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For May 22, 2007

Visit our web site to vote.Vodafone Launches Own-Brand, Low-Cost Handsets

Low-cost mobile devices will open up new market demographics for
Vodafone, while putting its own brand on the new models signals
that the group is taking on the leading low-cost handset
manufacturer, ...

EU Panel Backs Deal on Capping Mobile Phone Roaming Charges

STRASBOURG, France - A key European Parliament committee on
Monday voted in favor of a proposal to cap mobile phone roaming
charges, paving the way for the entire EU assembly later this
week to approve a measure that would cut costs for travelers
using their phones abroad. EU ministers are then expected to
back the price caps ...

New BlackBerry Challenger from T-Mobile Runs Windows Mobile 6 Operating System

NEW YORK - T-Mobile USA on Tuesday launched the first cell phone
in the U.S. to come with Microsoft's latest version of
Windows Mobile, with improved handling of e-mail and tougher
security. The T-Mobile Wing costs $299 (euro 222) with a
two-year contract and runs Windows Mobile 6, Microsoft
Corp.'s latest operating ...

Sonae Goes Shopping Again

Portugal's Sonae and its Sonaecom subsidiary, foiled in its
year-long hostile attempt to buy Portugal Telecom (PT), are at it
again. Reports out of Lisbon say they have offered more than $40
million for the residential business of American-controlled
ONITelecom -- Infocomunicacoes SA (ONI), Portugal's
third-largest telco. ...

France Telecom Plans More Acquisitions, CEO Says

PARIS - France Telecom plans more acquisitions and is looking at
potential investments in Asia, the French telecommunications
company's chief executive said Monday. CEO Didier Lombard told
the annual shareholders meeting in Paris that the acquisitions
will either complement France Telecom's activities in mature
markets ...

Cisco Reconsiders WiMax

Cisco Systems Inc. is now looking at the prospects of several of
its networking divisions introducing WiMax products, according to
industry sources, reversing a sometimes combative stance on the
emerging wireless technology from the company. The wireless,
cable, and Linksys groups are all looking at WiMax, a source ...

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