FASTTAKES: DoT, Intelsat, NTA, China Telecom, Kapersky, First Media

Staff writer
11 Aug 2010

India's home ministry has asked the department of telecom (DoT) to order a halt to 3G services until infrastructure is put in place to enable full surveillance of connections.

Intelsathas reported a net loss of $180.6m on 1% lower revenue of $635.3m for the three months to June 30, 2010.

The Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has revoked the licenses of two of the six operators which the regulator says have gone missing since last year, and are now unreachable at their provided addresses.

Apple will expand its iPad range with a 9.7-inch unit running an ARM Cortex A9 processor in early 2011. The same processor will feature in a 7-inch version also slated to launch next year, reports.

China Telecom has contracted Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade its domestic CDMA network. The deal covers 56 cities in nine provinces, with work due to be completed by the end of the year.

IT security firm Kaspersky has reported the first Android Trojan, embedded inside a media player on some Russian devices and which sends text messages to premium-rate phone numbers.

Indonesian Wimax and pay TV operator First Media will deploy vendor ADB's digital TV products, which it will use to deliver the nation's first HD pay TV service.

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