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Mon, 30 Apr 2007 09:27:27 EDT

PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents
The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For April 30, 2007

Telecom Italia Deal Ends Long Battle for Control of Former State

MILAN, Italy - The Euro 4.1 billion (US$5.58 billion) deal giving
Spain's Telefonica SA and a group of Italian financial backers
control of Telecom Italia was welcomed Monday as the kind of
cross-border deal that could shape the future of the
telecommunications landscape. A consortium of Telefonica and
Italian financial ...

Strong Subscriber Growth Continues for Alltel

Alltel has recorded another quarter of strong subscriber growth,
although net income is still lower on the previous year after the
spin-off of the legacy wireline business, but signs for the
wireless business are ...

White Knight To The Rescue? Mitel Agrees To Buy Inter-Tel

Inter-Tel has agreed to be acquired by Mitel in a $723 million deal
that might finally end the acrimonious year-long proxy battle between
Inter-Tel's current management and the company's founder. On
the other hand, it could turn the simmering battle into an all-out
nuclear war for control of the company. Under terms of ...

Samsung Enlists WiMAX in the Army

Samsung Electronics says that it is providing Mobile WiMAX
technologies to the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics
Research Development Engineering Center (CERDEC), so that the
army might evaluate the usability of the technology in a military
environment. Engineers at CERDEC will test the performance of mobile
WiMAX ...

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