News In Brief: Rogers, Hutchison, Nokia Siemens, Alca-Lu

Canadian carrier Rogers Communications has integrated its cable and wireless businesses while creating a separate and focused emerging business and corporate development group.The carrier also appointed new deputy chairman, Edward S. Rogers.

Hutchison's Indonesian subsidiary has awarded Huawei $422 million in contracts to expand its GSM network. It will order $307.1 million worth of equipment by 2011 and a further $79.9 million by 2015, as well as a $35 million managed services contract.
 
Nokia Siemens said it had made the world's first LTE call on commercial software at its R&D center in Ulm, Germany.
 
Mobile browsing has “gone mainstream,” with 31% of phone users now browsing the mobile web, the Yankee Group said
 
Alcatel-Lucent has secured a contract to provide IP telephony and contact center solutions for Japanese airport Japan Airlines.
 
Philippines-based Globe Telecom is offering Web 2.0 services and new promotional service packages at 10 times faster speeds following the implementation of a service delivery framework from Nokia Siemens and IBM.

 

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