Turkcell speeds up 4.5G activities

Turkcell has announced an acceleration of its efforts to establish 4.5G base stations amid a looming April 1 deadline to adopt the new technology in a press release on Jan. 6.

The company said it will launch 4.5G with speeds of up to 375 Mbps aggregating three carriers. By 2017, Turkcell will reach a speed of 1000 Mbps, according to the press release. 

Nokia gains control of Alcatel-Lucent

Finnish telecoms giant Nokia has gained control of nearly 80 percent of its French-American rival Alcatel-Lucent, France's stock market regulator said Jan. 4.

Nokia now holds around 76 percent of shares and voting rights in Alcatel under its public exchange offer, the French financial market authority, AMF, said in an interim report.

Vucic visits Huawei and talks to Serbian students

BEIJING/BELGRADE - Huawei, a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company, said in a release Friday that during his three-day visit to China, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic visited the company, where he was shown its production and a program of education for students across the globe.