Webwire: DTAC cleared for 3G, Huawei challenges Cfius

Dylan Bushell-Embling
telecomasia.net
Progress is finally being made again towards Thai private operators offering 3G, with state-owned CAT deciding it has the authority to give DTAC approval to provide HSPA services.
 
Huawei has stunned US law experts by ignoring a recommendation from the nation's foreign investment overseer, Cfius, to walk away from the disputed acquisition of server firm 3Leaf. The vendor will instead appeal its case to Obama.
 
Google is being sued in New York by VoIP provider VoIP Inc, which is accusing the search firm of stealing confidential information including source codes and algorithms while designing Google Voice.
 
The Canadian government will appeal a court ruling that Orascom's Canadian subsidiary, Globalive, should be barred from offering services under the Wind Mobile brand because it lacks sufficient Canadian ownership.
 
Taiwanese sources claim Apple plans to increase the screen size of the next-generation iPhone to four inches, in a move to counteract Android's growing presence in the larger-screen smartphone segment.
 
Ericsson said it had deployed the world's first 450MHz CDMA EVDO Rev B network, offering download speeds of up to 9.3Mbps, for Scandinavia's Net1 / ice.net.
 
The fallout from India's 2G licensing scandal has thrown into doubt the over $1 billion in planned outsourced IT deals by telecom operators, as they had been based on projected revenue growth.

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