FASTTAKES: Equinix, iSuppli, China Mobile HK

FASTTAKES: Equinix, iSuppli, China Mobile HK

Staff writer  |   June 29, 2010
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Equinix plans to build a new $65m data center in Sydney, expected to open in Q2 2011. 
 
Parts for the new iPhone 4 cost $188, according to a teardown by iSuppli. The most expensive component is the LCD display, costing $28.50, Bloomberg reported.
 
Bids in Hong Kong’s mobile TV spectrum auction reached HK$109m ($14m) on the first day yesterday, Ofta said. PCCW, China Mobile HK and City Telecom are bidding for 8 MHz bandwidth in the 678-686 MHz range. 
 
Indonesian pay TV firm First Media has launched the country’s first fixed Wimax service at 2.3GHz, said the Jakarta Globe.
 
Saudi Telecom could buy a 10%-15% stake in the new proposed Indian tower firm GTL-Reliance Infratel, reported Business Standard.
 
South Africa’s MTN has denied it is looking to buy Indian operator Loop Telecom, reported the WSJ.

 

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