News In Brief: Nokia Siemens Networks, HTC, BT

Belgian IPTV provider Belgacom TV, has added 250,000 new customers since January 2008. The carrier credits that 45% year on year increase, to the implementation of Nokia Siemens Networks end-to-end IPTV platform  that introduced HDTV, VoD , PVR and interactive services for both new and existing Belgacom TV subscribers. In less than four years, Belgacom has captured a 30% of Belgium’s digital TV market.
HTC has included Adobe Flash technology support in its new Android Hero handset model. The new phone delivers access to a broad variety of Flash-based web content and has added a new software element to the Hero, called Sense. Sense will allow users to have customizable push widgets like weather, Twitter and email.

BT has signed a collaboration deal with Japan’s IT Holdings Group to jointly provide next-generation IT services. Under the strategic partnership the duo will offer support and IT services for Japanese enterprises which have business operations globally.