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MultiLink offers advanced data services across Haiti

Haitian operator MultiLink S.A. has extended high-quality data services such as Voice over IP (VoIP) to a large number of subscribers across Haiti. With Nokia Siemens Networks’ microwave radio network, the Caribbean service provider has enhanced its network capacity and coverage...

Televisa & NII win 3G-ready Mexican spectrum

Mexico’s most recent spectrum auction has awarded the winning bidder with a nationwide allocation of 30MHz in the 1710MHz to 2170MHz frequency band. The winning bid was placed by a partnership between the media company Grupo Televisa and the mobile operator NII Holdings (Nextel)...

Argentina’s Telecom Personal launches push email

Telecom Personal, the mobile subsidiary of Telecom Argentina, has launched a new push email service that will allow consumer, prosumer and business subscribers access to push email and synchronisation services without the need to upgrade or replace their existing mobile handsets...

Yota wins Peru WiMAX bandwidth bid

The Russian WiMAX operator Yota has been granted bandwidth spectrum use in Peru by the Latin American country’s Ministry of Transport and Communications, following the operator’s winning bid for the $3.9 million contract...

Oi to sell unlocked devices with Brightstar

Brightstar will now be managing online sales for Brazil’s Oi. Initially, globally familiar handsets such as those from Nokia, Samsung, LG, and Motorola will be available, along with well-known smartphone manufacturers like Blackberry, HTC, and Apple...

Haiti disaster - a telecoms success story...?

While the final death toll from the earthquake on Haiti has yet to be established, it is clear that many of the world’s leading organisations, public and private, have supplied emergency equipment and food and drink on a massive scale. This article by Michael Schwartz looks at the early help

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TSTT rolls out 4G network in Trinidad & Tobago

The first 4G wireless broadband network in Trinidad and Tobago has been deployed by the majority state-owned operator Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT). The company was issued a temporary licence for the deployment of its fourth generation network in April...

Starhome brings reliable roaming services to St Maarten

Starhome, a provider of roaming services for mobile network operators, has announced that TelCell St. Maarten, the mobile services division of the St. Maarten Group of Telephone Companies, has increased its customers’ roaming minutes by more than 47,000 per month since implementing Starhome

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