News In Brief: BT, Vodafone, Femto Forum, Vinaphone, Big Air, M1
BT said take-up for its video on demand service Vision is falling short of expectations, and the company will almost certainly miss its target of 2-3 million subscribers by the end of next year.
Vodafone has partnered with EMC subsidiary Deco to develop cloud-based backup and storage services for the home and business markets.
The Femto Forum will launch a 3GPP femtocell interoperability testing program in March 2010, in conjunction with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).
Vinaphone has become Vietnam's first operator to launch 3G after a network upgrade by Motorola.
Australia's BigAir has contracted Airspan Networks to expand its Wimax network to the Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Gold Coast markets. BigAir operates Wimax in Sydney and Melbourne.
Singapore's M1 has become the first mobile operator in APAC to deploy MIMO on its HSPA+ network, with peak transmission speeds of 28 Mbps, says supplier Huawei.