FASTTAKES: DoCoMo, NBN Co, Google, China Mobile, RIM

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telecomasia.net
NTT DoCoMo is reportedly planning to transfer television broadcast technology for cellular phones to Indian partner Tata Teleservices. According to Nikkei, the Japanese mobile carrier aims for launching the mobile phone TV service in India in 2014.
 
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) rules that NBN Co.’s initial plans to build only 14 points of interconnect (POI) are inadequate. The ACCC says the plan should have at least 120 POIs, reports TeleGeography.
 
Google has reportedly delayed the decision on which US cities will be first to sample its 1-Gbps fiber access network until 2011, citing too many applicants, according to eWeek.
 
China Mobile and RIM launch BlackBerry Internet Service for professionals, SMBs and mobile Internet users in Beijing.
 
Rackspace Hosting acquires Cloudkick, which creates web applications for cloud-server management that automate the work of system administrators. No financial details were disclosed.

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