Apple opens first Indian online store as Jio goes mass market

Apple opens its first online store in India just as Google and Rio plan mass market…

Indian internet usage overtakes US

Indian Internet usage: With 277 million Internet users recorded last year, India has overtaken the US in terms…

Hong Kong’s REX buys 30% stake in Russia’s Yota

The Hong Kong-based REX Global Entertainment Holdings has purchased a 30% stake in Russia’s Yota Devices,…

Smartphone sales and R&D investment see profits at Huawei leap 33%

Booming smartphone sales saw profits at leading Chinese  telecommunications concern Huawei Technologies leap by 33% in 2015, the company announced…

PWCC unveils Asian expansion plans

After posting solid earnings growth for 2015, Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li Tzar-kai’s PCCW conglomerate immediately unveiled  plans…

Chinese technology roadshow rolls into Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

A month after China’s  top technology vendors took centre stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in…

New Yota mobile service launched

Yota mobile service: Russia’s wireless internet service provider Skartel has launched a new federal mobile operator under…

Yota moves HQ to Canada

Yota moves HQ to Canada: Yota Devices – developer of the so-called Russian iPhone – has announced…

Rostelecom-Tele2 mobile merger finalised

Rostelecom-Tele2 mobile merger: Rostelecom  today announced that it has finalised the deal to create a mobile joint venture with the country’s…

New Nakhchivan mobile operator licence approved by Baku

Nakhchivan mobile operator licence: Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Communications and High Tech is to issue a new…

Mobile phones the future for Kazakhstan payment system

Kazakhstan payment system: Kazakhs could end up paying for goods and services directly from their cellphones sooner…

Azercell free smartphone campaign launched

Azercell free smartphone campaign: Azercell Telecom this week launched its Free Smartphone campaign which entitles all existing and…

MegaFon buys Euroset stake from Garsdale

MegaFon buys Euroset stake: Mobile network operator MegaFon has bought a 25% stake in mobile phone retailer…

Russian 4G radio frequencies to be auctioned off

Russian 4G radio frequencies: Russia’s State Commission on Radio Frequencies is expected to agree to hold an auction of radio frequencies in…

Mango Telecom opens Krasnodar Branch

Mango Telecom has opened a branch in Krasnodar to take the number of regions in which…

Azercell Express office network expands

Azercell Express office: Azercell Telecom has opened a new Azercell Express office in the southern city of Lerik. The…

Russian tablet sales plunge

Russian tablet sales have fallen by 17.5% in the past three months compared to the first quarter…

Malofeeva sells Nikita to Zhulanov

Constantine Malofeeva’ s Marshall Capital fund has sold its stake in content and mobile service provider Nikita to Inmedia,…

MTS sues MegaFon and Rostelecom over 4G/LTE frequencies

MTS sues MegaFon and Rostelecom: MTS has filed a lawsuit against both MegaFon and Rostelecom, claiming that their 4G/LTE services are using frequencies…

MegaFon long distance call tariff slashed

MegaFon long distance call tariff: MegaFon has launched a new tariff option which offers its subscribers free nine-minute…

More capital for Russian-American startup iBuildApp

The Russian-American startup iBuildApp whose technology enables its customers to build and manage mobile apps, has raised…

Rostec wants 10% MegaFon stake

Rostec wants 10% MegaFon stake: The state-run conglomerate Rostec yesterday announced plans to accumulate a 10%  stake  in MegaFon…

Russian tablet imports fall by 8% in Q1as demand slips

Russian tablet imports fell by 8% to 1.66 million in the first quarter of the year…

MegaFon finds way round telecoms sanctions

Telecoms sanctions: The CEO of Russia’s second-largest mobile operator MegaFon is considering paying for equipment in…