The TelecomDirect News Daily Update
For January 02, 2007
KPN Announces Customer-Focused Reorganisation Plan
The Dutch dominant telecoms group, KPN, today announced a major
reorganisation that would see its fixed and mobile divisions
merged in order to create client-focused divisions serving the
business and consumer markets. KPN would adopt an approach that
will focus on clients rather than technology and products. "We
expect that this ...
Getting a Foot in the Door
So, you think your application is the best and the brightest?
Join the crowd. It's no secret that carriers are swamped all
year long with companies or individuals gushing with new ideas,
products or services. The rhetoric has only grown in recent years
as more content finds its way on carrier decks - and off-portal
promises to ...
Technologies Power Advertising via Wireless
As traditional print, television and radio advertising grow less
relevant, wireless is poised to play a key role in the delivery
of electronic ads to an increasingly diverse consumer market.
For most people, wireless advertising elicits thoughts of Web
pop-ups or commercials inserted into media clips. But a variety
2006 Top Ten: Stock Gains & Pains
The past year was very good to some telecom-related stocks,
putting plenty of sunshine into our annual review of the best and
worst performers. But even a good year has its down side, making
the 'pains' half as painful as ever. Welcome, then, to
another run at the top 10 (actually top five) ups and downs among
the year's ...
BlackBerry Fuels RIM Results
Research In Motion (RIM) managed to beat forecasts, reporting
fiscal third-quarter earnings of $176 million. The
better-than-expected results were due in large part to demand for
the company's BlackBerry device. For the quarter, RIM
recorded earnings per share of 93 cents on revenue of $835.1
million. In the same quarter a year ...
Breaking News: AT&T, BellSouth End The Year As One
AT&T and BellSouth got the FCC's nod to merger late Friday,
creating a global communications company the two say will be
'committed to driving convergence, continued innovation, and
competition in the communications and entertainment market.' The
transaction consolidates ownership and management of Cingular ...
Five Hot Technologies for 2007
The year 2007 will see several much-hyped wireless technologies make
the jump from slideware to the real world. Most of you already know
about WiMax's prospects for next year, so Unstrung decided to
highlight some radio waves less traveled for its rundown of hot
technology for 2007. Ultra-wideband: After years of hype, UWB
Strong Consumer Interest in Converged VoWLAN/Cellular Services May be
Slowed by Handset Availability
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Consumers are very enthusiastic about the
kind of billing and service plans converged VoWLAN/cellular
services could provide but the availability of suitable handsets
could cause the market to develop slowly reports
In-Stat. Several recent surveys found also found little
interest in technology such as the ...
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