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Re: California Privacy Proposal Draws Tech Company Opposition [telecom]

June 21, 2018, 9:07 pm

Historical Note: Back in 1966, LIFE ran a detailed illustrated article on the electronic invasion of privacy. Even then, devices were very tiny. These included devices that could be embedded in ... Read more »

U.S. Department of Defense Completes Verizon-Led Unified Communications Int...

June 21, 2018, 1:37 am

Agency upgrades its communications network with the latest IP-based technology ASHBURN, Va., June 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced that the U.S. Department... Read more »

History 1971 Cincinnati Bell emergency response system

June 20, 2018, 8:12 pm

An ad in Cincinnati Magazine in 1971 describes the company's new CINCOM emergency reporting system. (two pages). Read more »

Worse than "credit card services" [telecom]

June 20, 2018, 3:49 pm

[There] is this new one Ann who peddles health insurance. Calls me as much as 5 times a day, as much as twice in an hour. ***** Moderator's Note ***** I suggest you complain to whichever agency r... Read more »

Telstra restructure axes 8,000 jobs [telecom]

June 20, 2018, 4:25 am

The Telstra2022 three-year program will see 8,000 jobs cut from the telco. By Corinne Reichert Australia's largest telco has announced that it will be axing 8,000 jobs amid a restructure program l... Read more »

Can Verizon Build A Strong Brand From The Bones Of Yahoo And Aol? [telecom]...

June 19, 2018, 5:34 pm

By Erin Griffith Tim Armstrong HAS spent the last year under renovation. After AOL, the company Armstrong has run for the past nine years, merged with newly acquired corporate sister Yahoo in June... Read more »

Verizon MERIT team on standby to respond to emergencies [telecom]

June 19, 2018, 5:19 pm

Team members are ready to respond with equipment and expertise in cases of hazardous material breaches during hurricanes, wildfires, train derailments, and airplane accidents. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., J... Read more »

Verizon pledges to stop some selling of phone-location data [telecom]

June 19, 2018, 5:08 pm

* Verizon is committing to stop selling data to outsiders through intermediaries that can pinpoint the location of mobile phones. * It is the first major U.S. wireless carrier to step back from t... Read more »

Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint unlimited plans compared [telecom]

June 18, 2018, 5:52 pm

We compare the unlimited data plans offered by the four major US carriers. BY Patrick Holland As our phones get faster and have better screens and more processing power, it's natural that they gob... Read more »

Mobile Apps Are Musts for Most Brands, as Long as Users Like Them [telecom]...

June 18, 2018, 12:51 pm

Mobile Apps Are Musts for Most Brands, as Long as Users Like Them Apps have become a critical part of companies' financial strategies, but people are getting savvier about them and less forgiving i... Read more »

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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


When Texting Is Wrong [Telecom]

The Moral of the Story - The Ethicist's take on the news When Texting Is Wrong By Randy Cohen July 13, 2009, 11:50 pm The Issue: You're having dinner with your teenage kids, and they text throughou... Read more »


How to find out mobile carrier's web-to-sms gateway address?

Is there anyway to find the e-mail to SMS gateway a mobile carrier uses to route email as SMS messages? I am talking about any carrier: I found some lists on the internet, but they don't cover all t... 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 »


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 »