GB currently available in retail outle...

[[ Interviews ]]

Microsoft Chairman Gates Says Digital World Taking Hold

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates unveiled an array of new products and
services Wednesday night as he claimed the age of digital
entertainment is taking hold among consumers around the world. ...

[[ Mobile Content ]]

Verizon Wireless Plans To Launch Music Service

Verizon Wireless plans to launch on Jan. 16 a music service that lets
users download music over the air. ...

[[ Network Contracts ]]

New Billing and Media Platform for Indonesian Operator

LogicaCMG has won a contract with PT Natrindo Telepon Seluler (NTS), a
3G and GSM1800 operator in Indonesia, to provide an extensive suite of
telecoms products and solutions to enable mobile data and charging
services for NTS' mobile networks. The co...

[[ Network Operators ]]

Latvian Indoor Coverage Improves

The GSM network operator, BITE Latvija says that it? is extensively
improving in-door coverage in Riga by increasing the density of its
base stations and is also rapidly developing geographical network
coverage. The company now covered five new towns...

[[ Regulatory ]]

Mexico's Telmex Cuts Rates Again For Calls To Mobiles

MEXICO CITY (DOW JONES)--Mexican telecommunications regulator Cofetel
said Thursday that the country's main phone company, Telefonos de
Mexico, has reduced rates for calls to cell phones for the second year
in a row. ...

TeliaSonera Appeals Against Spectrum Removal

TeliaSonera Finland says that it is appealing against the Finnish
Communications Regulatory Authority's (FICORA) GSM 900 radio license
decision and has requested that the enforcement of the decision should
be suspended for the duration of the appeal ...

[[ Reports ]]

Mobile Operators Not-so-Secret Weapon: Managed Services

Managed services provide a large and growing opportunity for mobile
communications service providers to offload network operation tasks to
third parties, and for infrastructure vendors to secure new revenue
streams, according to a new study from ABI ...

Motorola Will Challenge Nokia for Top Spot

Motorola, which was widely predicted to be overtaken by Samsung to
second place in 2004/05, has turned the corner and is setting its
sights on challenging Nokia to become the handset market leader. That
is the finding from a new study, "Motorola: Inn...

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