News In Brief: Quanta Computer, Magyar Telecom, BT
Notebook PC manufacturers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron predict strong shipments during 3Q, as the ‘back-to-school’ market pushes up demand from key brands including HP and Acer, Digitimes reports.
Hungary's Magyar Telecom has commenced IPTV services in Budapest using EuroDOCSIS 3.0 technology.
Around 19% of consumers in the UK participate in mobile commerce, compared to 13% of Germans and 9% of French, according to a survey commissioned by the Mobile Marketing Association.
BT has signed its first deal to provide internet connectivity for a smart metering system. Its BT Redcare division will connect smart meters for energy management firm IMServ.
The Australian government has unofficially shelved its controversial mandatory ISP-level filtering proposal until after the upcoming federal election.
UK CSP Daisy Group has sold its Wimax spectrum licensing business to PCCW unit UK Broadband for £12.5 million (€15 million), and its loss-making Wi-Fi unit to the management team for “a nominal sum.”