CommunicationsDirect News Daily Update - September 21, 2007

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Altimo Denies Telenor Merger Talks

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Altimo, the telecoms arm of Russian holding Alfa, has denied that it is in talks about a possible merger with Telenor, reports Prime-Tass, citing an unnamed company spokesman. Rumours of a possible merger with TeliaSonera were also quashed, at least temporarily. Altimo already works alongside Telenor in the CIS, where it holds a 44%...

Up Front - Is That a Train Wreck Up Ahead?

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Steve Largent is clearly frustrated. CTIA's president and CEO can&'t figure out why the 700 MHz rules turned into such an anomaly, when past auctions rules proved to be so successful. Other auctions such as the recent Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum were open to the highest bidders. Plain and simple. So what is...

France Telecom's Orange Cell Phone Unit to Sell Apple's iPhone in France

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France Telecom on Thursday became the latest European operator to announce it has clinched a deal with Apple Inc. to sell the million-selling iPhone, marketing it via its wireless arm Orange. The iPhone, a combined cell phone-iPod media player that also can wirelessly access the Internet, will go on sale in France in November,...


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