Czech O2 cutting wholesale LTE prices after regulator warning

Czech O2 O2 Czech Republic will cut wholesale prices for mobile Internet services, the network operator said on Friday after the national industry regulator warned that current prices were too high for mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs). The regulator, CTU, had said on Thursday that O2 and rival network operator Vodafone could lose airwave frequencies

Pioneer Cellular Works with TNS to Establish LTE Roaming Network

Pioneer Cellular, LTE, TNS, Roaming, 4G ESTON, Va.– Pioneer Cellular is significantly expanding its LTE coverage and offering new 4G roaming opportunities to subscribers, thanks to a multi-faceted agreement with telecommunications specialist Transaction Network Services(TNS). Pioneer Cellular works with @TelecomTNS to establish #LTE roaming network #4G #telecoms #roaming The deal will see Pioneer Cellular join

IIJ to offer the IIJmio service on au 4G connection

IIJ, IIJmio, au, 4g

Japanese internet access and network services provider Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) has added the IIJmio Mobile Service Type A-a mobile data communication service that accesses au’s 4G LTE network to the IIJ’s mobile service line of mobile data communication services for individuals. The service will be available starting 1 October.

In Partnership with Alepo, Bitflux Launches the first Wholesale LTE Services in Nigeria

Bitflux, Wholesale, LTE Bitflux recently launched new wholesale LTE data services on Alepo’s advanced policy and charging control, convergent charging and billing, and CRM platform. Thursday, August 25, 2016, Austin, TX – Alepo (www.alepo.com) – an award-winning global provider of core network and IT software solutions for communications service providers, announced today that Bitflux, the

Audi connect SIM – 2nd Gen M2M/MVNO modular infotainment platform

Audi connect SIM Audi is now equipping its new models that use the second-generation modular infotainment platform with Audi connect SIM. The advantage of factory-installed SIM card: Customers can immediately use the wide range of Audi connect services with the accompanying data flat rate for up to three years – even outside Germany. The Audi

Telefónica México tendrá seis nuevos Operados Móviles Virtuales

Telefónica México, Operados Móviles Virtuales Telefónica México prevé cerrar este año con seis nuevos Operadores Móviles Virtuales (OMV) que ofrecerán servicios LTE –Long Term Evolution– o de cuarta generación. Boris Velandia, director de Negocio Mayorista de la firma, resaltó que con ello, la filial mexicana de la española Telefónica tendrá un total de 14 operadores

Manx Telecom investment delivers IOM’s first 4G roaming service in time for TT

Manx Telecom Manx Telecom has announced it is the first Isle of Man operator to launch 4G roaming, with in-bound roaming now available for some visitors to the Island. It’s just one of three big firsts announced by the company, all of which are a result of its continued investment in its mobile telecoms infrastructure,

Motorola, Alcatel, Axtel y OMVs, otros ganadores que tendrá la Red Compartida

la Red Compartida El despliegue de servicios que vendrá tras la licitación de la Red Compartida, atraerá a compañías como Motorola, Alcatel y Qualcomm, que estarían interesadas en participar como proveedores de equipos o desarrollando nuevos servicios. Más allá de la compañía que vaya a ganar la licitación en septiembre próximo y con ello, administrar

XL Axiata, Indosat Ooredoo form joint venture in Indonesia

XL Axiata The new firm will provide consultancy services for future collaboration between the two telcos Indonesian telecom operator XL Axiata announced it will enter a joint venture with compatriot operator Indosat Ooredoo to provide consultancy services in future network collaboration between the two firms. The JV is dubbed PT One Indonesia Synergy. “The purpose

CommScope to Provide Sprint with Small Cells for In-building Wireless

CommScope Sprint Wi-fi S1000 LTE/Wi-Fi Small Cells using Qualcomm Technologies Chipsets Will Support Usage-intensive Business Locations CommScope, a leader in communications network infrastructure solutions, today announced that Sprint has committed to an extensive deployment of S1000 small cells for use in traffic-intensive small and medium-sized business locations. Deployment of the CommScope S1000 small cells is

