Cellular-News: Friday 12th May 2006

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[[ 3G ]]

DoCoMo, Microsoft To Form 3G Mobile Music Service

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NTT DoCoMo and Microsoft said Thursday that they will team up to provide mobile music services with DoCoMo's 3G handsets. ...

[[ Financial ]]

Moviles 1Q Net Profit +3.5% As LatAm Drives Operations

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Spanish wireless operator Telefonica Moviles, Thursday said first-quarter net profit rose 3.5%, with solid growth in Latin America offsetting some weakness in its domestic operations. ...

Comcel to emit unknown amount of debt

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Colombian mobile provider Comcel is planning to issue bonds and securities, local paper Portafolio reported. ...

Deutsche Telekom Profit Rises 10% On Mobile, Asset Sale

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Deutsche Telekom, Europe's largest phone company, on Thursday said quarterly profit rose 9.7% on strong growth at its U.S. wireless unit and an arbitrage payment from Celcom Malaysia. ...

PRESS: Telenor agrees to get cash, equity in Kyivstar deal

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Norwegian telecommunication company Telenor has agreed to accept both cash and equity for its stake in Ukraine's largest mobile operator Kyivstar from Russia?s second largest mobile operator VimpelCom, VimpelCom's shareholder Altimo and Kjell Morten ...

Russia's VimpelCom completes merger of StavTeleSot

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Russia's second largest mobile operator VimpelCom has completed the merger of its subsidiary in the Stavropol Region, StavTeleSot, with its parent company, VimpelCom said Thursday. ...

Craig McCaw's Clearwire Files $400 Million IPO

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Wi-Max services firm Clearwire, led by cellular trailblazer Craig McCaw, on Thursday filed to raise up to US$400 million in an initial public offering. ...

O2 End March User Base 32.79 Million, +16% Or 699,000 On Year

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O2 Chairman & Chief Executive, Peter Erskine, said Friday that during the first quarter "The strong momentum in all O2's businesses has been maintained within the Telefonica Group. Across O2, now including the Czech Republic, we added 699,000 mobile ...

[[ Handsets ]]

Russia's DIXIS buys Mobile retailer in Southern Federal District

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Russian consumer electronics retailer DIXIS has bought Mobile cellular handset retailer, which operates in the Southern Federal District, DIXIS said in a press release Thursday. ...

[[ Legal ]]

RIM Says US Appeal Court Rules In Its Favor In InPro Suit

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Research In Motion said the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday affirmed the finding of non-infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,523,079, which is held by InPro II Licensing, S.a.r.l. ...

[[ Messaging ]]

RIM Announces Plans To Launch BlackBerry Service In China

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Research In Motion (RIMM) Thursday said it will launch BlackBerry service in China through China Mobile Communications Co. ...

[[ MVNO ]]

T-Mobile Executive Sees Increased Competition In UK Market

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The head of Deutsche Telekom's mobile arm in the UK Thursday predicted increased competition in the market as more 'virtual' operators launch. ...

[[ Network Contracts ]]

Siemens Gets Wireless Technology Order From T-Mobile

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Siemens said Thursday it has received an order from T-Mobile International unit to expand its third-generation wireless technology or W-CDMA networks in Germany and Austria. ...

[[ Regulatory ]]

AMX, TEM negotiate new mobile concessions

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Regional mobile groups America Movil and Telefonica Moviles are preparing to negotiate new concessions in Ecuador, where their current contracts expire this year, news service Notimex reported. ...

Govt to change telecoms regulations, but "no nationalization"

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Bolivia's government has announced plans to introduce a new regulatory framework for the telecommunications sector, but does not plan to nationalize any of the sector's companies, local daily El Diario reported. ...

Committee approves bill for operators to inform users' balance

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Brazil's congressional consumer protection committee has approved a bill that would force mobile operators to keep prepaid users informed of their account balance, according to a lower house bulletin. ...

European Regulators Come Out Against EU Roaming Plan

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European telecommunications regulators Thursday criticized a European Commission proposal to slash mobile phone roaming charges, in the latest sign of growing opposition to the plan. ...

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