News In Brief: Virgin Media Business, appMobi, Aircom International, Ericsson, HKBN

UK fiber optic network operator Virgin Media Business will power a £200 million (€232 million) network linking 33 local authorities in London. The LondonPSN will provide secure communications to schools and other public bodies in the city.
Mobile app developer tool provider appMobi will use $6 million (€4.3 million) raised in a series B equity financing round to advance marketing and promotion of its cloud-based mobile apps development and distribution technology.
Aircom International has supplied network optimization kit to TeliaSonera subsidiary NCell in Nepal. The operator aims to improve network quality to cope with growing subscriber numbers.
Ericsson has won its first contract with Thai operator DTAC, being engaged to modernize the carrier’s 2G network and prepare for an eventual upgrade to 3G technology.
HKBN, the broadband subsidiary of City Telecom, will deploy Cisco's CRS-3 carrier routing system on its network to cope with surging data usage.