India’s Prime Minister’s Office has requested GSM1800 licensees, including Videocon, Loop Telecom and Uninor, to provide rollout details, reportedly due to concerns of spectrum hoarding.
Smartone has launched 3G in Macau, offering bandwidth of up to 21 Mbps on its Nokia Siemens-supplied HSPA+ network.
SK Telecom is in talks with Apple to offer the iPhone and iPad in South Korea.
SK Telecom has sold more than 200,000 Samsung Galaxy S smartphonesin the 10 days since launch.
Chunghwa Telecom has signed an MoU with notebook supplier Quanta Computer to co-operate on cloud computing. Quanta will provide servers and storage facilities,
India’s communications minister A. Raja has written to the finance ministry urging it to refund BSNL and MTNL’s 3G and 2.3GHz licensing fees, the Economic Times said.
StarHub has won a multi-year, million-dollar deal to supply IT and communications to Park Regis Singapore.
Tata Communications will run telepresence worldwide for German reinsurance firm Hannover Re.