Articles Posted on July 7th, 2009

  • Palm Pre to Launch in Europe with O2 and Movistar

    Palm Pre to Launch in Europe with O2 and Movistar

    Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM) today announced that the Palm(R) Pre(TM) phone is scheduled to be available initially in the UK, Ireland and Germany exclusively on the O2 network, and in Spain exclusively on the Movistar network, in time for the holidays. Palm Pre, the first phone based on the new Palm webOS(TM) mobile platform, brings your information from the many places it resides – on your phone, at work or on the web – into one simple, integrated view.

  • Aepona acquires Valista

    Aepona acquires Valista

    Aepona, a global provider of telecoms software products and services headquartered in Belfast, Northern Ireland, today announced its acquisition of Valista, a Dublin, Ireland-based provider of payment, settlement and service lifecycle management solutions to mobile and broadband operators worldwide. The acquisition, which comes into effect immediately, creates a powerful, independent vendor, operating under the Aepona brand, with a complete solution for the “Network as a Service” (NaaS) business model now being embraced by Telcos globally.

  • SFR subscribers set to speed on mobile Internet highway

    SFR subscribers set to speed on mobile Internet highway

    Subscribers of SFR, France’s leading communications service provider, will soon enjoy real time multimedia applications, such as virtual office. Earlier this month SFR in collaboration with Nokia Siemens Networks became the first to showcase such applications in France on a live 3G network with a 14 Mbps mobile broadband connection. SFR has selected a radio solution from Nokia Siemens Networks which will enable the migration of SFR’s mobile backhaul network to all IP (Internet Protocol), enabling the operator to increase capacity while keeping costs under control.

  • Zong now eyeing at Telenor & PTCL in talks with Mobilink?

    Zong now eyeing at Telenor & PTCL in talks with Mobilink?

    There has been rumors in Pakistan’s telecom industry that Zong (a China Mobile company in Pakistan) is in talks with Telenor to get some stake in its Pakistan operations. Some say Zong may have a minority stake while others argue Telenor may sell its complete setup in Pakistan to Zong. Although nothing has been confirmed yet, a discussion is also going on at a local online telecom discussion forum (Telecom Grid Pakistan) on this matter.