Asia briefs: China Tower to take control of 1M towers, M1 launches VoLTE & more

China Tower to take control of 1M towers China Tower, a joint venture set up last July, will soon take control of almost one million towers owned by China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom. A Barclays analyst said the …

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Asia Briefs: India’s DoT to suggest converged regulator, Huawei opens $170M R&D centre in Bangalore & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: India’s DoT to suggest converged regulator — report India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) reportedly will propose to the Prime Minister’s Office next …

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Robi partners with Opera to offer users 5MB of free internet

Robi Axiata in Bangladesh is partnering with Opera Sofware and a local online marketplace to offer users 5MB of free internet when they use the Opera Mini browser. To take up the offer, Robi customers need to click on the …

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Asia Briefs: Nokia wins Airtel 3G deal, 3 million hours of free mobile internet & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: Airtel selects Nokia for dual-carrier 3G Bharti Airtel has contracted Nokia Networks to implement India’s first dual-band, dual-carrier 3G network in Mumbai. …

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