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  • Wisconsin Pols Fast-Track Cable TV Dereg
    Wisconsin legislators have fast-tracked a bill that would deregulate Wisconsin's cable TV industry, replacing franchises long awarded by local governments with state-issued ones. While the bill would not apply ...
  • Analysts See Vonage Settlement As Marketing Re-Start
    [Telecom] "I am surprised to hear the infringement is so widespread, because it wasn't with one carrier; there were multiple alleged infringements," says Chris Roberts, director of research at Tej ...
  • Verizon To Pay Customers $1M In Lawsuit Settlement
    Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay customers $1 million for wrongful account termination and to halt deceptive marketing of its Internet use plan. The settlement ends a nine-month investigation ...
  • Customer Satisfaction With Wireless Sales Staff Sinks
    [Telecom] The J.D. Power findings reveal that overall satisfaction with wireless retail salespeople declined seven points, to 709 points, since the last reporting period in May, and down 12 poin ...
  • AT&T Reaches Out And Touches Mediaedge:cia
    Mediaedge:cia's win of AT&T's $3.4 billion consolidated media account is one of those few account moves that alter the playing field of the media services industry. It also preserves o ...
  • AT&T's U-Verse Gaining Customers, Leverage
    AT&T telco's service--U-verse--is making inroads. The company plans to eventually make the service available to up to 60% of customers within its 22-state footprint. Cable companies, that once laughed ...
  • i's Wide Open
    The Apple iPhone suffers from a cruel irony. Much like a comely Mormon, the sexiest phone on the market is also arguably the most inhibited - the famously closed de ...
  • Industry Watch: Buy Cell and Hold
    Despite the iPhone's hype and impressive sales, it's actually not the best-selling mobile phone in the United States. Research firm NPD Group gives that honor to a far less obvio ...
  • Mobile Focus: Married to the dotMobi
    This was supposed to be the year the mobile Web went mainstream - or so said all the predictions. But big challenges - such as the high cost of mobi ...
  • Logging In: Out of Bounds
    It's been a rough year for those who dedicate their time to protecting everyone else's privacy. They've battled the National Security Agency over its surveillance habits (currently focusing on t ...
  • Cross-Media Case Study: Signal Strength
    In early 2009, Verizon Wireless knew it was headed for a showdown with AT&T. Months away was Verizon's pact with Google, the launch of the Droid smartphone and the company ...
  • Shut Your Trap
    When I called a friend of mine, his voicemail recording went something like this: "Sorry I missed your call; please don't leave a message. I never check my voicemail." ...
  • ZunePhone-Killers on Hold
    For all of those folks who waited breathlessly for news about the Google Phone - and we're guessing it's largely that segment of the populace who bought Google at $7 ...