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TelecomDirect News Daily Update - September 18, 2006

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The TelecomDirect News Daily Update
For September 18, 2006

Vodafone, FastWeb Sign Broadband Deal

Vodafone Italy and Italian alternative broadband provider FastWeb
have signed an agreement to offer a joint broadband service,
making Italy the latest market where Vodafone has ditched its
mobile-only status. The new service is branded as Vodafone Casa
FastWeb and is set to debut shortly. Earlier this month, Vodafone
Germany launched a ...

Revenue Assurance Takes on a New Name

Compared with service providers in the United States, it is
generally agreed that European service providers have been more
than focus solely on revenue and cost, service providers in both
Europe and the United States are turning their attention to
end-to-end business ...

Time Warner to Sell AOL Germany to Telecom Italia

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Time Warner Inc. has agreed to sell AOL
Germany's Internet access business to Telecom Italia SpA for
675 million (US$856 million), the companies said, giving
the Milan company a firm foothold in the German market. The
all-cash deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected
to ...

Phone Data Offers Real-time Traffic Routing

Being stuck in traffic is never fun, but a new technology that
transforms cell phone location data into an illuminated traffic
map promises to make road congestion at least a little more
avoidable. The system takes advantage of the steady stream of
positioning cues, the untraced signals that all cell phones
produce, whether in use or ...

Microsoft's Zune Gets Social with Wireless

Microsoft is attempting to take in Apple Computer with the launch
of its Zune media player, set to debut this holiday
season. Unlike Apple's offering, however, Zune will feature
wireless technology to make the device more social. Wireless
Zune-to-Zune sharing lets consumers spontaneously share
full-length sample tracks of ...

Telecom Italia CEO Resigns

In a nearly unprecedented machine-gun-paced series of events
during the past 72 hours, Telecom Italia's (TI) embattled CEO
has resigned over opposition to his plan to split the company in
half, the prime minister of Italy was forced by the opposition to
face Parliamentary questioning over his forcing the resignation,
it was revealed ...

BT Plans Further Global Push

BT Group plc set out its international stall for analysts and the
press at a London briefing Thursday, announcing revenue targets
and hinting at further expansion through acquisitions. The
carrier says its Global Services division, which provides network
and IT services to large corporate customers in sectors such
as ...

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