FASTTAKES: BSNL, HKBN, Telecom NZ, Nokia, Equinix

Staff writer
14 Apr 2010


BSNL reported a net loss of 26.11 billion rupees ($588.4m) in the year to March, compared with a profit of 5.75 billion rupees in the previous year, according to the Economic Times. Revenues fell 7.9% to 329.66 billion rupees.


Hong Kong Broadband is offering a symmetric 1 Gbps broadband service for HK$199 $26 a month. It began selling a 100 Mbps service for $13 in November.


Telecom New Zealand has appointed former Vodafone executive Kieren Cooney as Director of Mobile.


The US Ambassador to Australia has criticized the Australian government’s planned internet filtering system as unnecessary. 


Nokia has launched three new handsets - the C3, C6 and E5 - optimized for social networking and with qwerty keyboards.


Equinix has launched a Carrier Ethernet Exchange in the US and London, which it says is the first of its kind. Participating operators include KPN International, Level 3, PCCW Global and Reliance Globalcom.


SAS has introduced a business dashboard app for iPhone, BlackBerry and Windows devices. 


Revenue from remote patient monitoring using mobile networks will rise to almost $1.9 billion globally by 2014, according to Juniper Research.


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