TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cellular-News: Tuesday 2nd May 2006

Cellular-News: Tuesday 2nd May 2006

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Tue, 2 May 2006 07:06:46 -0500

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[[ Financial ]]

Nextel LatAm Q1 profit jumps 44% to US$65mn

Latin American digital trunking holding company NII Holdings posted
net profits of US$65mn in the first quarter, up 44% compared to 1Q05,
the company said in a statement. ...

DJ UK PRESS:Rivals Aim To Replace Goldman As Vodafone Broker

Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch are preparing
pitches to displace Goldman Sachs as broker to Vodafone Group, said a
report in the Sunday Telegraph. ...

[[ Handsets ]]

Huawei making headway in handset market

Chinese telephony equipment manufacturer Huawei is making serious
headway in Venezuela's handset market, a source close to Venezuela's
largest telco Cantv told BNamericas. ...

[[ Personnel ]]

UK PRESS: Vodafone Chairman Gets Consultancy Role

Vodafone PLC is proposing to pay Chairman Ian MacLaurin GBP125,000 a
year for a consultancy role following his departure from the company
in July, The Observer reports Sunday citing a consultation letter to
shareholders. ...

Telecoms Engineer Executed in Afghanistan

A telecoms engineer working for the Afghani GSM network, Roshan has
been found executed following his kidnapping at the
weekend. K. Suryanarayana, 41 from Hyderabad, India was found beheaded
in southern Afghanistan on Sunday. The Taliban militia has ...

Plane Carrying Telecoms Kit Crashes

The UN has reported that a cargo plane carrying telecoms equipment has
crashed in eastern Congo, killing up to eight passengers and crew. The
plane carrying telecom gear from Kisangani to Goma, near the border
with Rwanda, went down late Thursday. Ev...

[[ Regulatory ]]

New Zealand Watchdog Fails To Make Mobile Fee Rules Case - Telecom

Telecom Corp. of New Zealand Ltd. Monday criticized the Commerce
Commission's recommendation to regulate mobile phone termination
rates, saying the watchdog has failed to prove its case. ...

ANALYSIS: Is Cofetel prepared for WiMax?

The decision by Mexican authorities to open up frequency bands for
wireless technologies without the need for a concession license is a
welcome development that should help define future WiMax spectrum use
parameters, analysts say. ...

TDLC rejects request to annul Movistar spectrum sale

Chile's antimonopoly regulator TDLC has rejected a request from triple
play provider VTR to annul the decision by mobile operator Movistar
Chile to sell 25Mhz of spectrum to rival operator Smartcom, local
press reported. ...

Verizon, JetBlue OK'd To Bid in May Spectrum Auction

Verizon Airfone Inc. and a JetBlue Airways Corp. unit are among nine
companies approved to bid for licenses to provide high-capacity,
in-flight Internet service, the Federal Communications Commission
announced on Monday. ...

[[ Reports ]]

Low Cost Cellphones Drive Semiconductors Sales

Worldwide sales of semiconductors of US$19.22 billion in February were
6.8% higher than February of 2005, reports the Semiconductor Industry
Association (SIA). February sales reflected a 2.2% sequential decline
from the US$19.65 billion reported in J...

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