FASTTAKES: Celcom, CAT Telecom, Google, Tata Tele, Apple

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14/09/2010
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Malaysia's Celcom Axiata has begun LTE trials with Huawei and Ericsson, and plans to invest 1b ringgit ($322m) a year over the next three years in capital expenditure.

Thailand's Administrative Court has agreed to hear a motion from CAT Telecom to order a court injunction on the 3G auction scheduled to commence next week.

Google has resubmitted Google Voice to Apple's App Store for approval, following the relaxation of restrictions on developers, and expects it to be approved within a week.

India's Tata Teleservices has overtaken state-owned BSNL as the nation's fourth largest mobile operator by subscribers, after Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications and Vodafone Essar.

Apple has ended its iPhone 4 case giveaway, claiming that the antenna signal issue was “even smaller than we originally thought.”

Global semiconductor capex will hit $36.9b (€28.6b) in 2010, up 122.1%, according to Gartner. The research firm forecasts 4.9% growth in 2011.

Google has offered a 19-year-old university student a job after he built a version of Google Instant for YouTube in three hours.

SingTel will offer cloud-based virtual data centre services using technology from Virtual Computing Environment (VCE), an industry group created by Cisco, EMC and VMware. The services are scheduled to be available later in the year, Cisco said.

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