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Mon, 12 Feb 2007 10:05:59 EST

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The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For February 12, 2007

Vodafone Wins Control of Hutchison Essar with US$11.1-bil. Bid

Vodafone has agreed to buy the 67% stake in Hutchison Essar held
by Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd., in a deal
that values the fourth-largest mobile company in India at
US$18.8 ...

Nokia Unveils 3 New Phones at 3GSM, Including First Navigation Product

BARCELONA, Spain -- Mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. unveiled three
new phones Monday, promising that its latest arrivals would let
users take advantage of the Internet to accomplish more in their
daily lives. The Espoo-based company, the world's biggest
mobile phone producer, reiterated its commitment to not just
holding onto to ...

Spain's Telefonica Says it is in Talks with Pirelli on Olimpia Stake

MADRID, Spain -- Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica said Monday it
is in talks with Pirelli C.S to buy part of its controlling stake
in Telecom Italia SpA. Telefonica, in a filing to the Spanish
stock market regulator, said it had been offered the opportunity
to buy a minority stake in Olimpia SpA, the holding company ...

Apple's iPhone Looms Over Wireless Conference Amid New Deals

BARCELONA, Spain -- The only Apple at the 3GSM World Congress is
affixed to the front door of a health-food snack stand in one of the
main conference halls. But Apple Inc. is looming over the event
-- one of the wireless industry's largest -- as companies like
Microsoft Corp., Nokia Corp. and Omnifone offer an array of
media ...

Using Wi-Fi 'BreadCrumbs' To Find Your Way

A partnership between Pa.-based Rajant Corporation and LDV
Corporation in Wisconsin is scattering BreadCrumbs, a mobile
system that combines portable wireless network capabilities with
mobile command and other specialty vehicles to help ensure the
communications continuity in and around mobile hubs. BreadCrumbs
are small, ...

Flash in the Hand

Adobe Systems Inc. said today that its upcoming version of Flash
for mobile devices, Flash Lite 3.0, will include support for
mobile video. The addition of video capabilities to Flash Lite
will open up powerful new applications and entertainment forms on
mid- to high-end phones, according to Anup Murarka, director of
technical ...

Adtran Scores at AT&T

Adtran Inc. has scored big with AT&T Inc., reportedly winning
bids for Ethernet over copper and IP DSLAMs. Both wins were
looking 'likely' according to a Feb. 7 note from Nikos
Theodosopoulos, an analyst with UBS AG . An industry source
requesting anonymity has confirmed that Adtran did take both
deals. The ...

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