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Turkcell accuses MTN of bribery in Iran

Turkish operator Turkcell is seeking damages from African operator group MTN for alleged illegal acts relating to its GSM licence in Iran. The Turkish firm said it has filed a lawsuit against MTN before the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Iran unplugs key assets from the web

In a move designed to shield its most sensitive agencies and progress its vision of a domestic Intranet uncoupled from the worldwide web, Iran has confirmed that it plans to move key ministries and state bodies off the Internet and shield them behind a secure firewall.

Data to deliver 25% of Middle East mobile revenues

Mobile data revenues in the Middle East will amount to more than $10bn per year by 2015, or almost a quarter of the region’s mobile revenues, according to new research from Informa Telecoms & Media.

Datak taps Samsung for Iranian WiMAX

Iranian internet service provider Datak Telecom said it has selected Korean vendor Samsung as its sole equipment vendor for WiMAX Wave 2 kit.

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