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1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

AT&T Digital Life, Home Security And Automation Service, Expands In Oklahoma

AT&T* announced beginning today it will expand Digital Life in Shawnee. AT&T Digital Life A makes customers' lives easier by simplifying the management of their home.


Related Topix: AT&T, ATT, Cable & Satellite

5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Dish Cfo Robert Olson to Retire from Dish Oct. 15

DISH Network today announced that Robert Olson , DISH's executive vice president and CFO, will retire from the company Oct. 15. Steve Swain , senior vice president of Programming, will succeed Olson as CFO, reporting to President and CEO Joseph P. Clayton.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, DISH Network, Television

6 hrs ago | Light Reading

DoCoMo & Huawei Confirm LTE Network Over Unlicensed Spectrum

NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, together with DOCOMO Beijing Communications Laboratories Co., Ltd. and Huawei announced today that their joint test has successfully demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum, which is widely used for wireless LAN networks in many countries ... (more)


Related Topix: NTT DoCoMo, Emerging Technology, Wireless

11 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Call centre jobs 'will not exist' in five years

Telstra chief executive David Thodey says call centre jobs across a range of sectors will not exist in five years thanks to the internet and smartphone applications.


Related Topix: Next New Networks, Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Transaction Wireless, TelstraClear

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Insider Monkey

TW Telecom Inc (TWTC), Graham Holdings Co (GHC), and ViaSat, Inc....

In 1975, Mason Hawkins decided to take the next step in his career and founded Southeastern Asset Management .


Related Topix: ViaSat, Cable & Satellite, Time Warner Telecom, Financial Services, Renaissance Technologies, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Sys-Con Media

Ixia Names Bethany Mayer President and Chief Executive Officer

Ixia today announced that its board of directors has appointed Bethany Mayer as president and chief executive officer effective the day after Ixia becomes current in its periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission .


Related Topix: Electronics, Ixia, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Marketing

USA Today

Sprint unveils new unlimited data, talk and text plan

Sprint unveils new unlimited data, talk and text plan Sprint on Thursday unveiled a new unlimited data, talk and texting plan for individuals of $60 per month.


Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Homestead, PA, Science / Technology

Light Reading

Finland's Corenet Taps ECI Telecom

ECI Telecom, a global provider of next-generation network solutions, announced that Corenet, a leading supplier of network services in Finland, has deployed ECI's Apollo packet-optical transport system to provide enterprise customers with mission critical solutions for data center connectivity.


Related Topix: ECI Telecom, Product Management

Seeking Alpha

Invest Wisely Or Prepare For Sticker Shock: A Message For All Parents

Are you the type that walks straight into the path of an oncoming train or do you grab the bull by the horns? An article in today's Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times reported on the Agriculture Department's new "Expenditures on Children and Families" report.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Kimberly Clark, Paper, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel

Light Reading

CenturyLink Launches Private Cloud Services in 57 Data Centers

CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the availability of CenturyLink Private Cloud, a new cloud service that delivers the agility and innovation of public cloud but with the physical isolation, dedicated hardware and security standards that many large enterprises require.


Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Verizon in talks to launch new app store : industry website

Verizon Communications Inc is planning to launch a mobile software store that could present a third alternative in a market long-dominated by Apple Inc and Google Inc, according to The Information, an industry website.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Google, Startups

Siemens AG Raised to "Buy" at Goldman Sachs

Shares of Siemens AG traded up 0.44% on Tuesday, hitting $123.743. 73,306 shares of the company's stock traded hands.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Siemens AG, UpTake

Business Journal

KC startup EyeVerify lands $6M in funding

Furthering its seemingly unstoppable momentum, tech startup EyeVerify LLC closed a more than $6 million funding round.


Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Kansas City, KS

Information Technology

ADTRAN Continues Driving Gigabit Broadband Evolution

ADTRAN, Inc. i 1 2 , a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions, today unveiled the latest component of its market leading Gigabit broadband portfolio, designed to accelerate service provider adoption of Gigabit Fiber-to-the-Home .


Related Topix: ADTRAN

Is There Growth Left Inside the Canadian Banks and Telecom Sectors?

Since 2009, two Canadian sectors had proven to the world the Canadian market can provide strong dividend growth stocks.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Bell Mobility, Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Wireless

Inside Bay Area

Cupertino to get super-fast broadband service

AT&T is set to announce Wednesday it will bring super-fast broadband service, dubbed GigaPower, to Apple's hometown.


Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Versant, ATT, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

a Why AT&T is 'significantly' investing in Gigapower expansion

AT&T Inc. is making a "significant investment" in expanding its U-verse with AT&T Gigapower program across 100 markets including Dallas, said Hardmon Williams , AT&T's vice president and general manager for North Texas.


Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Versant, Dallas, TX

West Australian

Sprint's new pricing plans may not be enough to curb churn

Sprint Corp's cellular plan with more generous data allowances may fall short in overcoming defections by clients concerned about disruptions in the No.


Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Cellphones


Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Western Forest Products Inc. . Forest products. Up three cents, or 1.18 per cent, to $2.58 on 7.8 million shares.


Related Topix: Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA

PC World

FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has the green light to collect new data on the pricing of so-called special access services, the middle-mile network services used to deliver business broadband and mobile service backhaul.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services


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