Softbank and News Corp. plan to bring MySpace, the Internet social networking site, to Asia.
PT Telkom (Indonesia) will participate in the nation's fiber-optic network construction tender to be launched in 10/07 and cost $1.5bn.
Hanaro Telecom has agreed to buy internet customers from its rival Onse Telecom (Sth Korea).
Telekom Malaysia will invest $100m in a 4,100-km long fiber optic cable in Pakistan to be completed by next year.
Verizon Business targets expanding its VOIP solutions overseas, particularly to Europe and Sth Africa.
MegaFon (Russia) has received a long-distance license.
DT has decided not to bid in the planned auction of WiMAX licences in Germany.
FT and HP won a €210m contract from the EU Commission for building a European secured network between EU agencies, national administrations and agencies.
The French telecom regulator ARCEP has made public its support to syndicated fiber optic network deployments in France.
NTL (UK) has announced plans to change its name to Virgin Media. It said it is interested in merging with British broadcaster ITV.