CTIA: Samsung Device in the Clear

Today at CTIA, Samsung unveiled the first mobile device outside of a modem for use with Clearwire’s Clear WiMAX service, currently offered in Portland, Ore., and Baltimore, but suspected to reach more than 80 additional markets by next year. The Samsung Mondi SWD-M100 is a compact WiMAX-enabled device with a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard and […]


On the conclusion of the Tunney Act-based case challenging the Justice Departments 2005 approval of the SBC-AT&T and Verizon-MCI mergers that opponents said harm the public interest The government need not prove that the settlements will perfectly remedy the alleged antitrust harms; it need only provide a factual basis for concluding that the settlements are […]


TAURUS (APRIL 20 – MAY 20) Theres a reason stock enthusiasts refer to the market as being a bull market when things are on the up and up. Taureans, the bulls of the zodiac, are known for self-indulgent greed and a penchant for material obsessions; and their desires for success drive them to situations and […]

Time Out

I was tempted to rerun my comments from last month, Bells Win Another Round. By simply adding the word, Again, to the title and changing all the verb tenses from future to past, the piece stands. Of course, I am referring to the FCCs swift move to deregulate DSL access (see this story). The Aug. […]

Broadvox Announces Partnerships with Four Providers

Clear Reach Networks, a wired and wireless service provider for the northern and central Colorado area, including Denver, is launching business VoIP services using the Broadvox LLC hosted-PBX platform. Clear Reach was one of four new customer announced today by Broadvox, including Hotwire Communications, Virtual-Switch.Com, Inc. and VoIP Canada Inc. The Denver-based company uses mostly […]

Regulators Clear Verizon Wireless Purchase of NextWave Licenses

The FCC has approved Verizon Wireless $3 billion agreement to acquire licenses in 23 markets from NextWave Telecom Inc., according to national media reports. Verizon Wireless, the second largest U.S. wireless carrier, is acquiring licenses in such big cities as Boston, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., as well as smaller markets, including Portland, […]

Online Marketing & the Law – Part I

Posted: 12/2003 Online Marketing & the Law – Part I Understanding Disclosure, Privacy and Anti-spam Requirements By David O. Klein, Esq., and John T. Um, Esq. Until recently, effective marketing consisted of direct mail, telemarketing, and print and television advertisements. Although these advertising methods have proven effective over the years, the Internet offers a fresh, […]

Centralized Database Approach Boosts IN Performance and Cost-Efficiency

Posted: 11/1998 Centralized Database Approach Boosts IN Performance and Cost-Efficiency By Cody Bowman Service providers have been scanning the telecom horizon for an easier, more efficient way to deploy advanced intelligent network (IN) capabilities. For the first time in years, a significant advancement is in sight. A new network architecture has emerged that employs a […]

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