Croatia set to get its first MVNO

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: A new operator Telcro and T-Mobile Hrvatska have signed a contract as a result of which Croatia will get its first MVNO. The services are set to launch during the summer of 2009. The company has funding from twenty investors of which the bulk are Croatian and the remainder based in the USA. According to company director, Kre…¡imir Profaca, …

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SLT experiences a 31% fall in Q3’08 net profits (Sri Lanka)

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Sri Lanka Telecom reports a fall of 31% in its Q3’08 net profits on a y-o-y basis, driven by inflation and higher costs. The Sri Lankan operator says that its ended Q3’08 with a net income of $11.2 million, dip by $0.016 million since 2007, even the Q3 revenues grew by 4% since last year to $0.106 million. ‘High costs, …

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Turkcell grabs 3G licence in Turkey

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Turkcell, Turkey’s leading mobile operator grabs the 3G licence in the country. Turkcell offered $462 million for an A-type 3G mobile phone license, the highest bandwidth out of four auctioned, leaving behind its rivals Avea and Vodafone. Vodafone and Avea won the lower bandwiths worth $320.67 million and $274.39 million respectively. Turkcell reports to start its 3G operation by mid-2009. …

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Ericsson grabs the 3G network management deal with MBNL (UK)

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Mobile Broadband Network Limited (MBNL), the 50:50 joint venture formed by 3UK and T-Mobile UK to manage the integration of both operators’ 3G radio access networks (RAN), has awarded Ericsson a four-year managed services contract for the operation and maintenance of the consolidated network. T-Mobile and 3 formed their infrastructure sharing agreement in January 2008 with the aim of creating …

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World’s first commercial 3G Femtocell Service (Singapore)

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Mobile and MaxOnline hubbers are set to enjoy even greater benefits as StarHub launches ‘Home Zone’, the world’s first commercially-available 3G femtocell service. 3G femtocell is a portable cellular access device that connects a user’s 3G mobile phone directly to a MaxOnline-enabled router in the home so that users can make voice and video calls and send SMS over StarHub’s …

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