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.
Unlike a number of other countries, however, Mozambique has no plans to introduce a competitor to TDM, although it has stated that it wants to boost its woeful 0.6% fixedline
reledensity rate to 1%.
This draft Telecom Policy 2014 has integrated the fixedline
mobile and broadband policies which were issued separately in 2003 and 2004 respectively.
The company and the Indian unit of Alcatel- Lucent had formed the 26: 74 JV, Alcatel Lucent Managed Network Service India Ltd, in 2009 to manage Bharti's fixedline
and broadband networks.
As such, Kazakhtelecom's core fixedline
business is being valued at only $423mn while the business generated about $450mn of OIBDA in 2011.
"We are about to procure a new fixedline
estate which will have similar controls over calls made.
Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer, which also provides fixed-line telecommunications and broadband, said it now expected to add 200,000 to 250,000 broadband customers this year and revenues at its UK fixedline
telecoms business to be broadly flat.
Therefore, users only need carry one handset and calls are seamlessly switched between mobile and fixedline
calls which in turn mean one bill and one number for all calls.
subscriber base declined from 32.69 million at the end of December to 32.39 million month later.