FASTTAKES: DoCoMo, VNPT, Apple, Alca-Lu, Novell

FASTTAKES: DoCoMo, VNPT, Apple, Alca-Lu, Novell

Staff Writer  |   August 26, 2009
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NTT DoCoMo has signed up 10 million customers to its mobile payment service, which was launched in June 2006.
 
Vietnam's VNPT has contracted Alcatel-Lucent to supply IP and optical solutions, including routers and switches.
 
A second French user has reported receiving injuries from an exploding Apple iPhone. French consumer watchdog DGCCRF said it had opened an investigation.
 
Alcatel-Lucent has been awarded FCC certification for LTE base stations within the 700MHz band – a crucial requirement for sales in the US market. 
 
The ownership of the Unix copyright will be decided in court, after an appeals court struck down the decision granting the copyright to Novell.
 
Mobile carriers awarded 156 wireless base station contracts in Q2, up 24% both year-on-year and sequentially, according to EJL Wireless.
 
There were 156 wireless base station contracts awarded in Q2, up 24% both year-on-year and sequentially, according to EJL Wireless.

 

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