Webwire: Google breaks EU privacy laws; TD-LTE hits UK

EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding claims Google's changed privacy policy – introduced yesterday -, breaches European law, because transparency rules have not been followed.
 
UK Broadband has switched on a wholesale TD-LTE network in London, offering mobile backhaul to operators, and direct services to the public sector and large enterprises.
 
Facebook's implied valuation for its upcoming IPO has fallen to $93 billion (€70.2 billion), from as high as $100 billion previously, after an auction of a fund holding Facebook stock went for $40 apiece.
 
US carrier Sprint has arranged to offer a free wireless accessibility app for the blind and visually impaired. The app, developed by Code Factory, provides audio prompts to assist in navigating touchscreen phones.
 
US movie rental and streaming service provider Netflix aims to eventually have its services included in bundles from cable TV providers and ISPs.
 
India’s government plans to ask the Supreme Court to review its orders on the appropriateness of the spectrum allocation policy it adopted in a 2008 2G distribution, but not the court's decision to revoke the 122 licenses.
 
Australian ISP iiNet has set the speed and pricing for its satellite broadband plans to be delivered over the National Broadband Network (NBN). The company will offer 6-Mbps downlink and 1-Mbps uplink, in plans starting at AU$50 (€41) per month.

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