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EC approves Hutchison/VimpelCom joint venture in Italy

The European Commission has approved CK Hutchison’s and VimpelCom's plans to merge their Italian assets after they agreed to sell assets that will facilitate...
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Nigerian Communications Commission plans big for ITU Telecom World 2016

Nigerian Communications Commission ( NCC ) has announced that the country’s stakeholders in Small and Medium Enterprise, SMEs, as well as innovators and major...
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Ofcom consults on licence fee tweak

U.K. regulator proposes charging £223.3 million per year for 900-MHz, 1800-MHz spectrum. Ofcom on Thursday launched a consultation on proposed changes to the annual...
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Telecom Commission Tells Trai to Review Spectrum Proposals

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission has decided to send back Trai's recommendations on spectrum valuation and pricing for a review, saying that some of them...
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Telecom subscriber base in April 2014 stood at 935.81 million: Telecom Regulatory Authority of...

According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the telecom subscriber base in India increased from 933 million at the end of March...
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DoT to impose SUC of Rs 24.51 billion on operators whose licences were cancelled...

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is planning to issue demand notice to nine operators, asking them to pay one-time spectrum usage charges (SUC) of...
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Ofcom seeks to lower UK mobile termination rates yet again

The UK communications industry regulator – Ofcom – has announced proposals designed to further reduce mobile termination rates; the wholesale prices mobile operators charge...
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DoT likely to amend terms and conditions of UAS licence

The licence and finance wing of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has suggested amending the unified access service (UAS) licence to include a second...
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US regulators approve T-Mobile USA’s acquisition of MetroPCS

U.S. regulators approved the combination of pay-as-you-go wireless carrier MetroPCS Communications Inc. and Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA, leaving MetroPCS shareholders as the last...
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Czech telco regulator suspends spectrum auction

Watchdog says bids are too high and would likely result in higher costs for consumers. The Czech telecommunications regulator, or CTU, Friday said it...
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