CommunicationsDirect News Daily Update

******************************** PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update For June 06, 2007 ********************************

VimpelCom Makes It Two Out of Three as Second Court Backs Its URS Purchase

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The Supreme Arbitration Court of Russia has upheld the legality of the 2005 purchase of Ukrainian RadioSystems (URS) by VimpelCom. The move had been driven by Altimo, now a 42.2% voting shareholder in VimpelCom, and opposed by Telenor, currently a 29.9% shareholder in VimpelCom. The Supreme Court ruling supports several previous rulings ...

Orange Signs Preliminary Agreement for Acquisition Of

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French mobile group Orange, part of France Telecom, has signed a preliminary agreement with German incumbent Deutsche Telekom for the acquisition of the latter's Spanish unit,, according to the Spanish daily, Expansión. Under the terms of the agreement, Deutsche Telekom will be obliged not to offer broadband services in ...

Jyngle Rings for Social Networkers

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Online social networking is a great idea, but only if it's easy and convenient for people to do. Because they're both portable and ubiquitous, mobile phones are perhaps the best online social networking tools. Brevient, a software development company headquartered in Milwaukee, wants to take advantage of mobile phones' social ...

E-Mail Senders Can Pay to Bypass Filters

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NEW YORK -- Four more Internet service providers will start charging banks, e-commerce sites and other large e-mail senders for guaranteed delivery. In deals expected to be announced Thursday, Goodmail Systems Inc. is expanding its CertifiedEmail program to Comcast Corp., Cox Communications Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc.'s ...

HTC Launches Touch

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Mobile Phone manufacturer HTC has launched an iPhone competitor, the HTC Touch. A Microsoft Mobile-based handset, the Touch uses HTC's TouchFLO navigation system -- consumers simply sweep their finger up the display to launch an animated, 3-dimensional interface. User can reorient the interface by swiping a finger right or left ...

Bazalgette's Mobile Dis-Content

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MONTE CARLO, France -- Mobile Entertainment Market 2007 -- Big content providers say mobile operators must open up their networks and simplify data tariffs to make the mobile entertainment market grow. "Two years ago we thought the mobile industry was the perfect place to put content," says Peter Bazalgette, chief ...

Packaged Approach to E-Discovery

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With CIOs facing ever-increasing legal and compliance pressures, vendors are cranking up their efforts to solve firms e-discovery woes. Today SAN specialist Xiotech unveiled its first email archiving and e-discovery system, Corporate Evidence Management System (CEMS), which captures and classifies electronic files. Recent ...

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