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Mon, 7 May 2007 09:38:20 EDT

PricewaterhouseCoopers Presents
The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For May 07, 2007

Deutsche Telekom Counts On US$1.3 bil. from Asset Sales

Europe's largest telecoms group, Deutsche Telekom, is planning to
raise 1 billion euro (US$1.3 billion) from the sale of assets,
including its French unit, Club Internet, as well as some real
estate assets. The telco also expects to pocket 3 billion euro
from asset sales over the next three years, which will include
its Spanish ...

Telmex Receives Green Light to Offer Triple-Play Services

Mexico's incumbent fixed-line carrier Telmex has received
approval to offer triple-play services in the local market,
according to an announcement made by the operator on 3 May
2007. More specifically, a previously applied court order against
the triple-play rules that were introduced back in October was
lifted by the courts. As ...

Martin Backs Public/Private Use of 700 MHz

Regarding the upcoming auction of 700 MHz spectrum licenses, FCC
Chairman Kevin Martin said yesterday that he is open to
public-private partnerships to help build out the new wireless
network. According to a report by Reuters, speaking to a group at
Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus, Martin agreed that advances in
technology ...

VC Funding Roundup

Mobile communities are in the air in this week's wireless VC
funding round-up. Sonopia: The Menlo Park, Calif.-based mobile
virtual network operator management company has grabbed a $12.7
million series B round led by Cardinal Venture Capital. Previous
investors and 'individuals from the credit card and mobile ...


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