Be aware that cellular-news.com now charges 50 pounds which at current
conversion rates is $88.40 today.
On Fri, 21 Oct 2005 07:43:22 -0500, Cellular-News
> Cellular-News - http://www.cellular-news.com
> The Ultra Low Cost Cellular Market: Ignore it at Your Peril
> While 80% of the world's population lives within range of a cellular
> network, only 25% of it subscribes to a mobile phone service. This
> means there are upwards of three billion potential customers for
> cellular. That, says Alan Varghese, ABI Research'...
> China Mobile Phone Market Expected to Exceed 400 Million Users by Year End 2005
> T-Bay Holdings says that according to recent reports, the market for
> mobile phone users in mainland China is expected to exceed 400 million
> by the end of 2005. As announced on September 9, 2005, T-Bay Holdings,
> Inc. acquired a 95% stake in Shanghai S...
> Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Breaks 200 Million Unit Mark in 3Q05
> New product introductions, portfolio refreshes, and exciting new form
> factors helped spur growth in the worldwide mobile phone market during
> the third quarter of 2005. According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly
> Mobile Phone Tracker, worldwide mobile phon...
> Mobile Pictures Driving New Consumer Push for Convergence
> Convergence is finding traction in mobile phones, with one-fourth of
> all USA Internet households willing to use a high-resolution camera
> phone as their primary camera, according to the forthcoming report
> "Mobile Market Intelligence" from Parks Associ...
> FOCUS: Russia's MTS offers new tariffs, to abandon Jeans soon
> Russia's largest mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems, or MTS, announced
> Wednesday that starting Friday it would offer a new line of
> tariffs. MTS decided to abandon the prepaid tariffs under the Jeans
> brand and focus on the development of the single ...
> Tele.ring Confirms CEO Approached For E-Plus Job
> Michael Krammer, the chief executive of Austrian telecommunications
> company Tele.ring, has received job offers from several companies
> including E-Plus, a Tele.ring spokesman said Thursday. ...
> German Prosecutors Contest Acquittals In Mannesmann Case
> KARLSRUHE, Germany (AP)--Prosecutors Thursday contested the acquittal
> of Germany's most prominent banker and five others over large payments
> to executives during the 2000 takeover of Mannesmann by Vodafone Group
> PLC (VOD). ...
> Motorola Sues New CEO At Nortel
> Motorola Inc. has sued to block former Chief Financial Officer Mike
> Zafirovski from taking the top job at rival Nortel Networks Corp. ...
> Nokia Battles Branding Issues In Music-phone Revolution
> [Premium] Nokia is determined to be part of the music-phone
> revolution, though lack of brand appeal could hinder. ...
> China Mobile, Telecom Post Strong Jan-Sep Results
> China's top telecommunication companies Thursday reported earnings for
> the first three quarters, with the leading mobile operator continuing
> to post strong growth in a further sign that mobile services are
> substituting for fixed-line services. ...
> EU Court:EUR1.2 Million German Fee For O2 Phone Numbers Illegal
> The European Court of Justice Thursday ruled that Germany wasn't
> entitled to charge the German unit of phone company O2 PLC a EUR1.2
> million fee for the allocation of phone numbers. ...
> Nokia Raises Market Outlook After 3Q Profit Jump
> Nokia Corp. (NOK) Thursday raised its forecast for the global handset
> market after third-quarter earnings were boosted by rising demand for
> phones with cameras and music players and growth in emerging
> markets. ...
> Willcom Ties With Sharp,Microsoft In Japan Smartphone Operations
> Telecom service provider Willcom Inc. said Thursday it will team up
> with Sharp Corp. (6753.TO) and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) to launch the
> first Japanese handheld communications device using the latest
> "Windows Mobile" operating system. ...
> Siemens Gets EUR70 Million Mobile Technology Order
> The communications unit of German technology company Siemens AG (SI)
> has received a EUR70 million order to expand the network capacity of
> Indonesian mobile operator Telkomsel. ...
> O2 To Launch HSDPA Next Month
> O2 PLC (OOM.LN), the U.K. mobile telecommunications company, Thursday
> said it will launch a faster third-generation, or 3G, network in the
> Isle of Man on November 1. ...
> France Telecom Buys Orange Slovakia Minority Holders
> France Telecom (FTE) said Thursday it has reached an agreement with
> minority shareholders in Orange Slovakia to buy shares it doesn't
> already own, boosting its stake in the mobile phone operator to 100%
> from 63.88%. ...
[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Isn't that charge you quoted above only
to read the items marked 'premium' in their daily stories? I think the
vast majority of their stuff is still free, is it not? PAT]
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 21:29:26 -0600
From: DevilsPGD <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Google Loses Name 'gmail' in Lawsuit Against Company
X-Telecom-Digest: Volume 24, Issue 481, Message 6 of 9
In message <email@example.com> Barry Margolin
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Reuters News Wire
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Google has already changed the name of its email service from Gmail to
>> Googlemail in Germany, but said it does not plan to change the name in
>> any other countries.
> I'm surprised that Google is so wedded to the Gmail name. Most of
> their other products and services seem to be called Google something:
> Google Earth, Goole Maps, Google Desktop, Google Groups, for instance.
> One of their most valuable assets is the Google brand, so it seems
> strange that they don't want to use it for this service.
When it comes to email addresses (And to a lessor extent URLs in
general), length is important.