He expects homes and companies located far from fixedline
networks to benefit from the new services, adding: "This could be the only opportunity for rural businesses to have fast, mobile data communication.
Omantel, he said, was also ready for competition in the fixedline
So far there are no announced plans to consolidate the fixedline
operator Telmex and America Movil into one operation.
3 million fixedline
subscribers as of 2009 while du had 160,000 fixed line telephones as of third quarter 2009.
CTE is the European, Middle Eastern and African operation of China Telecom, the world's largest fixedline
He also says if you have fixedline
broadband it is worth checking with your existing supplier first to see if they can offer you a combined mobile and fixed line deal - this can be costeffective and makes keeping track of your bills a lot easier.
Shares in the firm rose more than 4% after watchdog Ofcom removed the last major piece of regulation in the retail fixedline
Badsey, near Evesham, is one of only ten sites selected for testing Broadband Enabling Technology (BET), a new fixedline
solution for delivering broadband over much longer distances.
By the end of this year, China's fixedline
and mobile phone subscribers will account for 27.
If we stick with our current core businesses, the fixedline
business will go into decline.
Vodafone customers who have phones equipped with GPRS technology--which provides speeds similar to fixedline
Internet dial-up--can access ringtones via the company's Vodafone live
These features are regarded as technology "cool-aid", pointing to the failure of bandwidth management to live up to its previous billing in the fixedline
India's regulatory authority, the TRAI, is currently grappling with the issue of access across the three segments: mobile (cell), fixedline
, and limited mobility wireless, while recognising that universal service obligations apply only to the fixed-line segment.
By the end of 2016, BMI forecasts that Denmark's fixedline
penetration will have fallen to 32.
This draft Telecom Policy 2014 has integrated the fixedline
mobile and broadband policies which were issued separately in 2003 and 2004 respectively.