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Here, Kitty, Kitty Forest guards in the state of Gujarat in western India used cell phones with animal sound ringtones to lure wandering leopards out of human settlements, Reuters reported. As substitution for live bait, such as a goat tied to a tree, the ringtones of cows mooing, goats bleating and roosters crowing proved to […]

Senate Confirms FCC Nominees

The Senate last night confirmed Deborah T. Tate as the FCCs newest Republican commissioner, and re-appointed Michael J. Copps, a Democrat who has served on the commission since 2001. In another late-night session, senators approved President Bushs two nominations by voice vote, Reuters reported. Tates term will expire in June 2007. She most recently has […]

Reports: Google, Comcast Want to Buy Part of AOL

Media reports on Thursday said Google Inc. and cable company Comcast Corp. want to buy a minority stake in America Online, which is owned by Time Warner Inc. Microsoft Corp. also reportedly is in talks to buy part of AOL. If Google and Comcast are successful, it would mean Comcast could offer AOL content to […]

News Report: FCC to Propose 911 Obligations for Internet Providers

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin on Tuesday said he would propose requiring Internet-based phone providers to deliver emergency 911 services, Reuters reported. After discussing the issue during a House subcommittee hearing, Martin told reporters he planned to offer a proposal to the other FCC commissioners so they could vote on the item in May, the news […]

Jury Declares Ebbers Guilty

A federal jury today found Bernard Ebbers, WorldCom Inc.s former chief executive, guilty of fraud, conspiracy and filing false documents with regulators. Reuters reported he faces up to 85 years in prison; sentencing is scheduled for June 13. The 63-year-old Ebbers plans to appeal, Reuters said. Ebbers epitomized the rise and fall of the telecommunications […]

Wholesale Channel: Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End By Khali Henderson In what could be the final chapter in the ongoing dispute over its ownership of certain PCS licenses, would-be carrier’s carrier NextWave Telecom Inc. was negotiating a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission and the major wireless carriers that won […]

Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End By Khali Henderson In what could be the final chapter in the ongoing dispute over its ownership of certain PCS licenses, would-be carrier’s carrier NextWave Telecom Inc. was negotiating a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission and the major wireless carriers that won […]

Business News – Savvy Savvis Embarks on Expansion

Posted: 07/2001 Business News Savvy Savvis Embarks on Expansion By Fred Dawson Savvis Communications Corp. (www.savvis.net) has dodged a nasty financial bullet just in time to allow it to embark on an aggressive channels expansion program in the value-added IP services arena.At the heart of the Savvis strategy are new technology and advanced networking capabilities […]

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