7 Days For Reflection
- Australian businesses to benefit from MNP. // RCR Wireless News;10/1/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 40, p32
Reports on the introduction of mobile number portability (MNP) in Australia by the Australian Communications Authority, which allows mobile-telephone users to change telephone companies without changing their numbers. Benefits for small businesses; Details of the MNP guidelines.
- Silence is golden. Howard, Lucy; O'Donnell, Paul // Newsweek;7/20/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 3, p8
Mentions Japanese government guidelines for use of jamming devices to block cell phone calls in public places. Interruptions in concert halls and restaurants; Concern about the impact on pacemakers and doctors' beepers.
- Prepaid Phone Ban Revoked in Kashmir. // India -- West;1/29/2010, Vol. 35 Issue 10, pA37
The article reports on the Indian government's annulment of an unknown ban on prepared mobile phones in Kashmir.
- Driving Wireless Safety. Swartz, Nikki // Wireless Review;02/15/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p60
Emphasizes the need for wireless communication providers to educate consumers on the use of wireless telephones while driving in the United States. Increase in accident risks associated with the use of wireless phone while driving; Details on the wireless education programs of Verizon Wireless...
- PTA straps vendors of barred DECT Cordless Phones. // Technology Times;8/17/2015, Vol. 6 Issue 33, p4
The article reports that the vendors of the blocked Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) Cordless phones were strapped by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) by conducting market raids.
- PTA bans cordless phones as it disrupt 3G frequencies. // Flare (Pakistan);Aug2015, p65
The article reports on the actions of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on running a drive to ban the use of cordless phones, following the disruption it caused to 3G telecommunication services within the vicinity.
- U.K.'s number portability begins. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR;01/11/99, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p33
Reports on the implementation of local number portability for wireless telephony customers in Great Britain in 1999. Cellular operators that agreed to license amendments; Impetus for the move; Expected impact of number portability on the industry; Terms of the portability mechanism.
- UWC. M.P.D. // Telecommunications - International Edition;Jun2000, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p17
Highlights the fourth annual Global Summit of the Universal Wireless Communications Consortium held from April 26-28, 2000. Attendees' preoccupation with defining business strategies for third generation (3G) services; Number of time division multiple access subscribers worldwide as of the end...
- So many decisions. Luna, Lynnette // Telephony;05/07/2001, Vol. 240 Issue 19, p18
Reports on the 2001 Universal Wireless Communications Consortium Global Summit. Theme of the event; Highlights of the summit; Its participants.