News In Brief: Creativity Software, Nokia, Motorola, Huawei, Qualcomm, British Telecom

LBS specialist Creativity Software has won its fourth contract in six months to provide lawful intercept capability to a Middle Eastern operator. Governments in the region typically require accuracy of between 50 meters and 150 meters, a spokeswoman said.
 
Nokia has completed the $200 million (€152 million) sale of its wireless modem business to Renesas Electronics.
 
Motorola will complete the separation of Motorola Mobility on January 4, splitting off one in eight shares of common stock for the venture. The company will change its name to Motorola Solutions.
 
Huawei will build a 40Gbps WDM national backbone network for China Mobile, which it says is the first trial of an optical transport network in China
 
Qualcomm’s Indian 4G venture, Wireless Broadband Business, demonstrated LTE TDD in the 2.3 GHz band with Ericsson in Gurgaon, India, Tuesday.
 
British Telecom has signed a five year, £1.2 million (€1.4 million), deal with HYLAS 1 satellite operator Avanti, to bring high-speed broadband to south-west UK.
 
Avanti also announced a separate, $15.5 million (€11.8 million), deal with TigrisNet covering Europe and Middle East and Africa.

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