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  • Hutchison Whampoa launches Hue as MVNE

    Hutchison Whampoa is expanding its wholesale business with the launch of a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) to help new mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) launch services on its networks in Europe and Asia.

T-Mobile Austria seeks billing edge with virtualised Openet system

T-Mobile Austria future-proofed its billing systems with a deal to deploy an Openet fully converged and virtualised billing system, the Ireland-based BSS company said.

MTN Business Namibia puts 30% stake up for sale

MTN Business Namibia's managing director Manfred Engling said the company had invited local investors to purchase a 30 per cent stake in the operator as part of its licensing terms, rather than a need to raise cash.

Cinven confirms bid for Telekom Slovenia

Cinven, a private equity company, confirmed it has made a binding offer for the Slovenian government's stake in Telekom Slovenia (or Telekom Slovenije), but revealed few details as to the size of the offer.

Ericsson comes under spotlight after Nokia-AlcaLu unveil plans to merge

Speculation over Ericsson's future strategy has intensified following Nokia's announcement this week that it plans to buy Alcatel-Lucent, with some saying the Sweden-based vendor will be forced to expand its fixed-line business.

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa leads way in mobile money take-up

According to the World Bank's Global Findex Database for 2014, 12 per cent of adults in Sub-Saharan Africa have a mobile money account, compared to just 2 per cent of adults worldwide.

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