Webwire: DTAC to persist with 3G; Internode slams NBN pricing; Taiwan to lag in LTE

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
Thailand’s DTAC says it will forge on with its 3G plans with or without the consent of concession owner CAT.
 
Andrew Colley SIMON Hackett, chief of South Australian headquartered ISP Internode, has come out swinging at the NBN Co over its pricing.
 
Based on current roadmaps, the Taiwan government will not release its 4G licenses until mid-2015, which means that Taiwan will lag most neighboring countries in the deployment of commercial LTE networks by over four years, according to industry sources.
 
Bharti Airtel has signed a five-year managed services deal with Ericsson for its operations in Africa.
 
Microsoft Corp eased past Wall Street's earnings estimates, helped by strong sales of its Office software and Xbox game console and an unusually low tax rate.
 
India’s Tata Teleservices may break up its 3-year relationship with UK-based Virgin Mobile as it embarks on a brand restructure.
 
Ways to force Facebook to give parents access to their kids' profiles will be discussed today by state and federal attorneys-general in a meeting that will also examine an 18+ Facebook age limit.
 
CEO John Pluthero said it had been a ‘horrid’ year, but would not apologise for a controversial long term incentive plan

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