Webwire: New Vodafone AU outage; RCom launches 3G in NE

Staff writer
25 Apr 2011

Another network failure at Vodafone AU

Vodafone Australia on Sunday suffered another network failure, which this time prevented customers from sending Easter greetings via SMS.

The Australian

RCom launches 3G in northeast India

India's Reliance Communications has become the first operator to launch 3G services in the northeast of the country, with plans to roll out in 24 more locations in the region over the next two months.

The Telegraph

Indian handset makers plan Africa push

Indian handset makers Micromax, Lava, Karbonn, Spice, Maxx, Olive and Zen have reportedly all either started up operations in Africa, or plan to do so by the end of the quarter.

Economic Times

KT to sell Russian unit NTC: CEO

KT CEO Lee Sulk-chae has revealed that the company is in talks to sell its Russian subsidiary New Telephone Company (NTC), but has not named the bidder or the potential size of the deal.


Pakistani number porting doubles in a year

The number of migrated mobile subscribers in Pakistan has more than doubled in the last year to hit 10.6 million at the end of March.

Daily Times

Apple signs major content deal for iTunes cloud

Apple is thought to have signed a deal to offer Warner Music tracks on iTunes' in-development cloud music service.


True Move resumes hunt for foreign partner

Thailand's True Move plans to resume the search for a possible foreign telecom operator partner, which would take an up to 24% stake in its 3G venture.

Bangkok Post

US army picks Android for battle network

The US army has chosen Android as the OS on which to build a battle command network platform and accompanying devices.


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