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[telecom] NYC has soft rollout of "text to 911" system


June 3, 2020, 7:56 pm

No official announcement and it's only available on one carrier (Sprint)... And umpteen years behind schedule, too. But it's a start. https://www.thecity.nyc/2020/6/3/21279233/new-york-city-activ... Read more »

How cyberattackers evade threat signatures [telecom]


June 3, 2020, 6:41 am

How cyberattackers evade threat signatures - The case for behaviour-based threat detection MORE NEWS By Mark Bowen Nimble attackers can easily create and hide their exploits in an infinite number... Read more »

Ethical Hacker Reveals Massive Flaw in Apple Security Protocols [telecom]


June 3, 2020, 6:30 am

By David Paul The hacker was paid a $100,000 bounty for finding a flaw which could have left every Apple account open to cyberattack. A cybersecurity researcher in India has claimed a $100,000 (£... Read more »

Commentary: Hans Vestberg's Emotional Plea To Stand Up To Racism [telecom]...


June 3, 2020, 5:43 am

by Richard Whitman Verizon issued a press release yesterday announcing that the Verizon Foundation would give $10 million to a group of non-profits that are known for their commitment to social ju... Read more »

City of Killeen wireless device, cellphone deal with Verizon will cost $32...


June 3, 2020, 5:32 am

By Monique Brand The City of Killeen has inked a deal with Verizon Wireless for a second time since 2016. The more than $322,000 annual partnership is for city phones and wireless devices used by ... Read more »

'Verizon is fiercely committed to diversity and inclusion across all spect...


June 2, 2020, 5:35 pm

by Lindsay Stein Verizon has committed $10 million to fight racial injustice and inequality as protests continue to erupt in America around the killing of George Floyd. The events unfolding acros... Read more »

Quantifying the global 5G experience across 10 operators [telecom]


June 2, 2020, 5:19 pm

by Anasia D'mello Understanding the extent to which 5G improves the mobile experience is critical both for consumers considering upgrading to 5G and also for the mobile industry that's planning ho... Read more »

48% of employees are less likely to follow safe data practices when workin...


June 2, 2020, 5:11 pm

According to a Tessian survey, data protection concerns go out the window for remote employees. by Jonathan Greig A new report from cybersecurity firm Tessian found that the move to working from ... Read more »

Boost in voice calls poses opportunities for marketers using call analytic...


June 2, 2020, 5:08 pm

Every interaction with a customer or prospect offers opportunities for collecting insights. By Pamela Parker While many expected the work-from-home revolution sparked by COVID-19 to result in hig... Read more »

Why after years is Century Link not upgrading the connection speeds? [tele...


June 1, 2020, 2:41 pm

I just don't understand how consumer gigabit speeds (Which I have yet to be on and can not wait when I am) are becoming more and more prevalent but this one area is still on DSL and in my opinion g... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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AT&T wins enhanced spectrum position following auction [telecom]


Company now has more than 1,040 MHz of nationwide mmWave spectrum AT&T has won spectrum licenses covering more than 99% of the U.S. population following the close of FCC Auction 103. The company's ... Read more »

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CenturyLink faces more scrutiny from Minnesota regulators after 911 outage ...


State utility regulators have voted to increase reporting requirements. By Mike Hughlett CenturyLink faces beefed-up reporting requirements for its Minnesota 911 contract after a state report fou... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »