News In Brief: DNA, Nortel, Nokia, YouTube, Zain, Grameenphone

Finnish mobile operator DNA has launched a free mobile TV trial for its 3G subscribers. The channels will be offered as a dedicated, DVB-H network,

Former Nortel CEO Mike Zafirovski has filed for more than $12 million (€8.2 million) in claims for pension, bonus and severance payments from the bankrupt company.
 
Nokia said it had ported application development framework Qt to Linux-based mobile OS Maemo 5, which will also developers to easily port their applications to Symbian and Windows Mobile.
 
Three years after Google acquired YouTube, the video-sharing site now serves well over a billion videos per day.
 
Kuwaiti investment firm Securities Group has expressed an interest in bidding for up to 24.6% of local telecom firm Zain. The stake is currently held by sovereign investment firm KIA.
 
Grameenphone's IPO has proved so popular that it has been oversubscribed by by several times. The Bangladeshi mobile operator plans to raise €47.9 million though the sale of 69.4 million shares.

 

 

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