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TelecomDirect News Daily Update - November 08, 2006

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents
The TelecomDirect News Daily Update
For November 08, 2006

Xfera Awards W-CDMA Contract to Ericsson

Nordic telecoms group TeliaSonera's Spanish mobile unit, Xfera,
has awarded a three-year managed services contract for its new
W-CDMA network to Sweden's telecoms equipment vendor
Ericsson. Under the terms of the deal, Ericsson will be fully
responsible for the operations, management and maintenance of
Yoigo's 3G network, ...

German Telecoms Regulators Bend to EU Pressure to Reexamine Wholesale Lines

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- German telecoms regulators bent to EU
pressure Wednesday, saying they would keep looking at competition
problems in the German market for wholesale leased lines --
dominated by former state monopoly Deutsche Telekom AG. The
European Commission said the Bundesnetzagentur, or BNetzA, had
withdrawn an...

Fighting Spam at the Network Level

E-mail content is important to message recipients, but not very
useful for spam filtering. Researchers at the Georgia Institute
of Technology's College of Computing suggest that Internet
service providers (ISPs) could better fight unwanted junk e-mail
by addressing it at the network level rather than by using
currently available ...

Yahoo!, Google Make Wireless Strides

Internet rivals Yahoo! and Google continue to further entrench
themselves in the wireless space. The latest: Yahoo! is ready to
try out its graphical advertising platform for its Mobile Web
service, while Google has forged a wireless agreement with Leap
Wireless International. Yahoo! acknowledges that the graphical
advertising ...

New Group Advances Wireless Device Management, Security

U.K.-based Synchronica is throwing its support to the new Device
Management Forum and to its associated portal that was launched
Oct. 31. The mobile-device management and synchronization
software company says the DMF is the first group to focus on the
key issue of mobile-device management, and it reportedly involves
a group of ...

Strix Retracts Some NTT Claims

Wireless mesh startup Strix Systems Inc. has issued a retraction
of some its statements about the major Japanese deal with NTT
Data Corp. subsidiary, NTT West, it announced earlier this
month. The brief statement retracts information that was
'inaccurate' or [issued] without full authorization of NTT
West, such as 100 ...

NTP Takes Another Shot

Having scored against Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), NTP Inc. is
going after another big name in mobile messaging: Palm Inc. NTP,
a patent-holding company based in Arlington, Va., said today it
has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Palm for
violating intellectual property relating to mobile email. Palm,
the maker of the ...

Worldwide Cable TV Households Continue to Grow as Cable Operators
Expand Offerings

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Cable TV operators continue to expand the
reach of their cable video and high-speed data services, reports
In-Stat. While this service expansion is delivering only modest
total household growth, it is being offset by solid service
revenue gains. Overall, rising consumer demand for more TV
content, ...

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