TelecomDirect News Daily Update - July 17, 2006

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Buyer Motivations and Expectations Propel The Market Forward

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The North American managed-services market is expected to grow from $47.3 billion in 2005 to $87.5 billion in 2011, a compounded average growth rate (CAGR) of 10 percent. Globally, the market for managed services topped $129.7 billion in 2005 and is projected to reach $252 billion in 2011 with a CAGR of 12...

Breaking Down Walls: How an Open Business Model is Now the Convergence Imperative

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We are looking at a singular juncture in the history of business-a time when technology, content, and distribution are converging at a speed never before seen, and where innovations have fuelled a power shift toward consumers that verges on social revolution. Despite the abundant energy in the convergence of the technology, content, and...

Desperately Seeking USF Funds: With DSL Contributions Drying Up in August, FCC Turns to VoIP Providers

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BY mid-August, Universal Service Fund (USF) contributions from DSL providers will be a thing of the past. It's a deadline that has had the FCC scrambling to adopt interim policies ensuring the fund has a future.Ironically, the base of contributors was diminished in August 2005 when the FCC deregulated DSL; like cable modem Internet...

Algorithm Enhances Mobile Media Management

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As cell phones continue morphing into personal communication/ media player devices, users are beginning to demand products that provide greater control over content. Penn State researchers believe they can help handset makers better address users' content management demands with a fresh math-based approach. The researchers' new...

Telefonica to Invest US$12.7 bil. in Latin America

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Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica plans to invest nearly 10 billion euro (US$12.7 billion) by 2009 to increase its penetration in the Latin American mobile telephony market, Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, president of Telefonica International, was quoted as saying by the regional press. Telefonica...

Greece: Government to Reduce OTE Stake in 2007, Would Prefer Interest from European Telco

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Greece would like to divest its stakes in telecoms group OTE by 2007 if a European operator indicates interest, Finance Minister George Alogoskoufis has told the financial daily Imerisia in an interview. "The government's intention is to further divest in OTE should there be interest from a European telecoms group to participate ...

Three Bids for Third Slovak Mobile Licence

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mobilkom Austria, which has assets in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia, and Czech provider Radiokomunikace are two of the three players to have bid for Slovakia's third mobile licence. The deadline for the bidding for the 20-year licence for frequencies in the GSM 900, GSM 1800, UMTS and FS 29 frequency bands was Friday (14...

Broadcom Plans Restatement

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Broadcom's need to correct accounting missteps related to employee stock-option grants is prompting the company to restate its financial results for full-years 2000 to 2005 plus the first quarter of 2006. In terms of expenses, Broadcom expects to record an additional non-cash stock-based compensation expense of more than $750...

The Water-Powered Cellphone

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Japan's NTT DoCoMo, working with a previously-unheard-of company called Aquafairy Co., says that the two have jointly developed a water-powered micro-fuel cell for use with 3G FOMA handsets. The fuel cell, which NTT DoCoMo plans to show publicly for the first time next week at a Japanese wireless trade show, is claimed to be the...

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