News In Brief: Nokia, Eircom, VIVACOM, 3 UK

Credit rating agency Standard & Poors has downgraded Nokia's credit rating for the first time in 13 years.
Ireland's Eircom has welcomed a trade union decision to endorse its recovery plan, which aims to cut costs by €90 million to reduce debt.
Bulgaria's VIVACOM has deployed a consolidated network platform powered by HP's next-generation intelligent network (HP NGIN) technology.
3 UK has launched a new dongle developed by Huawei which it claims can improve browsing times by up to 40%.