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TelecomDirect News Daily Update - August 17, 2006

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The TelecomDirect News Daily Update
For August 17, 2006

Bidding for U.S. Advanced Services Wireless Licences Tops US$10

The leading satellite providers have pulled out of the bidding,
while cable TV operators and the leading wireless operators
remain locked in ...

Regulator Warns Deutsche Telekom on Access to VDSL Network

Germany telecoms regulator Bundesnetzagentur has raised the
stakes in the ongoing saga over Deutsche Telekom's new VDSL
network, urging the telco to seek an amicable deal with rivals in
order to avoid intervention from regulators. In an interview with
Financial Times Deutschland, Bundesnetzagentur president Matthias
Kurth said ...

Yahoo!, go2 Forge Mobile Search Pact

Yahoo! and go2 Directory Systems are coming together in the world
of mobile search to combine go2's user base and mobile local
search know-how with Yahoo! sponsored search results. Terms
of the deal were not disclosed. The agreement allows Yahoo!
advertisers to connect with consumers who use their mobile phones
to ...

Mountain View Gets Free Access

As of this morning, residents in Mountain View, Calif., no longer
need to pay for Internet access. After months of previews and
testing, has launched a free wireless network in its hometown,
covering almost all of the town's 12 square miles. Located
in the heart of Silicon Valley and one of the most prosperous
(and ...

Is AT&T Eyeing Eyespot?

The big phone companies may not be as quick to deliver Internet
shared video services as the cable MSOs are, but that doesn't
mean they're ignoring the trend. Sources say AT&qT Inc.
has recently been in discussions with up-and-coming video sharer
Eyespot Corp. The carrier and Eyespot began talking, according to
one ...

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