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, …

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

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 …

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

LG G3 to launch in Austria end-June for EUR 599 – report

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The LG G3 will go on sale in Austria at the end of June for EUR 599, as reported by Die Presse on its website. The smartphone has 5.5-inch HD display and its integrated 13 megapixel camera has a laser auto-focus function that can take clear pictures even in poor light. The casing is made of plastic and resembles metal, …

EditorLG G3 to launch in Austria end-June for EUR 599 – report

Vimpelcom seeks new buyer for Telecel Globe assets – report

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Vimpelcom is apparently seeking to sell its Telecel Globe assets, despite agreeing to sell the company to Niel telecom for around EUR 75 million in 2013, TMT Finance reported. Niel Telecom had reportedly agreed to acquire Telecel Globe, which encompasses the Leo unit in Burundi and the Telecel Centrafrique unit in Central African Republic (CAR), subject only to closing conditions. …

EditorVimpelcom seeks new buyer for Telecel Globe assets – report

Anatel approves network sharing by Vivo and Claro

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Brazilian regulator Anatel approved the sharing of network and radio frequencies by mobile operators Vivo and Claro, as reported by Teletime. The goal of the agreement is to achieve the coverage targets in rural areas as foreseen in the regulations for the 450 MHz and 2.5 GHz auction. The project submitted by the two operators provides for the use of …

EditorAnatel approves network sharing by Vivo and Claro