issues

 

How to Become a Great Customer Company

THE PERENNIAL CRY FROM CEOS around the globe is that they are focused on their customers. It is their No. 1 mission, the critical job of their companies, and everything emanates from understanding what customers need and want and delivering on it. You may have said this yourself. Somehow, this message hasnt sunk in because […]

Policy Then & Now

FCC ISSUES THEN: Much of the FCCs actions 20 years ago centered on the Fairness Doctrine. According to an archive article from Time magazine, the agency contended that government regulation had a chilling effect on TV and discouraged the free discussion of public issues. NOW: The FCC spent much of 2006 embroiled in megamerger debates […]

Round Table

Kevin Martin … On FCC Chairman Kevin Martins confirmation to head the agency for a second term Im pleased that we were finally able to clear Chairman Martin. He is a fine chairman, and I am delighted that he will have another term to continue his work at the FCC.Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, Senate Commerce Committee […]

Democratic Control Promising for Telecom Issues

WITH THE DEMOCRATS IN POWER, telecom insiders predict privacy, net neutrality and FCC proceedings will get more scrutiny from legislators than they did in 2006. Of course, thats if the 110th Congress is even able to address communications matters. The Center for American Progress, a think tank in Washington, D.C., says Republicans have left incoming […]

Countdown to Success

SUCCESS AS AN MVNO is based on a differentiated brand, unique data services and content, and the expectation of a lucrative customer segment. It is not surprising that in the excitement around MVNOs, which include prospects like Hustler and P. Diddy as well as heavyweights like Disney, we dont often hear mention of a more […]

Synchronica Server to Support Windows Mobile 5

Synchronica said Wednesday it has added full support for device management and firmware updates of Microsofts Windows Mobile 5 to the Synchronica SyncML DM Server platform. VARs are able to sell the software. Synchronicas SyncML DM Server can remotely diagnose and repair configuration issues in Windows Mobile 5 devices, or do a firmware update over […]

Regulatory Workshop to Explore Weighty Issues

Hazy VoIP oversight. Megamergers. No more UNE-P mandates. Reclassification of the Bells DSL services. So much is happening in the regulatory landscape it can be hard to keep up. Thursdays regulatory workshop, New Landscape, New Challenges, sponsored by Dickstein Shapiro LLP, will help COMPTEL members learn more about the issues affecting them, as well as […]

IMS Forum on a Mission to Educate

Perhaps no topic has been hotter this year than IMS, a network architecture and services framework that enables service providers to offer consumers new blended applications and services across any wireline or wireless network, to any device. Learn how to cut through the spin and the jargon during the IMS Forums conference program on Monday, […]

FCC Issues NPRM on 700MHz Band

The FCC this week adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would change rules governing wireless licenses in the 698MHz to746MHz, 747MHz to 762MHz and 777MHz to792MHz spectrum bands, which could be used for WiMAX and other so-called 4G technologies down the road. These portions of the 700MHz band are set aside for commercial […]

ROUND TABLE

    ROUND TABLE Posted: 07/2006 Rob McDowell … On the Senates confirmation in May of COMPTEL lawyer Robert McDowell as the FCCs third Republican … Robs expertise and experience will be an asset to the commission … The FCC will be required to implement portions of our communications bill, and it is essential it […]

The ID is: 70984