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The Telecom Digest for October 27, 2013
Volume 32 : Issue 222 : "text" Format
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CWA workers approve contract with CenturyLink (Bill Horne)
Verizon cell service expands to MBTA tunnels (Bill Horne)
Analysis: T-Mobile strategy could eat into business of AT&T, Verizon (Bill Horne)

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Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 20:55:08 -0400 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: CWA workers approve contract with CenturyLink Message-ID: <20131027005508.GA15417@telecom.csail.mit.edu> By David Migoya The Denver Post POSTED: 10/25/2013 Members of CenturyLink's largest union on Friday approved a tentative multiyear contract four weeks after the membership had rejected an earlier version. The Communications Workers of America District 7 represents legacy Qwest employees. It was unclear Friday what the vote tally was to approve the contract, which, according to the union, will run though 2017. http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_24389983/cwa-workers-approve-contract-centurylink -- Bill Horne There's something Calvinist about the Red Sox - they win enough, but not too much - Red Barber
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 20:39:31 -0400 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Verizon cell service expands to MBTA tunnels Message-ID: <20131027003931.GA12269@telecom.csail.mit.edu> By Martine Powers / Globe Staff Something miraculous is unfolding deep in the bowels of the MBTA subway system [in Boston]. Verizon cellphone users, rejoice: Service has arrived underground. http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/blogs/starts-and-stops/2013/10/24/verizon-cell-service-expands-mbta-tunnels/qlwAnEjKcg9msKP4mgtq5L/blog.html -or- http://goo.gl/RP86OM -- Bill Horne What do Southern women say when they have their first orgasm? They say "What was that?" ... and then they go home and slap their husbands. - Robert Bly
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 20:10:48 -0400 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Analysis: T-Mobile strategy could eat into business of AT&T, Verizon Message-ID: <20131027001048.GA10820@telecom.csail.mit.edu> By Sinead Carew NEW YORK | Thu Oct 24, 2013 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc is expected to post stronger subscriber growth than its larger rival AT&T Inc for the second straight quarter, suggesting the upstart carrier's bold new customer policies could shake up the U.S. mobile market. Intensifying competition from T-Mobile, the No. 4 wireless provider, and a challenges from No. 3 Sprint Corp, may deplete revenue growth at AT&T and the market-leader Verizon Wireless at time of slowing overall growth. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/24/us-tmobile-wireless-analysis-idUSBRE99N16T20131024 -- Bill Horne When Fall comes to New England The sun slants in so fine And the air is so clear, you can almost hear The grapes grow on the vine - Cheryl Wheeler
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