News In Brief: Telenor Pakistan, Telecom Italia, Ericsson, Telekom Austria
Telenor Pakistan has completed rollout of a solar-powered mobile network connecting up to 1.63 million additional users. The network is funded by the Pakistani government’s Universal Service Fund, which was set up to provide basic mobile connectivity to regions with low or no connectivity.
Telecom Italia has announced plans to enter the €250 million Italian ATM market, offering multipurpose ATM EVO terminals supported by ICT services delivered over the cloud through the operator's data centers.
The world’s mobile subscriber population passed five billion last Thursday, Ericsson estimates. Ten years ago just 720m people used a mobile phone.
Telekom Austria today expanded the number of channels available on its aonTV IPTV service, with the addition of content from broadcasters including Fox, TNT Film, Cartoon Network, and Boomerang, Rapidtvnews.com reports.
Ericsson today demonstrated video on demand and video streaming over TD-LTE at a China Mobile event in Shanghai. The firm used USB dongles running chips from ST-Ericsson, and says it will soon begin testing devices from two other vendors.