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Thu, 19 Apr 2007 11:22:36 EDT

PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents
The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For April 19, 2007

Emerging Technology: MediaFLO

As two U.S. carriers back Qualcomm's MediaFLO and the technology
gathers steam, the biggest challenge ahead may be finding enough
spectrum. When Qualcomm's MediaFLO USA subsidiary was building
out its multicast wireless TV network last year it discovered its
trial customers were actually modifying their daily ...

Berlusconi Says Mediaset May Invest in Telecom Italia Without Taking Control

Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi said Thursday that his Mediaset
media empire would consider investing in Telecom Italia to help
keep it in Italian hands, but that it would not seek to take
control of Italy's largest telecommunications company, the
Italian news agency ANSA reported. We are available to
do our part to ...

Getting Ready for LTE

The Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless broadband specification
likely won't be finalized until the end of the year and it will
be at least a couple of years before W-CDMA operators start
deploying the technology. That's not stopping equipment vendors
from getting prepared for it. Texas Instruments is making its LTE

Telekom Austria Makes Greek U-Turn

Telekom Austria AG has abandoned its plan to bid for a stake in
OTE S.A. because there was no way it could gain control of the
Greek national operator. 'We have been closely monitoring the
developments around the planned privatisation of OTE,' notes
Boris Nemsic, Telekom Austria's CEO, in a statement emailed to

Calix IPO Talk Resurfaces

After years of speculation about its financial plans, broadband
access equipment supplier Calix Networks Inc. could finally file
for an IPO in the next few weeks. Two industry sources, one with
ties to Wall Street, say Calix is set to file its S-1 paperwork
with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), within the
next few ...

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