LIGA Telecom

LIGA Telecom About LIGA Telecom LIGA Telecom, Inc. is an established Wholesale Aggregator of Retail Voice Traffic from Cable, Mobile and Retail Operators focused on recently deregulated and developing markets, normally considered risky.

Over time we have developed our direct interconnections as well as in country partnerships within Africa, CIS, Caribbean, North, Central and South America. As we are continuously looking for new customers, finding strong niche providers has been a target as well. We have secured contracts with more than 200 leading carriers worldwide including Tier 1 and Tier 2’s.

Mission: LIGA Telecom understands that operators continue to experience significant subscriber, application and traffic growth; we offer telecommunications services that support growth by providing the necessary infrastructure to meet capacity demands.

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03/15/2013

Viva launches LTE to all customers - Following the launch of a limited Long Term Evolution (LTE) network last year, Viva Kuwait has announced that its 4G service is now available to all customers. The cellco says that subscribers will be able to enjoy faster speeds at no extra cost or additional fees, and that those users with LTE-compatible handsets will automatically switch to the new network. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, Viva launched 2G and 3G se... http://ow.ly/2vv8T7

03/15/2013

NBN Co selects Visionstream for fibre rollout in eastern states http://ow.ly/2vv8T6

03/15/2013

Arcep gives green light to Bouygues for 1800MHz LTE - French telecoms regulator Arcep has said that it will allow Bouygues Telecom to refarm spectrum in the 1800MHz band, currently used for 2G GSM services. The decision means that the cellco will be able recycle the frequencies for 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE), on the condition that it pays more than when it was using the spectrum solely for voice services and also that it returns some frequencies to the regulator. Rival ... http://ow.ly/2vv8T5

03/15/2013

35% of Guadeloupe residents have ‘degraded’ broadband, 3% have no internet http://ow.ly/2vv8T9

03/15/2013

Denmark eyes minimum upload speeds of 30Mbps - The Danish government has outlined 22 initiatives aimed at improving mobile coverage and broadband services, reports Telecompaper. Arguably the most eye-catching proposal is the government's bid to achieve a minimum upload speed of 30Mbps by 2020, to complement the previously stated target of minimum download speeds of 100Mbps by the same date. The other 21 initiatives involve: smart use of frequencies for wireless and mobi... http://ow.ly/2vv8T8

03/14/2013

Jazztel outlines operational and financial expectations for 2013-2017 http://ow.ly/2vtAiL

03/14/2013

Orange Guinea plans EUR120m expenditure - Orange Guinea has announced plans to invest EUR120 million (USD156 million) on the upgrade of network infrastructure and the extension of services to all of the country’s regions. In a press statement CEO Alassane Diene said that the company had invested EUR60 million between 2010 and 2012, and that the planned expenditure for the next three years would ‘develop the network in all regions of Guinea and offer customers the most adv... http://ow.ly/2vtAiM

03/14/2013

Spanish units of Vodafone and Orange to roll out joint fibre network http://ow.ly/2vtAiJ

03/14/2013

StarHub launches new ‘StarHub TV on Fibre’ IPTV service - Singapore fixed, broadband and mobile provider StarHub has unveiled a new IPTV service, initially available to commercial/business customers in the city state. From 18 May subscribers will be able to take advantage of StarHub TV on Fibre, which will offer high definition (HD) content and three times as many channels, it says. The operator’s new service will be delivered to offices, pubs and restaurants etc, via Sin... http://ow.ly/2vtAiN

03/14/2013

Bezeq’s revenue, net profit in 2012 down on increased competition http://ow.ly/2vtAiK

03/13/2013

Identify yourself, Arcep tells Skype - French telecoms regulator Arcep says it has informed the Paris public prosecutor of Skype’s possible failure to comply with its obligation to declare itself as an electronic communications operator in France. In a statement posted on its website, Arcep says that it has requested several times that the Microsoft-owned company declare itself as an electronic communications operator. In France a company is not required to obtain adminis... http://ow.ly/2vs1dL

