Webwire: Nokia designer confirms tablet work; Virgin Media take Wi-Fi underground

Nokia’s design chief Marko Ahtisaari has told local press the vendor is developing a tablet PC.
 
UK operator Virgin Media has won a tender to provide Wi-Fi services on platforms and ticket stations in the London Underground train system, and will provide free connectivity during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
Broadcaster BBC has revealed plans for a fee-based download service for TV programs, making the shows available minutes after broadcast.
 
Leading Chinese web firm Tencent Holdings is reviewing its investment policy after profit growth slowed to its weakest level in six years during 2011.
 
A former Google executive has slammed the company for becoming too focused on advertising and competing with Facebook, at the expense of innovation and the company's corporate culture.
 
A former Microsoft employee has launched a website devoted to highlighting flaws with Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, and suggesting fixes for the issues.
 
India's Company Law Board has given Unitech Wireless until March 19 to decide whether it wants to sell its minority stake in mobile joint venture Uninor to partner Telenor, or buy out the stake.

Suggested Articles

Wireless operators can provide 5G services with spectrum bands both above and below 6 GHz—but that doesn't mean that all countries will let them.

Here are the stories we’re tracking today.

The 5G Mobile Network Architecture research project will implement two 5G use cases in real-world test beds.