Back in November when we heard about Japanese telecoms provider Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp combining forces with Nintendo to promote the Wii and its online capabilities, we weren't sure what kind of adverts would be the result. In the commercial above, we get a small glimpse at Smash Bros....

January 9th 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/nintendo_wii/NTT_and_Nintendo_team_up_to_push_Wii_s_online_features_in_Japan'; Before the launch of downloadable games on Wii Ware, Nintendo has decided they need to push the online features of the Wii console in Japan. So, they've teamed up with Japanese tel...

November 28th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Looks like Chinese and US telco's will do what our governments can't: establish an undeniable bond which is stronger than, uh, glass. Ok, we have that. Nevertheless, work began this week in China on a 18,000-km (11,184-mile) fiber-optic cable between the coastal city of Qingdao and Nedonna Beach, O...

October 23rd 2007 at 8:41am 0 Comments
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While this mishap may not look as if it would cost Vietnam nearly as much as the Alaskan vaporization, losing 27-miles of critical fiber-optic cabling connecting the underdeveloped nation to Thailand and Hong Kong is fairly serious (and pricey). As it turns out, hordes of Vietnamese fishermen were g...

June 9th 2007 at 3:44am 0 Comments