TelecomDirect News Daily Update - August 14, 2006

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Russia: Enforta Acquires Two Wireless Broadband Providers

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Enforta has acquired 100% stakes in the wireless broadband providers SkyTelecom and Mir TV, reports Prime-TASS. The stakes were bought from unnamed personal shareholders, and no financial details of the agreements have been disclosed. Created in 2002, SkyTelecom offers wireless broadband access services in the south-western region of ...

Technologies for Disabled Inspire Mobile Web Solutions

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The Web is a place where the interests of people with and without visual disabilities converge. That's because all mobile Web users confront many of the same usability limitations that visually impaired people ordinarily encounter when surfing the Web on any device. Taking a cue from technologies designed to help visually ...

Video iPod Jumpstarts Portable Media Player Market

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Even though Apple's video-capable iPod technically does not fit the definition of a 'true Portable Media Player (PMP)', it has given the product class a boost, reports In-Stat. Today, consumers are more aware of portable video, additional PMP brands, and ways in which they can download video to ...

Sprint Claims Victory in Data Broker Suit

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Sprint Nextel is touting another win in its fight to fend off data brokers trying to fraudulently obtain and sell wireless customer call detail records. The latest: the carrier will receive a $1 million settlement from 1st Source Information Specialists. Sprint was pleased with the outcome of the court case. "Our customers are ...

FCC Launches Sweeping Telecom-Regulation Review

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It sure doesn't look like beach reading. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) started its latest biennial review of telecom rules and regulations, seeking public input on a broad range of items that might be modified or repealed in order to encourage 'meaningful economic competition' between U.S. service providers of ...

T-Mobile: UMA 'Round the Corner?

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It's already been a big week for cellular network upgrades in the U.S., and now analysts say that T-Mobile USA could soon be ready to join the fun by rolling out fixed/mobile convergence services in the fall. Third-ranked operator Sprint Nextel Corp. said last week it will launch a mobile WiMax network due to cover ...

Open Source Eyes Telecom

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The open-source movement might not be making Cisco Systems Inc. nervous yet, but it's definitely intent on becoming a serious factor in the networking sphere. The last few weeks have seen a couple of open-source ideas step beyond cult status into the 'real' business world. Digium Inc. -- which supports the Asterisk ...

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