This week Asian carriers raced to announce LTE trials, while Microsoft lost a patent case in Beijing.
CSL and SingTel unveiled what they said were Asia’s first LTE trials
, set to rollout around the region in coming months.
GSMA chief Conway said Google was the biggest threat
to the mobile sector.
Dell is ready to deliver its first smartphone
, the Android-based Mini3, to China Mobile.
Telenor’s Indian startup Uninor scaled back
its 2G rollout. India held a pre-bid conference
for 3G bidders, with foreign operators conspicuously absent.
China Mobile and China Tietong, the Ministry of Railways-owned telecom arm, agreed a merger timetable
Nokia Siemens as the no. 2 telecom vendor in Q3. Sony Ericsson cut loose 1600 staff as it closed
six research and office sites worldwide.
And a 34-year-old scientist outed herself as Belle de Jour
, the UK callgirl blogger and bestselling author.