Webwire: BSNL plots tower sharing; Google unveils cloud music service

Webwire: BSNL plots tower sharing; Google unveils cloud music service

Dylan Bushell-Embling  |   May 11, 2011
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India's BSNL has revealed it is in talks with private operators, which sources believe to be Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications, over a possible tower sharing deal that could help the state-owned company recover its profitability.
 
Google yesterday unveiled its cloud music service, launching a public beta of the storage and playback capabilities.
 
HP will challenge Cisco using its new FlexNetwork unified architecture products, offering pricing lower than comparable Cisco products.   
 
Lawmakers grilled Google and Apple executives during yesterday's hearing on mobile devices collecting location-based data, raising concerns such as the potential for criminal misuse of the data including by stalkers.
 
The UK's T-Mobile has apologised for accidentally charging as many as 4% of its customers for calls they hadn't made, and promised to fix the “glitch” in its billing system that was to blame.
 
Cloud-based communications services company IntelePeer, which offers applications and services to businesses and operators, plans to raise up to $100 million through an IPO on the NYSE.
 
Funzio, developer of the popular Facebook game Crime City, has raised $20 million in venture funding to expand into developing games for multiple platforms, including Android and iOS.
 
Juniper Networks has published research claiming that Android malware has surged 400% since the northern hemisphere's summer 2010.

 

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