Webwire: ZTE plans Iran exit; T-Mo US cuts jobs

ZTE is curtailing its business in Iran, following reports it provided the government with a telephony and internet surveillance system in a $130 million (€98 million) deal in December 2010.
 
Embattled cellco T-Mobile USA plans to cut 1,900 net jobs, mainly through the closure of seven call centers.
 
Google is refusing to comply with a Japanese court order to suspend its auto-complete feature. The firm asserts its US headquarters aren't bound by Japanese law.
 
French telcos Bouygues Telecom and Orange both plan to trial 4G services from June, to meet aggressive rollout targets.
 
The US government has only temporarily extended internet domain overseer ICANN's contract, in a row over plans to expand domain names.
 
Hollywood studios have prepared for future lawsuits by instructing the company hosting Megaupload to retain information on users who uploaded copyrighted movies.
 
Indian state-owned operator BSNL plans to deploy an alternate link to Bangladesh in the northeast region, due to the rough terrain between the two countries.
 
Mobile advertising company InMobi is opening a satellite office in Thailand, its second regional office in the Southeast Asian region.

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