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Indian cabinet approves mobile radiowaves auction

The government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday approved a mega auction of mobile phone radiowaves, hoping to scoop about $85 billion from the sale of licenses in the world's second-largest market.

dateJun 22, 2016 in Telecom
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India hits one billion mobile phone subscribers

India notched up its billionth mobile phone subscriber in October, the country's telecoms regulator said, underscoring the importance of its fast-growing mobile market, the world's second largest after China.

dateJan 01, 2016 in Telecom
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China Telecom profit falls 9.5 percent

State-owned China Telecom Corp. said Wednesday that profit fell 9.5 percent last year because it spent more to market the iPhone as it battled rivals for higher-paying customers.

dateMar 20, 2013 in Business
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Mobile phones have given the Chinese a voice

Mobile technology has provided the Chinese with an opportunity to voice individual and collective popular protests. And with over 1 billion mobile subscribers in China, the voices are heard. A new PhD thesis from the University ...

dateMar 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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