FASTTAKES: Huawei, SK Telecom, Twitter, Microsoft, China Telecom

Staff Writer
telecomasia.net

Huawei has demonstrated its new 56 Mbps HSPA+ solution, announcing it will launch the first such products in 2010.

SK Telecom said it will launch the world's first mobile telematics service, Mobile in Vehicle, in China in December.

Twitter does not expect to introduce advertisements to the site this year, even though the terms of service were changed this month to allow for them.

Microsoft's share of the search market grew from 8.9% in July to 9.3% in August, on the back of the success of its new search engine Bing.

China Telecom has partnered with EMC subsidiary Decho to deliver cloud-based IT services in China. The partnership's first offering is backup and storage service eYun. http://www.51eyun.com/

Taiwan's network equipment market will resume revenue growth in Q4 2009 and Q1 2010, DigiTimes said.
 

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