For buying 3G equipment Vodafone will invest 500 million dollars

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Marten Peters, the chief executive officer of Vodafone Essar stated that the company for procuring electronic equipment for its third generation service will spend in the tune of four hundred to five hundred million dollars before the launch of the same in the first quarter of 2011. The company will arrange for the funds by taking bank loans and offering …

EditorFor buying 3G equipment Vodafone will invest 500 million dollars

Bangladesh-India terrestrial fibre link expected to be launched next month

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As per the   Managing Director of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL), Absar Alam, Bangladesh possibly will have a new high speed fibre-optic terrestrial link with India in operation by the first week of November. A 25km terrestrial cable connecting Darshana in Bangladesh with Krishna Nagar in India is planned to be set  up within four weeks, and will provide an …

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Etisalat DB to enter Indian market as Cheers Mobile

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: GSM service of Etisalat DB will be soon launched in India under the brand Cheers Mobile Service. The website of the company has already gone live providing information on various tariff and customer care numbers. Etisalat DB is one of the pre-qualified bidders for 3G spectrum in India, the auction if which is expected to begin on April 9, …

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Bangalore & Chennai to start MNP (India)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Bangalore and Chennai would become the first Indian city to avail the facility of mobile number portability this May under which the users change the service providers in spite of changing their number. According to A Raja, minister of communications and information technology, the telecom sector is also seeing healthy competition with the entry of a number of service …

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Etisalat will ask FIPB for increased stake in Etisalat DB

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Etisalat DB, formally known as ‘Swan Telecom’, a yet-to-launch Indian mobile operator will witness a further stake of 5.27% by UAE fixed line incumbent Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat). According to the agreement Etisalat will acquire 5.27% stake from Chennai based Genex ventures in a deal worth over INR 3.8 billion. If the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) shows a …

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STel’s mobile service launched in India

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Bahrain operator Batleco and Chennai-based Siva Group’s joint venture S Tel officially launched its mobile services in Himachal Pradesh. In a few days the service will also be launched in Bihar and Orissa. S Tel has licences for Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Assam circles. According to Group CEO Peter Kaliaropoulos, initiatives are undertaken to …

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GSM service soon to be launched in India by Virgin Mobile

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: With the goal of expanding its reach among the people and especially youths, Tata Teleservices youth brand, Virgin Mobile is planning to launch its GSM services. Virgin Mobile GSM may use TATA DOCOMO’s network and will be first introduced in Chennai and Tamil Nadu Circle and Mumbai & Maharashtra circle. TATA DOCOMO’s service is yet to roll out all …

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Bharti, Ericsson in Expansion Deal

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Bharti Airtel has signed a $1 billion (approximately Rs 4,500 crores) network expansion contract with Ericsson, a Swedish telecom equipment maker.Under this contract, Bharti Airtel will expand and upgrade its GSM and GPRS network, as well as managed services. The deal will enable Bharti Airtel to rapidly extend its GSM footprint in the country, and increase its network capacity. The …

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