FASTTAKES: Bharti, BSNL, Megafon, Google, China Mobile

Staff writer
23 Sep 2010

Indian telecom distributor BeetelTeletech, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel's Enterprises, has this week entered the Indian handset market with a range of 2G and 3G phones.

The deadline for Fijian telecom subscribers to register their phone numbers has passed, leaving thousands of unregistered customers due to be disconnected over the next two weeks.

BSNL will be publicly listed only after the company has turned around financially, according to the Indian government.

Russia's MegaFon and NSN have jointly demonstrated an LTE data call using NSN equipment. The call demonstrated peak rates of up to 100Mbps.

Google chief Eric Schmidt dismissed as “a joke” his comment that young people would have to change their names because of the incriminating material they had posted on Facebook.

Two China Mobile executives, Sha Yuejia and Zhu Min, have joined the board of Pudong Development Bank, the Beijing News reports.

Nearly 60% of Japanese mobile users – some 60 million users – accessed the internet via their mobile devices in June, while 42.3% of users accessed a mobile application, according toComScore.

Businesses plan to invest 10.2% of their external IT budgets on cloud computing services in 2010, a survey by Gartner shows.

Solid growth in North America helped Metaswitch Networksgrow revenues 33% to £82.4 million ($129.1 million) and maintain ebitda margins at 20% in the year to August 31.

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