News In Brief: Facebook, NSN, Tesltra, iPhone, Ericsson, Huawei

Facebook is launching 14 global currencies over the coming weeks so advertisers can plan and budget for ad campaigns without worrying about exchange rates.  The networking giant said growing Facebook’s advertising product globally is a key priority and accepting foreign currencies is a key part of Facebook’s international growth.
 
Nokia Siemens Networks and Juniper Networks, have joined forces to launch an integrated IP-Optical solution. The tie-up includes the development of cost-optimized 10G, 40G and 100G IP over DWDM solutions with management integration.
 
Australian carrier Telstra has placed a pay freeze on the company's top executives for at least 12 months. New CEO David Thodey told senior staff that in light of the tough economic climate, the company would be tightening its belt to find savings with 300 executive staff having their salaries frozen for a minimum of one year.
 
Sales of the new iPhone 3G S topped the 1 million mark on Sunday, the third day the latest edition of the touchscreen device was available, Apple has announced. In addition, the computing giant reported that 6 million customers have downloaded the new iPhone 3.0 OS software in the first five days since its release on Wednesday.
 
Ericsson has signed the first license agreement for LTE patents, and expects to expand its more than 80 existing patent agreements to cover LTE in the long-term.
 
Huawei and TeliaSonera subsidiary Netcom have trialled VoD, web browsing, FTP and video conferencing over TeliaSonera's live LTE network in Oslo, Norway.

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