Telkom and its former Nigerian subsidiary MultiLinks has won a high court order paving the way for a legal battle with former partner Blue Label Telecoms. Telkom is seeking $528m in damages from Blue Label, claiming that a contract between Blue Label and MultiLinks was structured to commercially damage Telkom.
Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Gear smartwatch last week. The device sports a 1.3MP (megapixel) camera built into the strap of the watch, and a tiny touch screen where various apps interface with connected phones over Bluetooth. Oh, and the battery lasts a day.
• The UK’s Virgin Media is to become the f irst pay television operator in the world to incorporate Netflix into its offering. Netflix allows customers to stream movies and video shows over the internet in countries where the service is supported. It’s regarded as a competitor to cable television, making this an interesting move. Virgin Media will build Netflix support into its set top decoder boxes.