PTML receives US$ 182.6 from PTCL for network upgrade (Pakistan)

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Pakistan Telecommunication Mobile Ltd. (PTML) has reportedly received an amount of US$ 182.6 million from parent company, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), for development of the opertaor’s network infrastructure along with improving its marketing efforts. According to reports, PTML is required to pay back the loan in eight quarterly installments after a period of three to four years. Sources claim …

EditorPTML receives US$ 182.6 from PTCL for network upgrade (Pakistan)

Orange France upgrades network for business consumers (France)

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Mobile operator Orange France has reportedly upgraded its mobile network enabling speeds up to 42 Mbps in nine cities. According to reports, the operator claims that its coverage area includes the regions of Paris, Grenoble, Lens, Lille, Lyon, Marseile, Nantes, Nice and Toulon. Further, sources claim that the operator hopes to increase its population coverage from 50 percent to 60 …

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Etisalat adds seven more HD channels to its IPTV service (UAE)

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UAE based telecommunications service provider, Etisalat, has reportedly added seven high definition channels from broadcaster MBC, to its eLife Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) service. According to reports, Rashed Majed Alabbar, Vice President (home product marketing), Etisalat, has said that the company always aims to provide the most engaging, refreshing and relevant content for their eLife customers. Alabbar said that these …

EditorEtisalat adds seven more HD channels to its IPTV service (UAE)

Telenor aims to increase stake in Unitech to 74 percent (Norway, India)

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Telenor Norway has reportedly revealed plans to increase its holdings in Unitech Wireless, which offers mobile services in India under the brand name ‘Uninor’, to 74 percent from 67.25 percent. The remaining stake is held by realty firm Unitech. The Norweign operator has reportedly told the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) that it would induct other resident Indian shareholders in …

EditorTelenor aims to increase stake in Unitech to 74 percent (Norway, India)

Access charges for text messages reduced by 57 percent (Philippines)

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The new regulation by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) will reduce the access charges paid by mobile operators for the text messages sent by customers across all networks by as much as 57 percent. According to reports, the regulator has slashed the interconnection rates, a major revenue source for the mobile operators, from US$ 0.008 to US$ 0.0035, and expects …

EditorAccess charges for text messages reduced by 57 percent (Philippines)