News In Brief: Palm; NTT DoCoMo; Vivendi; SuperComm; KT; IPStar; Nokia

Palm posted a $95 million loss on $91 million in sales for Q4, with smartphone sales down 72% from the year earlier.

NTT DoCoMo has successfully field tested LTE data transmissions at speeds of up to 120Mbps in an urban environment. 

Vivendi CEO Jean-Bernard Lévy has called on French regulators to force France Telecom to spin off its fixed-line phone network, arguing it unfairly dominates the market. 

The SuperComm trade show has been moved from June until October 21-23. It will still take place in Chicago, Illinois. 

Korean operator KT has received approval to absorb mobile subsidiary KTF.

Asian satellite broadband provider IPStar has received approval from Japanese regulators to provide services in Japan. IPStar is a subsidiary of Thai operator Thaicom.

Nokia said it does not plan to cut any more jobs following this week's announcement of a further 1,700 staff cuts.

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