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The Telecom Digest for January 4, 2012
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Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 07:27:53 -0800 (PST) From: Wes Leatherock <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Re: Local theaters ready to bow to tweeters in the audience / But distraction to others a primary concern Message-ID: <1325604473.47278.YahooMailClassic@web111711.mail.gq1.yahoo.com> --- On Mon, 1/2/12, Pete Cresswell <PeteCress@invalid.telecom-digest.org> wrote: > Per Monty Solomon: > >But distraction to others a primary concern > > I mostly gave up on movie theaters when they started turning the > sound up all the way and playing commercials before the movies. > > Granted a move is best experienced on a big screen, but the > downsides just don't justify it for me. They were playing commercials in movie theaters when I was a kid and later a teenager in the 1930s and 1940s. One of the most prominent purveyors of such commercials was the Alexander Film Company of Colorado Springs, Colo. Wes Leatherock firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 14:49:58 -0500 From: Telecom Digest Moderator <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Sprint grants LightSquared last-minute stay of execution Message-ID: <20120103194958.GA7254@telecom.csail.mit.edu> This is from The Register: by Bill Ray Sprint Nextel has given wireless broadband biz LightSquared until the end of January to get FCC approval for its network, putting a hard deadline on the viability of its revolutionary plan. LightSquared needs the regulator's thumbs-up to build its pan-US LTE network in bands formerly reserved for satellite comms, but it also needs Sprint to provide the cell sites and backhaul to make the dream a reality. So the pressure is on to get that approval, and justify the billions of dollars the company has already spent. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/01/03/lightsquared_sprint/ -- Bill Horne Moderator
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