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Strong ADSL infrastructure propels IPTV providers in Vietnam

Vietnamese carriers, led by Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), are using a strong ADSL infrastructure and TV Everywhere-like capabilities to dominate that country's IPTV subscriber base.

comScore expands Asia Pacific metrics; Vietnam leads online video viewing

Vietnam had Asia Pacific's highest online video viewing penetration in June, according to statistics recently compiled by comScore's online video measurement service.

VimpelCom takes helm at GTEL Mobile

Russian carrier VimpelCom will invest $500 million (€340 million) in its Vietnamese joint venture over the next two years as it seeks to take a controlling 65% stake in the company.

Sigma Designs enters set-top JV with Vietnamese multimedia company

Proving that set-top box development is far from a dead issue, Sigma Designs has entered into a joint venture agreement with VietSilicon Technology Joint Stock Company, a Vietnamese multimedia firm,

Journos, activists under fire from Chinese hackers

Unidentified Chinese hackers have reportedly been spying on the Yahoo email accounts of journalists, activists and human rights groups for at least a week.   More

France Telecom fails to win TeliaSonera, looks for smaller fish

Having forced TeliaSonera to a make decision, the bid of US$42 billion made by France Telecom (FT) has been rejected by the Scandinavian operator as insufficient. The share price of FT rose by over

AT&T looks to APAC for growth

With recent boosts to its operations in India, Vietnam and other countries, AT&T has invested aggressively in Asia (the continent, not the band) and it

SK Telecom: We're not buying Sprint

The Korea Economic Daily reported today that SK Telecom planned on acquiring Sprint Nextel and was in the process of contacting private equity funds to help with the purchase, but the carrier

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