Philippine carrier says the first stage of its US$790 million network modernization project, revealed in 2012, is complete and will now focus on optimizing its new equipment.
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Home plus, a discount store chain owned by Britain's Tesco, has become a mobile virtual network operator and is touting more affordable telco services.
Indonesian mobile retailer inks partnership with wireless service provider Brightstar to bring services focused on supply chain, distribution and trading to companies in the mobile devices and telecom business.
Government reverses its stance and allows the telco use the US$302 million it paid for earlier licenses in 2008 to offset the cost of new airwaves it won in the November 2012 auction.
Sistema Shyam will shut down services in 10 of its 22 telecom circles in India, while gearing up for the upcoming spectrum auction on March 11.
Indian operator writes to telecoms department for a temporary license so it can continue operating until the March auction, to avoid having the Supreme Court ordering it to shut down its services.
Telecoms department has issued fresh notices to three operators, with remaining telcos to follow, demanding they pay an additional charges for spectrum used since 2008.
The acquisition is shelved after differences regarding Maxis' continuing interest in Aircel after the acquisition, among other reasons. Both Sistema and Aircel deny a buyout was on the cards though.
Indian telco will regroup its current three regional hubs for domestic operations into eight hubs, to build a "more connected organization which is closer to the marketplace".
Telco's net profit for the quarter slid 5 percent, but jumped 14 percent on a full-year basis bolstered by fixed network revenues. CEO Neil Montefiore is also stepping down in March this year.