SingTel unit buys Silicon Valley ad startup; CenturyLink offers computer/Internet training

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> Singapore Telecommunications, Southeast Asia's largest telecom company, continued its push into the U.S. market by acquiring Silicon Valley mobile ad insertion start-up AdJitsu, which it will roll into its recently acquired Amobee business unit. AdJitsu provides tools to make 3D animated ads in mobile apps for iPhone and iPad. Story

> Albuquerque residents will get free computer and Internet training offered via a partnership between CenturyLink and the nonprofit Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship, as part of conditions attached to CenturyLink's Qwest acquisition. The deal includes a year of discounted high-speed Internet service for qualified low income residents. Story

> Verizon's plan to acquire wireless spectrum from cable operators is "good for the entire broadband economy," Verizon Wireless President-CEO Dan Mead told a CTIA gathering, noting that the carrier is "confident the regulators will understand this purchase is good for Verizon Wireless customers." Story

> Julius Genachowski used CTIA to issue a message that the FCC's opposition to the AT&T/T-Mobile deal was right and "the notion that competition drives spectrum inefficiency is at odds with our history of mobile." Story

And finally ... Time Warner Cable has begun offering wideband Internet with speeds up to 50 Mbps to businesses in Maine and New Hampshire. Story