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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 10:12:16 EDT

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The CommunicationsDirect Daily Update
For April 17, 2007

Deutsche Telekom Proposes New Terms for Workforce Restructuring

The German fixed-line incumbent, Deutsche Telekom, has proposed
to the trade union, Verdi, that it will still go ahead with the
12% reduction in the wages of 50,000 employees that will be
transferred to the new division, T-Service, by 12% over the next
two-and-a-half years. In return, the telco will provide job
guarantees until 2010 ...

Qualcomm Buys Into Mobile WiMax

Longtime WiMax basher Qualcomm Inc. has finally bought the
capability to support the technology if it chooses. The CDMA
giant has acquired the mobile WiMax capabilities of TeleCIS
Wireless Inc. for an undisclosed sum. TeleCIS is a Silicon
Valley-based startup that has fixed and 'portable' WiMax silicon
on the ...

Could Vonage Sprint to an Exit?

Vonage Holdings Corp. is in talks with Sprint Nextel Corp. about
a way to resolve that carrier's patent lawsuit against the VOIP
provider, Light Reading has learned. And one source says a Sprint
buyout of Vonage is on the table. Vonage addressed its Sprint
lawsuit last Thursday in an investor conference call. That call
was ...

Survey: US Consumers Prefer WiMAX to Cellular Data or Wi-Fi

In a head-to-head comparison, respondents to a US consumer survey
indicated a significant preference for WiMAX over cellular data
and Wi-Fi services, reports In-Stat . This
comes from a survey conducted earlier this year with over 1,200
respondents. The respondents were asked a series of questions by

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