FASTTAKES: BSNL, LG, China Unicom, Google, Motorola

Staff writer
08 Jan 2010

The Indian government is considering granting struggling state-owned operator BSNL an exemption from its license fee obligations, even while regulator DoT considers fining four foreign operators for allegedly failing to follow license fee norms.


run on Google's Android OS

China Unicom will soon activate its 3G network in 50 more cities in 7 provinces of China, boosting the network's coverage area to 385 large and medium cities.

Google has boosted its offer for video compression technology developer On2 by 20% to $134 million, in response to shareholders' negative reaction to the initial bid.

Motorola has acquired digital video DRM developer SecureM for an undisclosed sum, to support the vendor's goal of broadening its content security product range.

Nearly 99.9% of Chinese administrative villages were covered by telephone services by the end of 2009, while internet services covered 91.5% of the villages, according to the nation's telecom ministry.

Beijing Mobile has contracted NSN to upgrade its TD-SCDMA network, and prepare the operator for the transition to TD-LTE. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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