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2008-10-07 12:00:22

Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner" or "the Company") (Nasdaq:PTNR) (TASE:PTNR), a leading Israeli mobile communications operator, announces today that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008 on November 5, 2008. David Avner (CEO), Emanuel Avner (CFO) and Oded Degany (V.P. Corporate Development, Strategy and IRO) will review the results in a conference call that will be held at 10.00 a.m. Eastern Time / 5.00 p.m. Israeli Time....

2008-09-22 15:00:17

Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner" or "the Company") (Nasdaq:PTNR)(TASE:PTNR), a leading Israeli mobile communications operator, announced that it was served on September 21 with a lawsuit requesting certification as a class action, filed against Partner in the District Court of Jerusalem. The claim alleges that Partner wrongfully charges certain subscribers for call records sent to them by mail. If the lawsuit is certified as a class action, the total amount claimed from...

2008-09-22 06:00:12

Thailand-based telecoms company CAT Telecom has signed a THB2 billion ($59m) contract with technology provider Marubeni (Thailand) to build a fiber-optic backbone network. The automatic switched optical network will link the entire country with Bangkok via 9,000 km of optical-fiber lines. The Office of the Auditor-General, however, has questioned the transparency of the deal. Reports have also quoted CAT chairman Sathit Limpongpan as saying he was not informed of the signing of the...

2008-07-28 18:00:33

By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 28--The National Telecommunications Commission is likely to allow both DTAC and True Move to import equipment to upgrade their networks to provide third-generation (3G) mobile phone services when it meets on Thursday. Approval had been held up pending more details from CAT Telecom, which controls the mobile operators' concessions, on the rearrangement of frequencies to accommodate 3G. The regulator would also consider a request...

2008-07-24 15:00:55

By Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 24--CAT Telecom intends to introduce third-generation (3G) services on its CDMA mobile network installed by Huawei Technologies in 51 provinces by the end of this year in order to keep pace with market leader Advanced Info Service. Jirayu Roongsrithong, the state enterprise's mobile business unit head, said CAT was ready to focus on 3G expansion now that it had sold its interest in the Thai Mobile joint venture to TOT. He said that an auction would...

2008-07-23 15:01:06

By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 23--CAT Telecom has ignored DTAC's call to separate its request to offer third-generation mobile phone service from that of True Move, reasoning that it did not want to waste further time. CAT president Phisal Jorpocha-udom said that CAT has already sent a letter which combined both the requests of DTAC and True Move in offering the service to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) for consideration. This latest letter...

2008-07-14 12:00:30

By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 14--TOT Plc yesterday announced a plan to invest 30 billion baht in third-generation mobile-phone services to be ready for commercial launch within one year. The announcement came after TOT signed a memorandum of understanding with CAT Telecom yesterday for the rights and management of the 1900 MHz spectrum to provide 3G services. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Information and Communications Technology Minister Mun...

2008-07-01 12:00:51

By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 30--Advanced Info Service says telecom regulators should be careful about allowing rivals DTAC and True Move to provide broadband mobile services on the 850 Megahertz band because it may breach concession terms and bring about legal disputes. The market leader reacted after CAT Telecom officially asked the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to allow DTAC and True Move to import high-speed packet access (HSPA) equipment...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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