News In Brief: France Telecom, Telenor, NSN, Gartner
France Telecom is backing five of eleven projects in a new EC web development strategy, along with 15 major ICT firms including Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and Nokia Siemens. The EC on Tuesday outlined a €600 million public-private partnership to spur Internet development in the region.
Nokia Siemens has wasted no time in offering its first products to former Motorola Solutions customers, tweaking a base station controller to work with Motorola GSM kit less than a week after completing a $975 million (€657 million) acquisition of the vendor.
Telenor is updating messaging platforms in Norway, Sweden and Denmark with an integrated product from ZTE.
Global enterprise software revenues rebounded in 2010, growing 8.5% to $245 billion (€165 billion), Gartner figures show.