03/13/2013

Wataniya signs network upgrade deal with Ericsson - Kuwaiti cellco Wataniya Telecom has inked a deal with Ericsson for upgrades to its radio access network. Under the terms of the deal, the Swedish vendor will upgrade Wataniya’s 2G and 3G networks, as well as adding W-CDMA/HSPA capability for the 900MHz band and Long Term Evolution (LTE) capability on the 1800MHz band. Ericsson will also provide optimisation services, O&M support services, spare parts management, customer... http://ow.ly/2vs1dK

03/13/2013

Telefonica contracts Ceragon for Mexican network upgrade - Ceragon Networks has announced that it has received a follow-on order from Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica. Under the terms of the deal Ceragon will upgrade the network of Telefonica’s Mexican subsidiary, with the development reportedly meaning that the vendor now ‘provides high-capacity wireless backhaul solutions to Telefonica in four markets throughout Latin America’. http://ow.ly/2vs1dN

03/13/2013

FCC approves T-Mobile, MetroPCS merger - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved T-Mobile USA's proposed merger with MetroPCS, nudging the deal one step closer to completion. The transaction has received approval from the Department of Justice (DoJ) and must now be approved by MetroPCS' shareholders, who are set to vote on the deal on 12 April. FCC chairman Julius Genachowski commented: ‘With today’s approval, America’s mobile market continues to strength... http://ow.ly/2vs1dM

03/13/2013

Operators sue government over double taxation - GhanaWeb reports that the country’s telecoms operators are suing the government over what they claim is double taxation of the Communications Service Tax (CST). According to the network operators, the government imposes a 6% direct tax on phone calls, and an additional 6% tax is levied on interconnection fees. The report states that since last year Ghana’s operators have refused to pay the additional tax liabilities. Peter L... http://ow.ly/2vs1dO

03/12/2013

ACCC issues FAD for price terms of wholesale ADSL service - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published a draft report on making a final access determination (FAD) for the declared wholesale ADSL service, with the regulator setting out proposed price and non-price terms for the service for the period until 30 June 2014. Confirming that it would limit the application of the FAD to fixed line incumbent Telstra, the regulator noted that the telco ... http://ow.ly/2vqqyI

03/12/2013

Competition watchdog says Iliad should end roaming deal by 2018 http://ow.ly/2vqqyJ

03/12/2013

MTN Ghana outlines spending plans for 2013 - According to the Ghanaian Chronicle, MTN Ghana will spend USD105 million in 2013 on upgrading and expanding its network. Part of the expenditure has been earmarked for a national fibre-optic cable, as well as the laying of a metro fibre cable in Kumasi, the country’s second largest city with almost two million inhabitants, in order to improve data services. A further slice of the spending will be used to deploy 3G base stations... http://ow.ly/2vqqyK

03/12/2013

KC unveils next locations for FTTP deployment - KC, the internet service provider (ISP) unit of Hull-based KCOM Group, has revealed the next locations for the deployment of its fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) services. Marketed under the ‘Lighstream’ banner, the telco has confirmed that residents in the Victoria Dock area of Hull will be able to book appointments for service installations from May 2013, while would-be customers in Swanland and street around Hessle Road will ... http://ow.ly/2vqqyH

03/12/2013

Mexican telecoms sector reforms take shape - The Mexican government has outlined proposals which look set to significantly reform the country’s telecoms sector. According to the Wall Street Journal, Latin American telecoms giant America Movil (AM), which is controlled by the world’s richest man, Carlos Slim, and Mexico’s biggest broadcaster Grupo Televisa are two of the companies expected to be most affected by the new legislation. It is understood that the government is... http://ow.ly/2vqqyG

03/11/2013

TE reports lower EBITDA on increased salary costs and backdated interconnection costs http://ow.ly/2voSYy

