Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Rostelecom to Launch LTE in Russia

Asia, International, Mobile Broadband, Wireless August 13th, 2010

WASHINGTON August 13, 2010- Russian telecom firm Rostelecom has announced plans to build an LTE network.

Uzbekistan to Get LTE Network

Asia, Europe, International, Mobile Broadband, Wireless August 2nd, 2010

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2010- Russian owned Mobile TeleSytems has announced this week that it will be launching a LTE network in Uzbekistan. The network will be the first of its kind in central Asia and the first non-TeleSonera owned network.

Value Added Services to Raise $140 Billion in Revenues

Asia, Europe, Mobile Broadband, South America July 22nd, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2010 – Informa Telecoms & Media predicts that data plans and app stores are going to drive revenues up $140 billion over the next 4 years in emerging markets.

Value-added-service – or anything above simply voice service – revenues were $200 billion in 2009 and, according to new research from Informa Telecoms & Media, will rise to $340 billion in 2014.

Russia’s Telecom Regulator Changes Policy on Wi-Max Frequencies

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International, Mobile Broadband, Wireless July 9th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2010 – Russia’s telecommunications regulator Roskomnadzor this week reversed its longstanding policy requiring that frequencies allocated for Wimax not be used in the development of other technology. This move comes as Russian Wimax operator Scartel and Russian national operator Rostelecom announce their plans to invest in super-speedy LTE (long-term evolution) technology using old radio frequencies, a plan which Roskomnadzor had previously squashed.

Telemedicine Report Shows Strong Growth in BRIC Countries

International July 7th, 2010

WASHINGTON July 7, 2010 -Telemedicine is one of the most concrete benefits of faster and more ubiquitous broadband access. The research firm Markets and Markets has just released a report detailing the expansion of telemedicine in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China). The report found a fairly large growth of the market.

Europe and Asia are 'Cleaning Our Clock' on Broadband, Says Report Author

Broadband Data July 11th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 10 – The lack of a cohesive national broadband policy in the United States is hampering the nation’s ability to deploy high-speed broadband, attorney James Baller said Thursday at the Alliance for Community Media conference here.

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