LEGACY Reuters Summits

Sorrell on Google

March 7, 2006

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell talking about Google at last week’s Reuters Summit.

China 3G Licences: Definitely maybe sometime this year

March 2, 2006

leung_small.jpgTelecom investors have suffered for years while the Chinese government tried to make up its mind over which technologies to license for third-generation mobile phone networks. So long in fact, that many now discount just how big a deal it may prove to be for Western communications equipment makers. The following are comments from top wireless equipment suppliers at the Reuters Global Tech, Media and Telecoms Summit:

Viacom CEO — Those Google guys are soooo cool

March 2, 2006

Tom_Freston_60pct.jpgHey, Google guys, youve got a fan! The MTV guy! Cool! 

Tom Freston, CEO of Viacom Inc. and a founder of the cable music video network back in the early 1980s  has seen his company become a touchstone of Whats HOT for young people around the globe, on Wednesday cheered the executives at Google. 

Fighting Words

March 1, 2006

Microsoft's Holloway

“What we’re saying is that in six months’ time we’ll be more relevant in the U.S. market place than Google,”