Tag Archives: emerging markets

Global satellite revenues up

A recent report found that global pay to view satellite services earned around $70 billion in 2009. It seems that the market is on the move in the right direction as.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

ForgetMeNot Africa launches email via SMS service

ForgetMeNot Africa has announced the continent-wide launch of its Message Optimiser service. Message Optimiser turns any basic mobile handset into a smarter, Internet capable, multi-channel messaging device. It enables network providers.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Vodafone goes live in Qatar

Vodafone launched its Qatar network yesterday for its first 1,000 customers who signed up under a special promotion. The first 100 new customers will be able to access the network from.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Vodafone partners with UAE operator

Mobile giant Vodafone has signed up United Arab Emirates operator du to its Partner Market programme. The deal will see Vodafone grant du exclusive access to its products, devices and services in the United Arab Emirates. Vodafone will also give du improved voice and data.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Vodafone Qatar to launch this year

Vodafone’s Qatari unit expects to launch its services in the country by the end of the year, the company’s chief executive has revealed. Vodafone Qatar CEO, Grahame Maher, said the network would go live on 1st March as scheduled, but would not be launched to.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Orange reveals expansion strategy in Kenya

Orange - brand name of France Telecom - plans to increase its customer base in Kenya to 1.5 million by the end of 2009. State-owned fixed-line provider Telkom Kenya was taken over by France Telecom last year, with the aim of launching a new mobile.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Vodafone agrees final terms with Vodacom

Vodafone has agreed terms to take control of South African mobile network Vodacom, ending months of negotiations and speculation. The world’s biggest mobile phone group will buy an extra 15% stake in Vodacom. Added to its current 50% stake, this gives Vodafone overall control in.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Vodafone agrees partnership with Russian network

Telecoms giant Vodafone plans to enter the Russian market through a new partnership with the country’s largest mobile operator. UK-based Vodafone and Moscow-based Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) will work together developing new technologies. In addition, MTS will be granted exclusive access to Vodafone branded products, services.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Vodafone calls for 3G delay in India

Vodafone has requested that the upcoming auction for 3G operating licenses in India be put on hold because of the credit crunch. The world’s largest private telecoms group is putting pressure on the Indian government to postpone the auction until early 2009 so that it.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Orange plans Uganda mobile network

France Telecom has announced plans to launch a mobile phone network in Uganda, under its popular Orange brand name. Orange will work alongside Hits Telecom Uganda, a Middle Eastern-owned operator that acquired a telecommunications license in the country last year. A 53% stake in Hits.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing