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2011-02-18 07:35:00

A Singapore company has developed a new phone that can take your pulse when you press your fingers on a receptor, then sends the results to a 24-hour medical call center that can determine if you need medical assistance or not. The new EPI Life mobile phone is equipped with its own mini electrocardiogram (ECG). "We think it's a revolution. It has clinical significance," EPI medical chief Dr. Chow U-Jin told AFP at the mobile industry's annual conference in Barcelona, Spain. "Anywhere in...

2009-11-18 07:28:00

HONG KONG, November 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA, the body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, today revealed the details of six additional grants from the Mobile Money for the Unbanked Fund (MMU), which is administered by the GSMA Foundation, Inc. New grantees include AKTEL in Bangladesh, Dialog Telekom PLC in Sri Lanka, Grameenphone Ltd in Bangladesh, MTN Cameroon, MTN Uganda and Vodacom Tanzania. Grants are available for projects promoting the uptake of mobile...

2008-10-13 06:00:20

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and the leading Bangladeshi operator Grameenphone, have signed an agreement to extend the capacity of the Telenor Group company's all-IP core network. The decision to add capacity follows tremendous growth in subscribers and resulting traffic in the Grameenphone network over the last year. Grameenphone has seen rapid growth in recent years and in 2007-2008 traffic increased considerably. The contract with Ericsson will enable Grameenphone to improve its offering to...

2008-09-30 06:00:19

Chinese network infrastructure provider Huawei Technologies is continuing to expand its presence in the Asia Pacific market with a three year network expansion contract from Indonesia's new GSM and 3G operator Axis to roll out its full service national network. Datamonitor estimates the contract to be worth $36m. Under the contract, the company will design, build, deploy and manage Axis' 2G/3G network within the island of Java, Bali, Lombok, Kalimantan and Sulawesi. The company will also...

2008-09-19 09:00:30

The number of mobile telephone subscribers in Bangladesh rose by 600,000 in August, lifting the total number of subscribers to 45.4 million in one of the world's fastest-growing cellular markets, data from the country's telecommunications regulator showed Thursday. Grameenphone, the largest mobile operator in the country, had a subscriber base of 20.84 million at the end of August, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission said. Bangalink, the second-largest operator, had 10.17...

2008-08-14 15:00:48

Grameenphone, a joint venture enterprise between Telenor and Grameen Telecom, has agreed to pay an administrative fine of BDT2500 million to the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission for providing E1 connectivity to third parties, enabling the use of VOIP technology which is unlawful and illegal. The allegations mentioned in the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) case dates back prior to February 2007. International call termination to Bangladesh is a...

2008-08-12 03:00:24

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is launching a pilot in Bangladesh to demonstrate how to improve productivity and quality of life in the country with the use of high-speed internet services through 3G/HSPA technology. The pioneering project, called Alokito Bangladesh (Enlightened Bangladesh), will demonstrate high-speed internet access and a range of advanced services - including mobile health and mobile learning - in the region of the capital, Dhaka, from early August to the end of October this...

2005-09-27 09:06:18

AMSTERDAM/SINGAPORE -- Motorola will sell more than 6 million mobile phones for less than $30 each in a new program to bring cheap handsets to developing markets, industry body the GSM Association said on Tuesday. The cost per handset will dip below $30 from $40 in the first Emerging Market Handset (EMH) program awarded in February, which was also won by U.S.-based Motorola. Ten operators in developing markets have promised to buy about 6 million of the two models Motorola will submit to the...


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