ProInversion to award wireless licence on 30 June (Peru)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news:ProInversion, Peru’s agency for promoting private investment, has reportedly confirmed 30 June as the date for the award of 25MHz of spectrum in the 1900MHz band. The government is believed to be expecting to raise USD150 million from the sale of the 20-year concession period. Today is the last date for companies to present prequalification documents and technical and economic …

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T-Mobile and NAVIGON sign strategic partnership for mobile-phone navigation and mobile services (Germany)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: From the second half of 2009, a variety of the GPS-enabled Smartphones on offer from T-Mobile Deutschland GmbH will be equipped with MobileNavigator 7 navigation software. This will allow Smartphones with integrated GPS-receivers to be transformed into hand-held navigation systems. With their strategic cooperation, T-Mobile and NAVIGON are ushering in a new era in mobile-phone navigation. This will allow …

EditorT-Mobile and NAVIGON sign strategic partnership for mobile-phone navigation and mobile services (Germany)

Vodafone launches 3G in north of the Auckland Harbour Bridge (New Zealand)

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According to Vodafone, it has completed its launch of 3G coverage to towns north of the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Coromandel Peninsula, a month ahead of schedule. The telco further said that it is still on track to extend 3G coverage to 97% of the places New Zealanders live, work and play by 31 May 2009”. Recently, Vodafone made …

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MTN South Africa eyes 60% share in Telecel Zimbabwe

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: MTN, South African mobile operator is reportedly eyeing a 60% shares in Telecel Zimbabwe. “We have always said we are looking for value-enhancing opportunities and Zimbabwe presents us with one. Zimbabwe is our neighbour sitting there waiting. The Government is embarking on a reinvention of itself and has opened up to South African companies to go in and operate …

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Telco CallPlus & Vodafone ink network usage deal (New Zealand)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Telco CallPlus has inked a wholesaling deal with Vodafone to offer mobile phones in New Zealand. Under the agreement, CallPlus will go live as a MVNO in August, operating of Vodafone’s network. Mark Callander, general manager of CallPlus’ Slingshot brand, said the mobile deal built on an established wholesale relationship in the broadband market. “We’ve managed to get a …

EditorTelco CallPlus & Vodafone ink network usage deal (New Zealand)