Omnitel start handset recycling with Greenfone (Lithuania)

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Omnitel which operates in Lithuania, in cooperation with the company Greenfone, has introduced the ‘Handset For Other’ project. The project allows customers to sell unused handse­ts online, using a special portal. The handsets will either be repaired and sold in third countries, or recycled. The collected phones will travel to Nigeria, Togo, Ghana, Ethiopia, Pakistan, China and Singapore, as well …

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Lebara introduces summer promotion in Spain

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Lebara Movil, which is a MVNO in Spain, has introduced a summer promotion. Lebara will lower international mobile call tariffs by an average of 41% until 31 July. Lebara customers can make calls to 233 country destinations. Lebara will maintain its 1 cent per minute offer for calls to Argentina, Brasil, China, Colombia, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Romania and Venezuela. …

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NCC installs 2,000 SIM registration centres (Nigeria)

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The Nigerian Communications Commission has installed more than 2,000 centres for the ongoing SIM cards registration across the c­ountry. According to executive Vice-Chairman Eugene Juwah, the registration exercise would end on 28 September, noting that subscribers who had already registered with their service providers did not need to repeat the exercise with the centres appointed by the regulatory agency. He …

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Vodafone extends World Calling Club promotion (Qatar)

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Vodafone Qatar has extended its World Calling Club international call rates to more than 180 countries for just US$17.69 a minute until June 30. All of the most popular calling destinations are included in this promotion, which included Bahrain, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Iran, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Nepal, Nigeria, …

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Niger signs off on Libyan deal for state telecom firm

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Niger government has confirmed a deal with Libya’s LAP Green Network for a ten-year majority share in state telecommunications firm Sonitel and its mobile arm, Sahel Com. As per the deal, Green Network – part of the Libyan African Investment Portfolio (LAP) – will pay $65.86 million for a 51% share in a ten year license for the communications firms, …

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Visafone introduces Motorola Milestone (Nigeria)

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Visafone, which operates in Nigeria, has announced that it has launched the Motorola Milestone XT800 on its network. The XT800 is an Android smartphone powered by Motorola as part of the CDG’s Open Market Handset (OMH) initiative to improve the availability of the handset, operator flexibility and consumer choice in CDMA2000 devices. The handset will be exclusively available to Visafone’s customers …

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Nokia, Pearson, Airtel, Longman parter Lagos State on education content delivery to schools

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The world’s leading manufacturer of mobile phones Nokia, the Pearson Foundation, Longman Nigeria Plc and giant telecommunications service provider, Airtel have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Lagos State Government on the delivery of quality education to public primary schools in the state. The partnership involves the use of mobile phones to deliver and share high quality educational …

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Google introduces AdSense for mobile content in 15 countries

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Google has introduced AdSense for mobile content in 15 countries. Following are the fifteen countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Slovenia, Thailand, and Turkey. AdSense is an ad serving application run by Google Inc. Website owners can enroll in this program to enable text, image, and video advertisements on their …

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Afcomsat installs dual mode Satellite/Tetra system in Nigeria

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Afcom Satellite Network (Afcomsat) has installed a dual mode Satellite/Tetra system in a fleet of Emergency Response Vehicles (ERVs) in the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria. Equipped with the VSAT technology and integrated into Motorola’s Tetra Mobile System, the Afcomsat system is deployed for a major multinational oil company and provides full IP connectivity to the company’s network. The dual mode …

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208 operators in 80 countries currently investing in LTE- Report

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A recent report by Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) has revealed that around 208 operators are now investing in LTE, which is 98 operators more than in June 2010. According to the report, the number of countries and territories where LTE systems are deployed or planned has increased by 32 in the same period. The report confirms 154 firm LTE network …

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