News In Brief: Qatar Telecom, TelCel St Maarten, Juniper Research

Qatar Telecom subsidiary Tunisiana is switching to an all-IP mobile network, using infrastructure from Alcatel-Lucent. The equipment firm also today unveiled a separate deal to deploy Vanuatu’s first international submarine cable.
 
Netherlands Antilles-based cellco TelCel St Maarten has contracted Nokia Siemens to deploy a 3G/HSPA network in the country.
 
The number of NFC-equipped smartphones in the market will hit 300 million in 2014 – equivalent to one in five devices, Juniper Research predicts.
 
Orange today added a new music program to its video on demand service, featuring 15 top picks from editorial staff at music magazine les Inrockuptibles.

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