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Wed, 28 Mar 2007 09:21:02 EDT

PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents
The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For March 28, 2007

FastWeb Board Approves Swisscom Bid; Wind Eyes Tiscali

Italy's leading alternative broadband provider, FastWeb, has
approved Swisscom's takeover bid, offering 47 euro (US$62.71) per
share. In a statement, FastWeb said that its board of directors
have approved the terms of the offer based on the guidance of its
financial advisers, Deutsche Bank and UniCredit Banca
Mobiliare ...

T-Mobile Selects Musiwave For Czech Online Music Store

The Czech Republic's number-one mobile operator, T-Mobile, has
selected a leading provider of mobile music entertainment
services, Musiwave, to support its full-track online music
platform, branded T-music PLAY. It will enable users to browse
and purchase music tracks and download them onto a PC, as well as
transferring them to ...

AT&T to Launch Mobile Banking

AT&T Inc.'s Cingular Wireless plans to introduce mobile
banking capabilities with four prominent banks, the biggest such
initiative in the U.S. but still shy of the industry's
long-discussed goal of turning cell phones into credit cards.
The deals with Wachovia Corp., Regions Financial Corp., SunTrust
Banks Inc. and ...

LG Electronics to Incorporate Google Functions in Mobile Phones

LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday it has reached an agreement
with Google Inc. to offer the leading online search engine's
products on its mobile phones. LG's mobile devices, combined
with Google, will provide consumers with easy access to their
favorite Internet services even without a PC and make it easy for

Smith Micro Wins Macro Sprint Deal

Wireless multimedia software vendor Smith Micro Software Inc. has
landed a major OEM deal with Sprint Nextel Corp., the companies
announced Monday. Light Reading reported that a deal was pending
in a story published March 9. As part of the OEM deal, Sprint
will distribute Smith Micro's Quicklink software renamed as
the Sprint ...

FT, Telefonica Talk Up IMS

MILAN, Italy -- C5 World Forum -- Any doubts that major carriers
are taking IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) seriously as a
next-generation network (NGN) architecture framework were
dispelled here this morning as both France Telecom SA and
Telefonica SA gave updates on where they are with their IMS
deployments. Jorge de los ...

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