Cellular-News for Monday 13th February 2006

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[[3G News]]

Siemens Makes Headway In China 3G Wireless Technology

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Siemens's Communications division said Friday it sees clear confirmation of its business strategy for China after the Chinese government officially declared TD-SCDMA as the national third-generation or 3G wireless technology standard. ...

Hutchison 3G Italia Board Delays Planned IPO - Source

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The board of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd.'s mobile telephone unit 3 Italia SpA has decided to delay its long-awaited initial public offering of shares, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. ...

Hutchison Sells 10% Of 3 Italia To Goldman Sachs

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Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., which further postponed the spin-off of its Italian third-generation business, said Saturday it is selling 10% of the unit to Goldman Sachs for EUR420 million through a private placement. ...

UK Mobile Users Disinterested in 3G - report

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New research is suggesting that UK consumers are finding mobile services increasingly confusing and that issues around ease-of-use are still holding them back from buying and using 3G handsets and services. According to the poll commissioned by Neton...

[[Financial News]]

Australia's Government Has No Deadline For T3, Says Howard

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The Australian government hasn't set a deadline for deciding whether to proceed with the A$27 billion privatization of telecommunications giant Telstra Corp., Prime Minister John Howard said Friday. ...

TeliaSonera says looks to increase stake in Russia's MegaFon

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Swedish-Finnish mobile operator TeliaSonera may increase its stake in Russia's third largest mobile operator MegaFon, TeliaSonera said in a report Friday. ...

Operators increase contributions to govt by 69%

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Paraguayan telephony operators increased their contributions to the government by nearly 69% in 2005 compared to the previous year, paying

176bn guarantes (US$28.5mn), local newspaper La Nacin reported, citing a report from the Paraguayan finance ...

Ancel aims for 725k users by year end

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Uruguayan state-run operator Ancel expects to reach 725,000 subscribers by year end, compared to the current client base of nearly

610,000, local press quoted Mara Simon, head of parent company Antel as saying. ...

Hondutel: US$125mn needed to set up mobile business

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Honduran state telecommunications company Hondutel would need approximately US$125mn to set up the third mobile phone operator in the country, the company's new CEO Jacobo Regalado was reported as saying by local daily La Tribuna. ...

[[Legal News]]

Qualcomm:Broadcom Sought Stay Of Prelim Injunction

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Qualcomm said a federal appeals court denied an emergency motion by Broadcom Corp. to delay enforcement of a permanent injunction obtained by Qualcomm Feb. 6. ...

CCIT sues to have wireless internet licenses revoked

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Colombia's IT and telecommunications chamber CCIT has filed a suit before the country's council of state requesting the revocation of the national wireless internet licenses granted to telcos ETB, Telecom and Orbitel (EPM), local daily Portafol! io r...

[[Messaging News]]

PIM Freaks Key to Mobile Enterprise Success

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Between early adopting Connectivity Junkies and laggard Cubicle Dwellers, significant untapped potential exists in three key mobile worker segments. Understanding how these mobile workers stratify into meaningful segments will dictate winners and los...

Bypassing Network Elements to Improve SMS Delivery

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Sevis Systems has announced a new generation of SMS routers that allow SMS traffic to completely bypass the entire signaling network. Sevis's Transparent SMS Router (TSR) includes technology which enables mobile networks to offload SMS traffic at the...

Yahoo! Messenger is the #1 Mobile Instant Messenger Application

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Yahoo! Messenger rises to the top among mobile IM applications, according to Telephia. The Telephia Mobile Internet Report shows that nearly 7.9 million mobile users logged onto Yahoo! Messenger via their wireless device in December 2005, reaching ne...

Vodafone To Support Microsoft Mobile Platform

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Vodafone has announced the launch of a Microsoft based email platform. This solution is based on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 and incorporates the Messaging and Security Feature Pack (MSFP) which includes Direct Push Technology and enhanced security ...

[[Mobile Content News]]

Enhanced Spam Filtering Could Block Independent Ringtone Suppliers

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Jinny Software is launching a Spam Control Centre product, which directly addresses a fundamental mobile phone spamming issue, by allowing operators to automatically detect and block all types of unwanted content and harmful SMS and MMS traffic from ...

Operators Increasingly Outsourcing Mobile Content Delivery

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The outsourcing of content delivery propositions has become big business in Europe according to new research from End2End. The trend of operators choosing outsourced solutions as opposed to in-house is on the increase and statistics show that End2End...

[[Network Contracts News]]

More Ocean Liners Get Cellular Coverage

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SeaMobile says that it has signed an agreement with Oceania Cruises, the world's largest upscale cruise line, to provide communication solutions for its guests throughout the world. The first ship in the Oceania Cruises fleet to deploy the SeaMobile ...

[[Network Operators News]]

Alfa Group's Ukrainian unit to invest $60-80 mln in WiMAX services

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Ukrainian High Technologies, or Ukrainskiye Noveishiye Tekhnologii, an affiliate of Russia's Alfa Group holding, plans to invest between U.S. $60 million and $80 million in the development of WiMAX broadband services in 2006-2010, the company's press...

Russia's VimpelCom to launch Beeline brand in Uzbekistan soon

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Russia's second largest mobile operator VimpelCom plans to launch its Beeline brand in Uzbekistan in about six months, Yevgeny Ruban, general director of Unitel, told reporters Friday. ...

Pacifictel Guayaquil office burns

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A fire engulfed part of the Guayaquil offices of Ecuadorian state-run telco Pacifictel early Thursday morning, reported local radio station CRE Satelital. ...

[[Regulatory News]]

FOCUS: CPP launch in Russia may be good for users, bad for networks

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PREMIUM - The Calling Party Pays (CPP) principle that is common in European countries may be finally introduced in Russia this year. The CPP bill was approved in the final reading by Russia?s lower house of parliament Wednesday and, if approved by the upper ...

Signals: Interconnection rates to continue falling

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Interconnection rates in Latin America are expected to continue their downward trend over the next few years, according to a new study from telecommunications consultancy Signals Telecom Consulting. ...

US Regulator Proposes Measures To Protect Phone Records

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday launched a proceeding to consider whether additional security measures are needed to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of consumer phone records. ...

Anatel braced for budget cuts in 2006

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Brazil's telecoms regulator Anatel is braced for budgets cuts in 2006, local newspapers reported. ...

GSM Coverage in Trains Still Poor - report

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According to a study made by the Portuguese telecoms regulator, Anacom to monitor the quality of service, only 61.8% of the calls made in the Braga-Lisbon, Lisbon-Faro and Lisbon-Coimbra-Guarda rail routes were successfully made and terminated normal...

[[Statistics News]]

Report: Mobile base to reach 12 million by year end

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Chilean mobile operators are expected to grow their client base by 10% this year, to approximately 12 million, compared to 11 million at end

2005, local newspaper El Mercurio reported. ... [[Technology News]]

Ericsson Offers Mobile Antivirus Solution

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Ericsson said Friday it is offering the industry's first mobile antivirus solution specifically designed for operator environments. ...

New Camera Subsystem from STM

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STMicroelectronics has introduced its latest single-chip 1.3-Megapixel (SXGA) camera subsystem for high-volume mobile applications. Integrating a CMOS sensor with a digital image processor and analog system functions in a tiny package, ST's VS6624 me...

Vodafone Developing Higher Resolution LCDS

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Vodafone Japan has announced the joint development with Sharp Corporation of a mobile phone equipped with an ultra-high resolution

2.4-inch VGA liquid crystal display (LCD). Vodafone K.K. will announce further details of this new mobile phone in the ...
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