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6 Apr 2017


IoT Roundup: M2M/Internet of Things developments

US cellular giant *Verizon* has launched the first nationwide commercial 4G LTE Category M1 (Cat M1, or LTE-M) network, which spans 2.4 million square miles, calling it the only Cat... more

Sudatel launches 4G, expansion to follow in major cities

Sudatel Telecom Group’s domestic mobile unit Sudani has announced the commercial launch of a 4G LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network. Services offer maximum downstream speeds of 150Mbps, with pre-paid tariffs ranging in... more

Altel launches Kazakhstan’s first LTE-A networks

Kazakh mobile operator Altel has launched LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) networks in twelve cities, offering peak theoretical download speeds of up to 225Mbps. Services have been introduced in Astana, Almaty, Shymkent, Oskemen,... more

HT Mostar signs new contracts with Ericsson Nikola Tesla

Bosnian mobile network operator (MNO) HT Mostar has inked deals worth HRK11 million (USD1.6 million) will Ericsson Nikola Tesla, the latter has announced. In a press release, the Croatia-based vendor... more

BTRC finalises 4G auction plans

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has finalised its plans for the upcoming 4G spectrum auction and will send the proposals to the government for approval shortly, the Daily Star... more

T-Mobile requests 3.5GHz permission from FCC; Charter eyes 28GHz 5G tests

T-Mobile US has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to conduct tests in the 3550MHz-3700MHz band, using an ‘experimental licence’. When probed by Fierce Wireless, the cellco noted:... more


Zeop to deploy a FTTH network in Trois-Bassins

Daniel Pause, Mayor of the commune of Trois-Bassins in Reunion, and Xavier Hermesse, deputy director of fibre-optic broadband provider Zeop, have signed a partnership agreement to deploy a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH)... more

EneCom calls on Nokia for 100Gbps network rollout in Chugoku

Finnish vendor Nokia has been contracted by Japan's Energia Communications (EneCom) to roll out what will reportedly be the first 100Gbps network in the Chugoku region of Japan's main island... more

Telecom Namibia expands WiMAX network to rural locations

Namibia’s largest telco by subscribers, Telecom Namibia has deployed WiMAX services to the towns of Luderitz and Ondangua, as well as to the rural regions of Omusati and Zambezi, writes... more


T-2 free from threat of bankruptcy proceedings

The Constitutional Court of Slovenia has overturned an earlier Higher Court decision which had ordered bankruptcy proceedings against struggling fixed line and mobile operator T-2. The latest decision found that... more



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