FASTTAKES: Alibaba.com, Twitter, Verizon, MTNL, BSNL

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25 Jun 2010
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The Chinese government will announce pilots of its cable-telecom integration scheme today, CCID reported. Trials are expected to take place in as many as 14 cities.

Ecommerce firm Alibaba.comwill buy US-based Vendio, which helps small businesses sell products across multiple websites.

Twitter has settled a case with the US FTC over the hacking into users’ private accounts, promising to provide an independently-audited security system.

MTNL boss Kuldeep Singh told Business Standard that operators’ without 3G spectrum can now bid to roam onto its network in Delhi and Mumbai.

Verizon has completed a field trial carrying 100Gbps Ethernet traffic over 13km of field fiber in Dallas, using equipment from Alcatel-Lucent.

The mobile entertainment market will grow 23% to $36b in 2010, the Mobile Entertainment Forum predicts.

BSNLhas paid its 2.3GHz spectrum bill of $1.8b to the government, two days past the deadline, said the Economic Times.

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