Cellcom signs agreement with Home Center Mobile (Israel)

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Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Home Center Mobile, a unit of DIY chain Home Center has signed a deal with leading Israeli cellular provider, Cellcom Israel Ltd. Under this agreement Home Center Mobile, a customer of Cellcom, will sell mobile phones and offer discounted tariff plans in an attempt to compete with other mobile carriers. This deal is the latest …

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Fifth mobile operator license finally granted (Israel)

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Golan Telecom has finally been awarded the fifth new mobile operator license in Israel. The announcement came following Golan Telecom’s depositing the necessary bank guarantees to secure the license. Incidentally, Golan Telecom had only emerged third in the recent license auction. The two higher bidders being 018 Xfone Communications and Select Communications which were eventually disqualified as they failed to …

EditorFifth mobile operator license finally granted (Israel)

Cellcom Israel announces a purported class action filed against the company

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Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the “Company”), announced today that a purported class action lawsuit against the Company and three other cellular operators was filed in the District Court of Tel-Aviv-Jaffa, by an Israeli citizen, in connection with the allegation that the defendants mislead customers who buy accessories for carrying cellular handsets or do not disclose to …

EditorCellcom Israel announces a purported class action filed against the company

Silent Communication’s Visual Voicemail Mobile Client, Device and Network Agnostic Technology Deployed by MetroPCS

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Silent Communication today announced that its visual voicemail (Silent VVMTM) mobile client has been deployed to power MetroPCS´ new Visual Voice Mail and Visual Voice Mail Plus services. Silent Communication’s serverless Device and Network Agnostic (DANA) deployment technology enables MetroPCS to roll out its full-featured Visual Voice Mail services to Android-powered devices in its portfolio. The Silent VVMTM mobile client …

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Red Bend Software Expands Leadership Team as Market Demand for Mobile Software Management Accelerates

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Red Bend Software, the market leader in Mobile Software Management (MSM) with more than 1 billion Red Bend-Enabled™ devices, today announced the expansion of its management team with the appointments of Shykeh Gordon as executive vice president of global sales and Sigal Givati as executive vice president of human resources. The new executive team members will position Red Bend meet …

EditorRed Bend Software Expands Leadership Team as Market Demand for Mobile Software Management Accelerates

Israeli Network to launch Push-to-Talk services

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Mobile Tornado Group, a UK based Push to Talk (PTT) technology, has announced that it has signed a contract with a major Israeli mobile operator. As per the terms of the deal, Mobile Tornado will be responsible for the supply of its patented IPRS Push-to-Talk technology platform and the provision of professional services to install and configure the system in …

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Siano Raises $20mn in Growth Round Led by JVP (Israel)

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Siano Mobile Silicon (www.siano-ms.com), the world’s leading supplier of digital mobile TV receiver chips, announced today that it has completed a $20 million expansion capital financing round. The round was led by leading Israeli venture capital fund, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). The proceeds of the current round will be used for expanding the Company’s innovative product line as it extends …

EditorSiano Raises $20mn in Growth Round Led by JVP (Israel)

SingTel Chairman Mr Chumpol NaLamlieng to Resign (Singapore)

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Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) has announced that Mr Chumpol NaLamlieng will resign as Chairman and Director of the company, and will be succeeded by Mr Simon Israel at the end of July. Mr NaLamlieng was appointed a non-executive and independent Director in 2002 and has been Chairman of the Board since 2003. He was President of Siam Cement for 13 years …

EditorSingTel Chairman Mr Chumpol NaLamlieng to Resign (Singapore)

Broadcom to acquire Square (US)

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Broadcom has inked a definitive agreement to acquire Israel-based security software developer Square. Broadcom is expected to pay around US$41.9 million, net of cash assumed, to acquire all of outstanding stock and other equity rights of Square. The boards of directors of the two companies have approved the acquisition. The transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions and is expected …

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DigiMo introduces m-payment platform (Israel)

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DigiMo has launched its mobile payment platform. The service requires no hardware or software modification at either the POS or mobile device itself, whether cell phone, tablet computer, or smartphone. It is ready for immediate deployment worldwide. Consumers who register for the service online, and supply their preferred billing method and phone number, will receive a PIN, after which they …

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