NEWS IN BRIEF: StarHub, Tata, C&W, Aircel

StarHub's revenue increased slightly in Q3, growing 2% on a year-on-year-basis to reach $355 million. The Singaporean operator's EBITDA also increased by 1%, but net profit after tax decreased 2% to reach $54 million.

Tata Communications yesterday announced the company had expanded its global MPLS services into key South-East Asian destinations. These include the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand. Tata's MPLS reach now spans over 65 countries.

Tata subsidiary TTSL has launched CDMA-based services in India's Assam circle. The service will originally be extended to 31 towns in the circle. The company has set aside around $21 million for the roll-out. Tata's reach now covers 21 of India's 22 telecommunications circles.

C&W has partnered with Infoplex to provide IT and network services to C&W's enterprise customers throughout the APAC region. C&W also intends to extend its APAC-wide MPLS network connectivity to Infoplex and the company's customers.

Aircel has selected Subex and Wipro Infotech to implement a company-wide OSS/BSS solution. Aircel currently has GSM operations in 9 of India's telecommunications circles.