The TelecomDirect News Daily Update
For November 27, 2006
U.S. Copyright Office Gives Go-Ahead for Phone Unlocking
Following the third review of exemptions from the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA), the U.S. Congress Copyright
Office has given the go-ahead for phones to be unlocked from
networks without fear of prosecution under the act's anti-
circumvention provisions. The anti-circumvention provisions
of the DCMA make it illegal to ...
New CEO to Reshuffle Deutsche Telekom Top Management
Deutsche Telekom's new chief executive officer (CEO), Rene
Obermann, is planning to restructure the management board of
Europe's leading telecoms group. The management changes will be
unveiled on 5 December, when Obermann will present his new
management team to Deutsche Telekom's supervisory board. The new
CEO is likely to ...
The Rocky Road to IMS Adoption
Most carriers and vendors view the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
architecture as the telecom industry's great unifying technology.
So that means the path to IMS adoption will be smooth and trouble
free, right? Well, of course not. After all, this is the telecom
industry we're talking about, and the words 'smooth' and ...
Cingular Unveils Palm Treo 680
Just in time for the kick off of the holiday shopping season,
Cingular Wireless plans to take the wraps off of the latest
addition to Palm's Treo line on Friday. The Treo 680 will be
available from Cingular for as low as $199.99. Cingular plans to
market the quad-band world phone, which operates on the Palm OS
platform, to both ...
FCC Buys More Time To Air ICC 'Missoula Plan' ... Again
For the second time in fewer than three months, the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) is giving the telecom
service-provider business additional time to digest and to comment on
the sticky and sometimes indigestible 'Missoula Plan' for
revamping the intercarrier compensation (ICC) and access charge
arrangements for ...
Vodafone's 3G Broadband Service
Thought mobile broadband was a thing of the future? Wrong! With
endless speculation, on these pages and elsewhere, about wireless
mesh, municipal WiFi, and Mobile WiMax, you may not have noticed
that mobile broadband is already here -- in the shape of HSPA
a.k.a. 3G Mobile Broadband. Unstrung had the chance (and made
Exchange is about more than email these days -- it's a
business-critical application for most organizations. That means
it has to be available, managed, and secured at all times. When
there is a problem with Exchange, the entire company knows about
it, so do many people who communicate with your company from the
T-Mobile Awards 3G Deals
As anticipated, Ericsson AB and Nokia Corp. have been chosen by
T-Mobile USA to provide the infrastructure for its 3G network
rollout. The two Scandinavian firms had been earmarked as the
most likely winning vendors after T-Mobile snapped up 120 new
wireless spectrum licenses in September's AWS (Advanced ...
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