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Nokia Issues Warning About Bad Batteries

Nokia said Tuesday that millions of its cell phone batteries could potentially overheat. The warning applies to Nokia-branded BL-5C batteries manufactured by Japans Matsushita Battery Industrial Co. Ltd. between December 2005 and November 2006. Matsushita is one of several companies that produce more than 300 million BL-5C batteries. Nokia said 46 million batteries are included […]

You Can Hear Me Now

DROPPED AND MISSED CALLS mean lost business, not to mention frustration, for the millions of wireless subscribers who conduct business over their phones. The problem intensifies inside certain buildings, such as hospitals or company campuses, where high-grade construction materials block or disrupt cellular signals. An ideal way to solidify customer loyalty and generate additional revenue, […]

UDP, MasterCard RPPS Offer New Electronic Payment Service

Teaming with MasterCard RPPS, UDP has introduced an accounts receivables service that helps customers electronically post received payments more quickly, accurately and securely. The telecom billing company has aligned with MasterCard RPPS to provide customers with this efficient and cost-effective service called E-POST. Today, millions of people in the United States pay their bills online […]

AT&T Touts Alternatives to Cablecos

As a result of its merger with SBC Communications Inc., AT&T Inc. said yesterday it will be able to bundle services and cut phone bills for residential customers. The company said an estimated 4 million residential subscribers with SBC local service and AT&T long-distance service are eligible to add DSL, wireless and video services at […]

FCC Says AT&T Avoids Millions of Dollars in Payments

In a case involving prepaid calling cards, federal regulators on Wednesday said AT&T Corp. unlawfully avoided paying millions of dollars in connection fees and universal service contributions that subsidize telecommunications services across the country. FCC Chairman Michael Powell said the $160 million AT&T avoided in universal service contributions on enhanced prepaid calling cards since 1999 […]

The Honor System

Posted: 11/2003 The Honor System Accusers: Industry Trust Masked Alleged Call Laundering Scheme By Josh Long Telephone giants accusing MCI of fraud say a primary reason they did not immediately detect the alleged call-laundering scheme is the industry operates on the honor system when paying each other to originate and terminate phone calls. MCIs biggest […]

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