The board of Argentina’s regulator ENACOM (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones / National Communications Agency) has approved the allocation of additional 2600MHz spectrum to the country’s mobile providers as they seek to augment their LTE coverage.
Hungary has commenced the next stage of its device replacement subsidy programme, which offers mobile users HUF20,000 (US$63.4) towards the cost of a 4G or 5G device if they currently only have access to a 2G or 3G handset.
The past week has seen some strong measures from Costa Rica’s incoming president directed at Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (Grupo ICE) the Costa Rican government-run electricity and telecommunications services provider.
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) announced that Telecel, NetOne and Econet are now sharing 267 sites.
Just over a week ago India seized $725.5 million from handset maker Xiaomi's local bank accounts, claiming the firm had made illegal remittances abroad disguised as royalty payments. The issue now seems to have prompted comment from both the Chinese government and its state media, a reminder, perhaps, of the ongoing tensions between India and China in recent years.