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Nokia Siemens may be cut out of monster Indian deal

Nokia Siemens Networks’ share of one of the world’s biggest GSM contracts is in danger after the Finnish-German venture reportedly refused to budge on price. Reports coming out of India today, indicate that Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), which is in the process of awarding a $2bn plus tender for around 22 million GSM lines, […]

LBS finds Indian taker

India’s state-owned telecom giant, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has a launched location-based service (LBS). The national carrier has soft-launched four separate services based on A-GPS technology supplied by Telenity. The services include the usual LBS suspects; fleet management, friend finder, advertising and chat services. “Proper marketing is required to attract the appropriate segment of […]

Indian op deploys WiMAX

Indian operator BSNL said Friday it has tapped Aperto Networks to deliver WiMAX base stations and subscriber units for the deployment of a wireless broadband network across six cities and four rural areas in India. The six initial cities getting the WiMAX equipment are Kolkata in West Bengal, Bangalore in Karnataka, Chennai in Tamil Nadu, […]

BSNL monster contract de

Indian operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has been forced to withhold awarding the contract for its monster GSM tender until at least November 16, after a Delhi High Court hearing on the matter. European equipment vendors Ericsson, Nokia and Siemens have emerged as the final three players in the running for what is thought […]

3GSM Asia: Asian ops plan IM rollout

The GSM Association’s personal Instant Messaging (IM) campaign has scored further success in Asia, with mobile operators in Malaysia and Singapore planning the development and launch of interoperable IM services. Launched at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona last February, the initiative aims to make instant messaging on mobile networks as ubiquitous and popular as […]

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