Norway PT publishes EAA roaming caps valid from 01 July (Norway)

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According to Norwegian postal and telecoms regulator PT, prices are being reduced again for roaming services in European Economic Area (EAA) countries from 01 July 2014. The maximum price for making mobile voice calls will be NOK 1.96 per minute, and incoming calls may cost no more than NOK 0.51 a minute. The maximum price for an SMS will be …

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4G roaming launched by SFR in Brazil

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SFR, the French operator has recently launched 4G roaming for consumers on its Formules Carrees postpaid plans in over 78 cities in Brazil. After Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia and South Korea, Brazil is SFR’s seventh 4G roaming destination. The operator said it intends to add Portugal, Romania and Japan this year, followed by Italy, Austria, Russia and New-Zealand by …

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Vodafone to acquire Cobra Automotive Technologies

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Vodafone announced plans to acquire Cobra Automotive Technologies for EUR 145 million. Based in Italy and listed in Milan, Cobra is a provider of security and telematics services to the automotive and insurance industries. Vodafone said the deal will help it expand in the M2M market, offering more services than just connectivity, as reported by Telecompaper. Cobra has operations in Brazil, …

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iPhone 5s by Blicnet

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Blicnet, the Bosnian operator has added the iPhone 5S to its portfolio. The Apple smartphone is available with the Mobi tariff plans, as reported by TP. For instance, on the Mobi 10 tariff with a 24-month contract, the smartphone costs BAM 199. Business customers can get the iPhone 5s with the VPN tariffs. The iPhone 5s with 16 GB of memory …

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Bharti Airtel to offer 3G services in Punjab via Idea Cellular pact

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Bharti Airtel on recently announced in a statement by the operator about its 3G services to customers in Punjab through an intra-circle roaming agreement with Idea Cellular. This comes after Idea launched its high speed services in the circle on its own spectrum. Idea Cellular is the sole provider of 3G services in Punjab. It plans to cover 170 towns across …

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Idea Cellular, Airtel, Vodafone start 3G service in Punjab

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Telecom operators Idea Cellular, Airtel and Vodafone launched 3G services in Punjab, expanding their footprint to 21 out of 22 service areas covering 28 states in the country. While 3G spectrum in Punjab is owned by Idea Cellular, Airtel and Vodafone can use it under 3G intra circle roaming agreement. According to a recent statement by Idea Cellular’s Chief Operating Officer …

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Tax case: Vodafone officials to meet Finance Secretary tomorrow

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If sources are to be believed, representatives of Vodafone are likely to meet senior officials of the Finance Ministry tomorrow. They would be meeting Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram and Revenue Secretary Rajiv Takru. The meeting would be taking place in the backdrop of the British telecom major has slapped an arbitration notice on India in a tax case. Vodafone in …

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Idea launches 3G services in Punjab; Airtel and Vodafone follow suit

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Idea Cellular, India’s third largest telco, has introduced 3G services in the Punjab circle on its own spectrum, allowing its bigger rivals, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India, to offer similar services in the same circle through the intra-circle roaming pact between the three operators. The high speed 3G services was initially made available by Idea in Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Nawanshahr, Jagraon, …

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Airtel may have to pay Rs 400 crore as bank surety for ABSL merger

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Airtel, the telecom major may have to pay over Rs 400 crore, migration fee and a bank guarantee of one-time spectrum fee for merging its subsidiary Airtel Broadband Services Ltd, that holds 4G spectrum, with itself. An official source stated that Airtel will have to pay Rs 406.09 crore equal to the difference between entry fee for UASL of Delhi, Haryana, Kerala …

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