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- Late News. // RCR Wireless News;5/29/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p1
The article reports on issues and events related to the telecommunications sector in the U.S. as of May 2006. The Federal Communications Commission has appointed Robert McDowell as its rive member. Ninety-five percent of the customers of Verizon Wireless Inc. use location-capable handsets.
- FCC flying to a legal eagle. Triplett, William // Daily Variety;2/6/2006, Vol. 290 Issue 26, p6
The article reports on the nomination of Robert McDowell in the vacant commissioner position at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This nomination will await approval by the Senate. FCC chairman Kevin J. Martin that McDowell will contribute to the commission with his expertise in...
- ILECs feel competitive pressure. // Lightwave;Feb2004, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p74
Discusses the decline in the incumbent local exchange carrier retail narrowband switched access lines market in 2003. Competition in the industry; Implications of the decline on the telephone industry; Narrowband access lines and broadband connections.
- Slash your office â€˜phone bills with a â€˜Countdownâ€™ meter. // Accountancy;May78, Vol. 89 Issue 1017, p43
The article features a visual display meter, called Countdown, that could reduce a company's telephone bill. Designed to be fitted to any office telephone, the Countdown shows not just the 3p charge units, but likewise how much time is left before another 3p comes up. The unit also has a buzzer...
- Number up. Fox, Barry // New Scientist;02/27/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2175, p20
Announces that London, England is heading for the third telephone number change in 10 years as of February 1999. Reaction by an all party parliamentary select committee that Oftel, a telecommunications watchdog, was to blame; Reaction from Oftel.
- RURAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN INDIA. SHARMA, ARPITA // Facts For You;Jun2013, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p8
The article discusses the importance for the telecommunication sector to bridge the vast gap of the services between the urban and rural areas in India. It provides an overview of the condition of the telecommunication in the country and the establishment of the Universal Service Obligation Fund...
- CORDLESS PHONES The evolution continues. // Consumer Reports;Oct2005, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p32
Presents information on cordless telephones. New technology that has been added to these phones; How to select a phone; Description of common features on most cordless phones; Comparison of several brands; Recommendation for several phones, including brands by Uniden, Panasonic, VTech, and others.
- The Back of the Book. Rosenblatt, Roger // New Republic;9/3/77, Vol. 177 Issue 10, p37
Discusses the growth of telecommunication in the U.S. Advantages of a telephone; Argument given by telephone apologists that the phone is the quintessential American invention and so deserves all the growth it can take; Examples of motion pictures which have scenes involving the use of...
- TELEPHONES. // Consumer Reports Buying Guide;2005, p144
Provides a practical guide to choosing and buying telephones. Factors to consider when buying a telephone; Description of available products under this category from various manufacturers; Details on the important features of these products; Provision of brief technology tips that will be of...