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13 November 2005

Microsoft and Cisco Team Up to Support VoIP

In an effort to make VoIP more accessible to the average user, Cisco and Microsoft have announced that they will be supporting the methodology of Interactive Connectivity Establishment (ICE), which allows for better communication between networks.

12 November 2005

SBC to Take over AT&T as Early as Next Week

AT&T has announced plans to pay its shareholders a special one-time dividend of $1.30 a share as soon as its merger with SBC Communications is finalized, which could happen as early as next Friday.

11 November 2005

Canadian Wireless Providers Plan Mobile Payment Service

Three of Canada’s top wireless providers have recently come to an agreement this week on a joint venture that will allow customers to make payments via their mobile phones.

ROKR Discounted by $100

After dismally poor performance for the past several weeks, Cingular Wireless has decided to cut the price of the Motorola RORK phone by a drastic 40%.

10 November 2005

High Speed BlackBerry Coming to Canada

Research in Motion has just announced that the BlackBerry 8700r wireless handheld device will become available to Canadian consumers, starting on November 29th.

FCC Relaxes VoIP 911 Deadline

The American FCC has slightly relaxed their position on VoIP 911 emergency compliance rules, ruling that VoIP providers don’t have to cut off service to customers in areas that aren’t properly covered. They will not, however, be able to add any new customers in these areas until coverage is brought up to standard.

VoIP: The Ongoing Telecom Revolution

Although it is still a developing technology, VoIP broadband telephony has become increasingly popular over the last couple of years. According to In-Stat, the number of VoIP subscribers in the US will likely be over 3.2 million by the end of this year.

09 November 2005

CSR Announces Possible IPO

Canadian Satellite Radio (CSR) is planning to open up an opportunity for those who wish to invest in the emerging industry of commercial-free satellite radio in Canada.

Telus Workers to Vote on Another Contract Proposal

Less than two weeks after Telus workers rejected their employer’s contract proposal, a revised offer has been proposed by the company.

08 November 2005

Google and Yahoo Plan Further Wireless Web Expansion

Google and Yahoo are both currently making plans to further expand into mobile communication markets, by extending a number of their internet based services to cell phone users.

07 November 2005

Fixed Line Long Distance Revenue Continues to Decline

The nation’s biggest telecommunications provider, Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. (BCE) has announced a 13% decline in revenue from long distance phone service during the third quarter of 2005.

04 November 2005

Telus Complaints on the Rise

As a result of ongoing labour action by unionized Telus workers, the number of complaints about the company’s customer service has risen dramatically.

02 November 2005

Non-Voice PDA Sales Continue to Decline

According to International Data Corp., the past few months have seen consumer sales of non-voice-enabled PDAs slide for the seventh consecutive quarter.

01 November 2005

VoIP Risk Assessment Solution Launched

VoIPshield Systems Inc. has launched a new application to assess VoIP risk and vulnerability. This will allow organizations and corporate users to pinpoint and respond to threats before they affect the operations of IP telephony networks.

31 October 2005

SIRIUS Hires New Senior VP of Investor Relations

SIRIUS Satellite Radio has announced that they are hiring telecommunications industry veteran, Paul Blalock to be their new Senior Vice President of Investor Relations.

Telus Workers Reject Contract Proposal

Unionized workers have voted by a razor thin 50.3% to 49.7% margin to reject the proposed five-year contract that had already been endorsed by the union’s own bargaining committee.

LG and Sanyo know how to Satisfy Customers

The recent Wireless Mobile Phone Evaluation Study conducted by SD Power and Associates has ranked LG and Sanyo as the top two cell phone manufacturers in terms of customer satisfaction.

27 October 2005

The ROKR is off to a Rocky Start

Motorola’s new ROKR cell phone, best known for its ability to play Apple iTunes music, isn’t performing anywhere near as well as expected.

Nokia Targets New Phones to Emerging Markets

This Wednesday saw the release of four new Nokia handsets, two of which will be targeted at emerging markets, including Latin America, and parts of Asia.

XM Expected to Report Slight Third-Quarter Loss

XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. will be reporting its third-quarter financial results later today, and they are widely expected to declare a slight loss for the period.

25 October 2005

WSJ Predicts Ericsson Buyout of Marconi

The Wall Street Journal has recently reported that Ericsson is planning to buy out telecom equipment rival, Marconi Corp at a cost of $2.1 billion.

24 October 2005

Telephone Companies Attempting to Sabotage VoIP

A number of phone companies from around the world have recently taken the drastic step of blocking VoIP traffic from being transferred over their lines.

21 October 2005

New Zealand ISP Abandons IPO Plans

New Zealand broadband provider, Woosh, has decided to abandon their plans for a public stock offering, but claim that the decision is not due to weakness in technology or competitive position.

19 October 2005

Nokia vs. RIM: May the Best Company Win

It appears that Nokia’s recently announced E Series of mobile phones will soon be in direct competition with RIM’s BlackBerry line of cellular PDAs.

Samsung Releases Enterprise-Class VoIP Application

Samsung has just introduced OfficeServ, a new wireless VoIP application, which provides support for numerous voice and data functions.

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