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29 November 2012
| Kavit Majithia
Vivendi’s SFR today launched, what is claimed to be, France’s first public 4G network in Lyon.
The launch is a lift for the operator having announced 850
job cuts this week to ensure it remains competitive.
The 4G service will be rolled out to Montpellier on December
Netflix has today launched its video streaming service in France, and signed a partnership with Bouygues Telecom to offer its content on the operator’s set-top boxes.
Interxion is reportedly building a new data centre in France for cloud computing firm Salesforce.
New Zealand’s 2degrees has expanded its 4G LTE network to Wellington in the country’s North Island.
Vivendi is said to be interested in acquiring Telefónica’s 11% stake in Italian pay-TV business Mediaset Premium.
South Korea’s Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning has released figures stating that 4G accounts for 92% of all data traffic in the country.
Azerbaijani mobile CDMA operator Nakhtel is reportedly seeking a licence to provide GSM services in the country.