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Welcome to Art Telecom. Information about telecommunications in Senegal. Various broadband initiatives have been launched and the number of African countries offering commercial ADSL reached 21 in 2005. Wireless access technologies are increasingly being used as a substitute for poor or non-existing fixed-line infrastructures.

TELECOM RESOURCES:

Tech Times

FCC stops the clock on some big telecom merger reviews
Fortune
The companies behind two pending mega mergers with the potential to dramatically alter the U.S. telecom market will have to wait a little while longer to find out if they have the blessing of regulators. The Federal Communications Commission said in a ...
Feds in holding pattern on major telecom merger proposalsTech Times
Rumored Google Wi-Fi service; AT&T touts DirecTV mergerTechTarget

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New York Times

Regulators Temporarily Ban Short-Selling of Portugal Telecom
New York Times
LONDON – Regulators in Portugal and Britain have temporarily banned short-selling of Portugal Telecom's stock after the company's shares declined to a record low on Monday over its exposure to a company with ties to the Espírito Santo family.
Portugal Telecom Shares Fall to 19-Year Low on Rioforte DebtBloomberg
Portugal Telecom shares plunge on Rioforte liquidation, uncertaintyReuters
Portugal Telecom Stock Still PlummetingBidness ETC
Citywire.co.uk -StreetWise Report
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Media Matters for America (blog)

Bloomberg Host Calls Out Telecom CEO On Net Neutrality Stance
Media Matters for America (blog)
Bloomberg TV co-host Cory Johnson called out the hypocrisy of activist telecommunications investor Jeff Pulver who misleadingly stoked fears that proponents of net neutrality advocate for regulations that would hamper telecommunications innovations.



seattlepi.com

Telecom ETFs Gain Despite Verizon Earnings Miss
Zacks.com
Despite the earnings and revenue miss, Verizon shares managed to close 0.43% higher at $48.69 on healthy customer additions and a strong backlog of customers. Several telecom ETFs having a hefty allocation to the largest U.S. mobile carrier also surged ...
ETFs Look Good Despite Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)'s Miss on ...Stocks.org
Why Verizon Earnings Disappointed24/7 Wall St.

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RT

32 US cities tackle telecom giants in high-speed internet revolution
RT
Thirty-two cities across the US are battling to break the chains of Telecom giant domination, with near-monopoly power and legal leverage leaving many municipalities stuck on the shoulder of the information superhighway. Flying under the banner Next ...

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Mexico's telecom watchdog probes cellphone airtime market
Reuters
MEXICO CITY Oct 22 (Reuters) - Mexico's telecommunications regulator on Wednesday said it launched an investigation into possible "monopolistic practices" in the electronic market for purchasing and selling cellphone airtime. The Federal ...

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IT News Africa

Liquid Telecom to bolster research progress in Kenya
IT News Africa
Liquid Telecom Kenya has installed a Sh400m fibre optic network connecting 25 Kenya Agricultural And Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO) centres and enabling the country's agricultural research institution to use technology to bolster its research ...
Liquid Telecom connects farming scientists with VPNTelecompaper (subscription)

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Telecom ETFs Gain Despite Verizon Earnings Miss - ETF News And Commentary
NASDAQ
Despite the earnings and revenue miss, Verizon shares managed to close 0.43% higher at $48.69 on healthy customer additions and a strong backlog of customers. Several telecom ETFs having a hefty allocation to the largest U.S. mobile carrier also surged ...

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KOCO Oklahoma City

Firefighters respond to blaze at Chickasaw Telecom Building
KOCO Oklahoma City
The Oklahoma City Fire Department said they responded to a fire at the Chickasaw Telecom Building near West Reno Avenue and South MacArthur Boulevard Wednesday. Related. First-grader in Stillwater diagnosed... OCSO participates in national warrant.

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Europe Needs to Pick Up Call for Telecom Investment
Wall Street Journal
Regulators are waking up to Europe's telecom dreams when they should already be out of bed. With a new European Commission starting business next month, its members will need to address the issues in an industry with more than 100 fixed and mobile ...

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Google News


VoIP - Voice over internet

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is like a phone just connected to the internet, where is use a protocol optimized for the transmission of voice through the Internet or other packet switched networks.

VoIP is also known as IP Telephony, Internet telephony, Broadband telephony, Broadband Phone and Voice over Broadband.
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Internet usage, broadband and telecommunications reports Senegall

Internet Usage Statistics:
 540,000 Internet users as of September, 2006;
 4.9% of the population, according to ITU.

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