News In Brief: HP, Chorus/NTL, BT, Tata Tele

HP will today launch its MusicStation digital music service across several European markets, following a similar format to the company's US joint venture, Rhapsody.

Irish cable company Chorus/NTL plans to enter the local mobile phone market as an MVNO – becoming the country's first quad-play operator in the process - according to chief executive Robert Dunn.
 
BT has revealed the pricing terms for its Infinity range of 40-Mbps fibre to the cabinet broadband packages. Prices will start at £19.99 (€22.73) per month, cheaper than prices on the competing fibre-coaxial network operated by Virgin Media.
 
India's Tata Teleservices has introduced a discount GSM plan, offering five-minute local-call and domestic long distance calls for 1 rupees ($0.02) and 2 rupees respectively.
 
Singapore operator Pacnet has secured a network service provider license from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).
 
The Australia-New Zealand IT services market will grow 4.5% in 2010, Ovum predicts. It says the market will not return to pre-recession growth levels until the start of 2011 at the earliest.

 

 

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