Russian government to award 3G license through tender
The Russian government plans to award licenses for third generation (3G) mobile services through tenders, Kommersant business daily reported Wednesday, citing draft rules for holding auctions and tenders of frequencies for mobile services. ...
Telephone & Data, US Cellular To Delay 3Q Results Release
Telephone & Data Systems Inc. and U.S. Cellular Corp. will further delay reporting third-quarter results so they can complete previously disclosed restatements. ...
Samsung Elec To Provide Foundry Service To US Qualcomm
Qualcomm Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. have agreed to form a partnership whereby the South Korean company will provide made-to-order chips to the U.S. wireless chipset maker, the companies said in a joint press release Wednesday. ...
Research In Motion Cuts 3Q, 4Q Subscriber Additions View
Research In Motion Ltd. lowered its outlook for third and fourth quarter subscriber additions but backed its revenue guidance for the two quarters. ...
Russian mobile operator MTS sees revenue up 25% on year in 2005
Russia's largest mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) expects its revenue to increase 25% on the year to U.S. $4.86 billion this year, MTS President Vasily Sidorov told reporters Wednesday. ...
Russia's MTS to replace Sistema in bidding for Turkey's Telsim
Russia's largest mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) will take the place of AFK Sistema and bid for Turkey's second-largest mobile operator Telsim, MTS' President Vasily Sidorov told reporters Wednesday. ...
Russia's Svyaznoi handset retailer shuts bulk department
Russian mobile handset and services retailer Svyaznoi has closed down its wholesale department, the company's Press Secretary Yelena Nogotkova said, Biznes daily reported Wednesday. ...
Informa: 2006 A "Watershed" Year For Mobile Phone Industry
Research company Informa Telecoms & Media, part of Informa PLC, Wednesday said 2006 will be a "watershed" year as mobile phone operators change their strategies in response to a number of major threats. These include high subscriber acquisition costs...
Russian court unfreezes 100% of SMARTS' shares
Russia's regional court in St. Petersburg ruled to unfreeze 100% of SMARTS' shares, SMARTS' public relations department said Wednesday. ...
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ITV Signs Content Deal With 3 UK For Mobile Portal
ITV PLC, the U.K.'s largest commercial broadcaster, Wednesday said it has signed a deal with 3 UK, a mobile telecommunications subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., to offer its most popular shows to mobile phone users via an online portal. ...
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Nokia Gets GSM Network Expansion Order In Thailand
Finland's Nokia Oyj said Wednesday it has signed a deal with Advanced Info Service Plc, one of Thailand's leading mobile phone service operators. ...
Ericsson Signs 2 Contracts With Digicel In Caribbean
Sweden's Telefon AB LM Ericsson Wednesday said it has received two new GSM/EDGE contracts from Digicel Group, a telecommunications company in the Caribbean. ...