Movistar Argentina launches 4G in Mendoza

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Argentine mobile operator Movistar has launched 4G LTE services in Mendoza province. The telco has already deployed 50 LTE sites and expects to end 2015 with 150 LTE sites across the Mendoza province. Investment in the 4G segment will reach ARS 250 million during 2015. Movistar already offers LTE services in Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata, among other cities, …

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Malaysia cuts mobile, fixed basic broadband package prices

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The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (SKMM) has reduced the price of mobile and fixed basic broadband packages. The average price reduction for basic mobile broadband packs reaches 14%, while the price of the basic fixed broadband pack will drop by nearly 57%. Following these price cuts, mobile broadband tariff plans will be available for a starting price of MYR …

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Vivendi Talents competition by Vivendi

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French media and entertainment group Vivendi has launched the Vivendi Talents programme, which will comprise a series of initiatives to promote talent in all its forms in the next few months. The launch event at the Olympia theatre in Paris was hosted by Canal Plus personalities, will see acts from artists such as Louane, Mathieu Saikaly, Emji, Vincent Dedienne, King …

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Beltelecom introduces Multiscreen from SmartLabs

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Belarusian national operator Beltelecom has introduced the Smart Zala multiscreen service, which will enable Zala pay-TV subscribers to access content over PCs, tablets and other mobile devices. The service was launched in cooperation with SmartLabs. The service will enable Beltelecom subscribers to view, record and catch up with TV content, set parental controls and manage their subscriptions. The new service …

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Megafon modifies credit conditions for Megafon Investments

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Shareholders of Russian mobile operator Megafon have modified the conditions of the credit provided for its Megafon Investments subsidiary, as reported by Vedomosti. The repayment term of the RUB 10 billion loan has been pextended to 19 April 2020, and the annual interest rate raised from 7.5% to 8.5%. Megafon provided the subsidiary with a RUB 64.9 billion loan credit in …

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Megafon expands network in Chechnya

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Russian mobile operator Megafon plans to expand the coverage of its 3G network in Chechnya republic this year. New base stations have been deployed in small agglomerations across the country. The operator has started work on the network expansion in the Urus-Martan, Akchoy-Martan, Gudermes, Vedeno and some other municipalities. The operator will deploy 3G base stations in 20 agglomerations of …

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MTS Belarus launches devices on installment

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Mobile operator MTS Belarus said that customers can now buy smartphones and tablets on installments at its branded retail outlets and from its online shop. The operator will provide 30 models of Samsung, Huawei, Nokia, LG, and Lenovo devices on installment, with no rate increase. Customers will also get a bonus of 3-5 GB when buying the devices. The bonus …

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Virgin Media UK gets exclusive on ZTE Blade L3 smartphone

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UK cable operator and MVNO Virgin Media will be the only UK operator to sell the ZTE Blade L3 smartphone in the UK, Mobile News reports. The company sells the new handset for GBP 79.99 on prepaid plans. It joins the ZTE Kis 3 Blue, Kis 3 Max White and Blade L2. The L3 is built around a quad-core 1.3 …

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Third of 16-34 year-olds leave Facebook after parents join

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Around 32 percent of British 16 to 34 year-olds have deleted their own Facebook account because their parents had started to use the same site, as reported by the Telegraph, citing the Digital Home Index survey of 2,000 people from the Halifax bank.  Another 33 percent said they had blocked or deleted a family member. Facebook, which was launched publicly in …

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Globe offers advanced screening of Marvel’s Avengers

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Philippines operator Globe Telecom will offer an advanced screening of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron on 22 April in select IMAX theaters in SM North EDSA, SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia and SM Southmall. To access the special offer, customers should enter any GoSURF promo, purchase the Samsung Galaxy S6 on myLifestyle Plan, or subscribe to a Tattoo Home …

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