Category Archives: Mobile

Telefonica and Claro pay USD 1.6 billion fine in Colombia

Telefónica and Claro paid the CO$ 4.7 billion (USD 1.6 billion) fine that was ordered by an Arbitration Court for failing to meet contractual conditions for cellular services. Colombia’s Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Mauricio Cárdenas, said the money will be used to reduce the country’s external financing needs for next year. Claro (América [...]

Telefónica y Claro pagaron en Colombia multa de USD 1.600 millones

Telefónica y Claro pagaron a término la multa de CO$ 4.700 millones (USD 1.600 millones) que ordenó el Tribunal de Arbitramento de Bogotá por reversión de activos. El ministro de Hacienda de Colombia, Mauricio Cárdenas, dijo que el dinero se usará para reducir las necesidades de financiamiento externo de la Nación el próximo año. Claro [...]

Telefonica Peru invests in 4G network, reinforces its video streaming strategy

Telefonica Peru plans to invest more than S/350 million (USD 106.6 million) this year to deploy 4G technology in the country, mainly using 700 Mhz band. The figure represents a growth of 57% compared to 2016. In this way, the company intends to “continue improving the quality of services” and supports “the quality of new [...]

Telefónica Perú invierte en 4G y refuerza su streaming de video

Telefónica Perú tiene previsto invertir este año más de S/ 350 millones (USD 106,6 millones) para desplegar 4G en el país, principalmente en la banda de 700 Mhz. La cifra representa un crecimiento del 57% respecto a lo invertido en 2016. De esta manera, la compañía se propone “continuar mejorando la calidad de los servicios” [...]

JOOX Mobile app for music streaming now in SA

Tencent Africa launched a mobile music streaming app allowing South Africans to stream and download music. The app will come with functionalities, including hundreds of local music playlists with a soundtrack suiting every mood. JOOX will provide free and paid VIP experiences to users and offline music listening as well, saving up on mobile data. [...]

Ooredoo Oman offers 4G services to 200 new locations

The leading telecom provider, Ooredoo Oman revealed the expansion of its high speed 4G services to more than 200 locations across the country. Areas benefiting from this major network expansion include Adam, Izki, Ibra, Al Qabil, Bidiyah, as well as Bawshar and As Seeb in Muscat and Salalah in the Governorate of Dhofar.  Feras bin [...]

Vizocom introducing highspeed internet broadband service in Africa

Vizocom has launched a new IP Easy satellite broadband service created for African small and medium enterprises as well as residential and home office users. The service is administered through three satellites from Eutelsat, which covers the entire sub-Saharan Africa.  Having Eutelsats Ku-band capacity strength combined with Newtecs efficient point-and-play technology, Vizocom will bring quality [...]

First Digital Television in Ghana launched mobile TV app

First Digital Television has gone mobile with an application that can help users to access its programmes anytime, anywhere, everywhere in the world. The FD Mobile App, allows its users to watch television from any smart devices it is installed on, whether a tablet or a smartphone. This convenience would ensure a larger number of [...]