TelecomDirect News Daily Update - Thursday, April 13, 2006

******************************** PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents The TelecomDirect News Daily Update For April 13, 2006 ********************************

Belgacom Plans Expansion/Denies Merger Talks with KPN

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Belgium's dominant telecoms group has outlined a growth strategy that includes buying out Vodafone's 25% stake in mobile unit Proximus and  acquisitions in markets where growth is still possible. According to Dow Jones, Belgacom chief executive Didier Bellens is seeking acquisitions outside of Western and Eastern European markets....

Sprint Users Can Track Children Via GPS

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Up until now, parents had to deal with a separate company or buy special equipment to track their children through their cell phones. Sprint Nextel Corp. becomes the first U.S. wireless provider to sell its own product when the Family Locator Service rolls out Thursday. Using the Global Positioning...

NCTA: Cable's IP Appreciation Party

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ATLANTA -- NCTA National Show -- The influence of IPTV was apparent everywhere at NCTA this week. And this is a cable show, for gosh sakes! Regardless of the wire or access method, this cable show is more an IP show than ever before. And here's a sampling of the hot tech topics we saw while trolling the halls here . . . Read...

FCC Compromises on Blind Bidding

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WASHINGTON--The FCC began buttoning up the rules for its upcoming June 29 auction of broadband wireless spectrum today by adopting a modified bidding procedure, but left a big hole on another key bidding component. At its April meeting today, and with two and a half months to go to the Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum auction,...

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