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Thu, 17 May 2007 10:01:48 EDT

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The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For May 17, 2007

Telefonica Plans to Cut 1,000 Jobs in Germany, Delays FMC

Telefonica O2 Germany, the German unit of the Spanish telecoms
group, is planning to cut 1,000 jobs locally in efforts to
improve profitability. The company has also delayed the
commercial relaunch of its broadband service and the integration
of its fixed-line business into its core mobile operations.
Significance: The move ...

Blyk Preps Summer Launch

Blyk , the ad-funded mobile service provider fronted by a former
president of Nokia Corp., is set to launch in the U.K. this
summer and later expand into other European markets. Blyk will
target young people aged 16 to 24 with free calls and texts in
exchange for receiving advertisements, which will be delivered
based on user ...

FCC Follows Up On Joint Board USF Recommendations

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established its line
of questioning regarding a recent recommendation by the
Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service that it 'take
immediate action' to rein in the explosive growth in high-cost
universal-service-support disbursements (FCC 07-88). According
to the ...

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