Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Future Telco services

Telefónica, Wikimedia Team Up
Wikimedia Foundation and Telefónica today announced a strategic partnership to improve access to Wikimedia educational and informational content in Latin America and Europe. The agreement will expand the reach of Wikimedia's projects, including Wikipedia, on multiple platforms through the development of customized applications for Telefónica's web portals, wireless handsets and television properties.

DT, Continental Develop Car Apps
The aim is to make the Internet and specific applications (apps) for drivers part of the standard equipment in all categories of vehicles.

Qwest bets on OTT with ZillionTV investment
Telco Qwest Communications (NYSE:Q) has always been an IPTV holdout, exploring hybrid video options instead. Today it added clarity to its video strategy with a $10 million investment in start-up ZillionTV in return for exclusive rights within its footprint to offer its video on-demand service to subscribers.

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