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ZTE gives LTE a lift with multi-mode data card

Chinese telecoms kit peddler ZTE has unveiled what it claims are the world’s first USB modem and portable hotspot devices to support both versions of LTE, FDD and TDD, in a move which could be welcomed by international business travellers keen on sniffing out the fastest local networks.
Phil Muncaster, 19 Aug 2012

NBN could cut $AU600m+ from telco maintenance bills

Property researcher BIS Shrapnel has shone a torch into one of the dark corners of the NBN debate: the cost of maintaining Australia’s copper network.
Richard Chirgwin, 19 Aug 2012
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Apple impasse sees China Mobile buy own speech tech

China Mobile has made a defensive move against Apple’s plans to launch a Chinese version of Siri by courting its own speech recognition investment.
Natalie Apostolou, 19 Aug 2012

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