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Wireless Extenders Offers Special Pricing for Channel Partners Attendees

Wireless Extenders Inc. (Booth 226), a developer of cell phone signal boosters that enhance reception, at the Spring 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo announced special reseller pricing, regardless of the quantity of items ordered at the trade show. Down from the suggested retail price of $299, resellers will pay $199 for the new YX500CEL […]

Extending the WAN With Wireless

DEALERS TAKE NOTE: WIRELESS is becoming an integral part of the WAN sale as mobility continues to become intrinsic to the business environment. A new study from In-Stat says business-related wireless data service will have an average growth rate of 18 percent per year through 2009. The transformation of telecom spending continues unabated, In-Stat analyst […]

AT&T, Yahoo! Create Launch Mobile Service

AT&T Inc., Cingular Wireless and Yahoo! Inc. yesterday unveiled AT&T Yahoo! Go Mobile, an integrated service that lets consumers access their AT&T Yahoo! Internet customized online content and services from their wireless phones. AT&T Yahoo! Go Mobile is available on the Nokia 6682 handset from Cingular within AT&Ts 13-state footprint. The service also will be […]

AT&T to Re-Introduce Wireless Brand

AT&T Inc. is reintroducing the AT&T brand for wireless services its sells on the Cingular Wireless LLC network it jointly owns with BellSouth Corp. The brand has been on hiatus since Cingular Wireless LLC bought AT&Ts spinoff AT&T Wireless in October 2004. AT&T made the announcement yesterday, at the same time it also introduced a […]

DBS Offers Wholesale Wireless and Enablement

Prepaid wireless company DBS Communications Inc. has launched Versent Mobile to serve the MVNO space as an enabler and wholesale airtime partner. Versent Mobile offers provisioning, billing, retail and customer care technology platforms; airtime on the Sprint-Nextel Corp. and Cingular Wireless networks; and operational consulting in designing, launching and running a wireless service offering. The […]

Oh, Wireless, Where Art Thou?

NOW THAT CABLECOS HAVE PAIRED with Sprint Nextel Corp. for mobile wireless service, what are other CLECs to do about achieving the desired quadplay? Many regional CLECs simply dont have the volume, expertise or resources to take on a full-fledged MVNO business. Fortunately, help is on the way. Its now mandatory for a CLEC to […]

SBC CEO to Open TELECOM 05

Ed Whitacre, CEO of SBC Communications Inc., will keynote the TELECOM 05 Annual Conference & Exhibition with a preview of whats next for the telecom industry. SBC holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which serves 50.4 million wireless customers, and is moving forward with a $4 billion investment to offer IP-based TV, […]

Phone Giants Still Losing Local Lines

The regional Bells have been improving their consumer operations on the heels of a favorable regulatory ruling, yet they have been unable to reverse a pattern of line losses in the face of wireless substitution and other competition. SBC Communications Inc. added 16,000 “primary” residential lines in the three-month period ending March 31, marking its […]

Will a Lower Profile Lead to Higher Profits?

Does everybody want to do wireless? At first glance, it seems that way. New wireless services are cropping up at some unusual venues, such as 7-Eleven convenience stores, and bearing non-telecom brand names such as Virgin and MTV. Having spun off its wireless unit in 2001, AT&T Corp. plans to get back into the wireless […]

NEWS BRIEFS

– MCI marked a fresh start as it emerged April 20 from the biggest bankruptcy case in U.S. history. The No. 2 longdistance phone company declared bankruptcy two years ago, disclosing about $11 billion in accounting fraud. The company has replaced its board of directors and management team and implemented several ethical policies aimed to […]

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