News In Brief: Nokia Siemens Networks, Vodafone, Telekomunikacja Polska, Google, UQ Communications

Nokia Siemens Networks has been contracted to build a 3G network for Vodafone Albania. The four year deal also covers consulting, civil works backup, network planning and optimization, and training and maintenance services.
 
The UK’s high commissioner to India claims Vodafone is not liable to pay tax on its acquisition of Hutchison Essar because it made no capital gains from the deal, the Economic Times reports.
 
Telekomunikacja Polska has appointed group finance director Jacques de Galzain as CFO, replacing Roland Dubois who resigned from the management board on Friday.
 
Google has removed downtime from its Gmail SLAs after achieving 99.984% availability in 2010 – the equivalent of seven minutes of downtime per month – for business and private users. Outages of less than ten minutes weren’t included in previous SLAs.
 
Japan's UQ Communications on Friday launched its overseas Wimax service, World Wimax, in 25 Korean cities.

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