Deutsche Telekom selects NSN for LTE rollout

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Deutsche Telekom has selected Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) for its LTE roll-out in Germany. The company is rolling out LTE by using digital dividend spectrum and will launch the service by the end of this year. For LTE services, the telecom company will use the 800 MHz digital dividend frequency band. Deutsche Telekom has picked NSN as one of its …

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Nokia Siemens Networks Wins German LTE Contract

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­Nokia Siemens Networks has won a LTE rollout contract from Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile in the 800 MHz ‘digital dividend’ frequency band. The operator has also selected Nokia Siemens Networks as a future LTE supplier globally. The major part of the contract in Germany is dedicated to services. According to Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, director technology Telekom Deutschland GmbH, in a first …

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Telekom Austria contends for Serbian company

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Telekom Austria shall accept documentation on privatization of the major stake of the Telecom Serbia. Thus this company appears as the chief possible buyer in privatization of Serbian company. The tender for the sale is of 51% stake and was announced yesterday. Telekom Austria is present on Serbian market with its mobile operator VIP Mobile Serbia. According to Serbian Minister …

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Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom and Telecom Italia to Audit Asian Suppliers

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­Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom and Telecom Italia have announced that they are together conducting on site audits in Asia aimed at strengthening their commitment to developing a strategy of responsible and sustainable growth all along the Supply Chain of 40 suppliers based in Asia. This audit campaign follows the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in December 2009. Through …

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Ukraine sets limits on telecoms privatization tender

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Ukraine has launched a privatization tender for the country’s fixed-line telephone company but has imposed controversial restrictions that threaten to prohibit leading global telecoms companies from the bidding. With an expected cost of around US$1.3 billion, the long delayed sale of Ukrtelecom is likely to raise badly needed funds for Ukraine, which was battered by the global financial crisis and …

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T-Mobile to Make Google its Default Mobile Search Partner (Europe)

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Deutsche Telekom has inked a deal with Google to make it its default search provider for millions of T-Mobile subscribers. Google search will be available via the web’n’walk browser homepage and the phone’s idle screen. The service will be optimized for mobile phone use, with customers being presented with the most significant information. The roll out will began on 1st …

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Serbia plans US$2.25 billion telecom stake sale

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Serbia is planning to sell half of its stake in Telekom Srbija to other European phone companies. The government is seeking as a minimum US$2.25 billion from the sale. Serbia has applied to become a member of the European Union, but needs to reduce state debt and to attract foreign investment Telekom Srbija is 20% owned by Greece’s OTE, which …

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Vodafone, O2 to sell iPhone 4 in Germany

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O2 and Vodafone have decided to offer the iPhone 4 to their customers in Germany. The announcements signal the end of exclusivity for Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile unit, which has been the sole German iPhone carrier since its launch in the country in 2007. According to reports, O2 and Vodafone will begin sales of the iPhone within the next two weeks, …

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Five Companies bid for Stake in Kosovo Telecom

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­The government of Kosovo announced today that five companies had submitted bids for a 75% stake in Kosovo Telecom, a state-owned telecoms network operator. The five bidders are the Deutsche Telekom, through its Croatian subsidiary T-Hrvatski Telekom; Orascom Telecom; Turk Telecom and Calik Group through their partner AlbTelecom from Albania, Telekom Austria; and Yemeni mobile operator SabaFon.  Kosovo telecom has …

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Deutsche Telekom CEO faces bribery probe

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Deutsche Telekom’s chief executive, Ren© Obermann, is being investigated by the German authorities over allegations that its Balkan units paid bribes. Eight people, including non-Telekom workers, are being investigated. According to the Deutsche Telekom, the investigation into the eight people came in response to a request for legal assistance from the US authorities in connection with suspected acts of bribery …

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