Acer launches Liquid smartphones in Mexico

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Acer has launched its Liquid smartphones in the Mexican market. Five Liquid Android-based smartphones (Liquid Z3, Z5, S1, Z4 and E3) plus Acer’s first smart wearable, the Liquid Leap, will be sold through office-supply retailer Office Depot. Acer’s smartphones are already present in 31 markets worldwide.

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My Mix Vip tariff by M:tel (Bosnia)

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Bosnian ¬†operator m:tel has introduced the My Mix Vip tariff, which includes calls, SMS and mobile internet, plus the possibility of purchasing a mobile phone for BAM 1. The monthly subscription for the service is BAM 150 and the plan comes with 1,000 minutes to all networks in Bosnia, 5,000 minutes of calls to the m:tel fixed and mobile network, …

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MTS tablet prices drop below smartphones (Russian Federation)

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The average smartphone retail price totaled RUB 7,081 in shops of the retail chain of Russian mobile operator MTS in the second quarter of this year, as reported by Vedomosti. This was higher than the average retail price of a tablet, of RUB 5,142, for the first time since the launch of tablet sales in Russia in 2011. A tablet …

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Megafon introduces missed call alerts

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Russian mobile operator Megafon has introduced a new service informing customers of the Caucasus regional branch of missed incoming calls. The service is already available in the Rostov region. Subscribers are sent flash messages about missed incoming calls if they are already on the line in another call. The service will be activated by default, free, as reported.

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Vodafone Germany offers EasyTravel Europa for EUR 4.99/month

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Vodafone Germany said it has brought out a new roaming option called EasyTravel Europa. For EUR 4.99 per month, customers can use the phone, text and data allowances included in their Red tariffs when they make journeys within the European Union, Turkey or Switzerland. The EasyTravel Europa option is available as a bolt-on to the Red XS, S, M and …

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SLT net profit up 28% to nearly LKR 3 bln in H1

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Sri Lanka Telecom recorded revenues of LKR 31.39 billion during the first six months of the year, with 8 percent growth compared to the same period of the previous year. EBITDA increased to LKR 9.53 billion, which represents an increase of 9 percent year-on-year, with EBIDTA margin of 30%t. The group reported net profit after tax of LKR 2.96 billion …

EditorSLT net profit up 28% to nearly LKR 3 bln in H1

Huawei launches Honor 3C 4G LTE smartphone in Taiwan

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Huawei has introduced its first Honor-series 4G LTE smartphone, the Honor 3C LTE, in Taiwan. The Honor 3C LTE is currently available for TWD 5,490 (approximately USD 183) without contract, DigiTimes reports. The Honor 3C LTE sports a 5-inch LTPS display, HiSilicon 1.6GHz quad-core CPU, 8-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Honor 3C LTE will be marketed by …

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SMS-based customer response portal (Philippines)

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Philippines mobile operator Sun Cellular has introduced a SMS-based customer response portal, dubbed ‘SunSagot’. To seek for feedback from Sun Cellular through SunSagot, subscribers should send an SMS to a special short number. From there, they will receive a menu of categories that will give them access to up-to-date information on Sun products and services. The SunSagot service is free …

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Venezuela reaches 30.32 mln mobile lines by end-Q2

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According to the latest report from the country’s telecoms regulator Conatel, Venezuela reached a total of 30.32 million active mobile telephony lines by the end of the second quarter of 2014, compared to 30.44 million by end-June 2013. During the second quarter of the year, the country saw a reduction of nearly 205,000 mobile lines. The country ended the quarter …

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SumUp closes financing round, changes executive team

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European mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company SumUp has closed a double-digit million dollar investment led by FinTch venture capital firm Life. SREDA and backed by existing investors, including Groupon and BBVA Ventures. The funds will be used for the further build out of SumUp’s end-to-end payment solution and to increase the international traction of its recently launched Pin+ Chip & Pin …

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Vodafone Greece to add EUR 10 prepaid connection fee

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Vodafone Greece announced it will start charging a connection for all new prepaid customers. From 15 September, each new prepaid Sim will have a cost of EUR 10. The fee will apply to all new prepaid Vodafone, Vodafone CU, Vodafone International, Prepaid Olympiacos, Tazamobile, Post Office Prepaid Prepaid and Carrefour connections, as reported by the source.

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LG starts ad campaign for gold G3 launch

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LG announced an ad campaign to promote the launch of the gold version of its G3 smartphone with Vodafone UK. Customers can win one of the phones by responding to a question about the new TV advert. The winner will be announced¬†21 August. The phone is available free from Vodafone with a contract from GBP 28.75 per month, as reported …

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