FASTTAKES: Motorola, ZTE, Trai, HTC, Cisco, CSL, Microsoft

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
Motorola's Mobility unit has filed suit against Apple with the US International Trade Commission (ITC), alleging that the iPhone, iPad and iTouch infringe on Motorola patents.
 
Thailand's CAT Telecom may blacklist  ZTE and Marubeni Thailand after the vendors failed to complete the 2.1b baht ($70m) rollout of a fiber backbone network by the March deadline.
 
India has now passed 700m telecom service subscribers, according to regulator Trai. Mobile users hit 670.6m at the end of August, representing a monthly growth rate of 2.79%.
 
Taiwan handset maker HTC doubled third-quarter income to just under NT$11.1b ($361m), thanks to strong sales of its Android phones.
 
Cisco has launched ūmi telepresence, a consumer version of its videoconferencing solution that delivers telepresence services over existing HD TVs and broadband connections.
 
Hong Kong's CSL has started taking pre-orders for Nokia's new N8 smartphone. CSL will offer the N8 through both its 1010 and one2free mobile brands. 
 

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