Globe Telecom to bid for CURE’s 3G frequencies (Philippines)

Editor 3G, Asia, Mobile, Philippines

Mobile operator Globe Telecom is planning to bid for Connectivity Unlimited Resource Enterprises Inc.’s (CURE) 3G frequencies, which were earlier surrendered to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC). According to reports, Froilan M. Castelo, head for Corporate and Legal Services of Globe said that they’ve been vocal about their interest to bid for Cure’s 3G spectrum as part of their drive …

EditorGlobe Telecom to bid for CURE’s 3G frequencies (Philippines)

TDSAT gives a split verdict over 3G roaming (India)

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Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal gave a split verdict regarding the rendering of 3G services. The operators for the time being will continue to offer roaming services. Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular all have been issued a notice by the government to stop intra cellular roaming for 3G services. The operators have obtained a stay order from …

EditorTDSAT gives a split verdict over 3G roaming (India)

Bharti Infratel files legal case against STel (India)

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Bharti Infratel has sued telecom operator STel for not paying outstanding rent on 1,200 tenancies it had leased from the company, according to a report by ET. As per the report, Bharti Infratel filed a suit in the Delhi High Court early this month saying STel used its towers for providing mobile services to its subscribers over the last two …

EditorBharti Infratel files legal case against STel (India)

SC directs TDSAT to decide Idea’s plea on 3G allocation (India)

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The Supreme Court has asked the telecom tribunal TDSAT to decide the plea of Aditya Birla group firm Idea Cellular against DoT to issue it 3G spectrum in Punjab where the allocation has been pending because of Idea’s merger with Spice Telecom. A bench comprising Justices G S Singhvi and A K Ganguly asked the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate …

EditorSC directs TDSAT to decide Idea’s plea on 3G allocation (India)

Reliance Communications to repay short term loans (India)

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Reliance Communications Limited has drawn down first tranche of US$ 665 million from China Development Bank underwritten facility of US$ 1.93 Billion. The facility includes US$1.33 billion for refinancing 3G spectrum fee payment and US$600 million for equipment imports from Chinese Vendors. The drawn down amount will be utilized to refinance company’s short term rupee borrowings resulting in substantial savings …

EditorReliance Communications to repay short term loans (India)