TelecomDirect News Daily Update - August 16, 2006

******************************** PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents The TelecomDirect News Daily Update For August 16, 2006 ********************************

Vodafone Mulls Converged Fixed-Mobile Services

formatting link
Vodafone's Portuguese unit is considering offering fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) services in the country, according to a Diario de Noticias report citing a company spokesman. "Vodafone Portugal is analysing its positioning not just in the mobile sector but also in the total telecommunications market, in the light of ...

Court Backs FCC Ruling on FTTx Access

formatting link
The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has rejected a legal attempt by Earthlink to overturn Federal Communication Commission (FCC) rules that allow regional incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) to deploy FTTx without being required to share them with competitors. The court said that it was 'permissible' ...

A Taste of LG Chocolate

formatting link
The LG Chocolate has nearly everything a popular mobile phone should offer: a stylish design, an array of multimedia features and a catchy name. After generating buzz in Europe and Asia over the past several months, the phone is finally available in the U.S. via Verizon. The slider-style LG Chocolate (its official name is the LG ...

Leap Forges 3G Pact

formatting link
Leap Wireless International is calling on Huawei Technologies to help power its Cricket-branded 3G services in three states. The deal marks the first time Leap and Huawei have partnered on a commercial project. Under the terms of the deal, Huawei will deliver its CDMA2000 network with 1X EV-DO Rev. A-capable base station ...

Cable Beats Carriers to Shared Video

formatting link
The explosive appeal of shared Internet video has not been lost on service providers. And consumer demand and competitive pressure from cable companies may push the telcos to host and deliver it to the living room. The U.S. RBOCs are moving toward such services, but cautiously, and with some legitimate reservations. One big ...

TelecomDirect Editor Copyright (C) 2006 PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Reply to
Loading thread data ... Forums website is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.