FASTTAKES: Telenor, Smart, MoqiZone, BT, Google

Staff writer
03 Dec 2009
Daily News

Norway's Telenor will launch mobile operations in India today under the Uninor brand, becoming the 12th operator in India's increasingly crowded telecom market.

Telkom Indonesia's finance director has confirmed the company is interested in acquiring a stake in rival Bakrie Telekom.

Philippine cellco Smart has joined 14 other telecom and broadcast network operators in a new initiative to unify their handset requirements to speed up the introduction of new phones supporting mobile TV.

Chinese game delivery platform company MoqiZone has launched its first 802.16d Wimax base station, which will eventually form part of a private Wimax network to deliver games to internet cafes across the nation.

BT and BSNL have partnered to offer Global Conferencing Solutions in India.

Google is reportedly in talks with TV networks to negotiate getting the rights to sell their content on YouTube for $1.99 per episode. Google already streams some TV content free on YouTube, but it doesn’t carry current shows.

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