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29 November 2012
| Kavit Majithia
Vivendi’s SFR today launched, what is claimed to be, France’s first public 4G network in Lyon.
The launch is a lift for the operator having announced 850
job cuts this week to ensure it remains competitive.
The 4G service will be rolled out to Montpellier on December
Ooredoo subsidiary Indosat has launched 4G services in Indonesia, claiming to offer speeds of up to 185Mbps.
5G is in sight and the industry has set itself a very ambitious target. Kavit Majithia reports.
Capacity Asia day 1 – Thailand’s telecoms regulator has revealed plans to hold its 4G mobile spectrum auction in September 2015, after a one-year postponement by the military government.
2014 has seen the launch of a large number of joint ventures, as telcos increase collaboration to offer a more unified communications network across the globe. Capacity investigates five of the most eye-catching partnerships.
Capacity Asia day 3 – Thailand’s Advanced Info Service (AIS) has announced plans to invest 60 billion baht (approximately $1.8 billion) in the first stage of its 4G project in 2015, according to local reports.
AINMT Holdings has selected Alcatel-Lucent for the deployment of a mobile broadband access network in the Scandinavian region.