MTN Uganda launches Internet Bus to boost ICT literacy

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The MTN Uganda Foundation has unveiled its MTN Internet Bus, which is intended to improve ICT education across the country. It equipped with sixteen computer working stations powered by MTN’s 3G, LTE and Wi-Fi services. The Internet Bus is estimated to have cost in excess of UGX 600 million. CEO Mazen Mroue said the introduction of the bus part of …

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Polkomtel gives away tablets in Facebook game

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Polkomtel, the¬†Polish mobile operator, operating the Plus network, announced a contest on Facebook for customers to win Lenovo Yoga 3G tablets. The competition is based on a game promoting the speed and qualities of the operator’s mobile internet service. It runs until 30 June. Two tablets will be available to win.

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STC offers discount on Blackberry Q10

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Saudi operator STC offers its customers a SAR 700 discount on the Blackberry Q10, for SAR 1,099 instead of SAR 1,799, with a prepaid SIM and 50 SMS, 50 minutes and 250 MB monthly for three months. STC also offers the Blackberry Q10 with Postpaid plans, such as the 400 Postpaid monthly plan for 18 or 12 months.

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XtremePush deploys iBeacon technology at RDS Stadium

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Mobile marketing systems provider XtremePush deployed Apple’s iBeacon technology at the RDS Stadium after signing an agreement with Leinster Rugby. The iBeacon system enables smartphones to be located with pinpoint accuracy inside a range of detectors. During the recent RaboDirect Pro 12 semi-final at the RDS stadium, mobile-minded supporters received push notifications through the Leinster Rugby App, triggered by specially …

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MobileIron to raise up to USD 128 mln in IPO

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MobileIron expects to raise up to USD 128 million in its initial public offering of shares. In a filing with the SEC, the mobile security company said it will sell 11.1 million shares at USD 8-10 each, plus an over-allotment option of 1.67 million more shares. That’s equal to around 15 percent of its outstanding shares. At the midpoint of …

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Tele2 names new management for Moscow division

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Tele2 Russia announced new commercial and technical directors for its Moscow macro-region division. Dmitry Grigoryev was named commercial director and will oversee product development and promotion in the city and region of Moscow. The technical directorate will be headed by Sergei Bratukin, managing network development and implementation of promotional strategies in the region. Grigoryev comes from VimpelCom, where he was …

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T-Mobile Poland offers year of free SMS

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T-Mobile Poland is offering a year of free SMS with a limited number of prepaid starter kits in June. The offer applies for SMS to any network after an initial top-up of PLN 20 or more. The starter packs will be in a range of T-Mobile sales points from early June.

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Zain Jordan inaugurates airport VIP lounge

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Zain Jordan has opened its VIP lounge at Queen Alia International Airport, which includes a business centre furnished with high-tech equipment and fast internet to enable passengers to conduct their meetings and continue their businesses. The crew will serve light snacks and drinks for passengers.

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Glu Mobile to launch public offering of common stock

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Glu Mobile, a global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, plans to offer shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Glu expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the shares of common stock offered in the public offering to cover over allotments, …

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Chunghwa Telecom first to market with commercial 4G services in Taiwan

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Taiwanese multi-service operator Chunghwa Telecom has announced the launch of commercial 4G services, almost two months ahead of schedule, as reported by Taipei Times reports. With the development making the company the first in the country to offer customer LTE-based tariffs, prices for the service range from TWD236 (USD7.75) per month to TWD2,636 per month, and Chunghwa has said it …

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Orange offers free services after minimum spend on Nju

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Orange Poland announced a new offer called Miesio for its Nju mobile customers, offering them free services for the rest of the month after they reach a minimum spend. Customers will never pay more than PLN 29 for voice, PLN 19 for internet and PLN 9 for SMS/MMS. Upon reaching these ceilings they get free calls and SMS and 1 …

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Amazon launches Kindle Cloud Reader app in Germany

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Amazon said its free Kindle Cloud Reader application is now available for customers in Germany. This provides access to books offline and online without needing to download them or install software. It synchronises with the customer’s individual e-library and pinpoints their bookmarks., regardless of which device they are using. It runs on Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer 10 and …

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