T-Mobile USA unites with FreeMove Alliance for International Services

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­FreeMove has announced that T-Mobile USA will participate in the FreeMove Alliance. FreeMove, the mobile telecommunications alliance is between Deutsche Telekom, Orange, TeliaSonera, and TIM (Telecom Italia Group) As part of this, T-Mobile USA is planning to offer the FreeMove Alliance’s advanced solutions to multinational clients, especially to those who require communications both in the United States and Europe. The …

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Deutsche Telekom spur as US businesses add users (Europe)

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Deutsche Telekom AG has revealed its third Quarter results. The company recorded a 7.9% t increase in earnings as revenues from mobile data services climbed and the company made progress in cutting costs. The company reported a net profit of nearly US$1.45 billion for the JulySeptember period compared to last year. Total revenue declined 4.1%. Telekom however claimed that its mobile …

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T-Hrvatski Telekoms net profit plunges 15% y-o-y (Croatia)

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Croatia’s former monopoly telco T-Hrvatski Telekom (T-HT) has reported that it’s consolidated net profit chop down by 15% year-on-year to US$279 million in the first nine months of 2010, despite good subscriber growth in its broadband internet and IPTV business. T-HT, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, ended September with 271,000 subscribers to its IPTV service MAXtv, up by 43.3% y-o-y, …

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European telcos believe LTE is not the solution for capacity crunch alone

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European mobile operators are still struggling with the capacity constraints on their networks. There are a number of different paths available to them, but they all have the same opinion that the move to LTE alone will not solve the problem the capacity crunch. Opening a panel session at Broadband World Forum on Thursday, Deutsche Telekom executive Denis Gautheret pointed …

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Michael Tsamaz to become the new Chairman, CEO of OTE

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Greece’s biggest telecom OTE has named Michael Tsamaz as its chairman and chief executive. It will be effective from Nov. 3. Greece and Deutsche Telekom, which together own 50% of OTE, agreed on Tsamaz as CEO and chairman of the company. According to OTE, this selection expresses the common will of the two main shareholders. Tsamaz, 51, replaces retiring chairman …

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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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