Although Wi-Fi has become the darling of technophiles everywhere, it has lately gained currency among retailers and restaurateurs. Devices enabled with Wi-Fi allow for a better customer experience and greater efficiency in managing inventory and orders.
Satellite operator PanAmSat has struck a deal with Level 3 Communications to offer hybrid satellite and fiber-optic services to government and corporate customers. The two companies reportedly are discussing a broader agreement that would include other shared service offerings and marketing arrangements.
The matchmaking service MyCupid has drawn 2,000 subscribers in its first six weeks. In the quarter ending in December, data services brought in about 13% of SingTel's cellular revenue compared with 8.8% the previous year.