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Thailand's DTAC plans to overhaul its 2G network to help meet surging demand for wireless internet services, and pave the way for whenever it will finally be able to launch 3G.
 
NTT Com has

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Indian mobile services provider Uninor has been slapped with a 90 million rupee ($1.98 mil

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News Corporation has sold Fox Mobile Group (FMG) to Jesta Group for an undisclosed sum. FMG includes brands Jamba, Jamster, Mobizzo, and mobile video service iLove. FMG will be renamed and become a part of Jesta Mobile Holdings.

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The dominance of prepaid mobile usage in Thailand will limit the impact of new mobile number portability rules, says the head of the clearinghouse providing MNP services.
 
The MNP system – which was soft-launched on December 5 – can handle up to 500 numbers per day at 25 service locations in Bangkok, and each of Thailand’s mobile operators have li

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Mobile number portability is suddenly growing in Asia again, with India starting the service in one region while Thailand plans for a launch in Bangkok on mid-December.
 
India's new communications minister, Kapil Sibal, yesterday launched MNP in the Haryana region and revealed plans to implement it nationwide on January 20.
 
Eight operat

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Six Thai operators have signed on to a government proposal for a national broadband project, despite complaints from experts that the plan is far too light on details.
 
State-owned TOT and CAT Telecom and private players AIS, DTAC, True Move and Digital Phone, have jointly signed an MoU to share broadband network resources, the Bangkok Post

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NBN Co has tapped Cisco to lead the rollout of its data centers, using Vblock technology from the Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) coalition.
 
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Telenor raised its Q3 revenue 6% and improved its 2010 outlook due to a strong performance from its Asian units, but continuing losses at its Indian startup and hefty one-off expenses shaved its profit by half.
 
The Nordic operator reported revenue of 24.

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The court order that derailed Thailand's 3G auction last month has left the entire industry in “a big vacuum” and private operators at a disadvantage, according to DTAC CEO Tore Johnson.
 
The National Telecom Commission (NTC) called off the auction last month after the supreme

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Thailand's 3G auction is in limbo, after a court granted CAT Telecom's request for an injunction days before it was scheduled to start.
 
The Administrative Court last night agreed with CAT's argument that regulator NTC has no authority to hold the auction, which was to have began on Monday, the

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