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  • At the GSMA's Leadership Summit which opened the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on February 16, 2009, bringing together 400 CEOs, government ministers and officials, industry leaders stressed the unique role that broadband, specifically mobile broadband, can play as an economic stimulus. Those leaders called for governments to support the...
    16 Februarie 2009/ Continuare
  • Vodafone has trialled a 3G HSPA+ mobile broadband connection that delivers maximum download speeds in excess of 20 Mbps in a test environment. Vodafone, the world's largest mobile operator, with approximately 289 million proportionate customers worldwide as of 31 December 2008, achieved one of the fastest 3G data connections currently possible during...
    16 Februarie 2009/ Continuare
  • The GSMA announced on February 11th that the mobile world has celebrated its four billionth connection, according to Wireless Intelligence, the GSMA’s market intelligence unit. This milestone underscores the continued strong growth of the mobile industry and puts the global market on the path to reach a staggering six billion connections by 2013. The...
    11 Februarie 2009/ Continuare
  • The GSMA announced on February 11th that the mobile world has celebrated its four billionth connection, according to Wireless Intelligence, the GSMA’s market intelligence unit. This milestone underscores the continued strong growth of the mobile industry and puts the global market on the path to reach a staggering six billion connections by 2013. The...
    11 Februarie 2009/ Continuare
  • Further to the announcement of 29 October 2008, Vodafone announces on 18th December that it has completed the acquisition of an additional 4.8% stake in Polkomtel S.A. ("Polkomtel") for a total consideration of €177m. The acquisition increases Vodafone’s stake in Polkomtel from 19.6% to 24.4%, enhancing its exposure to the attractive Polish market.
    18 Decembrie 2008/ Continuare
  • Huawei has decided to cancel the long-planned sale of a large stake in its mobile phone manufacturing division - citing the ongoing financial turmoil, according to Cellular News (on 9th October). The company said that it might renew the sales process if the economic problems resolve themselves. "Given the current global market conditions and prevailing...
    09 Octombrie 2008/ Continuare
  • Vodafone Group Plc today announces on 27 May that, after five years in the role, Arun Sarin will be retiring as Chief Executive at the end of the Company's AGM on 29th July 2008. He will be succeeded by Deputy Chief Executive Vittorio Colao. Arun Sarin became Chief Executive in July 2003 and over the last five years has led the company through a period of...
    27 Mai 2008/ Continuare
  • Arun Sarin, CEO Vodafone Group PLC, announced on 12th February at MobileWorld Congress 2008, Barcelona, that the future of the mobile industry will be defined by who succeeds in developing mobile internet services. He said that mobile phone operators can't sit back and let other companies gain an advantage in developing music, gaming and other internet...
    12 Februarie 2008/ Continuare
  • Mobile World Congress News Service11-14 February 2008 Make sure you have not missed anything from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. For more news click here    Day One: A daily news service brought to you in association with: Reding sets 1 July data roaming deadline EU commissioner wages war on SMS roaming tariffs; urges operators to...
    11 Februarie 2008/ Continuare
  • by Ian Scales, Managing Editor, TelecomTV    It just gets bigger. Mobile World Congress is nearly upon us again and although we all like to exhale deeply and puff our cheeks at the thought of all those acres of stands and throngs of people, we all know we really like it. MWC is the ‘must attend’ event in telecoms: you have to be there and you know it’s...
    07 Februarie 2008/ Continuare

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