Operator Corner 3 - 11/05/08

Publié le par Jean Arnal

DT is rumored to be to be mulling a bid for Sprint Nextel, in spite of this latter' s current difficulties. In a separate announcement, DT and the Greek government are expected to be close to reaching an agreement for the acquisition of a stake in OTE by DT. .

Mobilkom (Austria) demonstrated the world's fastest (10Mbit/s) data call using Internet High Speed Packet Access from NSN.

Teliasonera has received 4G spectrum in Sweden for nearly $94m. It said in another announcement that it will deploy FTTB broadband connections to nearly 27,000 apartments in 37 municipalities in Sweden.

Telenor is expanding its HSDPA (Turbo 3G) coverage in Norway to 86% of the Norwegian population.

Vodafone said it will resell the iPhone in 10 markets: Italy, Portugal, Greece, the Czech Republic, Egypt, Turkey, South Africa, Australia, India, New Zealand.

FT is reported to talk with Apple about selling the iPhone in some other countries.

Virgin Media (UK) will conduct a 40Gbit/s trial with Nortel and Juniper.

O2 UK has met its 3G license obligations and covers from now 80% of the UK' s population.

Tiscali (Italy) has tripled the number of cities where it can provide IPTV services in Italy to nine.

Zapp (Romania) is planning 3G rollout. Its network will be operational by the end of June.

Wataniya Palestine is waiting for radio spectrum and was obliged to postpone the launch of mobile services in the country.

Celtel Zambia launches an IPO, ahead of its listing on the Lusaka Stock Exchange on June 11.

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