FASTTAKES: Alcatel-Lucent, SAP, NSN, Global Switch, China Telecom

Staff writer
25 Nov 2010
Daily News

Alcatel-Lucent will place €500 million ($666.7m) in senior notes to help refinance the €818 million owing on convertible bonds due January 1.

SAPmust pay $1.3b to rival Oracle after losing a high-profile patent infringement case in the US.

NSN plans to spend 200 billion won ($175m) to open wireless broadband R&D laboratories in Korea.

Global Switch will build a new A$300m ($295m) 365,000 sq ft data center in Sydney.

Sources claim the Indian government has arranged a joint probe of the books of mobile operators since 2001, to be conducted by the nation's main investigative bodies.

China Telecom and RIM have launched the BlackBerry Tour 9630 in China.

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