News In Brief: Vodafone, Comprion, OneAccess, Telefonica, NSN
Vodafone has slammed Egyptian authorities for hijacking mobile networks in the country to send pro-government propaganda via SMS. The carrier said the origins of all messages should be made clear in a statement on its homepage.
Test equipment supplier Comprion has teamed with NFC consultancy Monetech to offer contactless payment test tools to customers in France. The service covers debugging and error diagnosis.
OneAccess, a major multi-service access router supplier, claims it is now set-up to offer cloud services to fixed, mobile and satellite network operators, having completed its acquisition of WAN optimization technology firm UDcast.
Telefonica has unveiled another mobile money agreement, collaborating with MoneyGram International to enable mobile cash transfers for Movistar Remesas subscribers. The telco announced a similar deal with MasterCard covering Latin America last week.
Nokia Siemens has updated its single-RAN product to help carriers prepare for the launch of LTE Advanced networks, as well as extend the capacity of existing GSM, 3G and LTE infrastructure.