News In Brief: NSN, AsiaSat, Ericsson, Skype, HTC, Sony Ericsson

Australia's auditor-general will conduct  a review of the government's NBN tender process, which was scrapped after the government rejected every bid. 

NSN has partnered with EMC to produce an IP network management solution based on NSN's NetAct suite and EMC's IT management platform.

AsiaSat has contracted Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) to provide its new AsiaSat 5 communications satellite, which is scheduled to launch in Q3 2009.

Ericsson has provided FTTH to a 3,000 unit New Delhi housing complex. This marks the first time fiber is available in for Indian residential customers, Ericsson said

Skype's IPO could value the company at “much more” than $2 billion, eBay CEO John Donahoe said

Photos of what appears to be HTC's new Android-based smartphone have leaked to the internet 

Sony Ericsson’s parent companies may have to provide new financing for the troubled handset vendor. Sony and Ericsson are considering a capital injection, or acting as guarantors on a loan in order to strengthen its balance sheet, reported.