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DSL graduates to worldwide testing standards

DSL graduates to worldwide testing standards – Internet/Web/Online Service Information Michelle Donegan New specifications for DSL interoperability aim to unlock the mass market by boosting service providers’ confidence. The DSL Forum of Fremont, California, in answer to strong requests from service provider members, is developing specifications and standard procedures to test the interoperability of digital […]

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Java gets a mobile lift – US/Pacific outlook

Java gets a mobile lift – US/Pacific outlook – Java 2 Micro Edition Elizabeth Biddlecombe While you should not believe everything you read in the media, news announcements of late are beginning to create a picture of the mobile future that is wedded to mobile java or, to give it its proper term, Java 2 […]

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Handle with care

Handle with care Marlene Tissot The first generation of B2B trading exchanges generated a rush of interest but ultimately disappointed the vertical markets they served. Now enterprises are hoping for more success with models that are more streamlined and focused on collaboration, rather than cash generation. Marlene Tissot looks at the next wave of extranets. […]

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German, UK operators in bid to force DSL unbundling progress

German, UK operators in bid to force DSL unbundling progress – Company Business and Marketing Michelle Donegan Competitive operators in Germany and the United Kingdom are bringing indirect legal actions against Deutsche Telekom and BT for delaying network unbundling. But new entrants are fighting shy of using a new unbundling order from the European Commission […]

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Dutch new entrant builds on consulting

Dutch new entrant builds on consulting – Company Business and Marketing Joanne Taaffe KPMG Consulting has helped Telecom Italia launch a facilities-based broadband access operation in the Netherlands, in an operation which could presage increased use of outsourced systems management for telecommuniclions in Europe. The contract is the first won by KPMG Consulting’s new outsourced […]

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New European spectrum plan aims to boost UMTS – universal mobile telephony system

New European spectrum plan aims to boost UMTS – universal mobile telephony system – Government Activity David Molony The European Commission is set to make a bid for new and wide-ranging powers to decide how radio spectrum is allocated across the European Union. The move is part of a drive to build on the region’s […]

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Telecoms software top of India’s earnings

Telecoms software top of India’s earnings – Industry Trend or Event Aparna Achar India’s software development industry is staking a claim on the world telecoms market. The industry’s leading body says that telecoms network applications are now one of the most important sources of revenue for Indian software companies. But some observers say the country […]

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Executive Dossier: Sanjaya Addanki – People

Executive Dossier: Sanjaya Addanki – People – Interview Position: Chief Executive Company: CityReach International Ltd., a pan-European colocation and web hosting business Age: 43 Location: London Q How did you get into your current position ? A Following my PhD, in which I studied neurophysiology and computer sciences, I was recruited away by IBM Corp. […]

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Jazztel broadens its ambitions in Spain as Retevision captures business users

Jazztel broadens its ambitions in Spain as Retevision captures business users Kevin Delaney When new carrier Jazztel announced its intention to offer telecoms service In Spain earlier this year it restricted itself to targeting the country’s smaller corporate users. Now it’s gunning for Spain’s big spenders Emboldened by a competitor’s gains against former monopoly Telefonica, […]

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UMTS – Company Business and Marketing

UMTS – Company Business and Marketing – Brief Article A Swedish court will not grant a motion proposed by national carrier Telia to prevent other operators from starting 3G mobile phone networks in the country. The complaint was lodged when Telia was denied one of the country’s four UMTS licenses. The company has now entered […]