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Telecom operator Orange has become the commercial brand for Telkom Kenya, following France Telecom's acquisition of 51% of its capital in December 2007.
Saudi Telecom is likely to reduce 14% of its workforce in its home market, to expand in the North African telecom market. The move may affect nearly 3,000 employees.
Text of report by James Ratemo entitled "Telkom Kenya to unveil mobile service this week" published by Kenyan privately-owned daily newspaper The Standard website on 16 September The stage set for stiff competition in the telecommunications sector this week as Telkom Kenya officially unveils its mobile telephone service.
Ericsson has won a five-year contract from UK-based communications provider Cable & Wireless EAUS (Europe, Asia, and US) to supply and operate a complete GSM mobile network. The value of the contract is thought to be approximately $100m.
Blueslice Networks and Elephant Talk Communications, Inc. (OTCBB:ETAK), an international telecom and multimedia content distributor, announced today their long-term agreement for a global expansion.
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected as sole supplier to supply and operate a complete GSM mobile network for Cable&Wireless EAUS (Europe, Asia and US) as it launches its new Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) services in the UK.
Russian telecom company Vimpel-Communications has announced the commercial launch of a 3G network in four Russian cities of Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara and Chelyabinsk. The company plans to launch 3G networks in around 40 cities by the end of 2008.
Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 21 August [Report by Min Lwin: "International Text Messaging Approved in Burma"] Mobile phone users in Burma can now send and receive e-mail and short messaging system text (SMS) outside the country through the E- Trade Company Web site, according to an E-Trade Myanmar Company staff member.
In a newly released report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for information about the telecommunications and networking industries, the recently announced restructuring of the telecom industry in China is expected to greatly benefit the mobile infrastructure market over the next five years.
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