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May 22, 2007
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  • Verizon creates one-stop music destination
    Verizon Wireless is incorporating its Song ID service into its V Cast music store, creating a one-stop music destination for customers. Verizon currently charges $2 for a music download, with copies sent to the mobile phone and an e-mail address for PC downloading. Wireless Review (Chicago) (5/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • AT&T prepares for iPhone launch
    AT&T's exclusive distribution deal for the Apple iPhone is expected to drive many consumers to the wireless carrier. "I'm glad we have (the iPhone) in our bag," said Stan Sigman, CEO of wireless at AT&T. "Others will try to match it, but for a period of time, they're going to be playing catch-up." USA TODAY (5/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • AT&T rolls out U-verse ads in Detroit and Ann Arbor, Mich.: AT&T will butt heads with incumbent Comcast for cable TV subscribers in Detroit and Ann Arbor, Mich. AT&T started marketing its U-verse TV service today in those areas. Multichannel News (5/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • AT&T's Stephenson to give first industry address at NXTcomm
    Incoming AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson will deliver one of the show's most highly anticipated keynote addresses at NXTcomm's opening-day session on Tuesday, June 19. NXTcomm, the only venue where the business and technology of communications, information and entertainment meet, will be held June 18 to 21 in Chicago. Register today and get FREE access to the keynotes and exhibits using the VIP pass for dailyLead readers: USTA7. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Municipal Wi-Fi faces growing pains
    Municipalities that have invested millions of dollars in local Wi-Fi networks are finding themselves struggling with technical issues and a quest for subscribers. The networks often cost more than expected while covering less area, and have generated less user interest than expected. Without subscriber revenue, the systems could end up costing municipalities even more. San Francisco Chronicle/Associated Press (5/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Hospitals Save Lives Using Mid-Band Ethernet
Doctors' offices & hospitals are healthier when they use Mid-Band Ethernet services to share patient's diagnostic images. Symmetric, high-bandwidth, high quality, secure transparent LAN services (TLS) between locations can benefit your customers as well. Learn more about the benefits of Mid-Band Ethernet at
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Wireless Switching Office Fiber Cable Management
Fiber is on the increase within wireless switching centers as they evolve to meet rising bandwidth demand, requiring modifications to the traditional wireless switching office. With any increase in fiber, developing and maintaining good fiber cable management quickly becomes an important consideration. Register for ADC's Next Gen white paper series.

Maximum DHCP reliability is business-critical. To ensure immediate subscriber activation, broadband operators need carrier-grade DHCP systems with 5-nines uptime. Incognito Software's DHCP system is designed to provide the highest availability and efficiencies for revenue assurance. Download a DHCP white paper.

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