FASTTAKES: Sony Ericsson, HTC, Acer, Ericsson, China Unicom

Staff writer
telecomasia.net

Sony Ericsson has appointed Kristian Tear as head of global sales & marketing, replacing Anders Runevad, who will return to Ericsson after three years in the post. Tear, who is currently the head of western Europe and global customer accounts, will take up the new position on April 1.
 
Details of the latest HTC handset running Google’s Android operating system have been leaked. The Incredible features a large OLED display, runs a 1GHz processor, and has a 5 megapixel digital camera with flash, Tech Digest reports.
 
Acer says its Android-powered phone, Liquid, is in short supply because of higher-than-expected demand, Bloomberg reports
 
Ericsson has tapped North American chief, Angel Ruiz, and Mats Olsson, the head of its China and northeast Asia unit, to its executive leadership team.
 
Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions division has added a new point-to-multipoint platform (PMP) to its range of wireless broadband network infrastructure. The PMP 320-PMP platform is compatible with the firm’s previous systems.
 
Altair Semiconductor and antenna firm SkyCross have signed a deal to team up on 4G product development.
 
Thai cellco DTAC has reported a 2.9% year-on-year increase in service revenues in 2009 and an 11.5% decline in net profit. 
 
BSNL says it has deployed 3G services in 318 Indian cities, with plans to increase this to 400 by end-March.

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