News In Brief: T-Mobile USA, CLS Holdings, Vodafone, Canalys, Metro PCS, Trai, HTC
T-Mobile USA plans to build on the 40 million Wi-Fi calls it hosts each month, by extending the service to Android smartphones.
CLS Holdings has bought Colt Telecom’s French data center for €14.33 million. The UK property company acquired the lease to the near 11,000 square metre facility until 2018, and expects to see an initial return on of 15.26% each year.
Vodafone has outsourced management of its 750 mobile towers in Ghana to UK startup Eaton Towers for ten years, local reports state.
Canalys says technology resellers should set optimistic budgets for 2011, as a rebound in the market boosted major player’s 2Q net income by 60%.
US carrier MetroPCS will use data management firm Tekelec’s routers to monitor quality of service on its LTE network.
India has now passed 700m subscribers, regulator Trai says.
Taiwanese handset maker HTC doubled third-quarter income to just under NT$11.1b (€258.7 million), thanks to strong sales of its Android phones, WSJ.com reports.