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Fri, 18 May 2007 08:57:03 EDT

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The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For May 18, 2007

Motorola Acquires Modulus Video

Motorola has embarked on the latest in a long string of strategic
acquisitions to build strength in end-to-end video-networking and
converged video solutions ...

Telefonica Plans Undercut Mobile Prices in Spain, Expects Mobile TV to
Drive Revenues

Spain's leading telecoms group, Telefonica, has reduced the
mobile prices charged by its cellular unit, Telefonica Moviles
Espana, in an effort to drive subscriptions. The new price plans
undercut its previous charges by 10%. In addition, Telefonica
expects mobile TV broadcasts to drive its ...

Phone Company Embarq Does Well in First Year

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -When Embarq Corp. was spun off by Sprint
Nextel Corp. a year ago this week, it was expected to follow the
troubling example of most traditional telephone companies -- a
steady decline amid the growing flight of customers to phone
service from cable TV, cellular and Internet providers. A year
later, the ...

'New Wave' Keeps BT on Track

BT Group plc reported better revenue and profit numbers for its
fourth quarter and full financial year today, and announced a new
£2.5 billion (US$4.94 billion) share buyback scheme to
return cash to its investors.  Revenues of £5.3
billion ($10.5 billion) and £20.2 billion ($39.9 billion)
for the quarter ...

Cerberus to Bid on BCE

Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management plans to make a
bid for Canadian telephone company BCE, according to a report in
The Globe and Mail. The paper said the U.S.-based equity firm
had enlisted the help of investment bankers UBS AG and Genuity
Capital Markets to advise them on the deal. In order to go
forward with the ...

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