Webwire: Google-Moto deal not submitted for China OK

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
Google has not yet requested Chinese antitrust regulators review the company's planned acquisition of Motorola Mobility – a requirement for the deal to move ahead in China.

Acer warns it will make a loss in 2011 after generating a loss of NT$6.8 billion in the second quarter. The figure is a far cry from the NT$3.6 billion profit of 2Q10, and is blamed primarily on a $150 million write down on European inventories.
 
A trio of Samsung Galaxy smartphones could be banned in the majority of Europe, after a Netherlands court ruled the devices breach an Apple patent covering photography functions.
 
Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar, Reliance Communications and BSNL have asked regulator Trai to stay out of the firms’ dealings with companies that offer value-added services.

NBN Co is restructuring its management ranks with chief financial officer Jean-Pascal Beufret retiring and Mike Kaiser moving on from his government relations role.
Sydney Morning Herald 
 
European telcos top the subscriber tables in Brazil, with Telefonica’s local cellco Vivo taking a 29.5% share of mobile subscribers in July, and Telecom Italia’s TIM unit 25.9% - enough to edge America Movil into third place.

Commentary

5G and data center-friendly network architectures

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Rémy Pascal / Analysys Mason

The launch of 5G by South Korean operators serves as a first benchmark for other operators around the world