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TelecomDirect News Daily Update - February 3, 2006

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The TelecomDirect News Daily Update
For February 3, 2006

Sandvine Study Underscores Fluidity of North American and European VoIP Markets

Sandvine, the provider of broadband network management solutions,
has revealed the results of a recent survey of its broadband
service provider customers. The survey, carried out in November
and December 2005, analysed VoIP traffic trends of over 700,000
broadband households serviced by a group of service providers
with over 6 million...

Turkish Regulator to Disconnect Unregistered Mobiles, to curb Grey Market

In the wake of new regulations issued last year, Turkey's mobile
operators have said that they will block unregistered mobile
handsets in a bid to curb the grey market for smuggled or cloned
handsets. According to the regulator, some 19 million people
registered their handsets within the allotted time and the
outstanding 500,000 will be...

Location Services Lost on Users

Location based services (LBS) -- which deliver localized
information directly to your mobile phone in real time -- have
generated plenty of buzz in the wireless industry over the last
couple of years, but it turns out these new cellular applications
are largely lost on enterprise users. Verizon Wireless this week
announced its first...

Business Professionals Expect Increased Wi-Fi Hotspot Use

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Business professionals' use of Wi-Fi
hotspot access and services is on the rise, both in the number of
users and the frequency that they use these services, reports
In-Stat. According to an online survey of 579 business
professionals conducted by the high-tech market research firm,
nearly half of all respondents...

Next DTV Step: Bush's Signature

President George W. Bush has signaled his willingness to sign
major budget-reconciliation legislation just passed by the
U.S. House of Representatives that includes a digital-television
(DTV) cutover measure (plus a transition deadline three years
from now). In a White House-issued statement also anticipating
an Administration budget...

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