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VoIP Equipment Grounding [telecom]

March 20, 2017, 1:26 am

Thanks for reading this. I need information about grounding, and I'd appreciate your help. The IEEE 1100 standards have a lot of information on this topic, but the printer versions cost hundreds o... Read more »

Level 3 and Centurylink Shareholders Approve Merger [telecom]

March 20, 2017, 12:35 am

Level 3 and CenturyLink shareholders approve merger Deal will bring substantial operational and service benefits to our enterprise customers. Shareholders from CenturyLink Inc. and Broomfield-bas... Read more »

If Your iPhone is Stolen, These Guys May Try to iPhish You [telecom]

March 19, 2017, 3:20 pm

If Your iPhone is Stolen, These Guys May Try to iPhish You KrebsOnSecurity recently featured the story of a Brazilian man who was peppered with phishing attacks trying to steal his Apple iCloud us... Read more »

T-Mobile 'ghost calls' clog Dallas 911. Families blame backlog for deaths. ...

March 17, 2017, 8:11 am

T-Mobile ghost calls clog Dallas 911. Families blame backlog for deaths. T-Mobile customers in Dallas have been creating backlogs at the city's 911 call center since October. https://www.washingt... Read more »

History: Early microwave long distance network [telecom]

March 16, 2017, 8:46 pm

In January 1946, Popular Mechanics magazine ran a detailed illustrated article describing the Bell System's proposed microwave long distance network. It includes a description of the operation of ... Read more »

Windstream worries about CenturyLink/Level 3 billing practices [telecom]

March 16, 2017, 3:53 pm

by Sean Buckley Windstream is concerned that CenturyLink's pending acquisition of Level 3 could create a larger carrier that will use its broader market power to engage in unfair billing and payme... Read more »

New York City sues Verizon for not completing citywide fiber network [telec...

March 16, 2017, 3:42 pm

New York City sues Verizon for not completing citywide fiber network by Catherine Shu New York City has slapped Verizon with a lawsuit that claims the telecommunications conglomerate broke a 2008 ... Read more »

Why is it so hard to trace an anonymous bomb threat? [telecom]

March 15, 2017, 2:08 pm

Why is it so hard to trace an anonymous bomb threat? by Russell Brandom For months, Jewish Community Centers have been targeted by near-daily bomb threats, with over 100 reports since the beginnin... Read more »

In tiny town, phone service comes with customer service [telecom]

March 12, 2017, 7:33 pm

By Thomas Farragher RICHMOND - She is a tiny woman with a wide smile and a memory sharp enough to keenly recall those pesky rumors about her old job in this former Massachusetts mining town on the... Read more »

Malware found preinstalled on 38 Android phones used by 2 companies

March 11, 2017, 2:43 am

By Dan Goodin A commercial malware scanner used by businesses has recently detected an outbreak of malware that came preinstalled on more than three dozen Android devices. An assortment of malwar... Read more »

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The Undercover Parent [Telecom]

OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR The Undercover Parent By HARLAN COBEN March 16, 2008 Ridgewood, N.J. NOT long ago, friends of mine confessed over dinner that they had put spyware on their 15-year-old son's compu... Read more »


Non-profit needs donation of some POTS lines [Telecom]

Thanks for reading this. I'm posting on behalf of a non-profit organization that does important work. As you know, I've recently asked for help getting in touch with experts on telegraph signalling... Read more »


Some Teletype and other teleprinters for sale on Craigslist [telecom]

My previous inquiry has generated a number of leads to teleprinters available on Craigslist: there may be others, but these are what I have now. It looks like spring cleaning is turning up lots of ... Read more »


Tracing Calls w/Spoofed Numbers? [telecom]

Is this even possible - given the resources of a government? I keep getting these lame-sounding letters from the Pennsylvania (USA) AG's office explaining why they can't do anything about telephone s... Read more »


Re: From Our Archives: Exchange Names in St. Louis

Not correct. When I lived in Long Beach, California, around 1987, the Orange County Transit District ran service into Long Beach but its offices were long distance from Long Beach. I believe the nu... Read more »


Is Verizon Wireless Sabotaging Older Cell Phones?

I have long had a Nokia 5180 phone (since Xmas 1998, to be exact). It was on its second battery, but eventually couldn't even keep that charged, and I finally decided, this past February, to claim o... Read more »


California woman charged with using spyware to tap a police officer's phone...

California woman charged with using spyware to tap a police officer's phone Investigators say Kristin Nyunt intercepted sensitive law enforcement information. by Megan Geuss Oct 20 2014 Ars Tech... Read more »


WQN, Inc. Announces the Introduction of RocketVoIP

[Comment: I have looked over this company's web site a little bit and while they are so new that I can't find any customer reviews of their service, I can say that even if they do give decent service... Read more »


Wierd Telephone Problems

Hello: I have this problem with my telephone at home. For incoming calls, sometimes, it would ring once then disconnect the caller. I thought it was my phone, but I bought a new one, and it was the ... Read more »


Wi-Fi Crusader in $5 Router Giveaway

By Eric Auchard FON, a Spanish start-up on an ambitious crusade to turn home Wi-Fi connections into wireless hotspots for nearby users, is set to unveil on Monday a plan to hand out 1 million wireles... Read more »