Almost 150 million handset sales in China for 2015 February 1, 2016 Almost 40 million GSM and CDMA mobile handsets were sold in China during the fourth quarter of 2015. The top three vendors were Nokia, Samsung Electronics and Motorola, whose combined market share totaled 60.2%. For CDMA handsets the top
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400,000 Belgium digital TV customers for Telenet January 22, 2016 Following a concerted campaign at the end of 2015, Belgian cable company Telenet has passed the milestone of 400,000 digital television customers. Telenet has now nearly one out of four analog television customers in Belgium, excluding the former UPC Belgium
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CHT’s investment in Global Mobile over-ruled March 21, 2016 Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) have failed in their attempt to invest NT$160 million (US$5.21 million) in Global Mobile, a WiMAX licensee in the country, after their application for investment was rejected by the National Communications Commission (NCC). The application was rejected because
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CSL Replace NSN With ZTE Philippa Parry March 5, 2016 Hong Kong CSL Ltd. , a mobile operator that is an old customer of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), is reportedly planning to give its cellular network upgrade contract to ZTE Corp. rather than its incumbent supplier. NSN are expected to take
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T-mobile launches FRAG gaming magazine October 5, 2015 T-Mobile Czech has launched FRAG, a free magazine dedicated to information on mobile games and entertainment. The first issue was released on the first of October, with a print run of 80,000 copies. FRAG will feature news, as well as other highlights
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Ofcom’s proposal on EU telecom rules to be approved February 14, 2016 The European Commission is believed to be planning to approve a proposal by Ofcom that parts of Britain should be expected from EU telecom market rules. Under the rules, national telecoms markets have to pass eight tests, including
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Actix to provide C-SON systems to NEC February 2, 2018 Actix, a leader in radio network status management and optimization, has announced that it has signed a major contract to provide centralized Self-Organizing Network (SON) technology for next generation LTE mobile networks to NEC Corporation (NEC), a world leading vendor of
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Virgin Media pledges to not exaggerate speeds August 5, 2017 Virgin Media has pledged not to advertise speeds for its National Broadband product that the company does not expect most receivers to actually get, in an effort to promote more informative advertising among broadband providers. The National Broadband product is for
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BT’s Street Access goes live October 3, 2015 BT’s Openreach division’s Street Access service has gone live. The service offers 100Mb/sec bandwidth connections from BT exchanges to the street. The fibre cable connections go to lampposts and green telecoms cabinets. Although Street Access is not yet ready to provide an
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Czech Online and ETEL merge October 5, 2015 Czech Online and ETEL have officially merged as of the 27th September 2015. The merged company will be called Telekom Austria Czech Republic, and will offer services under the brand name Volný. The merger process started on the first of April 2015. Both
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