Webwire: Clearwire to use Huawei kit; Russia stands behind Sistema

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30 Oct 2012
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Clearwire cleared to use Huawei kit in upgrade

The US government has granted Clearwire approval to use gear from Huawei in a network upgrade, despite this month's intelligence committee report recommending US telcos avoid Chinese gear.

The Register

Russia threatens India with arbitration

Russia will pursue international arbitration against India if the issue of the cancellation of the 2G license formerly held by Sistema's Indian JV - Sistema Shyam - is not resolved through the Indian court system, Russia's ambassador to India has warned.

Press Trust of India

China Mobile, KT to collaborate on LTE roaming

China Mobile and Korea Telecom have revealed plans to collaborate on initiatives including LTE roaming, NFC and new-generation smartphones.

MENAFN

Vodafone Australia to cut 500 jobs

Vodafone Australia will lay off a reported 500 of its 5,000 staff, as part of continuing efforts to turn around the business after losing a number of customers over network problems.

Australian Associated Press

Google unveils two new Nexus products

Google has announced two new products in the Nexus range of Android devices - Samsung's 10-inch Nexus 10 tablet, and LG Electronics' Nexus 4 smartphone.

Wall Street Journal

iPhone 5 to help balance China mobile market

Analysts expect the launch of the iPhone 5 in China to help China Unicom and China Telecom narrow China Mobile's subscriber lead even further.

Reuters

Mobile phone complaints climb in AU: TIO

Complaints about mobile phones have risen to account for two in three grievances filed with Australia's Telecom Industry Ombudsman, the watchdog revealed, attributing the growth to the growing adoption of smartphones.

Agence France-Presse

Baidu beats estimates with Q3 profit

Chinese search engine Baidu has reported a higher than expected 3.01 billion yuan ($582.1 million) in net profit for the third quarter, on 50% higher revenue of 6.25 billion yuan.

Bloomberg

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