Freedom

 

Snowe, Dorgan Push Net Neutrality Bill

Net neutrality got another push from Democratic senators this week as Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, and Byron Dorgon, D-N.D., reintroduced a measure that did not make it past the committee level last summer in a Republican-dominated Congress. Now, with the tables turned, the lawmakers hope they can get the backing to pass the Internet Freedom Preservation […]

bcgi Signs Agreement to End Freedom Wireless Litigation

Boston Communications Group Inc. (bcgi), a mobile operator and MVNO products and solutions provider, and Freedom Wireless Inc. on Friday announced they have signed a definitive settlement and license agreement settling and dismissing Freedom Wireless patent litigation against bcgi and its carrier customers, including its co-defendants. The license agreement allows bcgi to continue business, including […]

Net Neutrality Gets New Support From House Judiciary, Senate

Net neutrality principles got a push from the House and Senate this week with the introduction of two new bills, even as the Bells continued their calls for politicians to reject measures that would ensure broadband providers do not discriminate against the people or companies using their networks. On Thursday, F. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., and […]

Senators, Witnesses Go to Mat Over Net Neutrality

The Senate Commerce Committee took in another round of viewpoints on Thursday regarding proposed legislation to rewrite the 1996 Telecom Act, this time focusing on the contentious issue of net neutrality. Committee members quizzed a series of panelists on Thursday on their support, or lack thereof, for the net neutrality provisions in the Communications, Consumers’ […]

Notebaert: Qwest Wont Block Content, but It Will Charge

Richard Notebaert, chairman and CEO of Qwest Communications International Inc., told a large audience at his keynote speech at the VON Spring 2006 conference in San Jose, Calif., that Qwest will step up to net neutrality. He added that Qwest will not block anything on the Internet. As for the four Internet freedoms articulated by […]

TBI Offers Agents Freedom to Choose

Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI, Booths 109-111) announced plans to roll out a new corporate-wide initiative: TBI Gives You the Freedom to Choose. The new initiative will be formally introduced at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo and will be incorporated into TBIs advertising and collateral materials. Our agents are the backbone of our company, says […]

Freedom Phone or Terror Phone?

Posted: 1/2004 Freedom Phone or Terror Phone? GSMK 100 Cryptophone A German company launched a new mobile handset for business executives that secures lines from eavesdroppers, sparking criticism it also could make criminals harder to catch. Berlin-based CrytoPhone, a unit of privately held GSMK, developed the phone by inserting encryption software inside a standard handheld […]

VoIP Company 8×8 Delivers Unlimited Worldwide Calling with Purchase of Terminal Adapter

Broadband voice and video service provider 8×8 Inc. has launched a new service plan that gives customers unlimited worldwide calling to other Packet8 users and subscribers for a one-time equipment purchase. The Packet8 Freedom plan requires that users purchase a Desktop Terminal Adapter model 310 (DTA-310) for a one-time equipment fee of $75 from the […]

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