News In Brief: Dell, Softbank, Cisco, Telecom New Zealand

Dell will set up a new communications division to make smartphones and other portable devices, the Wall Street Journal reported
 
Softbank Mobile will deploy a Nokia Siemens-supplied HSPA+(DC-HSDPA) solution for its 1.5 GHz band network.
 
The Iranian government slowed internet connections in the capital on Sunday and on several occasions cut off web access completely ahead of major demonstrations planned for today.
 
Cisco now controls more than 91.1% of the shares and voting rights in Norwegian vidcon firm Tandberg, the networking company said Friday.
 
Telecom New Zealand has paid out fines and compensation of almost NZ$9 million (€4.33m) for misleading ads that promised “maximum speed internet”. The NZ Commerce Commission (NZCC) found that the bandwidth delivered to consumers was “in some cases dial-up speed.”

 

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