Webwire: Sony plans PSN fraud protection; Bulgaria to issue new 3G license

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
Sony will offer 12 months' free fraud protection to its PlayStation Network customers, but has not commented on how much it will charge after the year is up.
 
Bulgaria's communications regulator plans to allocate a fourth 3G license, and will take applications for the UMTS license until September 1.
 
Time Warner Cable is in talks to acquire fellow US cable operator Insight Communications from Carlyle Group for around $3 billion, sources claim.
 
British prime minister David Cameron has drawn controversy by suggesting restrictions on social networking, to prevent social media from being used to plot disorder of the like of last week's riots.
 
Qatar Telecom posted a 16.7% increase in profit for the first half of 2011, with its subscriber base growing by 16.2% year-on-year to 77.5 million.
 
Vodafone NZ has been fined over NZ$400,000 ($334,000) for misleading consumers over when they would be charged for data in a 2008 promotion, and is facing five more cases initiated by regulators.
 
An Australian regulator will recommend that mobile operators report their actual number of customers, rather than or as well as SIOs.

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