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Re: AT&T and Comcast say they've hit new milestone in fight against ro...

March 23, 2019, 7:34 pm

In my opinion, there should be strict rules about the validity of any and all calls offered to the telephone networks. No calls should be admitted if the submitting carrier fails to control falsi... Read more »

AT&T's "5G E" slower than Verizon and T-Mobile's 4G LTE servi...

March 23, 2019, 2:04 am

By James Sanders AT&T's 5G E network is just LTE Advanced. An OpenSignal report finds no meaningful advantage to AT&T's network over the networks of Verizon or T-Mobile. Users of AT&T-branded sma... Read more »

Payson, AZ: Washington officials say Fossil Creek rescues of "Utmost I...

March 22, 2019, 6:12 pm

By Gary Morris That's something. After several years of nagging and repeated front-page stories in the Roundup, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has written Pine-Strawberry Fire Chief Gary Morr... Read more »

CenturyLink Investors Get Another Chance in 401(k) Fee Case [telecom]

March 22, 2019, 6:05 pm

CenturyLink Inc. investors challenging how the company managed its $5.6 billion 401(k) plan will have another chance to advance their claims, a federal judge held. The investors can file a third a... Read more »

Ohio - Trumbull County 911 problems over, CenturyLink services restored [te...

March 22, 2019, 6:03 pm

WARREN, Ohio - Trumbull County 911 is back to normal and functioning properly after experiencing problems from an outage of CenturyLink services. The service was restored around 9 pm Thursday nigh... Read more »

AT&T CEO interrupted by a robocall during a live interview [telecom]

March 21, 2019, 4:30 pm

Can we fix this now? By Makena Kelly At an Economic Club event in Washington, DC today, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was interrupted on stage by a robocall, pausing an interview in front of dozens... Read more »

T-Mobile's New Home Internet Service Doesn't Look Like A Good Deal [telecom...

March 21, 2019, 4:18 pm

By Adam Ismail Wireless carriers are getting into the residential broadband game, energized by the throughput promised by faster 5G networking. Verizon launched its 5G Home service last year in a ... Read more »

Black Verizon employee alleges co-workers placed noose over her desk in Mor...

March 21, 2019, 4:12 pm

By Cyril Josh Barker A Black woman working at Verizon's Morristown, N.J. office is alleging that a noose was left on her desk by her co-workers, according to reports. Marisa Powell, the alleged v... Read more »

Verizon offering free services for flood victims in Nebraska [telecom]

March 21, 2019, 3:52 pm

Coverage expands until March 25 By: Erik Mauro OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Due to the extensive nature of the flooding in Nebraska and Iowa, Verizon is offering free services for flood victims. Free cal... Read more »

AT&T and Comcast say they've hit new milestone in fight against robocal...

March 21, 2019, 12:17 am

The companies say their upcoming authentication system is the industry's first to verify calls between separate providers. BY Marrian Zhou One way wireless carriers are working to stop the flood o... Read more »

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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Online Banking Keeps Customers on Hook for Fees [telecom]

Online Banking Keeps Customers on Hook for Fees By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ October 15, 2011 Customers frustrated by banks' controversial new fees are finding out what industry insiders have known for yea... Read more »


Demystifying the Blockchain [telecom]

By Andrew Ross Sorkin This is bonkers. A new so-called blockchain company is selling virtual real estate online with prices as high as $120,000 for a 10-meter by 10-meter piece of virtual land. Yo... 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 »


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 »