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Google is launching an Android chat service to replace SMS [telecom]

April 21, 2018, 2:13 pm

Google is launching an Android chat service to replace SMS The service, dubbed Chat, is not a Google messaging app but will run on Android phones through partnerships with dozens of mobile carriers... Read more »

5 things AT&T revealed in the Time Warner trial that could directly aff...

April 21, 2018, 2:11 pm

5 things AT&T revealed in the Time Warner trial that could directly affect you Five things AT&T revealed in court that could directly affect you. For weeks, officials defending the AT&T-Time Warne... Read more »

911 dispatcher sentenced to jail after hanging up on thousands of callers [...

April 21, 2018, 4:43 am

Ain't nobody got time for this: 911 dispatcher sentenced to jail after hanging up on thousands of callers It took Hua Li two minutes and three tries to get help from Houston 911 as a convenience s... Read more »

[Telecom] Residential Follow/Find Me Services

April 21, 2018, 12:07 am

I am finding it difficult to maintain reachability using my cellular, home VOIP, and office phones. The cellular in my office area is the pits [probably because our lab has hoards of ... Read more »

Centurylink major shareholder acquires 7,620,118 shares [telecom]

April 20, 2018, 9:14 pm

CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) major shareholder Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek acquired 7,620,118 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 4th. The stock was purchased at an ... Read more »

U.S. Said to Investigate AT&T and Verizon Over Wireless Collusion Claim...

April 20, 2018, 8:55 pm

by Cecilia Kang WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into potential coordination by AT&T, Verizon and a telecommunications standards organization to hinder co... Read more »

How Europe's 'breakthrough' privacy law takes on Facebook and Google

April 19, 2018, 10:29 pm

By Olivia Solon How Europe's 'breakthrough' privacy law takes on Facebook and Google Europe's General Data Protection Regulation is forcing big changes at tech's biggest firms - even if the US isn... Read more »

Verizon's new parental control app lets parents track their kids' locations...

April 19, 2018, 9:42 pm

By Dani Deahl Verizon has announced that, starting today, its parental controls product, FamilyBase, will be upgraded and renamed. The new parenting controls app, called Verizon Smart Family, will... Read more »

AT&T CEO Stephenson says deal needed in content-dependent world [teleco...

April 19, 2018, 9:38 pm

by Diane Bartz, David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said on Thursday his company's bid to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner would allow the two firms to serve... Read more »

Frontier Employees Say Company in Slow, Downward Spiral [telecom]

April 19, 2018, 9:33 pm

by Karl Bode Just about a year ago, reports emerged that Frontier employee morale was at an all time low thanks largely to managerial missteps and a lack of adequate resources to do their jobs. Th... 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 »