Fujitsu today announced it has been selected by Japanese operator NTT Docomo for supply of a LTE data terminal. Docomo is expected to commercially launch the next-generation technology in 2010. Fujitsu’s product will be backward compatible with the GSM family of technologies.
India’s Bharti and South Africa’s MTN have cancelled their US$23 billion merger plans for the second time in two years, with Bharti blaming the South African government for the collapse. “Bharti and MTN have decided to disengage from their discussions when the exclusivity period ends on September 30, 2009,” Bharti said in a statement yesterday.