03/11/2013

KT Corp to build LTE network in Rwanda - South Korea’s KT Corp has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rwanda Development Board to establish a public-private joint venture company. The new partnership will develop, construct and operate a nationwide Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, as well as provide wholesale LTE infrastructure services to customer-facing cellcos and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in Rwanda. KT will control the management of t... http://ow.ly/2voSYv

03/11/2013

Airspan selected for WiMAX network deployment - Airspan Networks has announced that South Sudanese service provider RCS-Communication has selected its Air4G solution for the deployment of a 4G WiMAX network. ‘We made the investment to upgrade our current WiMAX network to the latest generation technology in readiness for further network improvements and specific service offerings we have planned,’ said Flippie Odendal, RCS-Communication managing director for South Sudan, a... http://ow.ly/2voSYw

03/11/2013

Amazon’s Cloud Iaas and PaaS investments pay off - New data from TeleGeography partner Synergy Research Group show that cloud infrastructure service revenues grew 15 % between Q4 2011 and Q4 2012 to reach USD12.5 billion. Thanks to its significant market share in the high-growth Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) segments, Amazon continues to lead the cloud infrastructure services market. While revenues associated with the IaaS and PaaS s... http://ow.ly/2voSYu

03/11/2013

Etisalat looking to raise USD1.2bn for network upgrades - Etisalat Nigeria, the local mobile unit of UAE-based Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), is seeking to raise USD1.2 billion in funding, with Citi and First Bank Nigeria leading the financing, according to a report by TMT Finance which cites unnamed sources. The company is planning to use the funds to modernise and expand its mobile network across the country in a bid to improve service quality. Tele... http://ow.ly/2voSYx

03/08/2013

Zon shareholders approve Optimus merger - The shareholders in Portuguese telco Zon Multimedia have approved plans to merge the company with full-service telecoms provider Optimus, owned by local conglomerate Sonae’s communications arm Sonaecom. Earlier this year the boards of the two firms gave their unanimous approval for the deal, which was first announced in December 2012 and will see all Optimus assets and liabilities transferred to Zon’s control. The merger is based ... http://ow.ly/2vlq1K

03/08/2013

More than 90 applicants for Myanmar mobile concession - The Telecommunications Operator Tender Evaluation and Selection Committee of Myanmar has announced that it has received more than 90 expressions of interest (EoI) from telcos or groups seeking to apply for a mobile concession there. The deadline for initial EoI has now passed, and operators have until 4 April to prepare formal submissions. The committee will announce which operators passed pre-qualification one week ... http://ow.ly/2vlq1M

03/08/2013

BT unveils undersea cable project to bring faster broadband to Isles of Scilly http://ow.ly/2vlq1L

03/08/2013

Spain sees massive mobile subscriber declines - Spain is home to one of the largest mobile markets in Europe. Although mobile penetration exceeded 100% as far back as 2005, subscribers continued to increase, peaking at 58.5 million at year-end 2011. Subscriber numbers have since declined to less than 54 million as the country’s economic downturn has residents tightening their belts and cutting unnecessary costs. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, Spain los... http://ow.ly/2vlq1I

03/07/2013

Appeals judge rejects EE’s bid to overturn Ofcom’s MTR reduction plans http://ow.ly/2vjU6B

03/07/2013

Etisalat sees revenue growth of 3%-5% in 2013 - UAE-based telecoms group Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), which has operations in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, expects revenue for this year to be 3%-5% higher than the AED32.95 billion generated in 2012, Reuters cites a presentation the company gave to analysts as saying. The document showed that earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) is expected to be 49%-51% of revenu... http://ow.ly/2vjU6E

03/07/2013

Vodafone set to dump TelstraClear moniker - Vodafone New Zealand is planning to discontinue use of the TelstraClear brand by May 2013 at the latest, according to the Dominion Post. As previously reported by CommsUpdate, New Zealand telecoms regulator the Commerce Commission (ComCom) cleared Vodafone’s NZD840 million (USD668.7 million) purchase of broadband operator TelstraClear in November 2012.Having swiftly begun work on merging the two companies, Vodafone New Zealand C... http://ow.ly/2vjU6C

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