Brazil ends March with 257.81 million mobile connections

Anatel Brazil ended March with 257.81 million active mobile telephony lines, accounting for a 125.42 percent penetration rate, according to data published by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel). This compares with 258.06 million mobile lines in February. Pre-paid connections reached 184.09 million while post-paid amounted to 73.72 million (28.59%). Vivo remains market leader with 73.27

Verizon, Bluegrass Expand Rural XLTE Reach

Verizon XLTE Verizon on Monday said it expanded the reach of its XLTE technology to 13 new markets in the first quarter. The carrier said the service, which it said essentially doubles network bandwidth, was launched in Alpena, Ironwood and Petoskey, Mich., Lewiston-Auburn and Waterville/Augusta, Maine, McCook, Neb., Oneonta, N.Y., Pottsville-Frackville, Pa., Roseburg, Ore., Tupelo-Corinth

Telstra delivers 4G mobile speed boost to budget Aussie telcos

Telstra 4G More Australians will have access to faster mobile broadband speeds after Telstra granted more wholesaler partners access to the 4G network. Customers of Woolworths Mobile, AldiMobile and several other budget Aussie telcos can now enjoy faster mobile broadband after Telstra fast-tracked their access to its 4G network. Rather than building their own phone

T-Mobile’s ‘blow-out:’ 2.2M new customers and 10.6% revenue growth in Q1

T-Mobile USA T-Mobile’s first-quarter earnings topped elevated expectations, beating Wall Street estimates almost across the board. The carrier also bumped up its guidance for the rest of the year. And it shored up its financing in advance of the crucial incentive auction of 600 MHz spectrum. The nation’s third-largest carrier added a total of 2.2

Going Mobile with Branded WiFi: Part 2

WiFi MSOs around the world have been WiFi pioneers. The past few years have seen intense cable operator activity providing high-speed WiFi connectivity within the home but also in urban hotspot deployments and public venues via community WiFi schemes. Most MSOs now boast WiFi assets and capabilities leveraging multi-vendor access points, controllers, trusted wireless LAN

Verizon Enterprise Solutions: 1Q 2016 Highlights

Verizon Verizon Enterprise Solutions delivers the connected world. During the first quarter, we helped global clients provide better customer experiences and produce better business results through services like global networking and security, business communications, and IT solutions and managed services. First quarter 2016 highlights include: Clients: Promeditec, a developer of IT solutions that help accelerate

BRIEF: Lifecell to launch LTE roaming

LTE Roaming Ukrainian mobile operator Lifecell plans to launch LTE roaming services on the network of Turkish mobile operator Turkcell soon, reports Pcweek.ua. Turkcell’s network supports LTE-Advanced; there is still no LTE network in Ukraine. Subscribers to Lifecell’s new tariff will get 100 MB per day when using roaming services on the Turkcell network. Lifecell

SIMalliance Reports 4.7 Billion Global SIM Shipments in 2015

SIMalliance LTE Strong expansion of many key markets, combined with regulatory, economic and inventory challenges in China, result in 2% total SIM market growth; LTE card volumes exceed 1 billion, as 4G network roll-out continues to drive strong growth across all geographies. The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 88% of the global SIM market, has

FNB’s cell phone network now offers LTE; bank has activated 200 000 SIMs

FNB Financial institution First National Bank (FNB) activated its LTE service on its mobile network on Tuesday without much fanfare. The move comes after the bank launched its own mobile network, FNB Connect, in June last year. FNB Connect is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that rides on Cell C’s network. Since launch, FNB

LTE SWITCHED ON FOR FNB CONNECT CUSTOMERS

LTE FNB CONNECT While our biggest mobile networks have been delivering LTE connectivity to their customers for some time now, the country’s Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) have been a little behind the curve when it’s come to delivering LTE services. FNB Connect has set out to rectify that, by switching on its LTE capabilities.

Data Consolidation empowers MTN’s customer-centric network

MTN South Africa Ericsson’s User Data Consolidation offering gives MTN South Africa much more than just a future-proof solution to support the evolution of its services offering. MTN South Africa was looking for a subscriber data management solution to simplify the introduction of new services such as LTE and Wi-Fi, while reducing the total cost