Nokia Siemens Networks has officially transferred its optical business to Coriant, the newly established company set up specifically to take over NSN's optical assets. Back in March Coriant handed out its first ever business card -- to Light Reading's very own Craig Matsumoto. That's got to count for something. (See Coriant Counts on NSN's Optical Strengths and Coriant Separates From NSN.)
The European Union's Competition Commission has noted that Motorola Mobility's filing of a patent injunction against Apple in the German market in February 2012 may have been "abusive," reports the BBC. The injunction, which centered on so-called "standard-essential patents" relating to data transmission technology, resulted in Apple having to remove certain models of the iPhone and the iPad off their German website.
Dublin-based Prisa Consulting has been given the job of driving forward the Irish government's plan to get high-speed broadband to the country's less densely populated areas, reports The Daily Business Post.
— Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, Light Reading