News In Brief: Globe, Google, Telstra, ZTE, Intec
Severe flooding from tropical storm Ondoy has disrupted Philippines telecom services. Local operator Globe said it could take 36 hours to restore.
Google will add advertisements to its Google Maps service in a trial due to start in the next few weeks.
The head of Telstra’s biggest division, the consumer group, has tendered his resignation after almost a decade with the company. David Moffatt, who was in the running to replace former CEO Sol Trujillo, will remain in the role for the next six months or until a successor is in place.
ZTE has secured a deal with Globacom, Nigeria’s second largest operator, to build Ghana’s national backbone and the metro network in Ghana’s capital Accra.