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Sprint says Verizon customers aren't very smart [telecom]

January 18, 2018, 4:46 pm

Commentary: In a new ad, the carrier claims that staying with Verizon shows a lack of intelligence. +--------------------------------------------------------------------+ + ... Read more »

New tax law means Verizon will report $17 Billion in profits [telecom]

January 18, 2018, 4:42 pm

Verizon will be one of the companies whose earnings report will benefit significantly from the GOP's $1.5 trillion tax cut that went into effect last month. While AT&T announced that its workers wi... Read more »

Why 2017 Was a Year to Forget for Verizon Communications Inc. [telecom]

January 18, 2018, 4:36 pm

By Chris Neiger Verizon Communications remains the nation's largest wireless carrier, but increasingly competitive offers from AT&T and T-Mobile took a slice out of the company's wireless subscrib... Read more »

Exactly how, and when, technical analysis works for Centurylink [telecom]

January 18, 2018, 2:57 am

CTL: Exactly How and When Technical Analysis Works in CenturyLink Inc This is one of the those remarkable few times where in the midst of a bull market we can see that CenturyLink Inc stock is actu... Read more »

[telecom] CenturyLink wraps New York metro fiber expansion, expands on-net...

January 16, 2018, 8:06 pm

CenturyLink has completed the build out of a new metro fiber loop in Greenwich, Connecticut, capping off a series of network expansions throughout the East Coast during the past year. Besides Gree... Read more »

Comcast Wants to Turn Xfinity Into an 'Internet of Things' Smart-Home Platf...

January 16, 2018, 3:10 pm

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This Week in Comcast: Can municipal broadband save customers money? [teleco...

January 16, 2018, 3:09 pm

This Week in Comcast: Can municipal broadband save customers money? As the digital media world continues to evolve, there's no question Comcast considers its broadband services to make up the core ... Read more »

TiVo sues Comcast again over alleged patent infringement [telecom]

January 16, 2018, 3:07 pm

TiVo sues Comcast again over alleged patent infringement This time it says Comcast's X1 set-top boxes are violating eight of its patents. Though TiVo and Comcast just wrapped up a round of patent ... Read more »

Comcast partners with AWS as it struggles to fight cord-cutting disruption ...

January 16, 2018, 3:06 pm

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Hawaii missile alert: How one employee 'pushed the wrong button' and caused...

January 15, 2018, 5:56 pm

Hawaii missile alert: How one employee pushed the wrong button and caused a wave of panic Details are emerging on how the mistake occurred - and what officials are doing to prevent it from happeni... 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 »