News In Brief: ComReg, Milan Internet Exchange, Alca-Lu, SAP, NSN, Global Switch
Irish regulator ComReg has re-stated mobile subscriber data for 2Q09 to 2Q10, after Hutchison 3G Ireland excluded pre-paid mobile subscribers from its figures. 3’s share of the market is 5.8% rather than the 9.2% previously stated, Telegeography.com reported.
The Milan Internet Exchange (MIX) has boosted its domestic coverage by taking a point of presence on European fiber operator Interoute’s site in southern Italy. MIX will use the link to offer new Internet peering opportunities for new and existing ISPs.
Alcatel-Lucent will place €500 million ($666.7m) in senior notes to help refinance €818 million it owes on convertible bonds due January 1.
SAP must pay $1.3 billion (€973 million) to rival Oracle after losing a high-profile patent infringement case in the US, WSJ.com reports.
NSN plans to spend 200 billion won (€131 million) to open wireless broadband R&D laboratories in Korea, according to Yonhap News Agency.
Global Switch has been cleared to build a new A$300m (€220.9 million), 365,000 sq ft, data center in Sydney.