News In Brief: Telenor, NEC, Steljes, Alcatel-Lucent, MoreMagic Solutions, Intel, Endemol UK, XL Axiata
Telenor has utilized existing infrastructure to offer a 40Mbps fixed broadband service to 400,000 homes.
NEC has teamed up with Aricent to deploy 3G femtocells in India. The Japanese vendor says the move strengthens its position in India.
Content distribution firm Steljes has launched its first European services bundling wireless digital signage from Media Tile with its own media player and delivering the services over Vodafone’s mobile broadband network.
Alcatel-Lucent will handle the upgrade of submarine sections of the SE-ME-WE 4 cable to 40G technology, with Ciena chosen to supply optical switches for all 16 of the cable’s landing sites and a 100G transport covering the terrestrial link between Alexandria and Suez in Egypt.
M-payment specialist MoreMagic Solutions has been cleared to offer Western Union money transfers on its m:Wallet service, having been approved for the firm’s Mobile Vendor Program.
A design flaw in some batches of Intel’s Core i5 and Core i7 computer chips could cost the company $1 billion (€723 million) in recall expenses, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
UK media production firm Endemol UK has contracted Telstra International to provide managed network services
Indonesian telco XL Axiata grew profits 69% to 2.89 trillion rupiah (€231 million) in 2010, as a growing subscriber base swelled revenues 27% to 17.63 trillion rupiah.