TelecomDirect News Daily Update - October 24, 2006

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Regulator Gives Initial Approval to Allocation of 3G Frequencies in Russia

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Russia's Telecommunications Ministry has announced that frequencies for 3G services will be allocated to mobile operators, reports Dow Jones International News. The news follows a meeting of the State Radio Frequency Commission yesterday (23 October). Details have not been revealed regarding either the amount of frequencies available ...

Vivendi Files Corruption Complaint Against T-Mobile

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PARIS -- Vivendi SA said Tuesday it filed a complaint against T-Mobile in the U.S., claiming the Deutsche Telekom subsidiary illegally appropriated its US$2.5 billion investment in one of Poland's leading mobile telecommunications operators. The suit, which claims T-Mobile took over Vivendi's investment in Polska ...

T-Mobile to Participate in Hiwire Trial

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When Hiwire launches its DVB-H trial in the 700 MHz spectrum in Las Vegas next month, wireless operator T-Mobile USA will be part of the high-profile trial. According to a Hiwire executive, within 60 days of Hiwire's formation, T-Mobile signed on to participate in the trial. However, the operator is only participating in the trial ...

NTT, TransTeleCom Ink Link Deal

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Japan's Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) and Russia's TransTeleCom yesterday disclosed an agreement to exchange traffic and to work jointly to develop international data- transmission services. Tokyo-based NTT says its main NTT Communications Corp (NTT Com) operating subsidiary and Moscow-based TransTeleCom signed ...

Verizon: Make Way for ViOS

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First there was FiOS. Now, there's ViOS. In an exclusive LRTV interview taping at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo on Monday, Verizon Business's VP of Advanced Data and IP Services, Tom Roche, let slip that his company is cooking up a new brand of fiber-based services for business called ViOS -- Verizon Integrated Optical ...

Colubris Grabs $14M

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WiFi vendor Colubris Networks Inc. has scored an additional $14 million in venture funding as it makes another run at the enterprise wireless LAN market, specifically targeting verticals such as healthcare and manufacturing. All of the current Colubris investors participated in the new round. The company has gathered $50 million ...

Wi-Fi in Consumer Electronics Devices: Embraced by Some, Shunned by Others

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- With Wi-Fi appearing in mobile PCs, home routers, and phones, there has been much hype around Wi-Fi crossing over into the Consumer Electronics (CE) space, reports In-Stat. But the CE space is just warming up to Wi-Fi, with some device segments, such as gaming consoles and handheld games, welcoming Wi-Fi with ...

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