A week in tech

A round up of the latest tech news from the region.

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- British telecommunications company Cable & Wireless PLC is selling its Japanese business to Tokyo-based broadband service provider Softbank Corp for 12 3 billion yen ($115 million) The deal announced for Cable & Wireless IDC Inc , a provider of voice, data and Internet services to business customers in Japan, includes additional debts of 1 9 billion yen ($18 million) Softbank said Cable & Wireless IDC would become a subsidiary of Softbank to strengthen its international telecommunications operations in its bid to become a leading broadband company Softbank has become more aggressive in recent years, as it seeks to challenge Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp , a former government monopoly In May, Softbank announced it...

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