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Thai telecoms spark debate in attempt to rework airwave deal … – Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK — Thailand’s two leading mobile carriers have sought relief from the government on steep payments for wireless spectrum they won at auction, sparking criticism that they are trying to change the rules of the game after the fact. Market leader Advanced Info Service and second-ranked True Corp. each won 4G network licenses for about 76 billion baht ($2.44 billion ... Read More »

2018 Malaysian Telecoms Market Analysis & Outlook Report (2005-2025) – Trends, Drivers and Challenges – PR Newswire (press release)

The research work strategically analyzes Malaysia telecommunications market, examining the recent trends, drivers and challenges across diverse dimensions such as growth, demand, pricing, competition, consumer behaviour, infrastructure, policies and others. The study also provides in-depth analysis of segment wise telecommunications including mobile, fixed line and fixed broadband services. The number of subscribers and penetration rates are forecast for each of ... Read More »

Ericsson down as Berenberg favors Nokia in Euro telecoms – Seeking Alpha

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ericsson down as Berenberg favors Nokia in Euro telecomsSeeking AlphaEricsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is down 1.6% in U.S. trading after a launch at Berenberg comes out preferring Nokia (NOK +0.4%) in a head-to-head comparison of networking firms coming out of restructurings. The firm has started Ericsson at Hold while launching …and more » Source link Read More »

Complaints About Canadian Telecoms Spike 73% In A Year – HuffPost Canada

The commission that handles Canadian consumers’ gripes about telecom services says it has seen “a significant increase” in complaints. The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) clocked a record 6,849 complaints between Aug. 1, 2017, and Jan. 31, 2018. That’s an increase of 73 per cent from the same period a year earlier. Some of the increase— though not ... Read More »

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Who Will Pay the Price for Overvalued 5G Spectrum? – Light Reading

<!– –> May 14-16, 2018, Austin Convention Center May 14, 2018, Brazos Hall, Austin, Texas September 24-26, 2018, Westin Westminster, Denver October 9, 2018, The Westin Times Square, New York October 23, 2018, Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, GA November 7-8, 2018, London, United Kingdom November 8, 2018, The Montcalm by Marble Arch, London November 15, 2018, The Westin Times ... Read More »

Line shares fall as telecoms groups announce rival messaging app – Financial Times

Hudson Lockett in Hong Kong April 10, 2018 Print this page Shares in Tokyo-based messaging app Line took a dip on Tuesday after a group of Japanese telecoms companies including SoftBank announced it would launch a rival messaging app named “+Message”. The app from the group, which also includes Docomo and KDDI, will include numerous features found on Line’s own app ... Read More »

Danish pension funds eye delisting of telecoms firm TDC – IPE.com

Three of Denmark’s largest pension funds have succeeded in their bid to buy TDC, the country’s former national telecommunications operator, after receiving majority shareholder approval. However, the trio of ATP, PFA and PKA – in a consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) – fell just short of the threshold required to delist the company from the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. ... Read More »

Telecoms relief plan draws flak – Bangkok Post

Under the plan submitted by the lame-duck National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) the prime minister will use Section 44 powers to delay payments for G4 licences won by the phone companies at auction. Opposition to the controversial relief plan allowing two telecom operators to extend payment for the 900-megahertz mobile spectrum has intensified ahead of Tuesday’s cabinet meeting. The ... Read More »

Phone users, telecoms choke on UCC directives – Daily Monitor – Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)

Over the past month, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has banned the selling of SIM cards and ordered telecom companies to put in place National ID card readers to electronically verify customer information against the database maintained by the National Identification And Registration Authority (Nira). According to the UCC directive, one can only obtain a Sim Swap/replacement after producing a valid ... Read More »

OWINO: On telecoms licences, it helps to trust the market – Daily … – Daily Nation

By KWAME OWINOMore by this Author The formal liberalisation of Kenya’s telecommunications industry started in 1997 and has, therefore, entered its third decade now. At the start of liberalisation, the policy imperative was to ensure increased investment and extend telecommunications services beyond high income groups and selected urban areas. That 20-year journey which started in 1998 with an Act of ... Read More »