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TelecomDirect News Daily Update - Thursday, April 20, 2006

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents
The TelecomDirect News Daily Update
For April 20, 2006

Telefonica, Lucent Sign IP TV Deal

Spanish telecoms group Telefonica has selected U.S. telecoms
equipment vendor Lucent for its global IP TV roll-out. Under the
terms of the deal, Lucent will take over responsibility for
Telefonica's Imagenio IP TV middleware platform, including
development, deployment and marketing. Lucent will also create
several IP TV research centres...

UPC Broadband Plans VoIP Launch

Leading Czech Republic cable operator UPC Broadband is planning
to launch internet telephony services later this year.
Significance: UPC Broadband is also getting ready for VoIP
roll-outs in Slovakia and Ireland. The company claims that its
European VoIP customers have doubled in the last 15 months,
reaching more than 1 million. Voice...

EarthLink Moves To Next 'Level' For VoIP/DSL

EarthLink's current drive to move into telephony and long-haul
networking today included selection of Level 3 Communications to
serve as the underlying carrier for the ISP's new Voice over
Internet Protocol (VoIP) and digital subscriber line (DSL)
bundled home services. EarthLink and Level 3, which already have
a wholesale long-haul...

Qualcomm Hit with Anti-Trust Complaint

Qualcomm is the subject of a newly filed complaint with the Fair
Trade Commission (FTC) of Korea. Nextreaming alleges Qualcomm is
in violation of South Korea's anti-trust regulations. Qualcomm
disputes the charge. The Korean company, which provides embedded
multimedia solution for mobile phones, asserts its business has
been hampered by...

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