FASTTAKES: Optus, Cable&Wireless, Telenor, Gartner, IDA, Telstra

FASTTAKES: Optus, Cable&Wireless, Telenor, Gartner, IDA, Telstra

Staff writer  |   April 15, 2010
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Optus director of government Maha Krishnapillai told a Senate committee that the government risked replacing Telstra with another monopolist in the form of NBN Co., reports the Australian.
 
Cable&Wireless Worldwide is offering two new Ethernet services - Ethernet Wireline (EWL) and Ethernet Virtual Private Network (EVPN).
 
Telenor has chosen Telcordia’s OSS to support its mobile broadband services, spanning 2G, 3G/UMTS and 4G/LTE technologies.
 
PC shipments worldwide grew 27% in the first quarter, Gartner said. HP remains the market leader while Acer boosted sales 54% to become the second biggest ahead of Dell.
 
Singapore’s IDA has lifted import controls on all telecom products except prohibited equipment.
 
Telstra has unveiled an 18cm touchscreen home phone, called the T-Hub, with features similar to a smartphone. 
 
Microsoft has launched its cloud platform Azure and Microsoft Online Services in Hong Kong.
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