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Olive Telecom Launches World’s 1st Multi-mode, Multi-band Modem

Olive Telecom Launches World’s 1st Multi-mode, Multi-band Modem New Delhi, December 28, 2010: Olive Telecom, the leading Indian convergence device developer has designed the first Modem on the new multi- connective Qualcomm MDM6600 chipset. The first of it’s kind Modem will support 3G in both GSM and CDMA networks. Launched in Russia earlier this week with Sky Link, a part of Rostelecom, the largest state owned telecom conglomerate in Russia.

Speaking on the occasion Gulnara Khasyanova , CEO of Sky Link said- "We began testing a new class of subscriber devices that support multiple standards and frequencies. This is the only missing link for full use of our subscribers dual band 3G-network."

Qualcomm MDM6600 combines all the core technologies of the third generation, existing in the world. MDM6600 supports frequency ranges from 450MHz to 2100MGts, supports GSM / GPRS / EDGE, CDMA,HSDPA,HSPA (up to 14.4 Mbps) and EV-DO (to 14.7 Mbps) as well as the technology of satellite positioning GPS and GLONASS, which is especially important for the Russian Federation.

Celebrating the breakthrough Mr Arun Khanna, Chairman, Olive Telecom said, "We are proud to launch World’s first Multi-mode, Multi-band modem that will enable both operators and customers to connect seamlessly over different technologies & networks. Olive is committed to bring such innovations to simplify connectivity across technologies. We are expecting large sales revenue and profitability from innovation led devices. Our target markets are India, South East Asia, Africa and Latin America for these modems. Olive will keep focusing on technology, work with global customers and bring exciting products from time to time”.

“With the new Modems, Sky Link becomes the first CDMA450 operator to offer a modem that works around the globe” said Artem Orange, President, Olive Telecom. “Olive Telecom” he continued “has established itself as the most innovative partner to Skylink, They expect permission to convert 1800MHz band for LTE1800 and Olive Telecom has been invited to research and offer devices for this project too.”

The unique functionality and compactness of the Modem will provide the experience of creation and production of millions of units of cellular modems. In addition to traditional USB-modems and wireless access points, Wi-Fi, based on the new chip will be organized by release of embedded modules for notebook PCs, tablet PCs, components for special Machine-to-Machine applications. An additional advantage is reduced power consumption , the Modem will increase the operating time by double.

EXCELL Launched its EV-DO Rev. A Broadband Service

EXCELL Launched its EV-DO Rev. A Broadband Service December 13, 2010 - EXCELL launched its EV-DO Rev. A Broadband service. EV-DO Rev A is a 3G CDMA technology that is an upgrade of traditional EV-DO. Rev 0, is capable of faster downlink speeds than is EV-DO Rev 0, at 3.1Mbps, as well as significantly faster uplink speeds of 1.8Mbps.

Nowadays Excell provides EV-DO Rev. A. only for Phnom Penh Subscribers in order to see the sales feedback.

Presently EXCELL runs promotion according to which existing Subscribers can come to the Excell’s Head office and exchange old EV-DO Rev.0 modem to new EV-DO Rev. A. modem. There are a lot of variety of modems which supports EV-DO Rev. A Broadband in the Excell’s Head Office. In the future Excell is planning to upgrade the network up to EV-DO Rev. A. firstly in main provinces such as Sihanoukville and Seam Reap.

Other expansion as well as upgrading of the network will come in line with network expansion strategy approved by its shareholders.

Ruggedized, Water Resistant SANYO TAHO by KYOCERA Gives New Meaning to Term 'Tough Talk,' Becomes Sprint's First Fully Submersible Phone Available for Less Than $100

Ruggedized, Water Resistant SANYO TAHO by KYOCERA Gives New Meaning to Term ''Tough Talk,'' Becomes Sprint''s First Fully Submersible Phone Available for Less Than $100 San Diego - December 09, 2010 - Mother Nature has met her match with the new SANYO Taho by Kyocera, a ruggedized handset that, despite its good looks, can withstand some of the harshest elements and 30 minutes of full immersion in water up to one meter (3.28 feet) deep. Kyocera Communications Inc., provider of Kyocera- and SANYO-branded wireless devices, announced Sprint's (NYSE: S) launch of the new handset today, making it Sprint's first fully submersible device available for less than $100. SANYO Taho is available beginning today through direct-ship sales channels, including Sprint stores, Web sales ( and Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate.* It will be available in all remaining Sprint sales channels beginning Jan. 9, 2011.

SANYO Taho's rugged exterior and non-slip grip make it right at home on construction sites, security beats, delivery routes-anywhere you need (or want) to be. Being "military tough" (military standard 810G) means it can stand up to dust, shock, vibration, extreme temperatures, blowing rain and water immersion. But SANYO Taho doesn't scrimp on features; the clamshell handset supports applications including Sprint Navigation and Sprint Family Locator, and includes a robust front-ported speaker phone and a 2 megapixel camera with flash and camcorder.

"This is our first handset that pairs a tough, military-grade design with features to stand up to the rigors and demands of extreme jobs and lifestyles," said Yasuhiro Ohishi, vice president of sales and marketing at Kyocera Communications Inc. "This is the answer for people who are rough on phones or, for whatever reason, regularly find themselves around water. Between outdoor sports and jobs that routinely involve harsh environments, SANYO Taho will help make sure its users are always connected. Anyone who has lost a phone to the elements will understand its value."

