TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cellular-News: Tuesday 6th June 2006

Cellular-News: Tuesday 6th June 2006

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[[ 3G ]]

HSDPA Trials in Malaysia

Malaysia's Time dotCom says that it has commenced a 3G pilot trial,
following its success in the recent 3G spectrum award. The primary
objective of the trial is to test the performance of High Speed
Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) - a next generation ...

Chinese Ministry Orders 3G Test Platform

Tektronix says that China Academy of Telecommunication Research
(CATR), a division of The Ministry of Information Industry (MII), has
chosen it as a supplier for the 3G network environment testing. CATR
has specified that Tektronix' K1297-G20 protoco...

3G Billing Deployment for Intec

The BSS/OSS software vendor, Intec and Huawei say they have
successfully implemented Intec's Mediation solution for Asia Pacific
Broadband Wireless ("APBW"), a CDMA 2000 operator in Taiwan, within
three months. Established in November 2001, APBW won ...

[[ Financial ]]

PRESS: Sistema bids for 90% in Armenia's ArmenTel

Major Russian holding AFK Sistema has filed a bid to participate in
the tender of a 90% stake in Armenian fixed-line and mobile operator
ArmenTel, Sistema's Chairman Vladimir Yevtushenkov said, Vedomosti
business daily reported Monday. ...

Telenor inks swap agreement with ING on 3.5% in Russia's VimpelCom

Norwegian telecommunication company Telenor has signed a swap
agreement with the London branch of ING Bank N.V. under which Telenor
will receive exposure to 3.52% of voting shares in Russia?s second
largest mobile operator VimpelCom, Telenor said in ...

[[ Legal ]]

Supreme Court Turns Away Cingular Appeal On Arbitration

The US Supreme Court Monday turned away the chance to decide whether
class-action termination fee lawsuits filed against AT&T's Cingular
Wireless unit in California can be forced into arbitration. ...

Alltel Sued Over Mobile TV Patents

Speedus has announced that its unit CellularVision Technology &
Telecommunications filed lawsuits on June 2 against the USA network
operator, Alltel. The suits address technologies now used by Alltel to
transmit television to wireless users over cell...

[[ Mobile Content ]]

Strong Customer Support for Mobile TV

A new report from Portio Research, the result of an extensive survey
of European mobile phone users in early 2006, gives a resounding
'thumbs up' for Mobile TV. Significantly over 50% of those
interviewed were interested in Mobile TV and were prepare...

US Consumers Keen on Advanced Mobile Services - report

Mobile subscribers in the United States are ready to catch up with
their global peers -- including closing the gap on the world's most
advanced users in Korea and China -- in the adoption of new cellular
innovations that make mobile devices sing, play ...

[[ Network Operators ]]

NTT DoCoMo Eyes Phone-Wallet Market In Hong Kong

NTT DoCoMo is planning to enter the electronic payment market in Hong
Kong when it brings its i-mode service to the city at the end of this
year. ...

Claro reorganizes structure to provide strategic continuity

Brazilian mobile operator Claro has consolidated its operational
structure to provide strategic continuity, Claro said in a
statement. ...

[[ Regulatory ]]

FOCUS: Russian operators seek compensation on CPP launch

The introduction of the Calling Party Pays (CPP) principle in Russia
next month will result in free incoming calls for mobile users,
however, at the same time, it might also bring a hike in tariffs for
outgoing calls as mobile operators seek to make ...

Ukraine's regulator refuses to give CDMA-450 license to Ukrtelecom

Ukraine's National Commission for Communications Regulation (NKRS) has
refused to provide state-owned fixed-line monopoly Ukrtelecom with a
license for operation in CDMA-450 standard, a spokesperson with the
regulator told Prime-Tass Monday. ...

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