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Here prepares to demonstrate C-ITS in the Netherlands in H1 2016

Nokia announced its Here mapping and navigation unit is evaluating the rollout of a cellular network in the Netherlands as part of the businesses' Cooperative Intelligent Transportation System (C-ITS) for connected vehicles.

The rise and fall and rise of operator mobile voice

For a long time, it was all about data, but now mobile voice is firmly back in operators' sights as they seek to retrieve control of what was their former sole domain. Our recent special report on Wi-Fi calling, for example, explored some of the approaches, from dialler-integrated Wi-Fi calling through to downloadable apps such as Three InTouch and Telefonica's TU Go service.

CCS Insight: LTE reaches 1B subscriptions

CCS Insight noted that statistics from The Mobile World suggest that the number of LTE subscriptions worldwide surpassed 1 billion in October 2015.

GSMA: Mobile data adoption growing across Arab States

A new study study predicts there will be 350 million 3G/4G mobile broadband connections in the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa by 2020.

Berg Insight: 3G to miss out as cellular IoT market leapfrogs from 2G to 4G

GPRS is today the leading technology in cellular Internet of Things (IoT) devices due to the cost advantages 2G offers, Berg Insight revealed.

Vodafone agrees branding, 3G rollout deal with MTS Ukraine

Vodafone has extended its partner market agreement with MTS in a move that will see the Vodafone brand used to sell mobile services in Ukraine for the first time.

Ericsson scores its first LTE-FDD contract in Delhi

Ericsson won its first LTE-FDD network deployment deal in Delhi, India, with a four-year equipment supply contract from Bharti Airtel that will be extended to cover four more areas where the operator holds licences.

Ooredoo Qatar tasks Nokia with small cell network deployment

Ooredoo Qatar awarded a nationwide 3G and LTE small cell deployment contract to Nokia Networks following successful trials of the equipment vendor's infrastructure in the country's capital, Doha.

Tele2 Russia invests in 3G, 4G networks in Republic of Mordovia

Tele2 Russia committed to expand mobile network coverage and capacity in the Republic of Mordovia as part of a government plan to improve access to telecoms services in the area.

Verizon quietly ditched policy to throttle heaviest 3G users with legacy unlimited data plans

Verizon Wireless confirmed that in June it quietly stopped throttling the data speeds of customers who were on legacy unlimited data plans on 3G devices and who crossed into the top 5 percent of data users when they were on high-traffic cell sites.