Articles Posted February 2012

  • Telenor Pakistan in trouble, sues NSN & Huawei

    Telenor Pakistan in trouble, sues NSN & Huawei

    When Pakistan’s telecom regulator is preparing 3G licenses auction, Telenor Pakistan (leading cellular operator) seems to be in trouble as friction between Telenor and vendors has increased over a recent lawsuit. Telenor Pakistan has moved the court against Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and Huawei over a dispute related to Telenor’s telecom infrastructure and services rendered by these vendors. Industry experts are terming this development a setback for Telenor’s readiness for 3G.

    “How can you take the risk of 3G rollout when you have bad terms with two leading vendors?” says Kamran Razi

  • T-Mobile, Orange go for radio network sharing in Poland

    T-Mobile, Orange go for radio network sharing in Poland

    T-Mobile Poland and Orange Poland have selected Nokia Siemens Networks as one of the vendors to deploy and upgrade their GSM and HSPA networks, enable radio network sharing and prepare them for Long Term Evolution (LTE). Currently, Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa operates the T-Mobile network, while PTK Centertel runs the Orange network, and these will be managed by a joint venture called NetWorkS! Nokia Siemens Networks will provide its Single RAN (radio access network) platform and related services to improve the network performance, reduce costs and make the shared network LTE-ready.

  • Ufone launches UMonitor

    Ufone launches UMonitor

    Mobile communication technologies have evolved independently across continents and there is significant challenge in achieving success while introducing innovative services. Ufone continues to live up to these challenges and recently introduced UMonitor; a service with which customers will be able to monitor calls on three phone numbers. With this offer customers can now create a list of selected numbers and control their incoming and outgoing calls.