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BlackBerry free voice service being blocked in UAE

Can things get any worse for the struggling Canadian telecommunications business? It certainly seems that at every turn Research In Motion have a new fire to fight, and this time it is the fact that both Etisalat and Du are rejecting the free voice service included in the latest BlackBerry software. The feature itself allows…

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Change in the Portuguese telecoms market

On Monday, 21st of Jan, the boards of both Optimus (mobile operator) and Zon Multimedia gave the go-ahead for a merger of the two companies, with the aim of creating one of the largest multimedia business in Portugal. Current projections estimate that immediately, the company will become the second largest mobile telephone network in the…

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Myanmar telecoms set to boom

The Government in the Southeast Asian country have invited foreign telecommunications companies to bid for use of 2 of their national licenses by January 25th. The move comes as the country, also known as Burma, seek to expand economic progression after years of nationalised services operated by a military regime. The 2 licenses are part…

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Telecoms providers potentially merging in Europe

This is the news that has filtered out of a meeting between some of the bosses of Europe’s largest Mobile phone networks and Joaquin Almunia, the European Union’s competition chief. The bosses in the meeting included those from Deutsche Telekom (Germany), Telefonica (Spain), France Telecom and Telecom Italia, which suggest just how large such an…

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Tata Telecommunications set to leave Kashmir

Tata Docomo, the company behind Tata Telecommunications has been forced to withdraw their service from the Indian-controlled area of Kashmir, after it was discovered that the airwaves the company were using were sold illegally. The decision to ban the service came after India’s Supreme Court ruled that 122 2G services that were issued in 2008…