31 Years of the Digest ... founded August 21, 1981
The Telecom Digest for February 27, 2013
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Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 11:02:04 -0700 From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: email@example.com. Subject: Scammers Lurk Behind Area Code 876 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> While I do not support AARP and their liberal agendas, I feel that the information here should be shared. http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-09-2012/beware-area-code-876-nh1788.html?cmp=BAC-OUTBRAIN-MONEY_10055093_Scammers-Lurk-Behind-Area-Code-876 -or- http://goo.gl/wjEdH Regards, Fred
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:03:03 -0500 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: email@example.com. Subject: Vodaphone says it doesn't need to sell off Verizon holdings Message-ID: <20130227010303.GA31448@telecom.csail.mit.edu> By Kate Holton BARCELONA | Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:26pm EST (Reuters) - British mobile operator Vodafone said it did not need to sell part of its stake in its highly profitable Verizon Wireless joint venture in the United States to bolster its business in Europe. Chief executive Vittorio Colao told reporters on Monday Vodafone had a healthy balance sheet and could invest when it needed to, adding it could step up its range of services without having to make acquisitions. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/25/us-mobile-world-vodafone-idUSBRE91O0J920130225 -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my address to write to me directly) Talking 'bout a girl that looks quite like you She didn't have the time to wait in the queue - Cream
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:18:08 -0500 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: GM switches to AT&T from Verizon for OnStar Message-ID: <20130227011808.GA759@telecom.csail.mit.edu> GM switches to AT&T from Verizon for OnStar wireless service (Reuters) - General Motors Co has chosen AT&T Inc to provide high-speed wireless service for its 2015 car models, dropping its long-term provider Verizon Wireless. OnStar - best known for connecting drivers to live operators who provide directions or summon emergency help after an accident - will start using AT&T in its 2015 models, which go on sale in mid-2014. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/25/us-mobile-world-att-idUSBRE91O07520130225 -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my address to write to me directly) You watch yourself from the sidelines like your life was a game you don't mind playing to keep yourself amused I don't mean to be cruel, babe, but you're looking confused. - Jackson Browne
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:38:34 -0500 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: email@example.com. Subject: Verizon CFO Reiterates Interest in Vodafone's Wireless Stake " Message-ID: <20130227013834.GA2597@telecom.csail.mit.edu> Verizon CFO Reiterates Interest in Vodafone's Wireless Stake Verizon Communications Inc. repeated its interest in making a deal to buy out Vodafone Group Plc's 45% stake in their wireless venture. The comments, made Monday by Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo at a Morgan Stanley investor conference, reiterated previous statements about the company's willingness to take control of Verizon Wireless, if Vodafone is willing to sell. Last month, Verizon's Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said such a deal was "feasible" despite the estimated $100 billion price tag that some analysts have put on such a transaction. -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my address to write me directly) There's a light beyond these woods, Mary Margaret Do you think that we will go there and See what makes it shine? - Nanci Griffith
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