SANYO Taho's ergonomic shape is covered in a non-slip Dura-Grip® texture to ensure a solid grip. It has a 2-inch QVGA TFT internal display and 1-inch monochrome external display. The phone includes 256 MB of internal memory, a 1 GB microSD memory card (provided with handset) and support for memory cards up to 32GB. SANYO Taho uses CDMA 1xEV-DO network technology, supporting autonomous GPS and Java Multitasking for third-party location-based services. For workplace or family settings, SANYO Taho can restrict incoming and outgoing voice calls with password protection, disable both the camera and Web access, and lock the phone's GPS functionality on so the phone's location can always be tracked. SANYO Taho offers a robust talk time of up to 6.1 hours.

Kyocera's full line of Kyocera- and SANYO-branded devices can be seen at

For more information, contact:

LPI Communications for Kyocera Communications
 Melody Parrette
, phone: 858.361.9731, 

Verizon Wireless And LG Mobile Phones Put Life In The Fast-Lane With New 4G USB Modem

Verizon Wireless And LG Mobile Phones Put Life In The Fast-Lane With New 4G USB Modem BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and SAN DIEGO – December 6, 2010 – Verizon Wireless and LG Mobile Phones today announced the LG VL600™ will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at on December 5th. Ideal for business professionals on-the-go, the LG VL600 features high-speed 4G internet connectivity, a lightweight design with flip USB cover and sleek outer finish that makes traveling a streamlined, enjoyable experience. Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE will launch in 38 major metropolitan areas, covering more than one-third of all Americans – 110 million people and in more than 60 commercial airports. Staying connected with the LG VL600 is not just a business tool, it’s a business revolution.

Key features:

• 4G LTE– customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage area

• 3G – customers can expect download speeds of 600 Kbps to 1.4 Mbps and upload speeds of 500 to 800 Kbps in Mobile Broadband coverage area

• Supports Windows ® XP 32-bit, Vista™ 32/64-bit (SP2) and Windows® 7 32/64-bit

• 4-Color LED Service Status Indicator

• Dimensions: 3.88”(H) x 1.48”(W) x 0.58”(D)

• Weight: 1.76 oz

Pricing and availability:

• The LG VL600 will be $99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement on a 4G Mobile Broadband Plan. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.

• For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to


Albert Aydin Verizon Wireless 908.559.7513

Demetra Kavadeles LG MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. 707.328.5307

Jacqueline Cox LG-One from LG Mobile Phones 310.724.6192

Blazingly Fast: Verizon Wireless Launches The World’s Largest 4G LTE Wireless Network On Sunday, Dec. 5

Blazingly Fast: Verizon Wireless Launches The World’s Largest 4G LTE Wireless Network On Sunday, Dec. 5 BASKING RIDGE, NJ — December 4, 2010 — From coast to coast, throughout 38 major metropolitan areas, Verizon Wireless is preparing for the Sunday, Dec. 5 debut of the fastest and most advanced 4G network in the United States. With the 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network from Verizon Wireless, laptop users will experience speeds up to 10 times faster than when they surf on the company’s 3G network. In real-world, loaded network environments, data rates are expected to be 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.

Business customers and individual consumers interested in getting 4G LTE from Verizon Wireless will want:

• 4G LTE Coverage Locator – go to to check if an address is in the initial 4G LTE coverage area. Street-level coverage maps will be available on the site beginning Sunday, Dec. 5.

• 4G LTE Mobile Broadband Data Plans – choose from two 4G LTE Mobile Broadband data plans: $50 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance or $80 monthly access for 10 GB monthly allowance, both with $10/GB overage.

• 4G LTE Modems – the LG VL600 is backward-compatible with the 3G network and supports Windows® XP 32-bit, Vista™ 32/64-bit (SP2) and Windows 7 32/64-bit. Also backward-compatible with the 3G network is the Pantech UML290 4G USB, which is a 180 degree rotating USB connector and supports Windows XP 32-bit, Vista 32/64-bit (SP2) and Windows 7 32/64-bit. Each will be available online and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Dec. 5 for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement on a 4G LTE Mobile Broadband Plan.

• How to Order – visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, order online at, call 1-800-256-4646 or go through the company’s business sales channels. To find a local Verizon Wireless Communications Store, visit the Store Locator online at Sunday’s launch of Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network immediately reaches more than one-third of all Americans, right where they live or work. Major metropolitan areas covered by Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network on Sunday, Dec. 5 include:

Akron, Ohio

Athens, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

Baltimore, Maryland

Boston, Massachusetts

Charlotte, North Carolina

Chicago, Illinois

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio

Columbus, Ohio

Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas

Denver, Colorado

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Houston, Texas

Jacksonville, Florida

Las Vegas, Nevada

Los Angeles, California

Miami, Florida

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

Nashville, Tennessee

New Orleans, Louisiana

New York, New York

Oakland, California

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Orlando, Florida

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phoenix, Arizona

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Rochester, New York

San Antonio, Texas

San Diego, California

San Francisco, California

San Jose, California

Seattle/Tacoma, Washington

St. Louis, Missouri

Tampa, Florida

Washington, D.C.

West Lafayette, Indiana

West Palm Beach, Florida

View Verizon Wireless’ 4-minute video, “4G LTE: More Than Just Speed,” by visiting the Multimedia Library at or by visiting the VerizonWirelessTV YouTube channel at Also, visit for more information about Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network.

National Contact: Jeffrey Nelson,, 917-968-9175 (mobile)