FASTTAKES: Telkom, Huawei, Verizon Wireless, Apple

Staff writer
10 Jan 2011
Daily News

Members of Singapore statutory board A*Star have signed a public-private collaboration agreement with Huawei to co-develop and commercialize advanced communications technologies.

Australian prime minister Julia Gillard has revealed that mandatory internet filtering is still on the agenda. But filter legislation may not reach parliament until mid-2013.

Indonesia's PT Telkom is seeking to borrow up to 7 trillion rupiah ($777 million) from Bank Rakyat Indonesia to help finance its 2011 capex.

Verizon Wireless is widelyexpected finally announce a deal to carry iPhones at a New York press event tomorrow.

India's new telecom minister has denounced the state auditors' claims that the recent 2G allocation scandal could have cost the exchequer up to 1.76 trillion rupees ($38b), claiming that the true cost was zero.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs made another $1 base salary in 2010, having taken only $1 annually since 1997.

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