Webwire: India roaming deal in doubt; Sony PSN attacked again

Webwire: India roaming deal in doubt; Sony PSN attacked again

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
An arm of the Department of Telecom is pressing to have the 3G roaming deal between Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular declared illegal, on the grounds it allegedly infringes license terms.
 
Sony has suspended around 93,000 PlayStation Network accounts, and asked the owners to reset their passwords, in the latest attempted cyber attack on the service.
 
Robert Galvin, who had served as CEO of Motorola for almost three decades and was the son of company founder Paul Galvin, has passed away at the age of 89.
 
Apple is under growing pressure to return some of its cash horde of around $75 billion to investors by way of a dividend payout.
 
The disruption plaguing BlackBerry messaging services has spread to some users in North America, RIM's largest market, and has dragged on for a third day.
 
Under threat of a movie theater boycott, Universal Studios and Comcast have abandoned plans to charge $60 for VOD rental of a still-in-theaters movie, days after the trial of the model was announced.
 
Vodafone NZ has developed a free app that will allow Android and iPhone users to demo augmented reality, by triggering a music playback by holding their phones up to special T-shirts to be worn by employees at the company's stores.
 
Samsung has set up a temporary store in Sydney meters from Apple's official store in the city, where it is selling Galaxy S II phones for A$2 in the lead-up to the Friday Australian launch of the iPhone 4S.