FASTTAKES: TRAI, ITU, EDS, Microsoft, Yahoo, Altai, Chunghwa, Alca-Lu

Staff Writer
25 Sep 2009

Indian operators added 15.08 million mobile subs in August to take the national total to 456.74 million, TRAIsaid. Fixed-line subs fell 80,000 to 37.33 million.

HP will rebrand its IT services outfit EDS as HP Enterprise Services. EDS’s technology solutions group will also be renamed the HP Enterprise Business.

The first details and pictures of Microsoft's secret new phone, nicknamed Project Pink, have been leaked. The phone will reportedly include Zune services and have its own app store.

More than 30 smartphones running on Windows Mobile 6.5, produced by 15 handset vendors, will reportedly be launched by the end of 2009.

Yahoo has launched a $160 million marketing campaign covering the US, UK, Hong Kong, France and Korea as well as emerging markets in Brazil and Indonesia.

Wi-Fi equipment provider Altai Technologies has provided an A8 Super Wi-Fi model base station for the One Laptop Per Child charity project in Bhutan.

Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom has announced plans to expand its Wi-Fi and W-CDMA networks, then provide dual-access services utilizing both networks.

Alcatel-Lucent will deploy a greenfield wireless broadband network in the Al Anbar province of Iraq for new Iraqi operator Hi Link Telecom.

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