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Unprecedented growth for high-speed mobile broadband

The worldwide movement by operators to deploy high-speed mobile broadband services based on W-CDMA and High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) standards is claimed by the GSM Association (GSMA) to be fuelling unprecedented economies of scale in the supply of equipment for

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Bolivian Power Company integrates through RAD

The Bolivian Power Company (COBEE, or Compañía Boliviana de Energía Eléctrica) has integrated its SCADA, PLC, data information and telephony transport services by deploying Optimux-XLE1 optical multi-plexers manufactured by RAD Data Communications...

Costa Rica - a Latin tiger?

A whole tranche of factors is making its presence felt as Costa Rica assumes increasing importance as a centre for investment. Enter an educated workforce with a strong command of English, political stability, tax breaks, lower costs, and proximity to North America. This article is based on one...

Vivo plumps for CoreMedia DRM

CoreMedia, a provider of interoperable digital rights management, has announced that Vivo, the largest mobile operator in the Southern Hemisphere, has selected CoreMedia DRM for its comprehensive digital content services. Also ordered are the MMBox/DiNO

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Americatel rolls out Thomson IP telephony/Triple-play services

Thomson Cirpack soft switches have been purchased by Americatel, an affiliate of

C&W rolls out Roamware across the Caribbean

Roamware has launched its advanced roaming services across 12 mobile networks owned by the Cable & Wireless International Communications Company in the

Survey: How to win and keep customers

Two of the world's developing telecoms markets, Thailand and Brazil feature in Nokia's new survey of almost 4,000 customers in five markets (Germany, the UK, and the US are the other three). The research was aimed at one of the biggest problems facing operators worldwide - customer turnover, or...

Chile's RedVoiss set to rival Skype

Chilean internet telephony provider RedVoiss has launched SippyPhone, a free service which it hopes will compete with Skype. The service consists of software installed on a PC; communication is possible by microphone or through a handset...

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