Canadian Carrier WIND Mobile Selects Acision to Deliver Advanced Messaging Solutions

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Acision, a world leader in mobile data, today announced that Canadian carrier WIND Mobile, is deploying Acision’s advanced messaging and reporting solutions. This is to enable WIND to have a deeper understanding of subscriber preferences and provides a platform for the delivery of high value mobile messaging and data services to its customers. Launched in December 2009, WIND Mobile is already …

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T-Mobile partners with Plenkyvpraci for flexible women’s work (Czech Republic)

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T-Mobile Czech Republic has organized a workshop focusing on support of flexible employment options for women aged 20-40 in partnership with the civic society Plenkyvpraci (Nappies at Work). The workshop will take place on 16 June. The average age of T-Mobile employees is 31 years and one half of employees are women. To make a comeback to work after maternity …

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Cell C loses broadband appeal at ASA (South Africa)

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Cell C has lost an appeal against a decision by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that its advertising, in which it makes certain speed claims about its network, is “misleading”. The authority has sustained an original decision by its directorate, made in February, in favor of a complaint lodged by an L van Zyl against Cell C’s advertisement of its …

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Romanian government supports Romtelecom, Cosmote merger

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Romania’s Ministry of Communications and Informational Society (MCSI) minister Valerian Vreme has reportedly stated that the country does not oppose OTE’s recently made proposal to merge telecom operators Romtelecom and Cosmote Romania. According to MCSI, it wants to list the shares owned by the government in the future company on the stock market one year from now. As per Vreme, …

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T-Mobile CR sponsors ‘Rock for People’

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T-Mobile Czech Republic is sponsoring the seventeenth year of the music festival Rock for People, which takes be held from 2 to 5 July in Hradec Kralove. The company has prepared special gifts such as raincoats and blankets for the festival participants, ticket price discounts 1+1 and a SMS contest with prizes such as an iPhone 4, tariff Bav Se …

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Metfone introduces voice mail service (Cambodia)

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Metfone, which operates in Cambodia, has introduced a voice mail service for all of its­ customers. Activation of the service will cost US$0.30 and the service is priced at US$0.30 per month.    

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Sigatoka adopts m-PAiSA for rate payments (Fiji)

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Sigatoka, a third town council, has adopt­ed Vodafone Fiji’s mobile payments system, M-PAiSA, for payments of rates, business licence fees, and parking fines. M-PAiSA allows Vodafone and Inkk customers to load money in their m-wallet at an M-PAiSA agent and make payments to various utilities. Sigatoka council does not charge for payments through the m-payments service.  

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PLDT Global, Docomo for services on Guam (Philippines)

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PLDT Global has collaborated with Docomo Pacific, a unit of Japan’s NTT Docomo, on the “Smart Pinoy” service for custo­mer with ties to the Philippines. As per the partnership, Docomo’s prepaid and postpaid customers in Guam and Saipan can receive text messages and phone calls from the Philippines without incurring long-distance costs to those calling or texting if they have …

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MTS offers white-label handset (Ukraine)

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MTS, which operates Ukraine, has started selling the MTS Touch 547 handset. The phone, featuring a 2.8-inch screen, 2 megapixel camera and FM radio, was designed by ZTE. It supports Bluetooth and a microSD card up to 8G­B. The handset comes with a price tag of US$ 81.42.  

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Airtel Congo crosses 5 million subscriber mark

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Airtel Congo’s CEO Antoine P­amboro has stated that the operator has passed the 5 million subscriber mark. According to the company, this achievement was a concrete result of the US$400 million, three-year network investment plan he announced last December. The operator added 49 cell sites in April and May, bringing telecom services for the first time in some remote villages …

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