Nokia Siemens Networks is collaborating with content delivery network operator CDNetworks Co. Ltd. on a program which the pair hope will accelerate the delivery of mobile content. For NSN, the intention is to enhance its Liquid Applications proposition, which centers on the integration of an IBM Websphere server at mobile base stations to enable content storage and data processing close to end users. (See NSN's Learning Curve and NSN: Understanding Liquid Applications.)
Alvarion, the Israeli WiMax technology vendor, has agreed to allow Silicon Valley Bank to appoint a receiver, reports Globes. Alvarion owes the bank US$3.2 million. (See Alvarion CEO Quits.)
It's perhaps not the most significant news coming out of Egypt right now but it's worth a mention here: Portuguese revenue assurance specialist WeDo Technologies has landed a deal with Etisalat Egypt. The operator will deploy WeDo's RAID software. (See EuroProfile: WeDo Technologies.)
U.K. satellite broadcaster BSkyB Ltd. isn't happy that Luxembourg's M7 is using the term "Skylink" for its satellite TV services in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and is mounting a legal challenge, reports Bloomberg, citing the Advanced Television news website. BSkyB has already won a similar case against Microsoft Corp., which had the temerity to use the term "Skydrive" for its cloud storage offering.